Monthly Archives: February 2020

Driver Arrested for DWI Following Traffic Accident Sunday

A driver was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated on Sunday following a traffic crash near the Levelland Country Club. According to police reports, a 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe was traveling east on Country Club lane and failed to yield right of … Continue reading

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Obituary: Verna Lee Bowman, 79 of Levelland

Funeral services are scheduled for Verna Lee Bowman, 79 of Levelland. Celebration of Life services are scheduled for Monday, February 24th, 2020 at 2:00 pm in the Whitharral Baptist Church. She passed away on Thursday, February 20th. Services are under … Continue reading

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Texas DPS Texas Rangers Investigate Officer Involved Shooting in Levelland

The Texas Department of Public Safety Texas Rangers are investigating an officer involved shooting in Levelland according to Sergeant Johnny Bures with Texas DPS. Sgt. Bures said that Special Agents with the Texas Department of Public Safety Criminal Investigations Division … Continue reading

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Obituary: Juan Quilantan, 66 of Levelland

Funeral services are scheduled for Juan Quilantan, 66 of Levelland. Services are set for Friday, February 21st at 1:00 pm in the St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Levelland. Burial will follow in the City of Levelland Cemetery. He passed away … Continue reading

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Levelland EDC Holds Regular Meeting

The Levelland Economic Development Corporation held their regular meeting Thursday afternoon. The EDC board heard the monthly financial report from Director David Rushing. It was noted that sales tax collections has been down 15-20% in recent months, however, the January … Continue reading

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Non-Jury Docket Court Date Held in 286th Judicial District

The 286th Judicial District Court handled three cases through a Non-Jury docket on Wednesday. Innocencio Valles was sentenced to three years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice prison system for a charge of theft more than $2,500. D’Lanee Alexander … Continue reading

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Levelland Police Make Arrest in Theft of Downtown Business

Levelland Police were dispatched at approximately 4:45 pm Tuesday afternoon to Burklee Hill at 618 Avenue H for a theft in progress. When police arrive on the scene they stood by for the suspect to exit the business, an employee … Continue reading

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Levelland Police Investigate Theft of Flags from the Levelland Fire Station

The Levelland Police Department is currently investigating the theft of the American and Texas flags from the pole in front of the Levelland Fire Station. According to reports, the flags were stolen at approximately 5:45 am Tuesday morning. Surveillance video … Continue reading

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Levelland Fire Department Battles Blaze in Restaurant

The Levelland Fire Department was sent to a fire at the I Don’t Know Restaurant in the 500 Block of Houston Street Monday night. According to the fire department reports, a passerby walked into the fire station Monday night around … Continue reading

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Early Voting Underway For the 2020 Primary Election

Early voting is now underway for the 2020 Primary Election. In Hockley County Early Voting is taking place Monday-Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm in the Hockley County Elections Office at 624 Austin Street in the Courthouse Annex building, directly … Continue reading

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