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  • Saturday, November 18, 2017 6:00 AM
        Two brothers are facing charges of attempted murder, as well as some other charges, in connection with a shooting that took place here late Wednesday night.
  • Saturday, November 18, 2017 5:59 AM
        Lamesa’s Annual Community Thanksgiving Church Service will be held this Sunday evening, at 6 o’clock, in Second Baptist Church located at 1705 North Bryan Avenue.
  • United Fund expects to top goal
    Saturday, November 18, 2017 5:58 AM
        Dawson County United Fund officials received some great news on Friday as a local automobile dealership – Truck Town Texas – gave a $5,000 donation to this year’s fund drive campaign.
  • Saturday, November 18, 2017 5:57 AM
        Two repeat offenders were each sentenced to 10 years in prison and another received a one-year term in state jail as a result of action in 106th District Court here this past Wednesday.
  • Saturday, November 18, 2017 5:56 AM
        Bryan Nowlin, co-chair of the Lamesa ISD’s Community Committee studying the need for a possible bond election, spelled out the agreed upon most important construction projects facing the district.
  • Huffaker files for district judge seat
    Saturday, November 18, 2017 5:55 AM
        W. Calloway Huffaker, longtime attorney in Tahoka, filed this past week with the Republican Party as a candidate for the 106th Judicial District Court Judge in the March 2018 primary election.

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United Fund Boost
Tony Mena, general manger of Truck Town Texas, presents a check for $5,000 to Mike Roy (far right), fund drive chairman for Dawson County United Fund, Dale Hansard (far left), United Fund director, and Doug Morris, United Fund president, on Friday morning. That donation basically helped to put United Fund over its goal for this year, according to Roy. Truck Town Texas formerly was known as Lamesa Chevrolet Buick GMC. (Herrel Hallmark/Press-Reporter)


  • Bill Hatchett
    Monday, November 20, 2017 3:01 PM
        Graveside services for William “Bill” P. Hatchett, 83, of Lamesa, will be held on Wednesday November 22, 2017, at 11:00 a.m., at Dawson County Cemetery with Pastor Jim Medley officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Branon Funeral Home.
  • Floyd Emory Hodges
    Saturday, November 18, 2017 3:23 AM
        Floyd Emory Hodges was born on November 10, 1930, in Knox City, Texas, in a little rent house on his great-grandmother’s farm. He went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 11, 2017, one day after his 87th birthday.
  • Helen Ross
    Monday, November 13, 2017 10:27 AM
        Funeral services for Helen Ross, 85, of Lamesa, will be held on Tuesday, November 14, 2017, at 2:00 p.m., at First Baptist Church with Pastor Jim Medley and Pastor Dennis Teeters officiating.
  • Monica Baltazar
    Friday, November 10, 2017 11:39 AM
        A Catholic funeral mass was celebrated for Monica Baltazar, age 46, of Lamesa, at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, November 11, 2017, at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church with Joseph Kurumbel officiating. 
  • Mary Halbrooks Barron
    Thursday, November 09, 2017 11:34 AM
        Mary Halbrooks Barron, our precious Mother and Nana, stepped into Glory with her Savior Jesus on Saturday, November 4, 2017. She was born to Filbert and Lora (Bright) Halbrooks on November 30, 1939 in Loop, Texas.