Monthly Archives: June 2017

Xcel Energy Earns Emergency Recovery Award

The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) today presented Xcel Energy with the association’s “Emergency Recovery Award” for its outstanding restoration efforts after Winter Storm Jupiter hit the Texas Panhandle in January 2017. The award is presented twice annually to EEI member companies … Continue reading

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Storm to blame for Accident North of O’Donnell

The weather is likely the blame for an 18-wheeler turning over north of O’Donnell Thursday night. DPS reports indicate that an 18-wheeler turned over in the northbound lanes of Highway 87.  No injuries were reported.  A storm that blew through … Continue reading

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Severe Storms Thursday Afternoon Cause Power Outage and Wind Damage

A severe storm that developed in Hockley County Thursday afternoon had winds in excess of 60 mph in South Levelland along with numerous cloud to ground lightening strikes. The wind, is to blame for numerous branches broke out of trees … Continue reading

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Fire Risk High and Record Heat is On The Way

Crews with the Levelland Fire Department have been fighting several grass fires this week.  With the extreme heat, fire danger is moderate to high on the south plains according to the Texas Forest Service. Residents on the South Plains are … Continue reading

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Levelland to Host Annual Juneteenth Celebration

The 28th annual Juneteenth celebration will be held in the L G Griffith Park in Levelland on Friday and Saturday, June 16th and 17th. The event begins at 6:30pm on Friday with a bingo bash in the Carver School Cafeteria … Continue reading

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Obituary: Don A. Henderson, 79 of Levelland

Funeral Services are scheduled for Don Henderson, 77 of Levelland.  Visitation is scheduled for Thursday, June 15 from 6pm to 8pm in the Krestridge Funeral Home in Levelland.  Funeral Services are scheduled for 11am Friday, June 16 at the Fairview … Continue reading

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Obituary: Darline Sweeney, 90 of Levelland

Graveside services are scheduled for Darline Sweeney, 90 of Levelland.  Services are scheduled for Thursday, June 15 at 2pm in the City of Levelland Cemetery. She passed away on Monday, June 12.  Services are under the direction of Krestridge Funeral … Continue reading

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