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August, 2015


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  • Electrical fire damages home
    Wednesday, August 26, 2015 4:28 PM
        A Lamesa home sustained relatively minor damage but may require some electrical re-wiring following a fire Tuesday afternoon, according to Lamesa Fire Chief Larry Duyck. 
  • Collision involves fire truck
    Wednesday, August 26, 2015 4:22 PM
        A Lamesa woman sustained what were believed to be minor injuries and a city fire truck was damaged in a collision Monday afternoon a few miles south of Lamesa on State Highway 349. 
  • Saturday, August 22, 2015 6:00 AM
        Several members of the Lamesa City Council continued to express disagreement this past week over what proposed ad valorem property tax rate should be considered for 2015. 


Agricultural bounty
Dozens of round bales in a pivot-irrigated field provide the backdrop for a good crop of cotton growing alongside Highway 137 a few miles north of Lamesa. Generally good weather conditions across most of Dawson County this spring and summer have many agriculture leaders expecting a bountiful cotton harvest this fall, barring any last-minute weather disasters.


  • Doris Lambright
    Saturday, August 29, 2015 3:52 AM
         Memorial Services for Doris Lambright, 82, of Lamesa will be held Monday, August 31, 2015, at 11:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church Chapel with the Reverend E.G. Lambright officiating. 
  • Kathy Jo Vasquez-Flores
    Friday, August 28, 2015 5:34 PM
        Kathy Jo Vasquez-Flores, 42, of Midland went home to our Lord, August 27, 2015.  
  • Johnny Joe Ogeda
    Thursday, August 27, 2015 8:50 AM
        Funeral Mass for Johnny Joe Ogeda, 44, of Lamesa will be held on Saturday, August 29, 2015, at 10:00 A.M. at St.Margaret Mary's Catholic Church with Father Silta Sevaraj Santhiago officiating. 
  • Fred 'Ken' Flaniken
    Tuesday, August 25, 2015 4:54 PM
        Fred Kendall “Ken Boy” Flaniken, 68 years old, passed away on Monday, August 24, 2015 at the VA Medical Center in Oklahoma City, following an extended period of illness. He was born on December 30, 1947 in Lamesa, Texas to the late Fred Merrill and Melva (Fisher) Flaniken. 
  • Effie Bernice Welborn
    Friday, August 21, 2015 5:20 PM
        Funeral services for Effie Bernice Welborn, 86, of Lamesa, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, August 24, at Crestview Baptist Church with Pat Githens and Charles Empey officiating.