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March, 2018


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  • Saturday, March 24, 2018 6:00 AM
        A 30-year-old Lamesa man was arrested on an outstanding felony warrant following a high speed chase that covered parts of two counties and lasted almost an hour on Thursday night.
  • Farm policy, cotton discussion set
    Saturday, March 24, 2018 5:59 AM
        With several recent and pending changes in farm policy, leaders of the Lamesa Cotton Growers are encouraging everyone with an interest in the cotton industry to attend the organization’s annual meeting here this coming Monday.
  • Klondike ISD hires new principal
    Saturday, March 24, 2018 5:58 AM
        Danielle Therwhanger has been named as the new principal of Klondike School.
  • Saturday, March 24, 2018 5:57 AM
        Although the first reading of an ordinance to close and vacate certain streets and alleys within the Forest Hills Addition in the City of Lamesa was approved, no action was taken by the Lamesa City Council this past week in regard to approval of the second and final reading of that ordinance.
  • Saturday, March 24, 2018 5:56 AM
        This coming week is one of the most important in the lives of Christians world-wide.
  • Wednesday, March 21, 2018 12:00 PM
        A revolving loan fund for small and emerging businesses and some needed repairs for the kitchen at Forrest Park Community Center are the intent of applications authorized by the Lamesa City Council on Tuesday.

Inside News

  • Saturday, March 24, 2018 6:00 AM
        The proposed 2018-2019 fiscal year budget for Medical Arts Hospital showed huge savings after cutting home health, OB/Gyn, surgery and the 72 former employees associated with those departments from said budget.
  • Saturday, March 24, 2018 5:59 AM
        Although no official action was taken this past week, a request by Lamesa Fire Chief Larry Duyck for the purchase of a new fire truck appeared to receive approval by consensus of the Lamesa City Council during discussion on Tuesday.
  • Saturday, March 24, 2018 5:58 AM
        The Mesa Underground Water Conservation District has not been required to have an election since 2000, so the group has had many things to learn before their upcoming board election in May.


  • Tor softballers  rebound  in big way at Spikes
    Saturday, March 24, 2018 6:00 AM
    With their 4-2 league-opening defeat at Brownfield still in the back of their mind, Coach Vanessa Hernandez could not help but worry after watching her Golden Tornado softballers spot Lubbock Estacado an early 1-0 lead here on Friday evening at Joe Spikes.
  • Wednesday, March 21, 2018 12:00 PM
    In the sane way that Lamesa’s  Dakota Alexander has spent many a Friday night chasing down opposing quarterbacks and running backs from his defensive end slot, this Golden Tornado senior now is getting the chance to chase one of his lifelong dreams.
  • Sands-ex Thomasson now  college hoops Al-American!
    Saturday, March 17, 2018 6:00 AM
    After once making all-state in the final two years of his high school hoop career at Ackerly, Sands’ Caleb Thomasson finds himself again back at the top after taking the final shot of his collegiate career.
High-Speed Chase
A pickup pulls to the side of the road as a dark Mercury SUV is pursued by a police cruiser and sheriff’s office pickup on Highway 137 just south of Lamesa Thursday evening. Officers chased the SUV for almost an hour at speeds sometimes topping 100 before it came to a stop in Terry County after going over a “spike strip” deployed by a state trooper to puncture the tires. The driver, identified as 30-year-old Desi Ray Delgado of Lamesa, was arrested on a variety of charges, according to Lamesa police. (Russel Skiles/Press-Reporter)


  • Friday, March 23, 2018 3:33 PM
        Visitation for Harold Gene Beck, 87, of Temple and formerly of Lamesa, will be held on Sunday, March 25, from 2 to 4 p.m., at Dossman Funeral Home in Belton.
  • O.C. Hawley Jr.
    Friday, March 23, 2018 9:08 AM
        A memorial service for O.C. Hawley Jr., 62, of Lamesa, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 24, 2018 in Lamesa Church of Christ with Mark Hackett officiating.
  • James Monroe 'Buddy' Davis
    Friday, March 23, 2018 9:07 AM
        James Monroe “Buddy” Davis died on Tuesday, March 6, 2018, in Lubbock, Texas, surrounded by his loving family. He was 78.
  • Pedro Salazar Sr.
    Tuesday, March 20, 2018 10:13 AM
        Chapel funeral services for Pedro Salazar Sr., age 99, of Lamesa will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at Gonzales Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Larry Gamez officiating.
  • George W. Knox
    Monday, March 19, 2018 9:49 AM
        George W. Knox, of Tarzan, Texas, passed away peacefully at his Ranch Home on Thursday afternoon, March 15, 2018.