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Levelland ISD hires former Red Raider, Lyle Leong, Jr. as new athletic director

The Levelland ISD Board of Trustees approved the hiring of Lyle Leong, Jr., as the new athletic director for Levelland ISD at a special meeting, Wednesday. Jeff Northern, LISD superintendent, began the meeting by explaining the district formed a committee, made up of Dr. Matthew Birdwell, LHS principal; Northern, and Rodney Caddell, assistant superintendent, and…

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DPS executes search warrant, arrests two

Special agents with the Department of Public Safety executed a search warrant Wednesday, resulting in the arrest of two people for manufacture, delivery, of a controlled substance between four and 200 grams. The search warrant was executed Wednesday in the 500 block of 12th Street. According to the arrest warrant, agents found two individuals upon…

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Early voting results for SPC Regent Position No. 5 run-off election

Voting is over for the SPC Regents Position No. 5 run-off election and early voting results, which don’t include numbers from election day, show Chris Edens leading Todd Paxton. Early voting results are as follows: Chris Edens: 273 votes Todd Paxton: 190 votes When final results become available, an update will be posted.

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Election Day is today for SPC run-off election

Election day and the last day to vote for the South Plains College Regents Position No. 5 run-off election is today. The candidates include Chris Edens and Todd Paxton, the candidates earning the most votes from the May general election. In the general election, Edens received 289 votes, 30.81 percent; and Todd Paxton, received 276…

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Wallace Theater to host pop-up museum with LMS students

By Kati Moody News Editor The Wallace Theater is teaming up with Cathy McMahan’s National History Day class and the Hockley County Historical Commission to host a pop-up museum next week at the Wallace in downtown Levelland. The museum projects center around the dust bowl and were made by students in Cathy McMahan’s class at…

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All clear given after suspicious package received at Levelland City Hall

Local authorities have given the all clear at Levelland City Hall after it was evacuated Friday after a suspicious package was received. Capt. Tammie McDonald with the Levelland Police Department said the package had been ordered, “but was different than normal.” City staff alerted the police around 11:30 a.m. after picking up a package from…

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