Wed
27
Dec

Physical Therapy Today seeing patients

By JOE GONZALES

They’ve only been open for a little over two weeks, but Physical Therapy Today and it’s staff are hard at work making sure their patients get the care they need and deserve.

Physical Therapy Today is located in the old location of Onofre Physical Therapy Clinic.

Marray Maddox, who handles marketing for Physical Therapy Today said they heard about this newest location after one of his business partners, Bill Lewis was approached by Onofre. Rick Stepp is the other business partner.

Along with their new location here in Littlefield, they have four locations in Lubbock, which have been open for 14 years. They an independent, locally-owned business.

 

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Wed
27
Dec

Election candidates draw places on election ballots

By JOELLA LOVVORN

Wednesday afternoon, seven candidates for the March 6 Republican Party Primary elections in Lamb County, met in the County Clerk’s Office to draw their places on the ballot.

Conducting the three drawings was Steve Busby, Lamb County Republican Chairman, who held the basket from which the numbers were drawn.

Early voting will begin Feb. 20, 2018, and conclude March 2, with the election set for Tuesday, March 6.

In the event a run-off election is necessary, early voting will be conducted May 14 through 18, with election Day set for May 22.

 

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Wed
27
Dec

ELEMENTARY BIKE WINNERS

The names of Christian Tarwater, third grader, left, and Rachael Martinez, fifth grader, right, were drawn from a list of 71 students at Littlefield Elementary School who had perfect attendance the second six weeks, and are the winners of the bicycles. The other students who had perfect attendance, were recipients of special gift cards, for treats from local businesses. The bike give-aways is a project of the Littlefield Rotary Club, and a group of the members attended the awarding ceremony. Rotarians, left to right, are Dezi Vargas, Dave Gruver, Jessica Longoria, Kathy Shipp, Brandon Jacobson, Jerry Hernandez, Sue Williamson, Nigel Purdon, and Joella Lovvorn.

 

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Wed
27
Dec

PRIMARY BIKE WINNERS

The names of Dereck Lincoln, left, and Jasmine Ortiz, right, were drawn from a list of 111 students at Littlefield Primary School who had perfect attendance the second six weeks, and are the winners of the bicycles. The other students who had perfect attendance, were recipients of special gift cards, for treats from local businesses. The bike give-aways is a project of the Littlefield Rotary Club, and a group of the members attended the awarding ceremony. Rotarians, left to right, are Dezi Vargas, Brandon Jacobson and Shawna Wagley. Santa Claus also stayed for the drawing.

 

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Wed
27
Dec

Lady Cats fall short against Friona, 40-33

By DEREK LOPEZ

The Littlefield Lady Cats’ varsity basketball team fell to Friona in a close bout on Friday at home, 40-33.

With the loss, the Lady Cats fall to 4-12 overall, 1-3 in district play.

Geyah Garza was fouled on an attempt by Jayci Trevino to open the game. She split the free throws, giving the Lady Cats a, 1-0 lead.

Jayci Weldon grabbed a steal under their own basket and was fouled on an attempt by Jayci Trevino. She made both free throws, stretching their lead to, 3-0, with 7:18 remaining in the opening quarter.

Erica Barrera dropped in a layup for Friona and on their next possession, Mariah Trevino was fouled on an attempt by Garza. She made both free throws, tying the game, 3-3, but on the other end, Weldon knocked down a jumper from the left wing off of the assist from Daniella Solis, making the score, 5-3, with 5:27 remaining in the first quarter.

 

Wed
27
Dec

Wildcats clobber Chieftains, 84-35

By DEREK LOPEZ

The Littlefield Wildcats’ varsity basketball team routed the Friona Chieftains, 84-35, at Wildcat Gym on Friday to remain unbeaten in district play.

With the win, the Wildcats improve to 7-9 overall, 2-0 in district play.

The Wildcats came out of the gates strong in the first quarter as Jayden Longoria scored a lay-up off of the assist from Daniel Stinson for the games’ first points.

J’Shun Davis drained a three from the top of the key and Chris Douglas followed it up with a three from the right elbow off of the assist from Longoria, making the score, 8-0, with 5:11 to play in the opening quarter.

Douglas picked up a steal and tossed it ahead to Jonathan Davis for a lay-up, making the score, 10-0, as Friona called a time out with 4:48 to play in the first quarter.

 

Wed
27
Dec

LOOKING TO SCORE

Littlefield sophomore guard, Akyrrah Jouett throws up a lay-up, looking to bank it home during the first half of the Lady Cats loss to the Friona Squaws on Friday, 40-33.

 

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Wed
27
Dec

Efren Rodriguez

Efren Rodriguez, 86, of Littlefield died Dec. 20, 2017 at his home in Littlefield. Efren was born July 9, 1931 in Waxahachie, Texas to Marcos and Edualia Rodriguez. During his years in Littlefield he worked in the field of irrigation repair. Efren is survived by his wife of 64 years, Susie Rodriguez of Littlefield; 3 sons, Marcos Rodriguez of Lubbock, Frank Rodriguez and wife, Flora of Lubbock, and Juan Rodriguez and wife, Gill of Lubbock; daughter, Mary Vargas of Littlefield; 19 grandchildren; 31 great grandchildren; 42 great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Alfonso Rodriguez of Lubbock; and four sisters, Cruzita Sierra of Littlefield, Mamie Abeyta of Littlefield, Vicenta Rodriguez of California, and Rachel Villaria of Littlefield. Cremation arrangements under the direction of Hammons Funeral Home.

Sat
25
Nov

Nettes fly past Lady Dogs, 47-19

By DEREK LOPEZ

The Sudan Nettes’ varsity basketball team stayed undefeated on Tuesday as they took down the Anton Lady Dogs on the road, 47-19.

The Nettes improve to 5-0 overall, while the Lady Dogs fall to 0-4 overall on the season.

Selena Hernadnez opened the first quarter with a put-back off of the miss by Natalie Hinojosa, giving Anton a, 2-0 lead.

 

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Sat
25
Nov

Bulldogs run away from Hornets, 41-31

By DEREK LOPEZ

The Anton Bulldogs’ varsity basketball team took their home-season opener over the Sudan Hornets on Tuesday, 41-31.

With the win, the Bulldogs improve to 1-0, while the Hornets fall to 0-1 overall on the season.

Elijah Alafa got things rolling in the first quarter for Anton as he dropped in a lay-up, giving the Bulldogs a, 2-0 lead with 6:18 to play in the first quarter.

 

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