Monthly Archives: August 2016

Judge Issues Ruling Out of Federal Court–Levelland PD Officers Cleared

Northern District of Texas Court Judge Sam Cummings issued a ruling in the case of Emilia Espinoza vs. City of Levelland Police Department.  The defendants had made a motion for summary judgement and that motion was granted. According to federal … Continue reading

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Levelland Business Owner Visiting Flooded Areas of Louisiana

Annette Sykora, Owner and Operator of Smith South Plains in Levelland is in Louisiana this week along with other members of the National Auto Dealers Association (NADA) visiting with new-car dealership families who have been displaced by the recent flooding … Continue reading

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Levelland High School Begins Classes for 2016-2017 With Renovated Campus

It was Back to School for Levelland ISD on Monday.  Levelland High School Students are going back to a renovated building.  The high school renovations were completed last week as part of the $39.4 Million Bond Issue. Some of those … Continue reading

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Department of Justice Ruling Could Have Implications on Garza County

The Department of Justice issued a ruling that they plan to discontinue the use of privately operated prisons including one right here on the South Plains in Garza County. Garza County Judge Lee Norman said he will work to “protect … Continue reading

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School Starts Monday Around the Area

It’s back to school time across the South Plains.  Classes start for most of our area schools Monday morning. For Levelland ISD Students there are some changes affecting some school start and end times.  Both Elementary Schools and the ABC … Continue reading

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10th Annual Thunder on the Plains Car Show A Success

The 10th Annual Thunder on the Plains Car Show was held at Levelland City Park Saturday and was attended by many. KLVT was proud to provide the music for the car show.  We created a slide show of the photos … Continue reading

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Crash In Eastern Hockley County Claims Life of Lubbock Woman

Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers released information Friday on a deadly traffic accident East of Levelland that occurred Thursday night. DPS Reports indicate the one vehicle roll-over occurred Thursday night at just after 6pm on East Ellis approximately 1.5 … Continue reading

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FBI Offering Reward for Stolen Federal Government Equipment in Lubbock

  The Dallas Office of the FBI issued a release Thursday announcing they are offering a reward of up to $5000 for any information leading to the recovery of government property and equipment from a government issued vehicle in Lubbock. … Continue reading

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Father and Son Involved in 2 Vehicle Wreck in Terry County

A major two vehicle accident in Terry County south of Brownfield on Tuesday morning involved a father a son. Xavier Avalos, the father was driving a 2001 Chevrolet Pickup while his son Guestara Avalos was driving a 2007 Ford Pickup. … Continue reading

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Levelland City Council Holds Regular Meeting

The Levelland City Council held a regular meeting Monday night.  The full report from that meeting is below. The council held a public hearing on the proposed tax rate for 2016.  The current rate is 73.52 cents per $100 property … Continue reading

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