The top 10 places people in Hockley County are looking to buy homes
Stacker compiled statistics about where people in Hockley County are looking to buy homes using cross-market demand and monthly inventory data from Realtor.com.
Woman killed in Hockley County after Thursday morning crash
One person died early Thursday morning in Hockley County after their vehicle veered off the road. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, 38-year-old Linda Garza of Whiteface was driving a 2000 Chevrolet C-10 south on Santa Fe Road when both the right tires went off the edge of the road.
Women arrested, accused of smuggling drugs in Hockley County Jail
HOCKLEY COUNTY, Texas– Janessa Perez, 30, and Dlanee Alexander, 25, were arrested and accused of drug smuggling on Sunday, according to a press release from the Hockley County Sheriff’s Office. According to the press release, authorities were made aware of an inmate “possibly carrying contraband inside the detention center” after a tip was made by […]
Severe Thunderstorm Watch for western South Plains, Eastern New Mexico
LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - The Storm Prediction Center has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the western South Plains and Eastern New Mexico, counties in green below. The watch is in effect until 10 p.m. Central Wednesday. The watch includes Dimmitt, Muleshoe, Littlefield, Morton, Levelland, Plains, Brownfield, Lovington, Hobbs, Seminole...
Spaces available for swimming classes at South Plains College Natatorium
LEVELLAND, Texas (NEWS RELEASE) - Spaces are still available for swimming classes at the South Plains College Natatorium. Online registration is available. Enrollment is limited for each class, which will cost $75 per person. The pool opens June 5 through Aug. 10. To register online, enter the link: https://secure.touchnet.net/C20027_ustores/web/index.jsp ....
Littlefield Chamber of Commerce hosts annual banquet
The Littlefield Chamber of Commerce held their annual banquet on Tuesday, May 30, 2023. The event was held at the M.A.C. Center of the First Baptist Church in Littlefield. The meal was catered by Locos Restaurant of Littlefield who served a buffet selection of Mexican cuisine including enchiladas, beef and chicken fajitas with all the trimmings, as well as their delicious sopapillas. The meal was graciously sponsored by Continental Dairy Facilities of Littlefield.
South Plains Infant Aquatics offers self-rescue survival swimming
LUBBOCK, Texas— South Plains Infant Aquatics offers Self-Rescue Survival Swimming Lessons for Children 6 months and up. South plains Infant Aquatics is located in Ropesville. Their goal is to impact the small community in a way no one else can. At South Plains Infant Aquatics, we strive to not just teach your child to swim but to teach them to love the water. Our goal is to have a relationship with your child as well as the parents outside of the water. We want your child to be excited to see us each day! Find out more at 806-442-1964, southplainsinfantaquatics.com.
South Plains Underground Water Conservation District 2024 calendar winners announced
Picturing water conservation can be a tricky task, but not for Terry County fourth and fifth graders who recently competed in the South Plains Underground Water Conservation District’s (SPUWCD) calendar artwork contest. Approximately 450 students from Brownfield Oak Grove Elementary, Meadow Burleson Elementary, and Wellman-Union Elementary heard a presentation on the value of water in our lives, tips for conserving water indoors and outdoors, and learned other facts about local water resources like the Ogallala Aquifer. All fourth and fifth-grade students were then challenged to design and illustrate their interpretation of water-saving methods. Competition was fierce with only 13 winners selected for the 2024 South Plains UWCD calendar.
Shallowater ISD names new assistant principal, volleyball coach
SHALLOWATER, Texas — Shallowater Independent School District announced the hiring of a new Assistant Principal and Volleyball Head Coach on Tuesday. Shallowater ISD said it hired Kelsey Morris as the Assistant Principal at Shallowater Intermediate School. Morris holds a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education and a master’s degree in educational leadership, according to a press release.
