Monthly Archives: March 2016

Dr. Kelvin Sharp Named President of New Mexico Junior College

  The Board of New Mexico Junior College announced today that Dr. Kelvin Sharp will be the sixth President in the college’s 51 year history. Dr. Sharp was chosen from over 35 candidates in a comprehensive national search. He will assume leadership … Continue reading

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Registration Set for Adult Education in Levelland

April registration for Adult Education GED classes only will take place on Tuesday, April 5 through Thursday, April 7 at the Levelland Adult Education Center on College Avenue and 13th street in Levelland. Daytime registration will run from 9:30am to … Continue reading

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LHS One Act Play Advances to Bi-District Competition

LHS One Act Play directed by Tim Trujillo presented an outstanding performance at the District Competition recently and will advance to Bi-District on April 2. Students performed the play, “The Love of the Nightingale” by Timberlake Wertenbaker. For the second year in a … Continue reading

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Computer Problem Causes Some Problems for Local Schools in STAAR Administration

The Texas Education Agency released a statement noting some technical issues experienced Tuesday during the online administration of STAAR tests.  Commissioner of Education Mike Morath issued a statement saying “The technical issues experienced today during the online administration of STAAR … Continue reading

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Levelland Fire Dept. Fight Blaze in Downtown Levelland

Levelland Fire Department responded to a blaze behind Brent’s Tint and Off Road located in the 500 block of Houston Street in Levelland.  The department responded within minutes to the blaze.  They also were checking a neighboring business for possible … Continue reading

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Levelland Police Make Arrest On Drug Charges

The Levelland Police Department Narcotics division seized 15 grams of methamphetamines valued at $1500.00 from a traffic stop in the 500 block of Ave N in Levelland.  Officers arrested Javier Tienda age 48 of Levelland and charged him with Possession … Continue reading

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Occidental Petroleum Donates Pumper Truck to Levelland Fire Department

The Levelland Fire Department has accepted a pumper truck donated to the city by Occidental Petroleum Corporation.  The fire truck was housed and served the former navy base in Corpus Christi and was part of Occidental’s purchase of the property. … Continue reading

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