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Jul

FIVE GENERATIONS

During a reunion of 32 family members Friday and Satgurday, July 13 and 14 in the Lamb County Senior Citizens’ Center, five generations were spotlighted in a special photo. Descendants of Leroy Cansler, 99, of Littlefield are, left to right, his daughter, Gaile Curtis of Littlefield; her daughter, Shelley Knutsen of Mesa, Ariz.; her daughter, Michelle Krogelmire; and her son, Matthew Krogelmire, 13, both of Mesa, Arizona.

 

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Wed
18
Jul

CANSLER FAMILY REUNION

CANSLER FAMILY REUNION —32 members of Leroy Cansler’s family gathered for a reunion in the Lamb County Senior Citizens’ Center in Littlefield Friday and Saturday, July 13 and 14. Cansler, 99, of Littlefield, is shown on the left with his daughter, Gaile Curtis of Littlefield, and his wife, El Wanda, of Littlefield. Included in the photo are Leroy’s three granddaughters and their husbands; seven greatgrandchildren; and 10 greatgreat- grandchildren.

 

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Wed
18
Jul

State Capital HIGHLIGHTS

By Ed Sterling

Governor welcomes establishment of Futures Command in Austin

AUSTIN — The U.S. Army on July 12 announced its new Futures Command would be headquartered in Austin “to better partner with academia, industry and innovators in the private sector, while providing a good and affordable quality of life for Futures Command personnel.”

After the announcement, Gov. Greg Abbott said the state of Texas “is proud to partner with the U.S. Army in establishing the Futures Command to harness the cutting-edge technologies needed to build an innovative, researchbased foundation for our national defense.”

 

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Wed
18
Jul

BENNIE DOGGETT

Bennie Doggett died Sunday, July 15, 2018. A Celebration of Life service was to be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at Lakeridge United Methodist Church with burial at 2 p.m. at Olton Cemetery. Bennie was born in Olton, TX, on Oct. 15, 1934 to George and Tempie Doggett. He married Loy Goyne Feb. 3, 1956. They made their home in Olton until 1971 when they moved to Lubbock and he established his dirt and demolition business. He is preceded in death by his parents and baby girl, Jana Joy. He is survived by his wife of 62 years; his son, Rick and daughters, Techa and Dana and husband; Nathan King; granddaughter, Kassidy King; one brother, Allen and wife, Billie Kay; two sisters, Annelle Kester and Joy Wyche all of Lubbock.

Mon
16
Jul

The jury’s out

Lamb County residents failing to show up for jury duty

By JOE GONZALES

Where have all the jurors gone?

That’s a question both Lamb County District Attorney Scott Say, and Assistant District Attorney Rickie Redman have been asking recently.

“It’s really kind of disheartening, sad and frustrating,” said Say. “We are having a serious issue with getting people to show up for jury duty.”

 

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Mon
16
Jul

NOSTALGIC CRUISE NIGHT & CAR SHOW

Next Friday and Saturday, the Littlefield Early Risers are inviting everyone to a “Nostalgic Cruise Night and Car Show”. The event kicks off Friday night with a cruise through downtown Littlefield from 8 p.m. until 10 p.m. Saturday, the car show will be held on the parking lot of Lowe’s Construction on Hall Ave., and costs $15 to enter a vehicle into the show.

 

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Mon
16
Jul

Celebrate Littlefield slated for July 20, 21

This year, Celebrate Littlefield will take place Friday, July 20th and Saturday, July 21st.

The giant event will begin at 5:30 p.m. Friday, July 20, and continue all day Saturday, July 21.

Pre-sale tickets are now available locally at Littlefield City Hall, 301 XIT Drive; and at Jo Jo’s Attic, 200 Marshall Howard Blvd.

 

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Mon
16
Jul

Delacruz brings youth, energy to Lfd. coaching staff

By DEREK LOPEZ

Jose Delacruz joins the Littlefield coaching staff this summer after spending the previous two years at Lamesa.

Delacruz graduated from Waco High School in 2007 before attending Texas Tech University where he earned a degree in Kinesiology with a minor in education.

 

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Mon
16
Jul

LITTLEFIELD MAJORS DIVISION ALL-STARS

The Lfd. Majors Division All-Star team finished third in their State Tournament, which was held in Lamesa.

 

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16
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Cantrells celebrate 50th Anniversary

Gene and Paula Cantrell of Amherst celebrated fifty years of marriage with a patio party at the home of Troy and Fausty Tolbert on Saturday, July 14, 2018.

Also hosting the celebration were their sons, Steve Cantrll of Austin, and Rick Cantrell of Lubbock

 

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