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January, 2017


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Getting Ready
Lamesa FFA students Kadyn Barrera and Michaela Raney are shown getting their livestock exhibits settled in at the LeeRoy Colgan Building (the county fair barn) on Wednesday morning in preparation for the 2017 Dawson County Junior Livestock Show. The barn began receiving animals at 9 a.m. Wednesday. Judging competition will get underway at 5 p.m. Thursday and continue at 8:30 a.m. Friday. (Regina Crutcher/Press-Reporter)


  • Hubert Stidham
    Thursday, January 19, 2017 11:06 AM
        Funeral services for William Hubert Stidham, 87, of O’Donnell, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 20, at First Baptist Church in O’Donnell.
  • Dominga T. Barraza
    Thursday, January 19, 2017 10:47 AM
        Funeral services for Dominga T. Barraza, age 92, of Big Spring, Texas and formerly of Lamesa, will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, January 20, 2017 at Gonzales Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Joe Torres of Big Spring, Texas officiating.
  • Larry 'Coach' Anthony
    Thursday, January 19, 2017 10:22 AM
        Larry “Coach” Anthony, 76, of Levelland, Texas, has caught his last fish and played his last song on his beloved guitar on Wednesday, January 18, 2017, with his family by his side.
  • Queen Ester Sims
    Tuesday, January 17, 2017 5:14 PM
        Celebration of the life for Queen Ester Sims, 92, of Lamesa, will be held on Saturday, January 21, 2017, at 2:00 p.m., at Saint John Baptist Church with Pastor Arvin Medlock officiating.
  • Patricia Duke
    Tuesday, January 17, 2017 2:20 PM
        Memorial services for Patricia Duke, 66, of Lamesa, will be held on Saturday, Jan. 21, at 11 a.m., at Northside Baptist Church with Pastor Dee Woolam officiating.


    Wednesday, January 18, 2017 12:37 PM
    The Lamesa High School cheerleaders were named the top cheerleading squad in the KCBD-TV News Channel 11 Cheer Championship on Tuesday morning.  Sports Director Pete Christy presented the young ladies with a huge trophy, a $3,000 check and each young lady will receive a $500 scholarship upon graduation from South Plains College.  Lamesa’s Golden Tor Cheerleaders beat out 79 other squads and received 1,091 votes more than their closest competition.  Lamesa’s Golden Tor Band won the Battle of the Bands in 2012
  • Wednesday, January 18, 2017 12:00 PM
    Sara Bartlett will address child development and parental education guidance at the Head Start Parent’s Meeting this Thursday, at 12 noon, in Room 6.

  • Preacher cuts hair for cancer society
    Saturday, January 14, 2017 6:00 AM
    In memory of his late wife, Lexi, Northridge United Methodist Church Pastor Roy Keith has donated his pony tail to the Locks of Love organization.