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This Week's Events

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  • Saturday, August 27, 2016 3:36 AM
    Lamesa will have to wait another two weeks before learning whether a new apartment complex will soon be going up here.
  • Water status back to normal
    Saturday, August 27, 2016 3:31 AM
    It is again safe to drink the water in Lamesa.
    City officials announced shortly before 4 p.m. Thursday that the notice issued on Tuesday to boil water before consumption had been lifted.
  • Lamesa enrollment at 2,022
    Saturday, August 27, 2016 3:28 AM
    The Lamesa school district finished the first week of classes with a total enrollment of 2,022 students from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade,  including the Success Academy.
  • Saturday, August 27, 2016 3:25 AM
    O’Donnell schools counted 288 students at the end of the first week of school, which is down about 12 students from the end of last year.
  • Ag leaders seek crowd for Conaway
    Saturday, August 27, 2016 3:23 AM
    Local agriculture leaders are hoping for a large turnout when Congressman Mike Conaway (R-Midland) comes to town on Monday.
  • Rainfall totals vary
    Saturday, August 27, 2016 3:21 AM
    As seems to be the norm in recent weeks, thunderstorms which soaked parts of the county with more than 2 inches of rainfall during the past few days left other areas high and dry.

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One more thing to learn
A student at Lamesa Middle School tries the combination to his locker during the first day of classes this past Monday.


  • John Wesley (JW) Massengale
    Friday, August 26, 2016 9:43 AM
    John Wesley (JW) Massengale went to be with the Lord on Friday, August 12, 2016 in Lamesa surrounded by his loving wife and family.
  • Vernon Ray Swearingen
    Thursday, August 25, 2016 8:20 PM
    Memorial services for Vernon Ray Swearingen, Jr, 75, of Lamesa, will be held on Sunday, August 28th, 2016 at 2pm at First United Methodist Church with Pastor Scott Seymour officiating. The celebration will continue immediately afterwards – with stories, song and humor – at Realty Ministries
  • Chris Rodriguez, Jr.
    Tuesday, August 23, 2016 11:57 PM
    Funeral arrangements with a Catholic funeral mass  will be celebrated for Chris Rodriguez, Jr., age 68 of Lamesa at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, August 26, 2016 at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church with Father Paul Karikat officiating and assisted by Deacon Daniel Valenzuela. 
  • Bidala Leibas
    Tuesday, August 23, 2016 9:42 AM
    A Catholic Funeral Mass will be celebrated for Bidala Leibas, age  83 of Lamesa at 10 a.m. on Thursday, August 25, 2016 at her beloved church of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with Father Joseph Kurumbel officiating along with Deacon Daniel Valenzuela. 
  • Sherry Bailey
    Monday, August 22, 2016 6:55 PM
    Memorial services for Sherry Bailey, 63, of Lamesa will be held on Friday, August 26, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church with Pastor Brian Pinkerton officiating.