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Inside News

  • Saturday, April 19, 2014 6:00 AM
        The addition of a new Phase 3 “with a discretionary exemption” for renovation work currently underway at the Dawson County Fair Barn was approved unanimously by county officials this past week. 
  • At The Cross
    Saturday, April 19, 2014 6:00 AM
    Some 60 people gathered at Thee Cross on the Plains south of Lamesa for a Good Friday evening worship service, with hymns and a brief message, hosted by First Baptist Church.   (Russel Skiles/Press-Reporter) 
  • Saturday, April 19, 2014 6:00 AM
        The KBDI (Keetch-Byram Drought Index) rating for Dawson County increased by 49 points in the two-week period between April 1 and April 15. 

Sports

Three Crosses
Three large wooden crosses, which serve as a constant reminder of the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, are mounted on the north interior wall of the newly built Ministries Activity Center of First United Methodist Church in Lamesa. Those crosses were made from the wooden doors that opened into the sanctuary of the old church building, which was demolished early last year to make way for the new construction. (Herrel Hallmark/Press-Reporter)

Obituaries

  • 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. 
  • Denver Jeter
    Monday, April 14, 2014 5:17 PM
        Funeral services for Denver Truitt Jeter, 91, of Lamesa, will be held on Friday, April 18, 2014, at 2:00 p.m., at First Baptist Church in Welch with Jody O’Briant officiating. 

Lifestyles

  • Saturday, April 19, 2014 6:00 AM
    The Lamesa High School Golden Tornado Band competed at the Wagner Noel Performing Center in Odessa in the UIL Region 6 Concert and Sight-Reading Evaluation on Tuesday.
     
  • Saturday, April 19, 2014 6:00 AM
    Lamesa Community Player season ticket holders may begin purchasing their tickets to “Bull In A China Shop” by C. B. Giford on Wednesday, April 23, with the general public tickets going on sale the following Monday, April 28.
     
  • Egg Hunters
    Saturday, April 19, 2014 6:00 AM
    Stepping Stones students, which includes children too young to enroll in the Head Start program, were treated to an Easter Egg hunt and luncheon on Thursday at the Head Start gym and playground.   (Regina Crutcher/Press-Reporter)