Monthly Archives: September 2014

Texas Rangers Investigate Anton Murder

Law Enforcement Officers from the Hockley County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call in Anton early Saturday morning. The early reports indicate, that Hockley County Sheriff R.C. Cheek responded to the scene around 2:00am and found the victim Kevin Alcerro-Funez, … Continue reading

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Levelland City Council Approves Budget Amendments, Approves Agreement with Chamber of Commerce

The council took action to amend the budget for 2013-2014 to cover some items that were purchased but not in the budget. The amendments were for items already approved by the council in previous meetings. The council took action to … Continue reading

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Levelland ISD Receives $10,000 Grant

Levelland ISD has received a $10,000 grant from America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The district will use the money to purchase graphing calculators for its middle school algebra students to enhance the math curriculum for … Continue reading

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Community Economic Development Award Goes to Levelland Economic Development Corporation

The Texas Economic Development Council (TEDC) has announced that the Levelland Economic Development Corporation (LEDC) is the Category II (population 5,001 to 15,000) 2014 Community Economic Development Award (CEDA) winner for its Butch’s Rat Hole and Anchor Service (Butch’s) project. … Continue reading

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Vacant Littlefield Prison One Step Closer to being Full

The City of Littlefield has agreed to enter a teaming agreement with Correct Care LLC to possibly house violent sexual offenders at the Bill Clayton Detention Center. Littlefield City Manager Mike Arismendez said the agreement means the City will be … Continue reading

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Brief High Speed Chase Leads to Arrest

One person was taken to jail this afternoon following a high speed pursuit through Hockley County. The pursuit was started by the Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers and Hockley County Sheriff’s Office and Levelland PD joined in to assist. … Continue reading

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City of Ropesville Discusses Financial Issues–Possible Misappropriation of Funds

The Ropesville City Council met recently and took action on items related to financial issues within the City and discussed a shortage of employees in the city. The council took action to close multiple credit cards and decided to go … Continue reading

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