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Wed
17
Jan

Winners selected at Lfd Area Stock Show and Sale

By JOE GONZALES and JOELLA LOVVORN

 

Thursday night, the Lamb County Area Stock Show began at 5 p.m., and wrapped up at the Littlefield Ag and Community Center, when the beef heifers, steers and dairy heifers had been judged. Friday, the Lamb, Goat and Swine shows were completed, along with the FFA Ag Mechanics projects show.

 

Saturday, an appreciation lunch for buyers and donors was served; then that afternoon, the premium auction sale was held, with Guyle Roberson serving as the auctioneer.

 

Results of the beef heifer show were: Kauy Carr of Sudan FFA, the grand champion, a Charolais; and Garicyn Bigham of Sudan FFA, the reserve grand champon heifer, an Angus.

 

 

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Sat
13
Jan

NEW STORAGE AREA

This area is inside the former Denim Textile Plant, where a second business, Select Warehouse and Storace, LLC is being rehabbed to store powder that is coming in from other milk processors. That area will begin storing powder there within the next month. They estimate that this part of the warehouse will hold at least eight million pounds of powder.

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Sat
13
Jan

CONSTRUCTION OF CONTINENTAL DAIRY FACILITY

Work is continuing daily on the new part of Littlefield’s milk processing plant. The dehydrating part of the plant is shown inside the unfinished walls on top of the facility. Part of the former Denim Textile Plant building is shown on the right. The plant is due to be commissioned between February and March, 2019.

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Sat
13
Jan

Milk processing facility’s construction well underway

By JOE GONZALES

In case you haven’t noticed, and it’s hard not to, there’s been a lot of construction taking place at the future site of Littlefield’s Continental Dairy Facility.

The dairy plant is being built where the ACG Denim Plant used to be located.

Steve Cooper, President/General Manager of Dairy Manufacturing Operations gave a quick update on where construction is currently at.

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Wed
10
Jan

And the winners are...

SUPREME DAIRY HEIFER shown by Liliana Jimenez of Amherst. They are shown with judge, Joe D. Brand.

 

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Sat
06
Jan

12 individuals indicted by Lamb County Grand Jury

By JOELLA LOVVORN

The Lamb County Grand Jury returned indictments on 12 individuals when they met Thursday, Jan 4, for Judge Felix Klein’s 154th District Court. One of those 12 individuals, Horace Burnett, 50, of Littlefield, was indicted on two charges. The first was on a charge of assault on a security officer, which occurred on Dec. 12, 2017. Bond was set for $10,000.

The second indictment on Horace Burnett, was on a charge of knowingly causing bodily injury to an elderly victim, which occurred Dec. 12, 2017. Bond for that charge was set at $10,000. Jose Ramirez Tafolla, 59, of Muleshoe, was indicted on a charge of driving while intoxicated, the third or more time, which occurred Dec. 6, 2017. Bond was set at $10,000.

 

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Sat
06
Jan

WAY UP HIGH

Technicians and Certified Divers with Ron Perrin Water Technologies out of Fort Worth were in the City performing annual interior and exterior inspections of the City’s Elevated and Ground Water Storage Tanks.

Early Thursday, they were high atop the water tower located on Delano Ave.

 

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Sat
06
Jan

Ready for the show!

TIME FOR THE MUZZLE – Jett Patterson, a member of the Amherst FFA and a junior at Amherst High School, was busy putting a muzzle on his goat Friday afternoon inside the barn of the Littlefield Ag and Community Center.

Patterson said the muzzle keeps the goat from eating the wood shavings. The Countywide Jr., Livestock Show took place Saturday (yesterday).

 

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Sat
06
Jan

It’s showtime!

By JOE GONZALES

 

January’s four weeks of livestock shows kicked off Saturday (yesterday) with the County-wide Jr., Livestock Show at the Littlefield Ag and Community Center’s barn. FFA exhibitors from Littlefield, Amherst, Sudan, Olton, and Springlake-Earth trotted their respective animal around the ring in hopes of catching the judge’s eye.

But, what some might not know is, the work done by the exhibitors to get their animals ready for the show.

 

 

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Wed
03
Jan

County Clerk receiving requests for mail ballots

Monday, Jan. 1, 2018 was the first day to apply for a ballot by mail using the form ABBM (Application for a Ballot by Mail); or a Federal Postcard Application (FPCA).

Since Jan. 1 was the New Year’s Day holiday, the Lamb County Clerk’s Office was not open to receive applications, but is now receiving applications during normal business hours.

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