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Mayor Josh Stevens is unopposed in his re-election bid for a second term, while both places on the school board will have contested races and one place on the hospital board will be contested.

Two men were able to walk away with only minor injuries after their pickups collided head-on and burned this past Thursday morning on a rural highway southwest of Lamesa.

A new plan to guide the Mesa Underground Water Conservation District in managing groundwater here for the next five years was approved this past Wednesday by the district’s board of directors.


    A Catholic funeral mass service of Christian burial will be celebrated for Mary Billalobos Fernandez, age 70, of Lamesa, at 2:00 p.m. Monday, February 18, 2019 at St.

    A Catholic funeral service mass will be celebrated  for Maria Martinez, age 88, of Gilberts, Illinois, at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at St.

    Funeral services for Ronald “Lance” Bailey, 54, of Lamesa, will be held on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at 10:00 a.m., at First Baptist Church in Lamesa with Pastor Jim Medley officiating. 

    Memorial services for Roger Lee King, 58, of Lamesa, will be held on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, at 3 p.m., at Immanuel Baptist Church in Odessa with Pastor Landon Coleman officiating. 

    Memorial services for Wendy Lynn Harris Caban, 53, of Lamesa will be held on Monday, Feb. 11, at 3 p.m., at Immanuel Baptist Church in Odessa with Pastor Landon Coleman officiating.


After struggling at times to avoid being upset in their first-round playoff game on Tuesday, the Sands High School girls basketball team turned the tables and pulled an upset of their own in the se

Although they made it past the end of their regular season schedule, the Lamesa High School boys’ hopes for getting into the state basketball playoffs ended on Friday evening in Littlefield.

Borden County’s boys basketball team is getting a good tune-up for what they hope will be another long run in the Class 1A state playoffs.


For most of my adult life, I’ve bought into the “balance of nature” thing, perhaps ignited by reasonable absorption of elementary school “book learnin’” about plants, oxygen, carbon dioxide, tides

There is no doubt that there are a lot of differences between American and European education.

It’s amazing what the surgeons can do now a days. I have had friends who have had kidney transplants. I have a friend who is waiting on a lung transplant.

Lamesa Press-Reporter

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Lamesa, TX 79331