Monthly Archives: June 2018

Hockley County Commissioners Ban Certain Types of Fireworks

The Hockley County Commissioners have approved an order restricting certain fireworks in Hockley County. It was noted that Commissioners could not ban all fireworks unless the county fell within the Drought Index as determined by the Texas A & M … Continue reading

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Terry County Lifts Burn Ban Temporarily

Terry County Judge Butch Wagner announced Monday night, the burn ban in Terry County has been temporarily lifted Wagner said, due to the recent rains, he is lifting the burn ban in Terry County temporarily and the Terry County Commissioners … Continue reading

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Obituary: Willie Sanchez, 80 of Spur

Funeral Services are scheduled for Willie Sanchez, 80 of Spur.  Services are set for Tuesday, June 19th in the St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Levelland at 2:00 pm.  Burial will follow in the City of Levelland Cemetery.  He passed away … Continue reading

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Levelland City Council Holds Regular Meeting

Levelland City Council held their regular meeting on Monday night. The council authorized the city staff to exercise a one year extension on the city depository agreement with City Bank Texas. The council also took action to approve five requests … Continue reading

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Another Scam on the South Plains

We have received reports of another scam going around the South Plains. A person will receive a check in the mail for $5,000, they in turn are instructed to cash or deposit the check and send $3,000 by Money Gram … Continue reading

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Clovis, NM Detention Officer Arrested for Assisting in Escape of Three Inmates

A Curry County Detention Center Officer was arrested on Saturday in Lubbock.  Sarina Dodson, 28 was arrested and charged with third degree charges of aiding an inmate to escape.  Officials say Dodson were working at the jail during the escape. … Continue reading

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Obituary: Ernest Kristinek Jr., 81 of Whitharral

Funeral Services are scheduled for Ernest Kristinek, Jr., 81 of Whitharral.  Services are set for 10:00 am Monday, June 18th in the Whitharral Baptist Church.  Burial will follow in the Whitharral Cemetery.  He passed away on Thursday, June 14th.  Services … Continue reading

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Levelland City Council to Meet Monday

Levelland City Council will meet on Monday, June 18th at 6:00 pm in the Levelland City Hall, in the Council Chambers at 1709 Avenue H. The council will consider and take action on a one year extension option on the … Continue reading

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Levelland Police Searching for Armed Robbery Suspects

The Levelland Police Department is currently searching for two suspects in an armed robbery case which occurred at the Allsup’s Convenience Store on College Avenue in Levelland on Friday. Levelland police said when they responded to the store, the suspects … Continue reading

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Roof Blows Off Old El Rey Club in Levelland

The Levelland Fire Department, Levelland Police Department and Texas Department of Transportation crews were on the scene of a roof blown off of a building and laying across 13th Street and Avenue H in Levelland. According to Levelland Fire Marshall, … Continue reading

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