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01
Sep

CORN HARVEST

HARVEST—Some fields of corn growing in Lamb County are at the “ready to harvest” stage, and this harvest scene was captured Thursday morning just south of Olton, on Steve Spain’s farm, just off Highway 168. Pat Bodkin,  Spain’s neighbor, had harvested a bin full of the corn with his John Deere combine, and was loading it onto a truck.

 

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Sat
01
Sep

S-E Cotton Growers’ Gin’s stockholders get dividends

By JOELLA LOVVORN

Tuesday evening, stockholders of the Springlake-Earth Cotton Growers’ Association, learned that the gin had a profit of $947,684.51, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018.

The Association ginned 46,023 bales of the 2017 cotton crop, and the total amount of cash paid out by dividend and stock retirement was $1,012,506, or approximately $22 per bale of patron-ginned cotton. The information was received during the 19th annual Stockholders’ Meeting, held in the Springlake-Earth School Cafeteria.

 

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Sat
01
Sep

Lady Cat volleyball falls to Estacado in straight sets

By DEREK LOPEZ

The Littlefield Lady Cats’ varsity volleyball team fell to the Estacado Lady Matadors in straight sets on Tuesday, 3-0.

With the loss, the Lady Cats fall to 5-19 overall on the season.

In set one, freshman, Danielle Zapata, was called for touching the net on a save attempt, but Tye Perryman’s serve was returned by Littlefield and hit out of bounds by Kui’Jett Childress, tying the set, 1-1.

Zapata’s following serve sailed out of bounds sparking a three-point rally for the Lady Matadors, as they took a 1-4 lead.

Junior, Nautica Espinoza scored a block for a kill and senior, Genasis Garza, delivered a kill that fell in front of the block attempt by Childress, making it a one-point game, 3-4.

But, the run ended as senior, Sterling Martinez, had her serve returned by Estacado and hit into the net by Espinoza, making the score, 3-5.

Sat
01
Sep

Littlefield falls short against Snyder in opener, 27-13

By DEREK LOPEZ

The Littlefield Wildcats’ varsity football team fell short of a comeback on Friday against the Snyder Tigers, despite forcing four turnovers.

With the loss, the Wildcats fall to 0-1 to begin the 2018 campaign. The Wildcats won the toss and deffered to the second half, giving the Tigers the ball to begin the contest.

Senior, Melvin Johnson, booted the opening kick-off into the endzone for a touchback, putting the ball on the Tigers’ 25-yard line to begin the drive.

Snyder completed a fake sweep pass to Jayden Samaniego, moving the ball into Wildcat territory for a fresh set of downs. J.J. Burns picked up a first down on the next play, moving the ball down to the 19-yard line.

 

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Sat
01
Sep

David Claude DeBusk

Sept. 24, 1927 - Aug. 28, 2018

Sat
01
Sep

Patricia Dunn Mogg

Funeral service for Patricia Dunn Mogg, 69, of Amarillo, and formerly of Littlefield, who died Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, was held Tuesday morning, Aug. 28, at Arden Road Baptist Church in Amarillo. Joseph Johnson officiated. Burial was in Llano Cemetery in Amarillo, with Schooler Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Patricia was born Dec. 4, 1948 in Littlefield to Melton Ray Dunn and Florence Virgina Turvaville Dunn. She worked as the Municipal Court Clerk for the City of Plainview for 29 years, before moving to Amarillo in 2006 to be closer to her family. She was a member of Arden Road Baptist Church, where she filled in as a Sunday School teacher, and was an avid church supporter. She enjoyed reading and watching musical and old western movies. She was preceded in death by her mother, Florence Dunn, her father, Melton Dunn, and her Aunt Elsie Aaron.

Thu
30
Aug

Lamb County Leader News Football Spotlight Week 1

Wed
29
Aug

4-H members, leaders honored at 2018 Achievement Banquet

By JOELLA LOVVORN

“Stuck on 4-H!” was theme for the 2018 4-H Achievement Banquet Saturday night, Aug. 25, in the Lamb County Ag and Community Center.

Lamb County 4-H members, and their leadership were all honored for their work with the 4-H projects, in which they excelled this past year.

 

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Wed
29
Aug

Beyond the gridiron

Lamb County football players ready for season

By DEREK LOPEZ

Over the last few weeks I have gotten to visit with area coaches about their team and the upcoming season.

 

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Wed
29
Aug

‘Weed’ need to pay attention

Littlefield monitoring lawns throughout city

By JOE GONZALES

After being very dry the past few months, the recent showers were much needed, but at the same time, have caused other problems - weeds and mosquitoes.

Because of this, the City of Littlefield’s Code Enforcement Department wants to remind citizens to keep an eye on weeds or any rubbish that could hold stagnant water and be a breeding ground for mosquitoes.

 

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