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  • Wednesday, September 28, 2016 12:00 PM
        The cost of securing a required city inspection for plumbing and/or electrical work, a building inspection, permitting or a plan review for a construction project will see a temporary increase for the next month or so.
  • Wednesday, September 28, 2016 11:59 AM
        If Brooklyn Dossey’s cancer treatments have taken a toll on the little six year old, it was not obvious last weekend during the various fund raisers conducted for her.
  • Wednesday, September 28, 2016 11:58 AM
        Beginning on Oct. 10 the City of Lamesa Solid Waste Landfill will be closed to the public on both Sunday and Monday of each week, according to Robert Ramirez, public works director for the city.
  • Wednesday, September 28, 2016 11:57 AM
        With an estimated yearly savings of $124,892.50 to the county, the Dawson County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted to approve a new contract with Attorney Arthur Aguilar Jr. for indigent defense.
  • A beloved philanthropist
    Wednesday, September 28, 2016 11:56 AM
        Tickets still are available for the Cora Brown Memorial Scholarship Banquet that will be held this Saturday, beginning at 6:30 p.m., in the Forrest Park Community Center.
  • SO busts suspected burglary ring
    Saturday, September 24, 2016 5:59 AM
        A tip from a local resident last Sunday helped the Dawson County Sheriff Office to solve several burglaries and thefts reported in the county, as well as recover a lot of the stolen property.

Inside News

  • Wednesday, September 28, 2016 12:00 PM
        Dawson County 4-H Club is asking for help in keeping some of the neediest citizens warm during the winter months.
  • Big Smiles
    Wednesday, September 28, 2016 11:59 AM
    Collin Martens and Whitney Tayse smile for a photo before delivering a plaque and crown to the Dawson High School Homecoming Queen and King last Friday night at Welch. Collin is the son of Margie and Peter Martens. Whitney is the daughter of Claudia and Brandon Tayse.   (Russel Skiles/Press-Reporter)
  • Saturday, September 24, 2016 6:00 AM
        A recent controversy over a painting of The Ten Commandments on a wall in the O’Donnell secondary common’s area put the school in the national limelight.

Sports

Family Vacation
The Dossey family – Dad Chad, Mom Julie, big sister Bailey and six-year-old Brooklyn – will spend some of their Christmas break with Frozen Princesses Anna and Elsa at DisneyWorld in Florida thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, which presented the family with the vacation during the Great H.O.G.G. Race held last Saturday. (Regina Crutcher/Press-Reporter)

Obituaries

  • Rene Morales
    Wednesday, September 28, 2016 10:11 AM
        A Catholic funeral mass will be celebrated for Rene S. Morales, age 54, of Lamesa, at 2:00 p.m. Friday, September 30, 2016 at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church. Father Joseph Kurumbel will be officiating and he will be assisted by Deacon Daniel Valenzuela.
  • Orene Holladay
    Monday, September 26, 2016 5:33 PM
        Graveside services for Orene Hancock Holladay, 101, of Lamesa, will be held on Wednesday, September 28, 2016, at 11:00 a.m., at Hancock Cemetery with Pastor Gerald Parsons and Roy Byrd officiating.
  • Margie Brown
    Monday, September 26, 2016 11:50 AM
        A memorial service for Margie Brown, 88, of Lipan, was held on Friday, Sept. 23, in Seagraves.
  • Jewel Foehser
    Wednesday, September 21, 2016 3:22 PM
        Services for Jewel Hinson Foehser, 92, of Canyon, will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, September 23, 2016 at Washington Avenue Christian Church in Amarillo with Jim Shelburne, pastor, officiating.
  • Wednesday, September 21, 2016 2:00 PM
        A memorial service for Marcia Lee Hunt-Ray, 59, of Lamesa, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at The First Church of the Nazarene in Lamesa.

Lifestyles