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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

Traffic Accident on East Cactus Leaves One Person With Critical Injuries

Emergency crews from Hockley County were called to a major traffic accident Friday evening on East Cactus Drive, just east of South Plains Church. Information has not been released by the Levelland Police Department, which continues their investigation. Preliminary information … Continue reading

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Texas DPS Continues Investigation into Two Vehicle Accident Friday

The Texas Department of Public Safety continues their investigation into a two vehicle accident which occurred on East Highway 114 on Friday evening. According to DPS reports, vehicle 1 was traveling east on HIghway 114 driven by David Flores. Flores … Continue reading

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10 New Cases of COVID-19 In Hockley County

The Texas Department of State Health Services has confirmed 10 new cases of COVID-19 in Hockley County. The information for the cases are below. They are all under investigation and no further information is available. Levelland Resident between the ages … Continue reading

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Two People Arrested on Drug Charges

Two people was arrested in Levelland Friday on drug charges by the Texas Department of Public Safety. According to DPS reports, special agents executed a search warrant in the 300 Block of North College Avenue Friday and arrested two people … Continue reading

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One Additional Case of COVID-19 Five Recoveries Confirmed Friday

Hockley County Judge Sharla Baldridge has confirmed that the Texas Department of State Health Services has confirmed an additional case of COVID-19 in Hockley County. According to information from the Health Department it is in a Levelland Resident between the … Continue reading

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Governor Orders Face Coverings in Counties With 20 or More Positive COVID-19 Cases

Governor Greg Abbott today issued an Executive Order requiring all Texans to wear a face covering over the nose and mouth in public spaces in counties with 20 or more positive COVID-19 cases, with few exceptions. The Governor also issued … Continue reading

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Texas Department of Public Safety Investigating Fatal Accident from Thursday Morning

Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers are investigating a traffic accident that claimed the life of a pedestrian Thursday morning. According to information from the DPS the accident occurred Thursday morning at approximately 8:30 am on State Highway 114, approximately … Continue reading

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Affidavit Filed to Start Petition Drive to Remove Levelland Mayor

Levelland City Secretary, Beth Walls announced Thursday morning that an affidavit has been filed by Kimberly Young has filed an affidavit to start a petition to recall Mayor Barbra Pinner. According to the City Secretary’s office, Young will have until … Continue reading

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19 New Cases of COVID-19 Confirmed in Hockley County

Hockley County Judge Sharla Baldridge has released information from the Texas Department of State Health Services on 19 new cases of COVID-19. The details on the 19 new cases is as follows. They all are under investigation of the Department … Continue reading

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Levelland Community Development Corporation Approves Audit, Tables Action on Next Years Budget

The Levelland Community Development Corporation Board of Directors met Tuesday in a regular meeting. The board received the 2018-1019 fiscal year audit from the accounting firm of Bolinger, Segars, Gilbert and Moss. It was a clean audit report and was … Continue reading

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