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  • Annual festival offers variety
    Saturday, April 21, 2018 6:00 AM
        As usual, the 2018 edition of Lamesa’s Chicken Fried Steak Festival and Crossroads Balloon Rally will feature an abundance of live musical entertainment ranging from Tex Mex and Tejano to Country and comfort music.
  • Saturday, April 21, 2018 5:59 AM
        A 5K Chicken Run and Walk, which will be hosted by the Lamesa Boys and Girls Club, will be held next Saturday morning at the annual Chicken Fried Steak Festival and Crossroads Balloon Rally.
  • Saturday, April 21, 2018 5:58 AM
        Anyone who has not already purchased their tickets for the highly popular chicken fried steak meal for Lamesa’s Chicken Fried Steak Festival and Crossroads Balloon Rally, might want to do so as soon as possible.
  • Saturday, April 21, 2018 5:57 AM
        Early voting in the May 5 elections for the Lamesa City Council, Lamesa ISD board and Mesa Underground Water Conservation District board, as well as the school district’s $30.4 million bond election, will get underway this coming Monday.
  • Saturday, April 21, 2018 5:56 AM
        Lamesa school officials are encouraging everyone who has any questions or wants information about the school’s upcoming bond election to attend a Town Hall meeting focusing on that issue this coming Monday evening.
  • Wednesday, April 18, 2018 12:00 PM
        Some owners of property outside of the jurisdictional boundaries of the City of Lamesa soon could find themselves having to comply with city codes in regard to substandard structures and overgrown weeds and trash on those properties.

Inside News


Country Music
Jordan Robert Kirk and his band will be the featured musical entertainment next Saturday night inside the LeeRoy Colgan Fair Barn just east of Forrest Park. Kirk, who was raised working on a cotton farm in Crosby County, has been playing shows predominantly in west Texas since 2014, but in other regions, as well. (Submitted photo)


  • Roberto Serrato
    Tuesday, April 17, 2018 5:15 PM
        Roberto Sanchez Serrato, 81, passed away on Saturday, March 14, 2018 at Midland Memorial Hospital.
  • Montana Dunlap
    Tuesday, April 17, 2018 5:14 PM
        Funeral services for Montana Frank “Tana” Dunlap, 30, of Welch, will be held on Friday, April 20, 2018, at 2:00 p.m., at Second Baptist Church with Nicky Chapman officiating.
  • Drusilla Meador
    Monday, April 16, 2018 5:23 PM
        A memorial service for Drusilla Hardwick Meador, 89, of Ramona, Calif., was held on Saturday, April 7, at 11 a.m., at Mountain View Community Church in Ramona, Calif.
  • Lucille Gutierrez
    Thursday, April 12, 2018 5:37 PM
        Funeral services for Lucille Gutierrez, age 47, of Lamesa, Texas were held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at Primera Baptist Church of Lamesa with Pastor Larry Gamez officiating.
  • Maria Louisa Garza Villalobos
    Thursday, April 12, 2018 2:58 PM
        Maria Louisa Garza Villalobos was born on November 22, 1930 to Agustine and Cadelaria Salazar in Ozona, Texas. She was raised in Sonora, Texas and the family then moved to Lamesa, Texas where she met the love of her life, Enrique Villalobos. They married on September 29, 1945. Together they raised their family.


  • SkillsUSA students win awards
    Saturday, April 21, 2018 6:00 AM
        Eighteen Lamesa High School students brought home ribbons for their wood projects entered in competition at the SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference held April 4-9 in Corpus Christi.
  • Wednesday, April 18, 2018 12:00 PM
        All five Class 1A schools in the Lamesa area will be sending students to state in University Interscholastic League (UIL) academic competition after strong performances at regional this past weekend.
  • Wednesday, April 18, 2018 11:59 AM
        Lamesa Community Players Theater will offer a night of music, awards, stars, laughter and memories this coming Saturday beginning at 7 p.m. at the LCP Playhouse, 214 N. Austin Ave.