Monthly Archives: October 2017

FAA Investigating Crop Duster Crash in Olton Tuesday Morning

The Federal Aviation Administration will be in Olton to investigate a crop duster plane crash which occurred around 8:30am Tuesday morning. The crash occurred approximately a quarter of a mile north of the intersection of US Highway 70 and FM … Continue reading

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Regional News Headlines for Tuesday, October 24, 2017

AMARILLO, TX:  A bus driver for Amarillo ISD suffered a medical episode Monday morning and crashed into several parked cars in Amarillo.  The parked vehicles were all unoccupied at the time of the accident.  The driver of the bus was transported … Continue reading

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Levelland Woman Charged with Shooting of her Father in Lubbock

Lubbock Police arrested Hayley Lynn Williams, 33 of Levelland in Lubbock on Monday.  She is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in the shooting of her father. According to police reports, they were called to the 3200 block … Continue reading

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Obituary: Rita Hensley, 69 of Levelland

Funeral Services are scheduled for Rita (Campbell) Hensley, 69 of Levelland.  Services are set for Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 10:00am in the George Price Funeral Home Chapel in Levelland.  Visitation is set for Monday, October 23, 2017 from 6:00pm … Continue reading

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Early Voting Now Underway for November 7 Election

Early voting is now underway for the Constitutional Amendment election set for November 7.  Early Voting begins Monday, October 23 and continues through Friday, November 3. Voters are reminded they need to bring one of the seven acceptable forms of … Continue reading

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Levelland Fire Department Responds to Hay Fire

The Levelland Fire Department responded to a hay fire Friday afternoon.  The fire was located near the intersection of highway 168 and Elk Road. Several large round bales of hay were fully engulfed in flames when the department arrived on … Continue reading

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Levelland Police Make Arrest Friday Following Thursday Disturbance Call

Levelland Police arrested Ronnie Wheeler Friday afternoon after a domestic disturbance Thursday which led to standoff with police for several hours Thursday night. Wheeler was charged with an aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and taken to the Hockley County … Continue reading

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Regional News Headlines for Friday, October 20, 2017

PERRYTON, TX:  The Perryton ISD Board of Trustees has accepted the resignations of the district’s superintendent and assistant superintendent.  The resignations came as they were both on leave after a sexual harassment complaint against both of them.  Ronnie Watson, a retired … Continue reading

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Congressman Arrington Visits Hockley County Officials

At the invitation of County Judge Sharla Baldridge and Hockley County Sheriff Ray Scifres, 19th Congressional Representative Jodey Arrington visited the Hockley County Law Enforcement Center and met with elected officials as well as several law enforcement officers on Thursday … Continue reading

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Regional News Headlines for Thursday, October 19, 2017

AMARILLO, TX:  Amarillo Police responded to a call of shots fired and a traffic accident all in the same area of Amarillo on Wednesday.  A minor fender bender occurred between a Buick and a Dodge Pickup, then shots were fired and … Continue reading

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