Monthly Archives: July 2017

Hockley County Murder Suspect Released on a Reduced Bond

Hockley County Justice of the Peace for Precinct 5, Brenda Nock signed a reduced bond order for Payden Allen, 18. He is facing a murder charge in Hockley County after his father, Brandon Allen was found with a gunshot wound … Continue reading

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Levelland City Council Looks at Proposed Water and Sewer Rate Increase

The Levelland City Council met last night for their second budget work session for the 2017-2018 fiscal year. The bulk of the meeting was spent discussing the Enterprise fund which consists of the Water, Wastewater and Sanitation departments.  It was … Continue reading

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Levelland ISD Appoints Replacement for District Four Seat

Levelland ISD Board of Trustees met Thursday night in a regular meeting. Following a lengthy executive session the board appointed Treva Potter to serve the remaining term on the District four seat.  The seat was previously held by FE Shaheen … Continue reading

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Olton City Manager Terminated–He will receive 1 year of Salary and Benefits

Olton City Council met in a special meeting yesterday.  Following a brief, 30 minute executive session, the council re-convened in open meeting and voted unanimously to terminated City Manager, Marvin Tillman.  This comes as Tillman faces three third degree indictments … Continue reading

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Littlefield Appoints Interim Police Chief

Littlefield City Council has announced the interim police chief for the department. Lieutenant John Carrasco was recently appointed as the interim police chief.  He takes over for former chief Albert Garcia who left the department in late June to become … Continue reading

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Lubbock Murder Suspect Arrested in Levelland

A Lubbock murder suspect was arrested in Levelland Tuesday afternoon.  Lubbock police made the announcement around 4pm Tuesday afternoon that the arrest was made by Levelland police. Stephen Joseph Buckley, 29 was arrested by police.  No further information was released. … Continue reading

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Levelland City Council Holds Regular Meeting

Levelland City Council met in a regular meeting Monday night.  A full report of that meeting is below. The council discussed disinfection water system improvements.  TCEQ has issued a letter to the city that the current practice for treating water … Continue reading

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Seal Coating Starts in Levelland

The City of Levelland has announced that crews with Ronald Waggoner construction will be in town this week seal coating many of the streets in the City of Levelland.  They plan to seal coat 1st street through 5th street from … Continue reading

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Obituary: Theopal Cotten, 98 of Victoria and formally of Levelland

Funeral Services are scheduled for Theopal Cotten, 98 of Victoria, TX and formally of Levelland.  Services are scheduled for Tuesday, July 11 at 10am in the George Price Funeral Home Chapel with graveside services to follow in the City of … Continue reading

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Lamb County Grand Jury Indicts Olton City Manager on Additional Charges

Lamb County Grand Jury indicted Olton City Manager Marvin Tillman on additional charges Friday.  He was indicted on a felony charge of impersonating a police officer. This indictment stems from a Texas Rangers investigation that resulted in a felony complaint … Continue reading

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