Monthly Archives: December 2015

Xcel Energy Making Preparations for Blizzard 2015

Xcel Energy Management announced Saturday afternoon they are mobilizing an outage restoration team consisting of over 300 employees to respond to possible service outages in the Texas and New Mexico Service Area. They are asking customers who experience an outage to … Continue reading

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Levelland City Council Holds Final Meeting for 2015

The council adopted a resolution to start the process of funding the new fire station.  The plan will fund the construction with $3.5 Million in Tax Notes with a 7 year authorization.  The funds are in the bank once since … Continue reading

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Levelland Police Arrest Lubbock Police Academy Recruit for DWI Sunday

A news release issued by the Lubbock Police Department late Sunday said that a Lubbock Police Academy Recruit was arrested by Levelland Police Officers Sunday morning for DWI and Unlawfully Carrying of a Weapon. The release identified the recruit as … Continue reading

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Levelland EDC Holds Regular Meeting

Levelland Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors met Thursday in a regular meeting. The board approved a resolution allowing the paying off of debt for Series 2014 bonds which the EDC borrowed against Sales Tax dollars in late 2014 to … Continue reading

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Texas Public Utility Commission of Texas Rules in Xcel Energy Rate Case

The Texas Public Utility Commission of Texas voted to lower Xcel Energy’s annual revenues by $4 million, based on the utility’s cost of service as of June 2014.  Xcel Energy had requested a $42.1 million increase. Xcel Energy officials expressed … Continue reading

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Sex Offender Released From Littlefield Facility On A Judges Order

A convicted sex offender housed in Littlefield at the Bill Clayton Civil Commitment Program was released on a judges order Monday.  It has re-ignited concerns of residents. Alonzo May, 56 was released Monday on the order of visiting District Judge … Continue reading

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Police Chase in Lubbock Leads to 5 Car Accident

One man is in police custody in Lubbock after leading Lubbock Police on a brief chase through west Lubbock which lead to a 5 car accident. Police reportedly were trying to stop a vehicle which was traveling on the wrong … Continue reading

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Levelland Tax Increment Financing Board Holds Meeting

(By:  Drew Dunn, Reporter–KLVT News) The Tax Increment Financing Board for Zone #1 of Levelland had a brief meeting on Tuesday to discuss the Tax Increment Financial Programs, as well as go over a few projects in the works. the TIRZ … Continue reading

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Contested Races Develop for March 1 Primary

Several contested races have developed for the March 1 Primary election in Hockley County. The following races will be contested in the Primary election in Hockley County….. Sheriff–Incumbent, R.C. Cheek for a 2nd term–he will face opponent Ray Scifres, a … Continue reading

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NTS Communications Experiences Service Outage Lasting All Day Tuesday

NTS Customers across the region were without telephone service and internet service most of the day Tuesday.  KLVT News spend all day trying to get answers out of NTS officials, however, their was very little comment.  Numerous requests to speak … Continue reading

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