Monthly Archives: November 2019

Wanted Person Arrested Following Standoff Near Smyer

Hockley County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the area of the 800 block of FM 2130 in Hockley County related to a request by a homeowner of a welfare check on an individual working at the residence whom he had not … Continue reading

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Hockley County Sheriff’s Office Responds To Barricaded Subject

At approximately 4:00 pm Monday the Hockley County Sheriff’s Office responded to a welfare check in the 800 Block of FM 2130 outside of Smyer. The Hockley County Sheriff’s office requested the assistance of the Levelland Police Department and the … Continue reading

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Levelland Police Investigate Possible Murder, Suicide

Levelland Police are investigating what they believe to be a murder/suicide. Levelland police responded to a residence in the 200 block of Sandalwood at around 4:30 am this morning. According to police they received a call from a man saying … Continue reading

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Seats Up for Election in Hockley County–Filing Underway

Filing is now underway with the party chair for seats up for election in Hockley County. In the Sheriff’s Race, Ray Scifres has filed for another term. Curtis Thrash has filed for another term as County Commissioner Precinct 1, while … Continue reading

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Levelland EDC Recognizes 2019 Business of the Year

The Levelland Economic Development Corporation held their 6th Annual Industry Appreciation Luncheon this afternoon. Board President Elgin Conner announced the 2019 Business of the Year is Occidental. Occidental is an international oil and gas exploration and production company with operations … Continue reading

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Attempted Kidnapping Being Investigated by Levelland Police

Levelland police were called in reference to an attempted kidnapping and continue to investigate the case. Officers responded to the 200 Block of West Monroe. When they arrived they found two male subjects and their grandmother. The two male subjects … Continue reading

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Levelland Police Alert Resident to Recurring Scam

Levelland Police released information Wednesday morning concerning a scam which has surfaced in the area once again. Police say that local residents have received calls from someone claiming to be with Xcel Energy, stating that their account is past due … Continue reading

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Firefighters Called to Fire at SPC Residence Hall

Levelland Firefighters were called to the South Plains College Campus Friday night at just after 9:30 pm. Fire alarms were going off in the North Sue Spencer Residence Hall. According to a statement issued by South Plains College Friday night, … Continue reading

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Obituary: Willie Lockett, 59 of Levelland

Funeral Services are scheduled for Willie Lockett, 59 of Levelland. Services are set for Saturday, November 16th, 2019 in the First United Methodist Church in Levelland. Visitation will be held 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Friday, November 11th … Continue reading

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Levelland Police Advise of a Scam Targeting Local Residents

The Levelland Police Department has received reports about scammers calling Levelland citizens saying they are with the Levelland Animal Control. The scammer then tells the person they have picked up their animal and that they need to pay a fine … Continue reading

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