Monthly Archives: August 2020

Hockley County Adds Five Cases and 21 Recoveries

Hockley County Judge Sharla Baldridge announced Thursday night that the Texas Department of State Health Services has confirmed five additional cases of COVID-19 in Hockley County. One is in an Anton resident between the age of 30-40, one in a … Continue reading

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Levelland Police Make Arrest For Terroristic Threat and Various Other Charges Following Search for Suspect

Levelland Police originally responded to a call concerning a stolen motorcycle on Wednesday afternoon, the call ended with an arrest after the suspect evaded police. Police were made aware by dispatch early on in the call that the suspect was … Continue reading

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Limited Visitation Rules for Nursing Facilities and Long Term Care Facilities Announced

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission has announced limited visitation rules for nursing facilities and long term care facilities. They also are issuing enhanced emergency rules requiring additional actions by nursing facilities to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Nursing … Continue reading

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Early Settlers’ Day 2020 Canceled

The Levelland Chamber of Commerce has announced that the Early Settlers’ Day event for 2020 has officially been canceled. The announcement was made Wednesday afternoon by Mary Siders, president of the Levelland Chamber of Commerce. According to a news release, … Continue reading

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Cochran County Reports Six New Cases of COVID-19

The Cochran County Judge has reported six additional cases of COVID-19 in Cochran County. The Texas Department of State Health Services has confirmed six additional cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday. All six cases are in Morton residents, one between the … Continue reading

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Levelland Police Make Arrest for Drug Possession Following Traffic Stop

Levelland Police Officers were dispatched to the area of the 200 Block of College Avenue on Sunday to a call reporting a black pickup with two people inside throwing beer bottles out of the vehicle. One officer responded and located … Continue reading

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Eight New Cases Confirmed in Hockley County Tuesday

The Texas Department of State Health Services has confirmed eight new cases of COVID-19 today. One is a Smyer resident between the age of 40-50. One is a Ropesville resident between the age of 50-60. Six are Levelland residents, two … Continue reading

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Recall Petition Fails to Garner Required Signatures

The City of Levelland announced Tuesday morning that a recall petition turned in Monday afternoon to recall Mayor Barbra Pinner from office has failed to garner the 642 necessary signatures. According to information released by the City Secretary’s office, the … Continue reading

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Five New Cases of COVID19 Confirmed in Hockley County

The Texas Department of State Health Services has confirmed five additional cases of COVID19 in Hockley County. Three are Levelland residents. Two between the age of 50 and 60 and one between the age of 30-40. Two are Anton residents … Continue reading

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Recall Petition Turned in At Levelland City Hall

The Recall Petition was turned in at Levelland City Hall to City Secretary, Andrea Corley at 4:30 pm Monday, August 3rd. Monday was the deadline to submit the signed petitions to the City Secretary. The affidavit for a recall petition … Continue reading

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