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August 2014


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  • Payton wins new pickup
    Wednesday, August 27, 2014 4:02 PM
        Kristi Smith Payton won the 2014 F150 4x4 Supercrew pickup from Spike Dykes Ford at the Dawson County Junior Livestock Show Buyers Club Reverse Drawing on Saturday night. 
  • Fire damages mobile home
    Wednesday, August 27, 2014 3:57 PM
        A neighbor is being credited with helping a local family escape a fire Saturday morning which caused an estimated $6,000 damage to the mobile home in which they were living. 
  • Saturday, August 23, 2014 2:05 AM
        With additional candidates signing up before last Monday’s deadline, both the Dawson and Klondike school districts will have contested school board elections on Nov. 4. 


Back to school
Young students appeared to have mixed emotions as they arrived with family members at South Elementary on Monday morning for the first day of classes of the new school year. School bells were ringing Monday not only in Lamesa but also in all of the surrounding school districts.


  • Doyle Simmons
    Wednesday, August 27, 2014 4:14 PM
        Funeral services for Doyle Simmons, 93, of Lamesa will be held Friday, August 29, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at Branon Funeral Home Chapel with Syl Moore officiating. 
  • James Neil ‘Jamie’ Yocom
    Wednesday, August 27, 2014 4:10 PM
        James Neil (Jamie) Yocom, also known as Yogi, 55, of Clyde, passed away surrounded by his loving family at an Abilene hospital on Thursday, August 21, 2014. 
  • Monday, August 25, 2014 4:38 PM
        Graveside services for A.J. Felts Jr., 89, of Lamesa will be held Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at Lamesa Memorial Park with Bro. Jim Medley and Bro. Cam Givan officiating. 
  • Sarah Ruth McCord
    Monday, August 25, 2014 10:00 AM
        Sarah Ruth McCord, known as Ruth, died August 17, 2014 at the age of 87. 
  • Kathryn Earnest
    Monday, August 25, 2014 9:30 AM
        Kathryn Earnest, 89,  of Lubbock died on Saturday, August 16, 2014.  Memorial services will be announced at a later date. 


  • Saturday, August 23, 2014 6:00 AM
    The Lamesa ISD Food Service Department is providing parents and guardians with a convenient and secure online payment service called mySchoolBucks. 
  • Saturday, August 23, 2014 6:00 AM
    Lamesa students in pre-kindergarten through the fifth grade may join the Lamesa High School cheerleaders at a Football Cheer Camp on Sept. 6 from 6-9 p.m. at Tor Stadium. 
  • Excited to attend school in U.S.
    Saturday, August 16, 2014 6:00 AM
        Steve and Joy Payson of Lamesa will be hosting two new foreign exchange students this year. Sigurd Ingebrigtsen of Norway will be a senior this year, while Xenia Opstrup of Denmark will be a Junior.