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  • Computer Geniuses
    Wednesday, April 26, 2017 12:00 PM
    Borden County High School’s Computer Science team (left to right) Ben Justice, Jeramy Souder, Riley Lewis and Kami Key came in second place overall at the recent State UIL Written Academics Meet. Ben Justice won gold individually in the contest.
  • Keeping Current
    Wednesday, April 26, 2017 11:59 AM
    Borden County High School’s Current Issues and Events team (left to right) Katie Gray, Madi Cole, Trent Collins and Hayley Gray won silver medals after coming in second place in the team contest at the State UIL Written Academics Meet. Hayley placed fourth overall in that event.
  • Wednesday, April 26, 2017 11:58 AM
        Sheriff Matt Hogg has been given permission to implement a policy, which actually “was typed up two-and-a-half to three years ago but never put into effect,” that will allow him to issue a retired peace officer identification card to a former deputy.


Lighting Up The Night
Hot-air balloonists use the burners attached to their baskets to light up the nighttime sky during Fire Fest at last year’s Chicken Fried Steak Festival and Crossroads Balloon Rally. The flames from the burners are increased and decreased in synchronization with music. Fire Fest is scheduled again this year at sunset this coming Saturday. (LPR file photo)


  • Mary Cozart
    Wednesday, April 26, 2017 10:42 AM
        Memorial services for Mary Elizabeth Cozart, of Lamesa, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, April 29, 2017 at First Baptist Church in Lamesa with Dennis Adams officiating.
  • Monday, April 24, 2017 6:28 PM
        Burel Wolf, a longtime resident of Lancaster, Texas passed away on Saturday, April 22, surrounded by his family. Burel was born at home in Vincent, Texas on June 20, 1939 to John Andrew Wolf and Esther Mae McAlister Wolf.
  • Floyd Davis
    Sunday, April 23, 2017 9:45 AM
        Funeral services for Floyd Davis of Lamesa will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, April 24, 2017 at Second Baptist Church in Lamesa officiated by Ben Phipps and assisted by Pat Githens.
  • Mary Ann Kidd
    Friday, April 21, 2017 5:17 PM
        Our precious mother, Mary Ann Kidd, went to be with our Heavenly Father early on Tuesday morning April 18, 2017.
  • Jim Mac Burkett
    Friday, April 21, 2017 3:40 PM
        Jim Mac Burkett was born on February 20, 1932, West of O’Donnell in Dawson County. He died on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, in Lamesa at the age of 85.