Cotton farmers optimistic after recent rain, working to beat insurance planting deadline
LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - The rain this week has farmers optimistic and now in a hurry to get cotton in the ground before the insurance deadline comes. South Plains cotton farmer Thomas Kennedy said it’s an answer to a farmer’s prayer. “A lot of prayers,” Kennedy said. “It’s...
Littlefield Day Camp set for June 20 & 21; register by June 9
Hooked on Hope & Lamb County LEAF DFC Coalition, Lamb County 4-H, and other local organizations are hosting a Littlefield Day Camp at Out Place Community Center at Laguna Park on June 20th-21st from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Join them for two afternoons of crafts, games, snacks substance abuse...
Severe Thunderstorm, Flash Flood Warnings continue across the South Plains
LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - The National Weather Service has issued multiple Severe Thunderstorm Warnings across the area this evening, with storms dumping heavy rain. Starting with Briscoe County, as of 7:06 p.m. a Severe Thunderstorm Warning was in effect for southern Briscoe County, making its way into northeastern Floyd County. The storm is moving southeast at 10 mph. Golf ball size hail and 60 mph winds have been reported. Northeastern Floyd County is also under a Severe Thunderstorm Warning associated with this storm.
TownTalk Show On-Demand: Summer Time Calendar
Listen to this edition of the TownTalk Show On-Demand as we visit about all the events coming up in June and July 2023. So listen in to find out what’s happening! Also, check out the calendar of events below. Listen here:. June 2023. Family Fun Night: Thursday, June 1,...
SPC Spring 2023 President’s List
South Plains College congratulates more than 300 students who were named to the Spring 2023 President’s List. To qualify, students must earn a GPA of 4.0 and complete a minimum of 12 credit hours. Area students included on this list are: Diego Caudillo, Logan Galbraith, Geyah Garza, Presley Haltom,...
SPC Spring 2023 Presidents’ List
LEVELLAND -- South Plains College congratulates more than 300 students who were named to the Spring 2023 President’s List. To qualify, students must earn a GPA of 4.0 and complete a minimum of 12 credit hours. Those from Gaines County are: Cara Cannon of Loop Savannah Sumners of Loop Bianca Negrete of Seagraves Rayanna Heppner of Seminole Kwinton Jennings-Torres of Seminole South Plains College…
South Plains College celebrates 2023 graduates from Texas Panhandle
LEVELLAND — South Plains College congratulates the more than 1,800 students who received their academic degree or certificate on May 12, including these students from around the Texas Panhandle area. Kross Hiatt of Canyon graduated with an AA in General Studies. Adriana Peralta of Dimmitt graduated with an AA...
Agenda for Brownfield City Council meeting Thursday June 1, 2023
There are 12 items of business listed for the Brownfield City Council to consider and discuss. The meeting will take place on Thursday morning June 1, 2023 at 7:30 am in the Council Chambers at City Hall. HEAR PUBLIC COMMENT ON AGENDA ITEMS. At this time, the public is allowed...
Local SPC students make honors list
South Plains College in Levelland recognized students who were named to the President’s List and Dean’s List for the Spring 2023 semester. Hannah Ames and Alexandra Mora, both of Dimmitt, were among more than 300 students on the President’s list. In order to qualify, the students had to earn a GPA of 4.0 and complete a minimum of 12 credit hours.
Summer Feeding Program will offer free meals for children in Lubbock, Wolfforth
Students younger than 18 years old can get free meals this summer across Lubbock and Wolfforth, thanks to a partnership with Frenship ISD and Aramark. The Tiger Bites Summer Feeding program, in its sixth year, aims to help end child hunger while school is out. This year, the program will go from June 5 until July 28, Monday through Friday, excluding the week of July 3-7.
SPC Spring 2023 Deans’ List
South Plains College congratulates the nearly 700 students who were named to the Spring 2023 Deans’ List. To qualify, students must earn a GPA of 3.25 or higher and complete a minimum of 12 credit hours. Area students included on the list are: Zoey Castillo, Drake Duran, Brianna Escovedo,...
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