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April 2014


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  • Wednesday, April 23, 2014 12:00 PM
        A wine tasting event will be held Saturday, from 4:30 to 7 p.m., at Lamesa’s Chicken Fried Steak Festival. That event will be held inside the Forrest Park Community Center. 
  • Winners At Egg Hunt
    Wednesday, April 23, 2014 12:00 PM
    A total of 24 “gold eggs,” which were exchangeable for prizes of stuffed animals, were hidden among those available at last Saturday afternoon’s Easter egg hunt that was hosted by the Lamesa Fire Department and the Dawson County Child Welfare Board. Twelve prize eggs were hidden for participants in each age category – ages 0-5 and ages 6-12 – to find at Saturday’s egg hunt at Forrest Park. Only 23 of the gold eggs actually were turned in after the hunt and those who claimed their prizes are pictured above.   (Herrel Hallmark/Press-Reporter)
  • Wednesday, April 23, 2014 12:00 PM
        Permits for five new oil drilling operations scattered around Dawson County have been issued by the Texas Railroad Commission during the past few weeks. 


Egg Hunter
One of the contestants in the category for those ages five and under picks up an egg to add to his basket during the community Easter Egg Hunt, which was held at 1 p.m. last Saturday in Forrest Park. In addition to that age category, there also was a category of egg hunters for those ages 6 through 12. That Easter egg hunt was hosted by the Lamesa Fire Department and the Dawson County Child Welfare Board. (Herrel Hallmark/Press-Reporter)


  • Danny Ray Johnson
    Tuesday, April 22, 2014 9:07 AM
        Private services for Danny Ray Johnson, 60, of Lamesa, have been held. Arrangements were under the direction of Branon Funeral Home. 
  • Elbert Richards
    Thursday, April 17, 2014 4:37 PM
        Funeral services for Elbert Richards, 93, of the Klondike Community, will be held on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at 10:00 a.m., at Klondike Baptist Church with Brian Pinkerton officiating. 
  •  Coy Lee Thompson
    Thursday, April 17, 2014 10:18 AM
        Coy Lee Thompson was 89 years old when he went to meet his Lord and Savior on Sunday, April 13, 2014. 
  • Aleta Foster
    Tuesday, April 15, 2014 8:26 PM
        Graveside services for Aleta Foster, 94, of Lamesa, will be held on Thursday, April 17, 2014, at 11:00 a.m., at Dawson County Cemetery under the direction of Branon Funeral Home. 
  • Uppie Gray
    Tuesday, April 15, 2014 8:24 PM
        Funeral services for John Gorden “Uppie” Gray, 76, of Lamesa, were held on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at 2:00 p.m., at Branon Funeral Home Chapel with Huey Harris and Roy Byrd officiating.