DSHS reports four new cases, identifies potential exposure site

The Department of State Health Services has confirmed four new cases of COVID-19 in Hockley County and said a Lubbock resident tested positive for COVID-19 after attending an event in Levelland. The new cases bring the total active cases in the county to seven and the total confirmed cases in Hockley County to 35. DSHS…

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Rogelio Villegas, Jr.

Rogelio Villegas, Jr., 74, passed away June 22, 2020, at UMC in Lubbock. Roy was the loving husband of Ruth McSorley Villegas. They married on April 18, 1983, in Lubbock and they shared 37 years together. Roy was born  May 1, 1946, in Laredo to Rogelio Villegas, Sr. And Andrea Villegas. Roy was a proud…

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Ethal Mae Hall

Funeral services for Ethal Mae Hall, 71, of Levelland will be held Thursday, July 2, at 11 a.m. at Cactus Drive Church of Christ in Levelland with Pastor Aaron Scott officiating. Interment will be announced at a later date but are under the direction of Head Duarte Funeral Home. Visitation will be held Wednesday, July…

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Active cases in Hockley County rises to 4

Hockley County Judge Sharla Baldridge said a new Hockley County case was confirmed Tuesday involving an Anton resident between the ages of 20 and 30 years old. The new case brings the total number of active cases to four with three in Levelland and one in Anton. The total number of confirmed cases since March…

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Monica Ann Rodriguez

Funeral services for Mrs. Monica Ann Rodriguez, 45, of Levelland, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 25 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church with Father Jonathon Phillips officiating. A Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Head Duarte Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation will continue until 9 p.m. and resume at 9 a.m.…

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Melvin Eugene Parkinson II

Funeral services for Melvin Eugene Parkinson II, 69, of Levelland, were held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 24, at First Baptist Church. Interment followed in the City of Levelland Cemetery under the direction of Krestridge Funeral Home. Visitation was held from 6:30 until 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 23 at Krestridge Funeral Home. He was born…

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LaDonna Fryar

LaDonna Angelique Fryar, 50, of Sundown passed from this life on June 19, 2020. A Celebration of Life service was held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 23, 2020, at Southcrest Baptist Church in Lubbock under the direction of Krestridge Funeral Home of Levelland. She was born March 25, 1970 in Abilene to Don and Pat…

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Covenant sets up antibody testing in Levelland

Covenant Hospital has set up an antibody testing site in the parking lot of the South Plains College Allied Health building, located at 202 ClubviewDrive from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, Monday, June 22. Antibody testing shows if an individual has had COVID-19 previously, not currently. Anyone with insurance, Medicare or those self-paying can…

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One new case reported, three active county cases

One new case of COVID-19 was reported Friday involving a Levelland resident between the ages of 30 and 40 years old, according to Hockley County Judge Sharla Baldridge. The new case brings the total cases in Hockley County to 30, including 24 recoveries, two closed due to lost contact, one death and three active cases.

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L.C. Jones, Jr.

Funeral services for L.C. Jones, Jr., 75, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 26, at Second Baptist Church of Levelland with Pastor Michael Holster officiating. Burial will follow in the City of Levelland Cemetery under the direction of Head Duarte Funeral Home. Visitation will be held on Wednesday and Thursday, June 24 and…

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