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About KLVT News

News Director for KLVT AM 1230 in Levelland. We provide local and regional news updates 5 times a day on KLVT AM 1230 and online at www.klvtradio.com

DSHS Releases Updated COVID-19 Numbers

The Texas Department of State Health Services has released updated COVID-19 number for the period of time from Wednesday to Saturday. As of Saturday, their have been 51 additional cases of COVID-19 from Wednesday, November 25th to Saturday, November 28th. … Continue reading

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Area Fire Departments Battle Early Morning Multi-Unit Structure Fire in Levelland

The Levelland Fire Department was dispatched just before 4:00 am on Thanksgiving day to a multi-unit structure fire in the 500 block of West Jefferson. The structures were fully engulfed when firefighters arrived on the scene. The Sundown and Smyer … Continue reading

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DSHS Confirms 34 New Cases, 7 Recoveries and 1 Death Tuesday

The Texas Department of State Health Services has confirmed 34 new cases of COVID-19 in Hockley County on Tuesday along with 7 recoveries and unfortunately 1 additional death. Based on the new information, Hockley County has a total of 1,268 … Continue reading

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Levelland Police Attempt Traffic Stop, Driver Flees Leading to Multi-County Pursuit

A Levelland Police Officer attempted a traffic stop Sunday at approximately 1:00 pm in the 300 Block of Houston Street. The driver fled the scene which led to a pursuit from Hockley County into Terry County. The case began in … Continue reading

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Four Recoveries from COVID-19 Announced in Hockley County

The Texas Department of State Health Services confirmed four new recoveries in Hockley County on Monday. The department did not have any new cases for Hockley County on Monday. Based on the new information, there are a total of 1,234 … Continue reading

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South Plains College Announces Delayed Start to Spring Semester

South Plains College announced Monday morning that they will have a delayed start to the Spring 2021 semester. The Spring classes will start January 19th, 2021. The college made the announcement in a statement to all faculty, staff and students. … Continue reading

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Levelland City Council Approves Bid for Expansion of Rail in Lot 8 of Industrial Rail Park

Levelland City Council met in a special meeting Friday to approve expansion of rail in Lot 8 of the Industrial Rail Park. Levelland Economic Development Corporation received three bids for expansion of rail in the rail park for EnviroTech. All … Continue reading

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Obituary: Carmen Villereal, 57 of Levelland

Services are scheduled for Carmen Olivia Gomez Villereal, 57 of Levelland. Graveside services will be held on Monday, November 23rd at 11:00 am in the City of Levelland Cemetery. Rosary Services are set for Sunday, November 22nd at 7:00 pm … Continue reading

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Obituary: Stephanie Lynn Smith, 29 of Lubbock

Funeral services are scheduled for Stephanie Lynn Smith, 29 of Lubbock. Services are scheduled for 2:00 pm on Monday, November 23rd in the Second Baptist Church in Levelland. Burial will follow in the City of Levelland Cemetery. Visitation is set … Continue reading

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Obituary: Oscar Fisher, 85 of Sundown

Funeral Services are scheduled for Oscar Fisher, 85 of Sundown. Services are scheduled for Friday, November 20th at 2:00 pm in the Second Baptist Church in Levelland. Burial will follow in the Sundown Cemetery. He passed away on Friday, November … Continue reading

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