Monthly Archives: August 2015

Littlefield City Manager Resigns Suddenly

Littlefield City Manager, Mike Arismendez announced Thursday he is resigning from the City of Littlefield.  He told his staff he is resigning to pursue other opportunities. Mayor Eric Turpin said he will propose to the city council that Chuck Smith … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Train Derailment in Smyer Sunday

We are getting more information on a train derailment that occurred Sunday evening in Smyer.  The derailment blocked Hwy 168 for approximately an hour according to the Hockley County Sheriff’s Office. We have not received any official word from the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Large Number of Counterfeit Checks Passed in Muleshoe

According to Muleshoe Police Lt. Benny Parker, United Supermarkets, Muleshoe State Bank and First Bank of Bovina were hit by a large group of individuals bearing counterfeit payroll checks. According to Parker, approximately 130 counterfeit checks have been passed to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

South Plains College Announces Expansion In Lubbock

South Plains College announced plans yesterday to purchase a 70,000 square foot facility at 3907 Ave. Q in Lubbock that will be renovated into a new South Plains College Lubbock Center. The college also announced financial commitments totaling $9.9 Million … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Emil Macha BBQ Cook-Off Set in Littlefield

The Second Annual Emil Macha Bar-B-Que Cook-Off is set for Friday and Saturday, August 14 and 15 at the Lamb County Ag and Community Center.  The event is sponsored by Littlefield Arts and Heritage, and registrations are being accepted through … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Internal Revenue Service Issues Consumer Alert

The Internal Revenue Service issued a consumer alert providing taxpayers with additional tips to protect themselves from telephone scam artists calling and pretending to be with the IRS. The callers may demand money or may say you have a refund … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Levelland Area Endowment Present Grant to Hockley County Historical Commission

The Levelland Area Endowment presented a grant to the Hockley County Historical Commission Monday, August 3.  The money will be used to repair the substrate surface on which the mosaics at the Hockley County Courthouse are mounted.  A structural engineer … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment