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20
Sep

Lamb County Leader-News Football Spotlight Week 4

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15
Sep

Littlefield’s P&Z Commission discusses garage door issue

By JOE GONZALES

Tuesday night, the Littlefield Planning and Zoning Commission held a special meeting regarding a recommendation to the Littlefield City Council for an ordinance amending the central business district regarding private garages with commercial overhead door openings and that openings facing Phelps Ave., to be allowed by special use permit only.

Ben Warren, City Councilman for District 1, is trying to get a zoning ordinance change to allow him to install a garage on his residence, located at 407 Phelps Ave., in downtown Littlefield. The garage door would be facing Phelps Ave.

A public hearing was called to order by Planning and Zoning Commission President Casey Duran, and Littlefield City Secretary Janine Butler told Duran two people had requested to speak during the public meeting which included Warren and Cassie Angeley.

 

 

Sat
15
Sep

Lfd. Ex-Students set Homecoming activities

The Littlefield Ex-Student Association has worked out plans for several activities for Homecoming 2018, next weekend, Sept. 20 and 21.

More entries are needed for the parade, which will kick off the activities on Thursday night, Sept. 20th at 7:30 pm. Line-up will start at 7 p.m. on the parking lot north of the former library building, on the north end of Phelps Avenue.

Everyone wishing to participate in the parade have been invited to enter floats, bicycles or entries promoting their organizations, and contact Jennifer Ray at 806-789- 0782 or Melete White at 806-543- 4297, to get on the list of entries.

 

 

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Sat
15
Sep

Anton Community ready for Homecoming events

By JOELLA LOVVORN

Anton High School, Anton Ex- Student Association, and the Anton Community are working on their plans for participation in the 2018 Homecoming Activities Thursday, Sept. 20 and Friday, Sept. 21.

The annual event is set to begin Thursday night with a “Bulldog Spirit” Pep Rally at 8 p.m. at Anton High School.

Friday’s activities are be held throughout the day.

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., registration will be held at the Senior Citizens’ Center.

 

 

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Sat
15
Sep

Wildcats shut out by Idalou, 45-0

By DEREK LOPEZ

The Littlefield Wildcats’ varsity football team struggled to find the endzone on Friday as they fell to the Idalou Wildcats, 45-0.

With the loss, the Wildcats fall to 0-3 overall on the season.

The Littlefield Wildcats won the toss and elected to defer to the second half.

Idalou would take over at their own 30-yard line after the kick-off by Melvin Johnson.

Idalou marched down the field on their opening drive and capped off a seven play, 70-yard drive with a nine-yard touchdown run by Jeremiah Lorimer. The PAT by Landon Reeves was good, putting Idalou up, 7-0, with 8:56 to play in the opening quarter.

 

 

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Sat
15
Sep

Lady Cats fall to Seminole in straight sets

By DEREK LOPEZ

The Littlefield Lady Cats’ varsity volleyball team hosted Seminole on Thursday, as part of a dual match with the Maidens and Lamesa. The Lady Cats dropped the first match to Seminole, 3-0.

In set one, after both team had a ball hit out of bounds, Chloe Gonzales scored a kill off of the serve from freshman, Danielle Zapata, putting the Maidens up, 1-2.

Jaylee Matthews took to the serve line for Seminole, where she rallied for five points before the streak was broken, as she served the ball into the net, making the score, 2-7.

 

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Sat
15
Sep

Harry Roscoe Thomas, Jr.

Harry Roscoe Thomas, Jr., 93, of Olton, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, in Olton following a lengthy illness. Graveside services were held Thursday afternoon, Sept. 13, 2018, at Olton Cemetery, with Brother Neely Landrum officiating and under the direction of Ramage Funeral Directors. Born on July 16, 1925, in Mobeetie, Texas, Harry was the son of Roscoe and Bert Thomas. He graduated from Olton High School in 1943. He immediately joined the U.S. Navy and served in WWII Pacific theatre. A long time area farmer, Harry also owned and operated Thomas House Moving. He was preceded in death by his parents and his only brother, Drummond Bartlett Thomas. Survivors include his son, Harry Max Thomas of Olton; three daughters, Marge Bell of Hereford, Connie T. Maxwell of Olton and Alice Thomas of Lubbock; nine grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren. The family suggests memorials be made to the Runningwater Draw Care Center, P.O. Box 409, Olton, Texas 79064.

Sat
15
Sep

Joan Fry Horn

Joan Fry Horn, 87, of Littlefield, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in Lubbock. Graveside services were held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018 at Littlefield Memorial Park with her son, Wendell Horn, officiating. Arrangements were under the personal care of Hillcrest Funeral Home in Littlefield. The family received friends Friday at the funeral home. She was born Jan. 18, 1931 in Shannon, Texas to W.W. and Evelyn Fry. Joan married N.C. Horn on March 13, 1949 in Jacksboro, Texas. She was an excellent seamstress and enjoyed crafting, as well as was an excellent baker. She worked as the secretary of the Parkview Baptist Church in Littlefield, where she was a member for many years. She was preceded in death by her husband, N.C. Horn; a son, Ken Horn; her parents; and a brother, Norman Fry.

Sat
15
Sep

Joyce Lowery

Joyce Lowery, 86, of Littlefield, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. Joyce was born near Springlake. She was her Senior class’s Valedictorian when she graduated from Springlake High School, where she played basketball. She was a Jehovah’s Witnesses, and loved to spend time sharing her Bible-based hope with people in the community. She was preceded in death by two daughters, Debra and Sharla; and two brothers, Carroll and Dwane Jones. She is survived by her husband, Loyd, of 68 years; a daughter, Donna Hartline and husband, James, of Littlefield; two granddaughters, Shawna Jansen and husband, Philip, of Austin, Steffani Cantwell and husband, Andrew of Levelland; a grandson, Toby Hartline and wife, Ashely of Lubbock; four great-granddaughters, Ava, Brynn, Haley, and Hope; a sister, Lynda Brunk of Colorado; and many nieces and nephews.

Thu
13
Sep

Lamb County Leader-News Football Spotlight Week 3

Each week the Lamb County Leader-News will have a Friday Night video spotlight of a Lamb County Football Team. This week, the Sudan Hornets will travel to Crosbyton to take on the Chiefs at 7:30 p.m. Next week, the Leader-News crew will be in Amherst

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