Monthly Archives: August 2017

Obituary: C.J. Golightly, 63 of Levelland

Funeral Services are scheduled for Chushanrishathain “C J” Golightly, 63 of Levelland.  Services are set for Thursday, August 17 at 2:00pm in the Austin Street Church of Christ in Levelland.  Burial will follow in the City of Levelland Cemetery.  He … Continue reading

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Brownfield Teacher Arrested on Charge of Improper Relationship with Student

A Brownfield teacher has been arrested on a charge of Inappropriate Relationship with a student. According to the Terry County Sheriff’s Office, Tyson Jones, was arrested Friday by the Texas Rangers and taken to the Terry County Jail on a … Continue reading

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Hockley Sheriff’s Office Report of Calls for Monday, August 14, 2017

The following are calls for service and activities for the Hockley County Sheriff’s Office for Monday, 8/14/2017.  The report was released Tuesday morning by Hockley County Sheriff, Ray Scifres. -Hwy 114 at Barton Ln, Opdyke West: Welfare Check. A deputy … Continue reading

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Levelland Fire Department Assists Sundown Fire Department with Structure Fire

Levelland Fire Department crews responded to Sundown Friday morning to assist the Sundown Fire Department with a structure fire on McCallon street. According to the Sundown fire chief, a substantial amount of smoke was coming from the structure when firefighters … Continue reading

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Levelland City Council Sets Maximum Proposed Tax Rate on a Split Vote

The Levelland City Council met in a regular meeting Tuesday night.  One of the main items on the agenda was to propose a tax rate for the 2017-2018 fiscal year. The council discussed a proposed tax rate for 2017-2018 fiscal … Continue reading

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Levelland and Sundown Fire Departments Respond to Structure Fire

The Levelland Fire Department was called to a report of a structure fire in the 3200 Block of FM 300 Saturday afternoon around 3:00pm.  When the crews arrived on the scene the structure was fully engulfed in flames.  Due to … Continue reading

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Seagraves Police Officer Dead After Traffic Accident in Yoakum County

Seagraves Police Officer, Jason Fann, who is also a deputy sheriff in Yoakum County was killed in a traffic accident while in Yoakum County. According to information released by the Seagraves Police Department, Officer Fann was responding to a call … Continue reading

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City of Levelland Recycle Center Wins Workforce Solutions Award

At the July 26, 2017 South Plains Workforce Solutions annual award presentations held at the Overton Hotel in Lubbock, the City of Levelland was given an award for Service to Community. This award honors an employer who served the local community … Continue reading

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Hockley County Commissioners Approve Proposed Tax Rate

Hockley County Commissioners have approved a proposed tax rate of 53.9 cents per $100 property value.  That rate is just over three cents lower than last years rate of 56.4 cents per $100 property value. It was noted that the … Continue reading

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Slaton Police Investigate Car vs Pedestrian Accident

Slaton Police were called to investigate a car vs. pedestrian accident, which claimed the life of the pedestrian Tuesday night. Very little information has been released as of yet.  The Slaton Police plan to release the identity of the victim … Continue reading

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