Erlinda R. Price

Funeral services for Erlinda R. Price, 54, of Levelland, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 3, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church with Fr. Jonathan Phillip officiating. A graveside service will be held at a later date in the Sundown Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 1,…

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Audrey Washington

Funeral services for Audrey Washington, 84, of Levelland, are pending, under the direction of Head Duarte Funeral Home of Levelland. She passed away Tuesday, June 30t, 2020, in Levelland.

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Ricky Don Gunter

Funeral services for Ricky Don Gunter, 67, of Levelland, were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 30, in the Krestridge Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in the City of Levelland Cemetery, under the direction of Krestridge Funeral Home of Levelland. He passed away June 28, 2020.   In lieu of flowers, the family suggests…

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Two new Levelland cases reported Monday

Hockley County Judge Sharla Baldridge said two new cases of COVID-19 had been confirmed by the Department of State Health Services Monday, both involving Levelland residents. One case involves a person between the ages of 30 and 40 years old and the other case involves a person between the ages of 20 and 30 years…

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Billy Gene “Bill” Smith

Billy Gene “Bill” Smith went home to be with the Lord, whom he loved, on June 25, 2020, in Levelland. He was 89 years of age, six days shy of his 90th birthday. Bill was born in a tent on July 1, 1930 in Wink, Texas. This was during the pioneer days of the Permian…

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Mayor issues statement after backlash over Facebook post

Levelland Mayor Barbra Pinner has issued a statement after facing backlash over a Facebook post she shared on her personal page Saturday.  Her issued statement is as follows: “For the past five years, I have had the privilege of being the Mayor of the City of Levelland, a city that I truly love and cherish.…

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Early Settlers’ Day postponed until September

The Levelland Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and staff announced Monday that it would be postponing the annual Early Settlers’ Day event, originally set for July 11, to September 19 due to the risks related to COVID-19. Mary Siders, president of the Levelland Chamber of Commerce, said originally the decision was to host Early…

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Levelland suspends summer workouts this week

Levelland ISD shut down its summer strength and conditioning program this week after a student-athlete recently tested positive for COVID-19. In a press release from Levelland Athletic Director Andy Correll, he said the situation was a `very isolated incident.’ “We do have a student-athlete that has tested positive for Covid-19. This individual has only come…

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Early voting begins today in run-off primary elections

Early voting begins Monday in the run-off primary election in Texas after Governor Greg Abbott postponed the election from May to July due to the coronavirus pandemic. Election day for the run-off primary is set for Tuesday, July 14. The Hockley County Elections Office has also released guidelines voters will be required to follow if…

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Alcove Care in Morton ready to start taking residents

Alcove Care in Morton is ready to continue the journey it set out on in 2017 by accepting residents beginning August 1. The facility will be an assisted living facility, geared towards adults with disabilities. “We’re looking for clients that fall within a range of needs and abilities,” said Kasey Kuehler, the certified counselor at…

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