Monthly Archives: April 2018

AimBank Announces Completed Aquisition of Platinum Bank

AimBank is proud to announce the completed acquisition of Platinum Bank with locations in Levelland, Lubbock, and Odessa, Texas. AimBank currently maintains 18 full-service banks in the Panhandle, South Plains, Permian Basin and Big Country regions of Texas. The Platinum … Continue reading

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Caprock Winery Partners with Local Vineyard Owner

Caprock Winery in Lubbock has announced a new partnership with Hockley County Vineyard Owner, Steve Newsom.  Newsom will now be the majority stakeholder in the company. In a statement released by Caprock on Thursday, “this is one of the biggest … Continue reading

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Suspect Arrested in Littlefield Stabbing

Littlefield Police arrested Erik Mullen, 39 on Monday night.  Chief Ross Hester said he was arrested after he matched the description of a suspect who left two women seriously injured when he broke into their room at the Crescent Park … Continue reading

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One Remains Jailed on Drug Charges in Hockley County

A Levelland police officer arrested Ashley Cerda, 24 of Lubbock over the weekend. According to information from the Levelland Police Department, the arrest came after a routine traffic stop.  The officer was on routine patrol when he noticed Cerda driving … Continue reading

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Fuel Shortage Continues, However, Should be Short Term

The fuel shortage continues across the South Plains and in Levelland. At last check, Monday night, Levelland Stripes were all very low on fuel or out of fuel, Murphy USA on East Highway 114 was out of fuel.  Allsups, United … Continue reading

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Levelland City Council Holds Regular Meeting

The Levelland City Council held a joint meeting with the Levelland Community Development Corporation board. They held a public hearing on the Sherman Street park playground replacement project.  City Manager Erik Rejino noted that 10 years ago the playground was … Continue reading

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Burn Ban In Effect in Hockley County Effective Immediately

The Hockley County Commissioners Court authorized the county judge to sign an order prohibiting all outdoor burning in Hockley County. The ban pertains to all outdoor burning in the unincorporated area of the county for 90 days unless this order … Continue reading

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