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This Week's Events

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  • Saturday, May 20, 2017 6:00 AM
        A special election for the now vacant District 3 seat on the Lamesa City Council is expected to be scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 19.
  • Saturday, May 20, 2017 5:59 AM
        The theft of a vehicle from the lot of a local used car dealership is under investigation by the Lamesa Police Department.
  • Saturday, May 20, 2017 5:58 AM
        Two people were sentenced here this past Wednesday to serve time in the state prison system after pleading guilty in separate cases in regard to possession of illegal drugs.
  • Herridge, Gray will be top graduates at Borden County
    Saturday, May 20, 2017 5:57 AM
        Savannah Herridge has been named as Valedictorian of the Senior Class of 2017 at Borden County High School in Gail, while Hayley Gray is the Salutatorian.
  • Helping Lift
    Saturday, May 20, 2017 5:56 AM
    Maddye Bahlman was one of the lucky seniors who did not have to rely on a ladder or scaffold to paint her name high on The Wall. Maddye got to stand on a forklift. This past Thursday afternoon was hot and windy as the Golden Tor seniors completed one of their last events as students at Lamesa High School.   (Regina Crutcher/Press-Reporter)
  • Wednesday, May 17, 2017 12:00 PM
        For 125 senior students at Lamesa High School, the day they have dreamed about finally will happen this coming Friday.

Inside News


Commencement Address
Salutatorian Campbell Cowan (pictured) and Valedictorian Cameron Emfinger addressed their fellow classmates during the Lamesa High School graduation ceremony held on Friday night at Tornado Stadium. Lamesa ISD board President Sonya Raney, who can be seen seated on the stage, presented the graduating seniors with medals for academic achievement, while Superintendent Jim Knight presented the diplomas. (Regina Crutcher/Press-Reporter)


  • Joe Coffey
    Monday, May 22, 2017 10:50 AM
        Joe Edd Coffey, of Lamesa, passed away on Thursday, May 18, 2017, after 81 wonderful years. Born on October 21, 1935, in Randlett, Oklahoma, Joe (affectionately known as “Dude”) was the youngest of nine children.
  • Travis J. Caskey
    Monday, May 22, 2017 10:45 AM
        Travis Caskey died on Sunday, November 6, 2016 in Savannah, Georgia twenty-three days shy of his 27th birthday.
  • John Pogue
    Saturday, May 20, 2017 3:01 AM
        Graveside services for John Pogue, 85, of Lamesa, were held on Friday, May 12, 2017, at 2:00 p.m., at Dawson County Cemetery.  Arrangements were under the direction of Branon Funeral Home.
  • Ely 'Alex' Ochoa
    Friday, May 19, 2017 2:39 PM
        Funeral mass for Ely “Alex” F. Ochoa, 71, of Lamesa, will be held on Monday, May 22, 2017, at 10:00 a.m., at St. Margaret Mary’s Catholic Church with Father Joseph Kurumbel officiating.
  • Paul Henry Vela
    Friday, May 12, 2017 3:08 PM
        Funeral services for Paul Henry Vela, age 30, of Lamesa, were held at 4:00 p.m. Saturday May 13, 2017 at the church of Primera Baptist Church with Pastor Larry Gamez officiating.