Monthly Archives: June 2017

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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Olton Police Chief Fired by City Council

The Olton Police Chief was fired in a called meeting of the Olton City Council Wednesday.  The Olton Enterprise reported that the called meeting included two executive sessions, and the council voted in open session to terminate Police Chief Joe … Continue reading

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Lubbock Police Search For Suspect in Wednesday Sexual Assault

The Lubbock Police Department continues to investigate a sexual assault from Wednesday.  Police are also asking for the public’s help in locating the suspect. Police are actively searching for 27 year old Thomas Ponce of Lubbock.  A warrant for his … Continue reading

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Morton Mayor Resigns, Council Appoints Replacement

The Morton City Council met recently and acted on the resignation of Mayor Ryan Davis.  City Administration read a one sentence resignation letter from Davis, which only stated he was resigning, but did not give a reason. Following accepting the … Continue reading

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Obituary: Raymond Durham, 85 of Levelland

Funeral Services are scheduled for Raymond Durham, 85 of Levelland.  Graveside Services are scheduled for Wednesday, June 14 in Olton at 10am in the Olton Cemetery.  He passed away Monday, June 12 in Levelland. For more information:  klvtnews.wordpress.com/obituaries

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Hockley County Man Arrested and Charged with Murder

According to a news release issued by Hockley County Sheriff Ray Scifres, their office is investigating a possible murder which occurred Saturday night around 8:30pm. Deputies responded to a call in the 6800 block of Nevada Road in reference to … Continue reading

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SPC Board of Regents Begins Look at 2017-2018 Budget

Dr. Robin Satterwhite, President of SPC presented the preliminary budget for 2017-2018 fiscal year.  It was noted that final numbers on property tax and state funding is not available as of yet.  This years budget will be some different as administration is … Continue reading

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