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Inside News

  • Saturday, August 01, 2015 6:00 AM
        This year’s Sales Tax Holiday is this coming Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 7-9, according to the office of Glenn Hegar, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts. 
  • Saturday, August 01, 2015 5:59 AM
        Several requests will be among the agenda items addressed by the Dawson County Commissioners Court when it meets this coming week. 
  • Saturday, August 01, 2015 5:58 AM
        Nomination forms for local FSA (Farm Service Agency) county committees must be postmarked or received in the Dawson County FSA Office by the close of business on Monday. 

Sports

Opening Night of Rodeo
Josh Hudson of Kaufman rides in the Bareback competition on Thursday night in the 66th annual Lamesa Rodeo. Competition continued on Friday and Saturday nights. A parade was held on Saturday evening and a dance was held after that night’s rodeo. (Herrel Hallmark/Press-Reporter)

Obituaries

  • Calvin Foster
    Friday, July 31, 2015 4:35 PM
        Graveside services for Calvin R. “Bud” Foster, 84, will be held on Monday, August 3, 2015, at 10:00 a.m., at Lamesa Memorial Park under the direction of Branon Funeral Home with Chaplin Sarita Cooley officiating. 
  • Amos Welborn
    Thursday, July 30, 2015 4:42 PM
        Funeral services for Amos Welborn, 79, of Andrews, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, July 31, at Cross Bar Cowboy Church in Andrews with Paul Fair officiating. Services are under the direction of McNett Funeral Home. 
  • Alexia Keith
    Thursday, July 30, 2015 12:54 PM
        Alexia Jo Keith, age 60, of Lamesa, Texas, died on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at her home surrounded by her family and loved ones. 
  • Lonnie Allen Doyle
    Wednesday, July 29, 2015 3:23 PM
        Services for Lonnie Allen Doyle, 77, of O’Donnell, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, at North 14th Street Church of Christ in Lamesa. 
  • Wednesday, July 29, 2015 3:22 PM
        Funeral services for Margaret Ann Montgomery Spikes, 76, of Granbury and formerly of Lamesa, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 1, in the United Methodist Church of Glen Rose. 

Lifestyles

  • Saturday, August 01, 2015 6:00 AM
    St. Margaret Mary and Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Churches will host its annual Jamaica this Sunday, from 12 noon to 9 p.m., at the Our Lady of Guadalupe property.

     
  • Local cobblers start boot, shoe business
    Saturday, August 01, 2015 6:00 AM
    The making and repairing of footwear is one of the oldest professions in the world.
        It has been nearly two decades since local and area residents in Lamesa and Dawson County have had the convenience of having their leather footwear repaired.

     
  • Wednesday, July 29, 2015 3:16 PM
    South and North Elementary Schools will conduct their combined JumpStart from next Monday, Aug. 3, through Aug. 14 at the North Elementary campus, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon, each weekday.