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07
Oct

Lady Cats drop diiistriiict opener at Shallowater

By DEREK LOPEZ

The Littlefield Lady Cats varsity volleyball team lost their district opener on the road to Shallowater in straight sets, 3-0.

The Lady Cats fall to 1-20 overall, 0-1 in district play.

In set one, it was a close match early on as junior, Genasis Garza’s serve was killed by Cailyn Breckel. The set was tied, 1-1, as Berkley Sapieha’s serve sailed into the net.

Senior, Caroline Cozart’s serve was short of the net as both teams struggled to get their serves early on.

 

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Sat
07
Oct

NEW ROTARIAN

Brandon Jacobson, right, manager of Correct Care Recovery Solutions with the Texas Civil Commitment Center in Littlefield, was inducted into the Rotary Club of Littlefield during the club’s regular noon meeting Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017. Presenting him with his “Welcome to Rotary” membership package, and placing his Rotary pin on his collar, is Rotary President Dezi Vargas, left.

 

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Sat
07
Oct

‘First Responder Appreciation Day’

‘First Responder Appreciation Day’

 

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Sat
07
Oct

A Cup of Joe...

By Joe Gonzales 

As you read this, my family (thank God) will be complete once again.

After two long weeks, Jessica, my beautiful wife, was set to be home Saturday morning (yesterday) and we, the kids and I, couldn’t be happier.

I think I said this in my last column, I already appreciate my wife so much, but I’d be lying if I told you I didn’t appreciate her so much more now.

These past two weeks have not only been an eye-opener for me, but also the kids.

 

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Sat
07
Oct

Getting Out More Often…

by Dr. Don Newbury 

The admonition—one made by generations—urges others to “get out more often.”

I’ve made such suggestions many times in a spirit of good humor.

The older one gets, however, the more important it is to seriously consider such suggestions. They likely “fit.” As long as folks can “get out,” predictable results include both invigoration and restoration!...

 

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Sat
07
Oct

In Loving Memory Of Bobby Lee Brantley

June 30, 1940 - Sept. 28, 2017 

Sat
07
Oct

TRISTAN FONSECA

Tristan Fonseca, 19, of Olton, Texas died Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017. Services were to be held at 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017, at the First Baptist Church in Olton with Pastor Roger Velasquez of Hart officiating. Interment will follow at Olton Cemetery under the direction of Ramage Funeral Directors. Tristan was born June 18, 1998 in Plainview. He attended high school in Springlake-Earth and Olton and graduated from Job Corp of Glide, Oregon. Tristan enjoyed living life to the fullest. He loved Hot Cheetos and chicken strips, listening to his music, and spending time with friends. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Irene Cantu and his great-grandmother, Sara Mosqueda. Survivors include his mother, Michelle Potts and her husband, Lannie of Olton; grandparents, Maggie Mosqueda and Juan Morales of Olton, Alfredo and Molly Fonseca of Olton; and great-grandfather, Juan Mosqueda, Sr.

Sat
30
Sep

Wildcats fall to Stratford, 49-18

By DEREK LOPEZ

The Littlefield Wildcats closed out their pre-district schedule at home on Friday with a, 49-18, loss to the Stratford Elks.

With the loss the Wildcats fall to, 1-4, heading into their bye week next week.

The Wildcats fielded the opening kick-off and started their opening drive at their own 31-yard line.

On First down, freshman quarterback, Blake Green, dropped back and rolled out to his right before finding a wide open Jimmy Riddley, who caught the ball and took it 69-yards to the house just 22 seconds into the game.

 

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Sat
30
Sep

Anton pounds Eagles, 58-12

The Anton Bulldogs’ varsity football team pounded the Southland Eagles on the Road on Friday, 58-12.

With the victory, the Bulldogs improve to 4-1 overall on the season.

The Eagles struck first as Christian Sanchez connected with Zachary Schniers for a nine-yard touchdown pass, but the kick after was blocked by Anton, leaving the score, 6-0.

 

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Sat
30
Sep

Thomas-Shipp united in double ring ceremony

Kristin Kelley Thomas and Jaren Trace Shipp were united in marriage on Sept. 9, 2017 during a 6 p.m. outdoor  ceremony  at  the  Llano Estacado Winery in Lubbock.  The double  ring  ceremony  was  performed by Jeff Smith, college friend of the bride. The bride is the daughter of Ric and  Rhonda  Thomas  of  Lubbock. Her  grandparents  are  the  late Ronnie and Darla Greene, of Lubbock and Ken and Susan Thomas of Portland, OR. The  groom  is  the  son  of  John and Kathy Shipp of Littlefield.  He is the grandson of Audra Shipp of Littlefield and the late Miller Shipp and Geraldine Blackburn.

 

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