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Sep

Lamb County Electric Coop celebrates its 80th Anniversary

By JOELLA LOVVOR

ctric Cooperative, Inc. hosted its 80th Annual Membership Meeting, and at the same time, was also celebrating its 80th Anniversary of service to the Lamb County area’s membership.

It was estimated that approximately 700 people attended the meeting in the Lamb County Ag and Community Center.

The Cooperative was established in 1938, and continues to keep electricity available to its customers.

Outside behind the Veterans’ Memorial, two Lamb County Electric service trucks were posting the spotlighted United States Flag high in the air, drawing attention to the celebration.

 

 

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22
Sep

Wildcats earn Homecoming victory over Tahoka, 41-33

By DEREK LOPEZ

Wildcat Magic was in full effect on Friday as the Wildcats took down Tahoka, 41-33, for their first win of the season.

With the victory, the Wildcats improve to 1-3 overall on the season.

The Wildcats forced a threeand- out on the Bulldogs’ first drive and the offense capitalized as they took over at their own 35-yard line.

Senior tailback, Isaiah Rios, picked up three yards on first down before being brought down by Malik Hamilton.

On second and seven, senior slotback, Kevin Zapata, got around the right side, rushing for a 37-yard touchdown with 9:23 to play in the first quarter. The PAT by Melvin Johnson was good, putting the Wildcats up, 7-0.

The Bulldogs took over at their own 30-yard line, after the kick-off by Johnson bounced out of bounds.

 

 

Sat
22
Sep

Wolverines take first at Lockney Invitational

The Springlake-Earth Wolverines’ varsity cross country team took first place at the Lockney Invitational on Saturday.

Joe Matthew Cruz took first place overall, clocking a time of 15:12.27, while Diego Sanchez finished second overall with a time of 15:15.18.

 

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Sat
22
Sep

Jessie Flores Martinez

Dec. 24, 1950 - Sept. 20, 2018

Sat
22
Sep

DAVID LEON BRADLEY

David Leon Bradley, 73, of Anton, died Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018 in Lubbock, following a brief illness. Funeral service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, at Macedonia Baptist Church, 401 Edwards Street, in Anton. Burial will be the Anton Cemetery, with McCarty Funeral Home of Littlefield in charge of arrangements. He was born on July 16, 1945, in Anton, to Horace Bradley, Jr. and Ola Mae (Nichols) Bradley. He attended G.W. Carver School in Anton, and in his early years, he played basketball with the Black Converse AllStars. He had been employed with the City of Anton until he began working as a trackman with Santa Fe Railroad. He retired from that job in 2008. Both of his parents preceded him in death.

Sat
22
Sep

LEO SERNA CORONADO

Leo Serna Coronado, 77, of Littlefield, passed away at his home Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. Rosary will be recited at 5 p.m., Sunday Sept. 23, 2018 at Grace Chapel. Funeral Mass will be at 2 p.m., Monday, Sept. 24, 2018 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Littlefield, with Father Brian Wood officiating. Interment will follow in Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery. Arrangements are under the personal care of Hillcrest Funeral Home in Littlefield. He was born May 23, 1941 in Fort Sumner, NM to Erineo and Tanislada (Serna) Cornonado. Leo married Sylvia Longoria Dec. 23, 1970 in Lamar, CO. He was a hard worker and was employed by several feedyards and family farming operations in the area over the years, including Littlefield Feedyard, Sudan Feedyard, Springlake Feedyard, and Blackwell Farms. He was also employed at American Cotton Growers for several years. Leo enjoyed dancing. He was a devote Catholic and attended the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Littlefield.

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22
Sep

LILLIAN O. HAMILTON

Lillian O. Hamilton passed away on Sept. 19, 2018. A celebration of her life was to be held Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018 at 1:30 pm at First Baptist Church, Earth, TX. Lillian was born on March 11, 1919 to Wiley and Nellie Nelson. She lived in the Springlake Earth area most of her life. After graduating from Springlake High School in 1937, she married Price Hamilton. She enjoyed extensive travels, quilting, photography, researching family history and making scrapbooks. She was an active member of First Baptist Church, Earth, and a devoted Christian.

Sat
22
Sep

CHARLSEY WHITT SCRIBNER

Charlsey Ann Whitt Scribner, 89, of Olton, died Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018, in Lubbock. Funeral services were held Friday afternoon, Sept. 21, 2018, at the First United Methodist Church in Olton with Brother Neely Landrum officiating. Graveside services were to be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, at Mobeetie Cemetery in Mobeetie, Texas, with Thacker Haynes officiating and under the direction of Ramage Funeral Directors. Charlsey was born June 13, 1929, to Walter Jackson “Jack” and Ida Jane (Long) Whitt, in Childress Co., Texas. She grew up in Clarendon, Texas and graduated from Clarendon High School in 1945. Continuing her education at Clarendon Junior College and West Texas State College, she received her Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry and an all level teaching certificate in 1948. She went on to earn her Master’s Degree in Education from West Texas State in the early 1970’s. She began a 43 year teaching career in Gruver, Texas.

Thu
20
Sep

Lamb County Leader-News Football Spotlight Week 4

Sat
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.

 

 

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