Monthly Archives: August 2020

Hockley County Reports Five New Cases of COVID-19 and 26 Recoveries

Hockley County Judge Sharla Baldridge announced Monday afternoon that the Texas Department of State Health Services has reported five new cases of COVID-19 and 26 recoveries. The five new cases are as follows, One in a Levelland resident between the … Continue reading

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Levelland City Council Holds Regular Meeting

Levelland City Council held a regular meeting on Monday. The council held a public hearing for the proposed 2020-2021 budget. No one was present to speak in the public hearing. The council took action to adopt the budget and tax … Continue reading

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South Plains College Regents Approve Budget and Tax Rate

South Plains College Board of Regents met in a special meeting Friday and approved the budget and tax rate for 2020-2021 fiscal year. Regents have approved the proposed tax rate of 39.2703 cents per $100 property value. The tax rate … Continue reading

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Amber Alert for Colorado City Toddler

Police in Colorado City have issued an Amber Alert for a missing toddler. According to police, Klay Guzman is believed to have been taken by Matthew Guzman, 28. Klay is 2’6″ tall and weighs approximately 30 pounds, he has black … Continue reading

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New COVID-19 Cases Reported in Hockley County and Seven Recoveries

The Texas Department of State Health Services has reported to the Hockley County Judge Sharla Baldridge, eight new cases of COVID-19 in Hockley County and Seven recoveries. The eight cases in Hockley County are as follows: One case in a … Continue reading

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Levelland Police Seek Help in Search for Missing Person

Levelland Police is seeking help from the public in locating Joshua Burnett, 34 of Levelland. He has been missing since August 14th. Police have reported that Joshua Burnett, 34 of Levelland was reported as missing by his family. He reportedly … Continue reading

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Levelland Police Investigate Criminal Mischief and Assault

The Levelland Police responded to a call of Criminal Mischief and Assault call in the 1500 Block of 8th Street on Sunday night at just after 10:00 pm. The reporting party met officers next to a grey Chrysler vehicle. She … Continue reading

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Levelland Fire Department Responds to Two Grass Fires This Week

Levelland Fire Department responded to two grass fires on Monday and Tuesday of this week. Firefighters responded at just after 1:40 pm on Monday at FM 300 and FM 1780. When fire crews arrived on the scene, the reporting party … Continue reading

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Obituary: Gregory Zapata, 40 of Levelland

Funeral Services are scheduled for Gregory Zapata, 40 of Levelland. Services are set for Thursday, August 20th at 10:00 am in the Krestridge Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the City of Levelland Cemetery. He passed away on August … Continue reading

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Levelland Police Investigate Stolen Vehicle Case

Levelland Police were dispatched to the 500 Block of Avenue E in Levelland in reference to a stolen vehicle case. Officers met with the reporting party, who advised her 2011 Chevrolet Impala had been stolen and she was able to … Continue reading

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