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November, 2015


This Week's Events

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  • Wednesday, November 25, 2015 12:00 PM
        One person was killed and another critically injured, both in the same vehicle, during a two-vehicle accident just southeast of Lamesa late Tuesday night. 
  • Wednesday, November 25, 2015 11:59 AM
        Drug detection services for the Klondike Independent School District will be provided this school year by the Dawson County Sheriff Office’s K-9 Unit, following the approval of a service contract on Monday afternoon. 
  • Garcia is new city secretary
    Wednesday, November 25, 2015 11:58 AM
        Norma Garcia, a lifelong resident of Lamesa, has been appointed as the new city secretary for the City of Lamesa. 
  • Wednesday, November 25, 2015 11:57 AM
        Failing to get through even one year of a three-year probated term, a man now is facing a 10-year stay in the Texas prison system. 
  • Thoughts About Thanksgiving
    Wednesday, November 25, 2015 11:56 AM
    Tyler Joe Neal (left), representing Native American Indians, and Melany Walker, representing a Pilgrim woman, think about the first Thanksgiving in America as they sit by the campfire in front of an Indian teepee at the Head Start campus. Neal and Walker are both three-year-old students at Head Start and the entire class participated in a number of Thanksgiving activities in the gym on Tuesday.   (Herrel Hallmark/Press-Reporter) 
  • Saturday, November 21, 2015 5:59 AM
        A discussion about workforce housing opportunities that could be available for Lamesa was presented here this past week during a special called board meeting of Lamesa Economic Development. 

Inside News

  • Wednesday, November 25, 2015 12:00 PM
        With only about 2½ weeks remaining in the filing period for the March 1 primary election, only one contested district race had developed locally by Tuesday afternoon. 
  • Wednesday, November 25, 2015 11:59 AM
        The Texas Food Establishment Rules (TFER) have been revised and updated, effective on Oct. 11, and a major change in that revision now requires all food employees to complete an accredited food handlers training program within 60 days of employment, effective Sept. 16, 2016. 
  • Time of Adoration
    Wednesday, November 25, 2015 11:58 AM
    The congregations of St. Margaret Mary and Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Churches celebrated a procession for Christ the King on Sunday morning as they walked along North 1st Street from the Catholic Church to The Courtyard (Park on the Square). The group sang and made their way downtown, while memorializing and adoring Our Lord Jesus Christ.   (Herrel Hallmark/Press-Reporter) 


Rescue Personnel
Emergency personnel with Lamesa Fire Rescue work on the driver’s door of a 2009 Toyota Corolla that was involved in a fatal two-vehicle accident late Tuesday night just southeast of Lamesa. The driver of the car was critically injured in the collision and the front-seat passenger was killed. Both occupants of the car were from Artesia, N.M. Four people, including two juveniles, were occupants of the second vehicle, a 2010 Dodge Ram pickup, and all were transported to Medical Arts Hospital where three had been treated and released by Wednesday morning. (Herrel Hallmark/Press-Reporter)


  • Tammy Beatty
    Monday, November 23, 2015 2:18 PM
        Funeral services for Temira “Tammy” Beatty, 56, of Lamesa, will be held on Wednesday, November 25, 2015, at 2:00 p.m., at Faith Temple Church with Brother Jerry Walton officiating. 
  • Maxine Rosson
    Tuesday, November 17, 2015 8:41 PM
        Funeral services for Maxine Rosson will be held on Friday, November 20, 2015, at 1:00 p.m., at First Baptist Church Chapel with Roy Byrd officiating. 
  • Martin Arrendondo
    Tuesday, November 17, 2015 11:53 AM
        A Catholic funeral service Mass for Martin Arrendondo, 55, of Lamesa, will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17, at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church with Father Joseph Kurumbel officiating. 
  • Martin G. Sanchez
    Tuesday, November 17, 2015 11:51 AM
        Funeral services for Martin G. Sanchez, 54, of Lubbock, will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18, at St. Pius X Catholic Church in O'Donnell with Father Edwardo Teo officiating and Deacon Simon Resendez assisting. 
  • Margarito Gomez
    Tuesday, November 17, 2015 11:49 AM
        Funeral services for Margarito Gomez, 49, of Lamesa, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, at St. Margaret Mary Catholic with Father Joseph Kurumbel officiating.