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  • Winners Of Cook-Off
    Wednesday, May 04, 2016 12:00 PM
    Sharon Scarborough (second from left, front row) and Diane Nelson (left), along with Lane Scarborough and Monica Parker (not pictured), all with Texas Finest Cafe in Lamesa, won the first place trophy and $600 cash in the Chicken Fried Steak Cook-Off held on Saturday at Lamesa’s Original Chicken Fried Steak Festival and Crossroads Balloon Rally. Todd Brown and Erica Brown (front row, center) with Brown’s BBQ in Midland, won the second place trophy and $400 cash. Sam Sifuentes (second from right, front row) and Tim Whyte (right) of Lamesa won the third place trophy and $200 cash. Wes Borella (back row, from left), along with Lillian Lynch, Lynda Borella and Robert Borella were voted as the People’s Choice Winner and were presented with a banner and $100 cash.   (Herrel Hallmark/Press-Reporter)
  • Winners In Youth Division
    Wednesday, May 04, 2016 11:59 AM
    Winners of the youth division (under 12 years of age) in Saturday’s 5K Super Hero Run and Walk, which was hosted by the Lamesa Boys and Girls Club, were (from left) Hunter Hood of Tuscola, second place; Moises Rubio of Lamesa, first place; and, Averi Duncan of Midland, third place.   (Submitted photo)
  • Winners In Adult Division
    Wednesday, May 04, 2016 11:58 AM
    Winners of the adult division in Saturday’s 5K Super Hero Run and Walk, which was hosted by the Lamesa Boys and Girls Club, were (from left) Wesley Turner of Lamesa, third place; Andrew Ragle of Ackerly, first place; and, Fabian Rubio of Lamesa, second place.   (Submitted photo)

Sports

Up, Up And Away
A reported 15 out of the 20 hot-air balloons that attended Lamesa’s Original Chicken Fried Steak Festival and Crossroads Balloon Rally lifted off shortly after sunrise on Saturday and floated in a southwesterly direction from Forrest Park. (Russel Skiles/Press-Reporter)

Obituaries

  • Iva Lea Barton
    Tuesday, May 03, 2016 2:35 PM
        Iva Lea McKay Worley Barton fell asleep in the Lord on Tuesday, May 3, 2016. She was born to Oscar and Garah Miles McKay on Easter, April 1, 1923 in Byers, Texas. She was born again, from above, at Wilson Church of Christ in the West Texas plains in her teens.
  • Truett Schneider
    Monday, May 02, 2016 3:06 PM
        Truett Earl Schneider of Lubbock passed away on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at the age of 86. He was born on November 28, 1929 in Wilson, Texas to Willie Joe and Hattie Ann (Ehlers) Schneider.
  • Nancy Lou Saunders
    Saturday, April 30, 2016 2:12 AM
        A memorial for Nancy Lou Saunders, 76, of Longview, Washington and formerly of Lamesa, will be held at Sunset Baptist Church, in Lamesa, at 4:00 p.m. May, 7, 2016.
  • John Russel King
    Friday, April 29, 2016 10:01 AM
        John Russel King of Lubbock passed away on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at the age of 53. He was born on March 19, 1963 in Lamesa, Texas to Bobby Wayne and Bessie Darnell (Digby) King Sr.
  • Maria Ana (Anita) Perez
    Thursday, April 28, 2016 10:35 AM
        Funeral services for Maria Ana (Anita) Perez, age 76, of Lamesa, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, April 30, 2016, at the Jehovah’s Witness Kingdom Hall in Lamesa.

Lifestyles

  • Wednesday, May 04, 2016 1:47 PM
    The end-of-school awards assemblies for Lamesa High School and Lamesa Middle School have been scheduled.

  • Wednesday, May 04, 2016 1:46 PM
    Cinco de Mayo is a day when many families celebrate their Mexican heritage and pride. Children gather with their families to attend parades, festivals and concerts in honor of their culture.
        However, not all Latino children have a family with whom they can explore and celebrate their roots.

  • Saturday, April 30, 2016 6:00 AM
    The Ackerly Class of 1957 will conduct a class reunion next Saturday, May 7, at 10 a.m., in the First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall in Lamesa.