Monthly Archives: February 2019

Levelland City Council Splits Vote on Fire Service Agreement with Hockley County

The Levelland City Council held a regular meeting on Monday with several items on the agenda. As part of the meeting the council took action to approve an extension of the fire service agreement with Hockley County. Earlier this year … Continue reading

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12 Puppies Dumped Outside Hockley County Shelter in Sub Freezing Temperatures

Sallie Morris, the owner and operator of Morris Safe House, a no-kill animal shelter located in Hockley County reported that early Sunday morning she found 12 puppies dumped outside her shelter in frigid temperatures. She said that the puppies were … Continue reading

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Filing Ends for Area School and City Elections

Filing ended on Friday for the area school and city elections. As of the close of business on Friday, for Levelland City Council, District B and D are on the ballot. Max Ledesma, the incumbent for the District B seat … Continue reading

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Two People Remain Jailed on Manufacture and Delivery of Methamphetamine

Two men were arrested after they were found to be in possession of more than six grams of methamphetamine following a traffic stop. Levelland Police reported that a Texas Department of Public Safety Special Agent was monitoring a vehicle on … Continue reading

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Obituary: Erma Lee Gay Johnson, 89 of Levelland

Funeral Services are set for Erma Lee Gay Johnson, 89 of Levelland. Services are set for Saturday, February 16th, 2019 in the First United Methodist Church in Levelland. Visitation will be held on Friday, February 15th in the George Price … Continue reading

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Levelland EDC Authorizes Negotiations with New Project for Rail Park

The Levelland Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors met Thursday afternoon in a regular meeting. The board authorized Director, David Rushing and City Manager, Erik Rejino to continue negotiations with a company that has committed to locating in the Industrial … Continue reading

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Spring Enrollment Up at South Plains College

South Plains College has enrolled 8,868 students for the 2019 spring semester, which SPC President Dr. Robin Satterwhite calls “a good solid number” for the college.  The spring headcount improved 1.4 percent from a year ago when 8,744 students enrolled. … Continue reading

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