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  • Saturday, October 21, 2017 6:00 AM
        The Lamesa school board is moving ahead in its quest for a possible school bond in 2018.
  • Saturday, October 21, 2017 5:59 AM
        Early voting will get underway this coming week in the statewide Nov. 7 Constitutional Amendment Election.
  • Saturday, October 21, 2017 5:58 AM
        Only three area cotton gins – Ackerly Farmers Co-op Gin, O’Donnell Farmers Co-op Gin and Woolum Gin in O’Donnell – have fired up their motors, but most expect to start ginning within the next two weeks.
  • Shoulder of road collapses over Draw in Forrest Park
    Saturday, October 21, 2017 5:57 AM
        The paved road that travels east and west through Forrest Park has collapsed along the north shoulder where the road crosses over the Sulphur Draw, according to a report given by City Manager Shawna D. Burkhart this past week.
  • Saturday, October 21, 2017 5:56 AM
        With only a little over one week remaining, a limited number of reserved spaces are available around the downtown courthouse square for the 2017 Trunk or Treat, which will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Halloween Day (Tuesday, Oct. 31).
  • World Travelers
    Saturday, October 21, 2017 5:55 AM
    Marcel and Graziella of Switzerland have traveled from Alaska, through Nova Scotia, Canada, Yellowstone National Park, Lake Powell, Mesa Verde National Park and to Lamesa on their way to San Antonio. The couple loved the perfect weather, they said during a stay at the City of Lamesa RV Park in Forrest Park, but were a bit weary of the flat horizons. They will continue traveling throughout North America through December before heading home to Switzerland.   (Regina Crutcher/Press-Reporter)

Inside News


Tor Spirit
Golden Tor athletes greeted South Elementary School students on Friday morning as they got off the buses and arrived in vehicles. Elementary students are very excited to meet their Lamesa High School Tor heroes. (Frankie Sauseda/Lamesa ISD)


  • Guillermo A. Gomez Jr.
    Friday, October 20, 2017 11:12 AM
        Guillermo A. Gomez Jr., aka Willie G., 60, of Lamesa, died on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017 in the hospital in Big Spring.
  • Johnnie Ellis
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017 2:11 PM
        Johnnie Ellis passed away on Monday, October 16, 2017.
  • Curtis Pruitt
    Tuesday, October 17, 2017 9:29 AM
        Graveside services for Curtis Pruitt, 96, of Lamesa, will be held on Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at 2:00 p.m., at Dawson County Cemetery with Home Hospice Chaplin Edward “Skip” Hedgepeth officiating.
  • Gertrudes Ramirez
    Friday, October 13, 2017 8:43 PM
        Chapel funeral services for Gertrudes Guajardo Ramirez, age 83, of Lamesa, will  held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, October 16, 2017 at Gonzales Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Robert Davis officiating.
  • Norman Stewart
    Thursday, October 12, 2017 4:50 PM
        Graveside services for Norman Mays Stewart, 93, of Lubbock and formerly of Lamesa, will be held on Monday, October 16, 2017, at 11:00 a.m., at Dawson County Cemetery with Pastor Elgin Conner officiating.