Monthly Archives: May 2017

City of Levelland Appoints Next City Manager

The Levelland City Council has approved an employment agreement appointing Assistant City Manager Erik Rejino to serve as City Manager upon the retirement of current City Manager Rick Osburn. The employment agreement with Rejino will take effect on January 30, 2018 upon … Continue reading

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Obituary: Shane McWaters, 48 of Levelland

Funeral Services are scheduled for Shane McWaters, 48 of Levelland.  Services are set for Tuesday, May 23 at 10am in the College Avenue Baptist Church in Levelland.  Burial will follow in the City of Levelland Cemetery.   Family visitation is … Continue reading

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Obituary: Geneva Parkinson, 87 of Levelland

Funeral Services are scheduled for Geneva Parkinson, 87 of Levelland.  Services are scheduled for Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 2pm in the Cactus Drive Church of Christ in Levelland.  Her body has been donated to the Texas Tech Health Science … Continue reading

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Hockley County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Suspicious Activity in Smyer

The Hockley County Sheriff’s Office has received several reports recently about individual(s) possibly shooting guns from the roadway near Smyer. We continue to receive information that in the area of North Grant Street, north of Smyer, an individual in a … Continue reading

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Obituary: Willie Jones, Sr., 95 of Levelland

Funeral Services are scheduled for Willie Jones Sr., 95 of Levelland.  Services are scheduled for 1pm Monday, May 15 in the Krestridge Funeral Home Chapel in Levelland.  He passed away on May 8.  Services are under the direction of Krestridge … Continue reading

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Levelland ISD Hosts Regular Meeting

Levelland ISD Board of Trustees met Thursday night in a regular meeting. The board canvassed the election results from the school board election held Saturday.  There was a total of 652 ballots cast in the election.  DeEtte Edens and Carrie … Continue reading

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Obituary: Terry Osburn, 63 of Boyd, TX

Funeral Services are scheduled for Terry Osburn, 63 of Boyd, TX.  Services are scheduled for Friday, May 12 at 11am in the Woodlawn West Church of Christ in Arlington, TX.  Burial will follow in the Bellevue Cemetery.  He passed away … Continue reading

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TxDOT Seal Coating on North Highway 385

Texas Department of Transportation has announced they will begin seal coating on North Hwy 385 from Brazil Road to FM 1294 in Hockley County. Seal coating will begin at 10am on Thursday, May 11 and continue until 7pm Thursday before … Continue reading

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Tornado Confirmed in Cochran County Tuesday Night: No Damage Reported

The National Weather Service office in Lubbock confirmed that one tornado was reported Tuesday night as the storms moved through the western counties of the South Plains. Matt Ziebell, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Lubbock said a tornado … Continue reading

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Sheriff’s Office Releases More Information in Drug Arrest

Hockley County Sheriff Ray Scifres issued a news release Tuesday with more information concerning the drug arrest on Friday in Levelland. On Friday, May, 5, 2017, at approximately 12:20 AM, a deputy conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of Hwy … Continue reading

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