Monthly Archives: July 2016

Levelland Fire Under Investigation

Levelland Fire Department was called to a structure fire this morning at approximately 5:30am.  A structure located at 1603 Houston in Levelland just west of West Ave. suffered heavy damage in the blaze. Levelland Fire fighters fought the blaze for … Continue reading

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Levelland EDC Holds Regular Meeting

Levelland Economic Development Corporation board of directors held their monthly meeting yesterday. They approved the monthly financial reports for both May and June as the board did not meet in June.  It was noted that sales tax collections for July … Continue reading

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Obituary: Konnie Simpson, 7/21/2016

Funeral Services are scheduled for Friday, July 22 at 10am in the Eastside Church of Christ in Morton.  Burial will follow in the Morton Memorial Cemetery.  She passed away on July 18 in Lubbock. For more information:

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Two Companies Expand in Lubbock and add nearly 600 jobs

The Lubbock Economic Development Alliance and Market Lubbock Inc. have announced the expansion of 2 companies in Lubbock expected to create 580 new jobs and $9.92 million in capital investments. Severn Peanut company, a division of Meherrin Agriculture, is expanding … Continue reading

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No One Injured when Car Goes Through Chain Link Fence at Job Site

No one was injured in a one vehicle crash Monday morning in Levelland.  Officials with the City of Levelland and Levelland Economic Development Corporation told KLVT News that a female driver in a white passenger car was traveling north on … Continue reading

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Loose Cattle Causes Several Accidents, Forces Closure of Road Early Sunday

Hockley County Sheriff’s Office and Texas Department of Public Safety report that loose cattle caused several accidents early Sunday morning and forced the closure of Highway 114 and FM 168 just east of Smyer. EMS was called and transported 3 … Continue reading

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3 Vehicle Accident in West Lubbock Claims 2 Lives–Including Olton Man

Texas Department of Public Safety Cpl. John Gonzales reported a 3 vehicle accident occurring in west Lubbock county Saturday afternoon claimed the lives of 2 including an Olton Resident. Reports indicate a black pickup and white pickup were both northbound … Continue reading

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Lamb County Commissioners Approve Items for Continental Dairy

Lamb County Commissioners approved several items concerning the incoming new business, Continental Dairy Facilities Southwest LLC. The first item approved was a road use agreement regarding imprements and repairs to County Road 217 as a portion of a tax abatement … Continue reading

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Obituary: Alton R. Kelley, July 14, 2016

Memorial Services are scheduled for Alton R. Kelley, 64 of Levelland for Friday, July 15 at the Park Drive Baptist Church in Levelland.  He passed away in Levelland on July 11, 2016. For more information:  https://klvtnews.wordpress.com/obituaries

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TCEQ Working Investigation in Levelland

Information from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality indicates they were notified by City of Levelland officials following the discharge of sewage in the vicinity of Ave. N between 11th and 12th streets. You will recall in July 2015, citizens … Continue reading

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