Monthly Archives: November 2019

Brownfield City Council Terminates City Manager on a Split Vote

In a regular meeting Thursday morning the Brownfield City Council voted 4-3 to terminate Eldon Jobe as the City Manager for the City of Brownfield.  Jobe has held the position since 1999.  The council had a tied vote on the … Continue reading

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Governor Abbott Makes Appointment for District Attorney

Governor Greg Abbott announced the appointment of local attorney, Angela Overman as the 286th Judicial District Attorney for Hockley and Cochran Counties. Her term will end December 31st, 2020 or when a successor is elected and qualified. Overman is the … Continue reading

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Levelland Fire Department Responds to a Variety of Calls

The Levelland Fire Department responded to a number of calls the first part of the week. Firefighters responded to a cotton module fire at East Highway 114 and FM 168 east of Levelland on Wednesday. The fire was reported behind … Continue reading

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Obituary: Ralph “Sly” Ochoa, 58 of Levelland

Funeral Services are scheduled for Ralph “Sly” Ochoa, 58 of Levelland. He passed away on Monday, November 4th after a lengthy illness. Services are set for Friday, November 8th at 1:00 pm at the First Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Levelland. … Continue reading

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Levelland ISD Hires New Chief Financial Officer

Levelland ISD Board of Trustees met in a special meeting on Wednesday to take action on the hiring of the new Finance Officer for the district. The board took action in a special meeting to hire Teresa Montemayor as the … Continue reading

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Levelland Police Investigate Two Traffic Accidents

The Levelland Police Department investigated two separate traffic accidents on Monday. The first accident occurred at the intersection of East Highway 114 and North Sherman. The report indicates a 2016 Dodge Charger driven by Joe Timmons of Levelland was traveling … Continue reading

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Polls Open Until 7:00 pm Tonight for the Constitutional Amendment Election and Ropes ISD Bond Issue

Polls are open until 7:00 pm tonight for the Constitutional Amendment Election and Ropes ISD School Bond Issue. Registered voters may cast their ballot according to the precinct listed on their voter registration. Precinct 14: Ropes City Hall Precinct 15: … Continue reading

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A Busy Weekend for the Levelland Fire Department

The Levelland Fire Department responded to several calls for service this past weekend. The department responded to a cotton module fire at the intersection of FM 41 and Hawk Road around 10:05 pm Sunday night. When firefighters arrived it was … Continue reading

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Levelland Police Investigate a Burglary

Levelland Police continue to investigate a Burglary of a Habitation which was reported on Sunday. Police were called to the 300 Block of Pecan in Levelland at approximately 9:00 am Sunday morning. The victim reported that someone had broke into … Continue reading

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Levelland Police Investigate Home Break-In and Stabbing

Levelland Police were called to the 100 Block of 11th Street for a break in of a residence. While officers were in route they were advised that a fight was in progress and someone had been stabbed. When officers arrived … Continue reading

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