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  • Judge gets public sanction
    Wednesday, September 20, 2017 12:00 PM
        For the second time in less than three years District Judge Carter Schildknecht of Lamesa has received a public sanction from the State Commission on Judicial Conduct.
  • Wednesday, September 20, 2017 11:59 AM
        An ordinance to adopt an ad valorem property tax rate of 81.7521 cents per $100 formally was approved by a 6-0 vote of the Lamesa City Council on its second and final reading on Tuesday evening.
  • Conaway is leading investigation into alleged Russia probe
    Wednesday, September 20, 2017 11:58 AM
        Congressman Mike Conaway (R-Midland) took some time out of his extremely busy schedule to touch base with some 40 constituents early Monday afternoon in Lamesa’s Forrest Park Community Center.
  • Secretary of Agriculture to visit here
    Wednesday, September 20, 2017 11:57 AM
        U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue will be visiting Lamesa this coming Friday with U.S. Congressman Mike Conaway (R-Midland), chairman of the House Agriculture Committee.
  • Saturday, September 16, 2017 6:00 AM
        The Mesa Underground Water Conservation District board adopted its 2017-2018 fiscal year ad valorem property tax rate and heard some positive news about the county’s water supply during its meeting this past Wednesday.
  • Saturday, September 16, 2017 5:58 AM
        Seven individuals were sentenced to serve time in the Texas prison system and three others were placed on probation during activity in 106th District Court here this past Wednesday.

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Fiesta Fun
Two costumed youngsters are all smiles as they swirl around the Plaza at Forrest Park this past Saturday afternoon as part of a demonstration of traditional Mexican dances by the Lubbock-based Fiesta Del Sol Ballet Folklorico. The demonstration was part of the lineup of entertainment for the annual Fiestas Patrias sponsored by the local Knights of Columbus. (Russel Skiles/Press-Reporter)


  • Donnie Stephens
    Friday, September 15, 2017 2:16 PM
        A celebration of life for Donnie Marie Parker Stephens, 81, of Lamesa, will be held on Saturday, September 16, 2017, at 2:00 p.m., at the First Baptist Church Parlor with Pastor Jim Medley officiating.
  • Henry (Chino) Ramos
    Tuesday, September 12, 2017 9:30 PM
        Funeral services for Henry (Chino) Ramos, age 62, of Lamesa, will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Primera Baptist Church with the Pastor Larry Gamez officiating.
  • Wednesday, September 06, 2017 12:00 PM
        Douglas Allan Aynes of Bertram, Texas passed away early on Sunday, August 3, 2017. Doug was the first son born to David and Paula Aynes on August 11, 1954.
  • Elvira Barron Sanchez
    Saturday, September 02, 2017 5:17 AM
        A Catholic funeral mass for Elvira Barron Sanchez, 52, of San Angelo and formerly of Lamesa, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church with Father Joseph Kurumbel officiating.
  • Bobby J. Moody
    Saturday, September 02, 2017 5:16 AM
        Bobby J. Moody of Lubbock went to be with his Lord on Thursday, August 24, 2017. Bob was born to Iris and Ernest Moody on May 18, 1930 in Ballinger, Texas.