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July 2018


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  • Saturday, July 21, 2018 6:00 AM
        The sale of voter authorized bonds and construction on Lamesa ISD campuses were among the topics discussed by the Lamesa school board in two separate meetings held this past Wednesday.
  • Saturday, July 21, 2018 5:59 AM
        Volunteers with Pilots N Paws, a non-profit organization that flies rescue animals throughout the country, utilized Lamesa Municipal Airport this past week as an approximate halfway point for the transfer of two dogs from Burnet, Texas to Albuquerque, N.M.
  • Saturday, July 21, 2018 5:58 AM
        The Mesa Underground Water Conservation District is on track to meet its long-term goals for preserving groundwater, according to a consultant for the district.
  • Sun Power
    Saturday, July 21, 2018 5:57 AM
    A solar car operated by students from Liberty Christian School in Argyle was one of several that drove through Lamesa this past Wednesday, along with their support vehicles. Students built the car as a part of the Solar Car Challenge, which has 29 teams from 14 states competing. That seven-day race began this past Monday at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth and will finish in Palmdale, California, a total distance of 1,300 miles. Students switched driving shifts periodically and Ashley Howard (pictured) drove the solar car as it traveled through Lamesa.   (LPR photo by Benjamin Hettick)
  • Saturday, July 21, 2018 5:56 AM
        Out of 125 summonses mailed out for the selection of a grand jury in Dawson County, only 21 people showed up this past Wednesday for 106th District Court proceedings.
  • Wednesday, July 18, 2018 12:00 PM
        Bicycle riders will be flooding into Lamesa this coming Saturday morning as the third annual Bike MS: Cactus and Crude Ride, a fund raiser for multiple sclerosis research, will be coming through town this weekend.

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Taking Flight
Jay, left, and Xena relax on their beds after a flight from Burnet, Texas to Lamesa Municipal Airport in an airplane piloted by Brian Boyter of Comfort, Texas. Boyter is a volunteer with Pilots N Paws, a non-profit organization that flies rescue animals throughout the country. The dogs spent the night at Brock Veterinary Clinic in Lamesa and were picked up the following morning by Steve Rehnberg, another volunteer with Pilots N Paws, who flew the dogs to Albuquerque, N.M. Pictured with the dogs are (left to right) Peggy Hughes, Boyter, John Farris and Mike Hughes. (LPR photo by Herrel Hallmark)


  • Elvira Hernandez
    Friday, July 20, 2018 7:36 PM
        Funeral services for Elvira A. Hernandez, age 61, of Lamesa, will be held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, July 21, 2018 at the church of Templo La Hermosura De Dios with Pastor Geno Salazar officiating.
  • Katherine Line
    Thursday, July 19, 2018 3:14 PM
        Katherine (Cobb) Line, of O’Donnell, joined her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at the age of 94 years.
  • Katherine Jimenez
    Thursday, July 19, 2018 9:59 AM
        A Catholic funeral mass will be celebrated for Katherine Jimenez, age 47, of Lamesa, at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, July 21, 2018 at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church with Father Joseph Kurumbel officiating.
  • Gloria Moore
    Tuesday, July 17, 2018 10:01 PM
        A graveside service for Gloria M. Moore, 84, was held on Tuesday, July 10.
  • Tomas Vara Sr.
    Tuesday, July 17, 2018 2:30 PM
        Funeral mass services for Tomas Vara Sr., 84, of Lamesa, will be held on Friday, July 20, 2018, at 2:00 p.m., at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church with Father Joseph Kurumbel officiating.