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July 2014


This Week's Events

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  • Pre-registration for rodeo is Sunday
    Saturday, July 26, 2014 6:00 AM
        Persons who plan to compete in the 65th annual Lamesa Rodeo later this week must pre-register by telephone on Sunday afternoon. 
  • Framing Up House
    Saturday, July 26, 2014 6:00 AM
    JH Construction of Midland currently is building two new houses at 2225 and 2227 South 1st Place in Lamesa. The construction company has announced that it plans to build several new houses in that area of the city.   (Herrel Hallmark/Press-Reporter) 
  • Saturday, July 26, 2014 6:00 AM
        Some “good news” was received by the Dawson County Commissioners Court this past Tuesday afternoon during a budget workshop to plan for the 2014-2015 fiscal year. 
  • Saturday, July 26, 2014 6:00 AM
        Probation violations have resulted in two men being sentenced to spend time in the Texas prison system. 
  • Saturday, July 26, 2014 6:00 AM
        A difference of just over $6,800 between bids submitted by local dealerships has resulted in the purchase of a new Ford pickup for the Dawson County Sheriff Office. 
  • Hot Wheels
    Wednesday, July 23, 2014 12:00 PM
    David Bennett (left) and Fire Chief Larry Duyck continue to spray water to cool the situation after extinguishing flames that engulfed the right rear tires and axles on a Kenworth truck about six miles south of Lamesa on Highway 87 on Tuesday evening. Owned by Swaggin Wagon of Tulsa, Okla., the truck was pulling a trailer full of sand when the tires ignited about 7 p.m. Firefighters were at the scene for over an hour and used about 600 gallons of water to snuff the flames and cool the equipment.   (Russel Skiles/Press-Reporter) 

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In The Rafters
A construction worker stands on a step ladder and works in the rafters of a new home being built along North Avenue Y. Bill Rose and Reed Construction have teamed up as the local contractors who currently are building two new houses next door to each other in that part of the city. (Herrel Hallmark/Press-Reporter)


  • Tuesday, July 29, 2014 1:54 PM
        Memorial services for Gloria Chapman, 88, of Lamesa, currently are pending. Arrangements are under the direction of Branon Funeral Home. 
  • Kay Dollar
    Monday, July 28, 2014 6:54 PM
        Graveside services for Juretta “Kay” Dollar, 64, of Lamesa, were held on Monday, July 28, 2014, at 2:00 p.m., at Lamesa Memorial Park with Jerry Don Cheshire officiating. 
  • Bob Suggs
    Monday, July 28, 2014 6:53 PM
        Funeral services for Bobby Ray (Bob) Suggs, age 80, of Shallowater and formerly of Welch, Texas, will be held on Thursday, July 31, 2014, at 2:30 p.m., at the Church of Christ in Welch. The service will be officiated by Truman Hayes, with Kirk Hayes assisting. 
  • Reyes Castillo Quintero
    Monday, July 28, 2014 6:51 PM
        Funeral services for Reyes Castillo Quintero, 56, of San Angelo, were held at 2 p.m. Monday, July 28, at Primera Iglesia Bautista in Lamesa with Pastor Larry Gamez officiating. 
  • Isaac Vasquez
    Saturday, July 26, 2014 4:29 AM
        Chapel funeral services for Isaac Daniel Vasquez, 27, of Lamesa, were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 26, at Gonzales Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Ruben Trevino officiating.