Monthly Archives: January 2018

Whiteface Cancels School Friday and Monday Due to Flu Outbreak

Whiteface CISD has announced that due to a significant outbreak of the flu in the district, they will cancel all classes on Friday, January 26th and Monday, January 29th. Administration asks that all staff members that are healthy, please report … Continue reading

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TxDOT To Close Westbound 114 on Thursday

The Texas Department of Transportation has announced they will be closing westbound highway 114 between FM 179 (Inler Avenue) and Research Boulevard on Thursday, January 25th. The closure will allow the rail company to make repairs to the railroad crossing.  … Continue reading

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Obituary: Thelma Arlene Popejoy, 89 of Sundown

Funeral Services are scheduled for Thelma Arlene Popejoy, 89 of Sundown.  Services are scheduled for 2:00 pm on Wednesday, January 24th in the Krestridge Funeral Home Chapel in Levelland.  Burial will follow in the Sundown Cemetery.  She passed away on … Continue reading

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Area Fire Departments Fight Large Grass Fire North of Sundown

The Levelland Fire Department responded to a request for mutual aid with the Sundown Volunteer Fire Department to fight a large grass fire just north of Sundown. The fire reportedly started east of FM 301, just south of Sagebrush road.  … Continue reading

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Obituary: L.C. Rogers, 92 of Levelland

Funeral Services are scheduled for L.C. Rogers, 92 of Levelland. Graveside services are set for Wednesday, January 24th, 2018 at 2:00 pm in the City of Levelland Cemetery.  He passed away on January 19th in Brownfield. Services are under the … Continue reading

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Silver Alert Issued for Missing Bovina Couple

A Silver Alert is active for a missing Bovina couple.  The couple went missing over the weekend.  There have been some reports of possible sightings in Lubbock and San Angelo on Monday. They are identified as Rosendo and Hortencia Lara.  … Continue reading

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Levelland Fire Department Responds to Structure Fire Saturday

The Levelland Fire Department responded to a structure fire at a property between Levelland and Sundown on Saturday.  According to reports from the Levelland Fire Department, the structure was fully engulfed in flames upon arrival. The Sundown Volunteer Fire Department … Continue reading

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Ag Mechanic Project Results from Hockley County Stock Show

The winners in the Ag Mechanics Project from the Hockley County Stock Show has been announced. The Grand Champion Award went to Calvin Neal of Smyer FFA for a model John Deere round bale stripper, semi truck and trailer loaded … Continue reading

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Rabbit Show Results from Hockley County Stock Show

Senior Commercial Buck  Ethan Ramirez, Smyer FFA Katelyn Ramirez, Smyer FFA Rebecca Lee, Sundown 4H Grand Champion Commercial Buck–Ethan Ramirez, Smyer FFA Reserve Champion Commercial Buck–Katelyn Ramirez, Smyer FFA Supreme Champion Buck–Ethan Ramirez, Smyer FFA Junior Commercial Buck  Verity Robinson, … Continue reading

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Hockley County Junior Livestock Show Wraps Up for 2018

The Hockley County Junior Livestock Show wrapped up on Thursday in Levelland.  The Buyers Lunch and Awards and Sale will be held on Saturday. In the Heifer Show–   Class 1 British  Caden Crenshaw, Whitharral 4H Class 2 British  Copper … Continue reading

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