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  • City OKs contract change
    Saturday, February 24, 2018 6:00 AM
        Since the size of a project submitted by the city for a possible USDA grant/loan has increased significantly from its original plans, the engineering contract with Parkhill Smith and Cooper also had to be amended this past week.
  • Saturday, February 24, 2018 5:59 AM
        Four local doctors – Michael Sprys, DO, Mark Key, MD, Anthony Gibson, MD, and Laura J. Weatherman, PA-C, MPAS – all met with the Dawson County Hospital District board in a special called meeting held this past Wednesday.
  • Saturday, February 24, 2018 5:58 AM
        Over 400 local residents took advantage of early voting this past week to mark a ballot in the March 6 Democratic Party Primary and Republican Party Primary elections.
  • Saturday, February 24, 2018 5:57 AM
        A community meeting in regard to Project Ivory, a planned 50 MWac solar project southeast of Lamesa, will be held this coming Tuesday, at 9:30 a.m., at Dal Paso Museum in Lamesa.
  • Saturday, February 24, 2018 5:56 AM
        A change has been made in one of the movies scheduled for persons attending the 17th Annual Movieland Membership Drive this coming Monday, beginning at 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, February 21, 2018 12:00 PM
        The possibility of a future housing development within the Forest Hills Addition in the City of Lamesa was given as the reason for a request that the city close and vacate certain streets and alleys in that area.

Inside News

  • Saturday, February 24, 2018 6:00 AM
        An interlocal agreement between the City of Lamesa and the Dawson County Hospital District, as well as items pertaining to the May election, are on the agenda for this coming week’s regular meeting of the hospital board.
  • Saturday, February 24, 2018 5:59 AM
        After being tabled at the county’s last meeting, a road project with U.S. Silica, which is establishing a large sand mining operation northwest of Lamesa, is back on the Dawson County Commissioners Court’s agenda this coming week.
  • Wednesday, February 21, 2018 12:00 PM
        Following the school shooting in Parkland, Fla. last Wednesday that left 17 people dead, everyone’s focus apparently has been sharpened more toward school safety.


Ready To Serve
Lamesa Rotary Club members (from left) Leslie Montz, Bryan Nowlin, Richard Montz, Brant Stewart and Josh Stevens are shown getting ready to serve up an original Louisiana Gumbo at Friday’s annual Rotary Club Scholarship Banquet at Forrest Park Community Center. The annual banquet is one of the main fund-raising events for a number of scholarships maintained by the club and awarded on an annual basis to graduates of Lamesa High School. (Herrel Hallmark/Press-Reporter)


  • Kyann Jarrett
    Friday, February 23, 2018 6:23 PM
        Funeral services for Jeannie “Kyann” Jarrett, 54, of Lamesa, will be held on Wednesday, February 28, 2018, at 2:00 p.m., at the Second Baptist Church with Pastor Richard Womble officiating.
  • Wanda Snell
    Friday, February 23, 2018 6:22 PM
        Memorial services for Wanda Snell, 82, of Lamesa, will be held on Saturday, March 3, 2018, at 11:00 a.m., at First Baptist Church Chapel with Chaplin Robert Roecker officiating.
  • Rufino Marmolejo Jr.
    Friday, February 16, 2018 11:10 PM
        Funeral services for Rufino Marmolejo Jr., age 64, of Lamesa, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at the Lighthouse Community Center of Lamesa.
  • Benny White
    Tuesday, February 13, 2018 9:14 PM
        Memorial services for Benny White, 77, of Key, will be held on Thursday, February 15, 2018, at 2:00 p.m., at Second Baptist Church with Pastor Garland Stueart and Pastor Tobey Clements officiating.
  • Rodrick Bolton
    Tuesday, February 13, 2018 2:29 PM
        Funeral services for Rodrick Bolton, 44, of Lamesa, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 17, 2018 at the First Presbyterian Church of Lamesa with Pastor Sam Lamhai and Pastor Arvin Medlock officiating.