Monthly Archives: March 2014

19 Year Old Indicted for Fire At Morton Church

19 year old Aaron Angel Trinidad has been indicted on suspicion he intentionally burned down the First United Methodist Church in Morton in early December. He is charged with first degree felony arson. He remains in the Cochran County Jail … Continue reading

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Construction In Progress Near Levelland High School

The City of Levelland has announced that a City Contractor will be working on 2 separate streets in vicinity of the High School this week. The contractor will be installing cement gutters on Alamo Road near the tennis courts and … Continue reading

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Littlefield Chamber of Commerce Banquet Set for Tuesday

The Littlefield Chamber of Commerce and Agriculture will be serving its annual banquet on Tuesday, March 18 in the Lamb County Ag and Community Center. Doors will open at 6pm and the banquet is set to begin at 6:30pm. Tickets … Continue reading

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Levelland Police Department Releases the Annual Report

The Levelland Police Department has released the annual report for 2013. Looking at the various crimes—Fortunately we can report there were zero homicides for the second year in a row. Aggrevated Assault–Down slightly from 38 in 2012 to 30 in … Continue reading

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Hockley County Farmer Wins $2500 and Donates to Levelland FFA through America’s Farmers Grow Communities

Hockley County Ag producer Jim Davis along with the District Sales Manager, Larry Martin for Monsanto were on hand at Levelland High School this morning to present a check from Monsanto for $2500 to the Levelland FFA program. The money … Continue reading

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Large Grass Fire in Lamb County Monday

A fire weather watch and high wind watch is in effect again today for the South Plains. A very large grass fire started in Lamb County west of Spade on Monday. Littlefield, Sudan and Amherst fire departments fought the fire … Continue reading

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Hockley and Cochran County Retired Teachers Association Hold March Meeting

The meeting of CHART met at 11:30 a.m. at the Levelland Country Club on Tuesday, March 4, 2014. Mel Gierhart called the meeting to order. Lunch was served by the Levelland County Club. Mel Gierhart led the pledge to the … Continue reading

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SPC Scholarship Gala Raises Record $190,000

Recognizing that South Plains College provides its students with “A World of Opportunities” through higher education, community leaders, former students, faculty, staff and friends gathered last Saturday to recognize the importance of scholarships for future SPC students and raised a … Continue reading

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TIF Board Denies Request for Funding

The board discussed a project they have been working on for approximately a year. The project for Jearold Kelley for Maple and Sherman. After having engineers look at the project Maple street would not be cost feasible to use for … Continue reading

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New SPC Cosmetology Center Hosts Ribbon Cutting

South Plains College hosted a ribbon-cutting and open house for the college’s new Cosmetology facility today (March 7) at 206 Clubview Drive. The 20,000 square feet of space in Gentry Square now houses the new cosmetology facility at a cost … Continue reading

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