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Bids for more than $565,000 worth of mainly cosmetic improvements at three Lamesa campuses were approved by Lamesa school board members during their regular meeting this past Tuesday.

When it came time to name a new president of the Lamesa Area Chamber of Commerce, members of the executive committee did not have to look far.

Instead of the traditional six-week grading periods, the Lamesa school district will be switching to nine-week grading periods beginning this fall, according to Superintendent Jim Knight.

Obituaries

    Elijah Isaiah Drone, 56, passed away on Thursday, June 13, 2019. Elijah was born to Limus and Rosie Nell Drone on March 19, 1963 in Lamesa, Texas. 

    Funeral services for H.Z. “Bert” Womack, 91, of Lamesa, will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2019, at 2:00 p.m., at Branon Funeral Home Chapel with Roy Byrd and Neil Faulkner officiating. 

    Funeral services for Juan Jose Vasquez Jr. (Little Joe), age 37, of Lamesa, will be held at 2:00 p.m.

Sports

Lamesa will be hosting a couple of district Cal Ripken baseball tournaments starting Friday evening at the Bill Weaver Youth Sports Complex.

Borden County’s Zane Allen has been a jack of all trades in the Coyotes’ athletic program.

O’Donnell’s Taylor (Gass) Feliciano likely won’t forget her first year in the high school coaching ranks

Forum

Tuesday the Governor signed HB3 into law.

Uncle Mort, who attains age 107 come July 4, issues requests for “no talking” and “no chore assignments” about this time every year.

An oft-overlooked holiday on the calendar is Flag Day, June 14, which celebrates the official establishment of the American flag.

Lamesa Press-Reporter

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