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October 2018


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  • Wednesday, October 17, 2018 12:00 PM
        Lamesa Fire Rescue will be buying a “like new” 2005 Freightliner engine with pump and roll capabilities, as well as an integrated foam tank, and the cost to local taxpayers will be zero.
  • Wednesday, October 17, 2018 11:59 AM
        Lamesa High School’s Golden Tornado Band will perform in University Interscholastic League (UIL) regional marching competition this coming Saturday, at 7:30 p.m., at Lowery Field in Lubbock.
  • Wednesday, October 17, 2018 11:58 AM
        The South Plains Rural Health District plans to provide free breast exams at Lamesa Primary Care Clinic, 1502 North Ave K, next Tuesday. Two nurse practitioners will be present to conduct the screenings.
  • Wednesday, October 17, 2018 11:57 AM
        The Lamesa Area Chamber of Commerce will hold an open house this Thursday, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m., at its offices, 123 Main Avenue.
  • ‘Voice of Lamesa’ is no longer on airwaves
    Wednesday, October 17, 2018 11:56 AM
        “The Voice of Lamesa” was silenced this past Saturday when Don Sitton, general manager and part-owner of KPET radio station in Lamesa, lost a more than year-long battle with cancer.
  • Wednesday, October 17, 2018 11:55 AM
        The Dawson County Library has announced its Halloween activities for the month of October. The events each focus on different age groups, but some allow adults to participate alongside children and teens.

Inside News


Winning Performance
Lamesa High School’s Golden Tornado Band made a clean sweep of the Lubbock Marching Festival, being named as the first place band in Class 4A and the first place band overall in the marching contest that was attended by around 40 other bands last Saturday. The Golden Tor Band also was awarded first place percussion and first place guard trophies for Class 3A/4A. (Photo courtesy of Robert Rumbelow)


  • Seferina Paiz
    Tuesday, October 16, 2018 7:55 PM
        Chapel funeral services for Seferina Paiz, 83, of Levelland and formerly of Lamesa, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 19, at Gonzales Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Trini Sanchez officiating.
  • James Harold Sanders
    Tuesday, October 16, 2018 3:56 PM
        James Harold Sanders of O’Donnell, Texas was received into the presence of his Lord and Savior on Monday, October 15, 2018. Following a short illness, he died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family.
  • Monday, October 15, 2018 10:52 AM
        Mr. Thomas Elton Stary, 68, and Mrs. Katherine “Katie”  Estelle Stary, 68, of Lubbock, Texas, died on Saturday, October 13, 2018 after being involved in an automobile accident near Eden, Texas.
  • Don Sitton
    Monday, October 15, 2018 10:26 AM
        Funeral services for Don Sitton, 64, of Lamesa, will be held on Wednesday, October 17, 2018, at 2:00 p.m., at First Baptist Church with Pastor Jim Medley officiating. 
  • Pedro Cortez
    Friday, October 12, 2018 10:30 PM
    A Catholic funeral mass for Pedro Cavazos Cortez, age 82, of Lamesa will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 at St. Margaret Mary Cathoic Church with Father Joseph Kurumbel officiating.