Hockley County Voters Re-Elect County Judge

Election Results GenericThe final votes have been tallied and Hockley County voters have re-elected County Judge Sharla Baldridge.  Local Election results are below….

Hockley County Judge:

Sharla Baldridge–5007

Wally DeLossantos–1008

Whitharral ISD–Top 4 Candidates elected:

Jason Dobrovolny–104

Anthony Albus–95

Monty Rodgers–69

Michael DeLaCruz–52

Whitharral ISD 1.5 Million dollar Bond Issue for school improvements–



We will have full election results from around the region on KLVT local news at 7:15 am Wednesday morning.

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Early Voting Results for Hockley County

Election Results GenericEarly voting results have been announced in Hockley County races for the 2018 Mid-term election.

County Judge:

Sharla Baldridge–3,110

Wally DeLasantos–506

Whitharral ISD Board of Trustees

Michael DeLaCruz–17

Anthony Albus–24

James Coronado–6

Chris Driver–22

Jason Dobrovolny–30

Monty Rodgers–21

B.J. Kennedy–22

Shane Wischkaemper–11

In Statewide races:

Beto O’Rourke leads Ted Cruz by a narrow margin in early voting–49.8% to 49.6% in the State Senate race.

In US House District 19:

Jodey Arrington–86.5%

Miguel Levario–13.5%

State House District 88:

Ken Kinge–87.7%

Ezekiel Barron–12.3%


Greg Abbott–54.4%

Lupe Valdez–44%

Lt. Governor

Dan Patrick–50%

Mike Collier–48%

Texas Attorney General

Ken Paxton–48.9%

Justin Nelson–48.8%


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General Election is Tuesday, Polls Open throughout Hockley County

imagesThe November 6th General Election is scheduled for Tuesday.  Polls will be open from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm.

In Hockley County you will vote according to your precinct.

Precinct 11:  Ridgecrest Missionary Baptist Church, 801 S. Alamo Road, Levelland, TX

Precinct 14:  Ropesville City Hall

Precinct 15:  Gary Cain Insurance Office in Smyer

Precinct 16:  Christ United Methodist Church in Levelland

Precinct 21:  Mallet Event Center in Levelland

Precinct 24:  Sundown High School

Precinct 32:  Courthouse Annex, Tax Office

Precinct 33:  Old Sanders Hardware Building in Pettit, TX

Precinct 35:  Cactus Drive Church of Christ in Levelland

Precinct 36:  Department of Human Services Office in Levelland

Precinct 43:  Whitharral Lions Club

Precinct 44:  Anton City Hall

Precinct 45:  Capital Elementary School, Room 120 in Levelland

Precinct 46:  Smyer Elementary School Library

Whitharral ISD Bond Election in the Whitharral Lions Club


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Police Investigate a Second Vehicle vs. Pedestrian Accident Friday

Lets Talk TwitterWhile Levelland Police was still investigating a vehicle vs. pedestrian accident from Thursday night they were called the second vehicle vs. pedestrian accident Friday morning.

According to police at approximately 7:40 am Friday morning police were called to another vehicle vs. pedestrian accident just north of the intersection of College Avenue and Fourth Street.  Police reported in the accident Friday that two cars were actually involved.  Witnesses reported to police that they saw the pedestrian enter the roadway before they were struck by a Ford Expedition driven by Ashley Lawless of Levelland.  Police also said the Lawless’ vehicle was struck by another vehicle driven by Juanita Reyes of Levelland.

Police have not released the name of the pedestrian from Friday’s accident.  The pedestrian was transported to Covenant Hospital in Lubbock with critical injuries.

Police said the accident remains under investigation.

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Police Investigate Fatal Vehicle vs. Pedestrian Accident

10306479_825500670877069_1946972718073611415_nLevelland Police continue to investigate a fatal vehicle vs. pedestrian accident which occurred on Thursday night around 7:30 pm on East Highway 114 in Levelland.  Levelland Police along with Texas Department of Public Safety and Texas Department of Transportation remained on the scene for several hours investigating and returned this morning to comb the area for more evidence.

Police reported late last night that a vehicle struck a pedestrian on Highway 114 just east of the Sherman intersection around 7:30 pm.  The pedestrian identified Friday morning as Howard Earl Thomas.  He was transported by EMS to Covenant Hospital Levelland Emergency Room where he was pronounced dead.  Justice of the Peace Brenda Nock has ordered an autopsy to be performed in Lubbock.  The vehicle which struck Thomas fled the scene and has not been located by police.

Police were back on the scene of Thursday’s accident Friday morning combing the area for additional evidence.  They have not been able to confirm the kind of car involved in the accident as of yet.

Levelland Police ask that anyone that has information on the activity of the evening or may have seen the accident to call their office at (806)-894-6164.

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Obituary: April Roberts, 43 of Lubbock

April RobertsObituaries brought to you by:  George Price Funeral Directors

Funeral services are scheduled for April Dawn Roberts, 43 of Lubbock.  Services are set for Friday, November 2nd, 2018 at 2:00 pm in the South Plains Church in Levelland.  She passed away on October 24th, 2018.  Services are under the direction of Krestridge Funeral Directors of Levelland.

For more information:  klvtnews.wordpress.com/obituaries

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Levelland Police Investigate Scamming at Trunk or Treat Event

10306479_825500670877069_1946972718073611415_nKLVT News has learned that the Levelland Main Street program has received information concerning someone scamming people at the Trunk or Treat event in Levelland on Wednesday night.

According to information received from the Main Street program, someone reportedly was standing outside the door of the Civic Center charging people to get inside.  The information was turned over to the Levelland Police Department.

The Levelland Police Department continues to investigate the report.  They ask anyone with any information or if you were charged to please contact their office at 894-6164.

The Main Street Program also said that someone was on site requesting signatures on a petition, that person was not affiliated with the event in any way and a report was made to Levelland Police who took control of the situation.

The Main Street Program and Ministerial Alliance apologizes to anyone who may have been affected by these two circumstances and said in a statement, “the event was meant to be a fun and safe environment for parents to take their children to enjoy Halloween.”

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