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  • Wednesday, November 22, 2017 12:00 PM
        Beginning next year, for the first time in many years, the City of Lamesa will have employee health insurance provided through the Texas Municipal League (TML) Intergovernmental Employee Benefits Pool.
  • Wednesday, November 22, 2017 11:59 AM
        The news is full of lecherous and greedy individuals. Reports of horrifying murders and unspeakable acts of evil pervade the headlines of national and international news. But like On The Road reporter Charles Kuralt said, “The everyday kindness of the back roads more than makes up for the acts of greed in the headlines.”
  • Wednesday, November 22, 2017 11:58 AM
        Another person who previously had announced the intent to seek election to a Dawson County office has filed with the Republican Party as a candidate for that primary election slated in March of next year.
  • Filley is candidate for district judge
    Wednesday, November 22, 2017 11:57 AM
        Reed Filley officially filed his application last Monday, Nov. 13, to be placed on the Republican Party Primary ballot for the position of 106th Judicial District Judge in the March 2018 primary election.
  • Wednesday, November 22, 2017 11:56 AM
        A one-year contract for the electronic monitoring of juveniles who are under the supervision of the Juvenile Probation Office was approved on Monday afternoon by the Dawson County Commissioners Court.
  • Wednesday, November 22, 2017 11:55 AM
        Two teams and one individual from the Klondike High School FFA program have booked their trip to the State FFA LDE (Leadership Development Events) in Huntsville at the Sam Houston University campus next Friday and Saturday, Dec. 1-2.

Inside News


Holiday Dress-Up
Sands Elementary School students dressed up like either pilgrims or native American Indians during a holiday assembly this past week at the school in Ackerly. Classes will resume at the Sands Consolidated ISD and all other local and area schools, including Howard College, next Monday after the Thanksgiving holiday. (Photo courtesy Glenda Kennedy/Sands CISD)


  • Haeden Jai Casarez
    Friday, November 24, 2017 5:25 PM
        Funeral services to celebrate the life of Haeden Jai Casarez, age 10, of Lamesa, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, November 25, 2017 at the Lamesa Christian Fellowship with Pastor Gwen Aldridge officiating. The church doors will open at 1:30 p.m.
  • Sipriano Flores
    Wednesday, November 22, 2017 3:30 PM
        Memorial services will be held at a later date for Sipriano Flores, age 94, of Lamesa, Texas.
  • Arturo Ruiz
    Tuesday, November 21, 2017 2:01 PM
        Funeral services for Arturo T. Ruiz Sr., 62, of Lamesa, will be held on Saturday, November 25, 2017, at 2:00 p.m., at Lamesa Church of Christ with Mark Hackett officiating.
  • Bill Hatchett
    Monday, November 20, 2017 3:01 PM
        Graveside services for William “Bill” P. Hatchett, 83, of Lamesa, will be held on Wednesday November 22, 2017, at 11:00 a.m., at Dawson County Cemetery with Pastor Jim Medley officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Branon Funeral Home.
  • Floyd Emory Hodges
    Saturday, November 18, 2017 3:23 AM
        Floyd Emory Hodges was born on November 10, 1930, in Knox City, Texas, in a little rent house on his great-grandmother’s farm. He went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 11, 2017, one day after his 87th birthday.