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Lamesa High School will have 126 seniors graduating this coming Friday night, while 17 seniors at Lamesa Success Academy will graduate that afternoon.

Some members of the Lamesa High School senior Class of 2019 were “painting the wall” in the 400 block of South 2nd Street on Tuesday and Wednesday.

For the second time in as many months a truck driver has been found dead in the cab of his parked tractor-trailer inside the city limits of Lamesa.


    Steven Ray Cantu passed away on Sunday, May 19, 2019. 

    Leslie Paige Fryar Martin, 44, of Big Spring, died on Sunday, May 19, 2019. 

    A funeral mass will be celebrated for Marco Antonio (Tony) Cardoza, age 52, of Hobbs, New Mexico and formerly of Lamesa, at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at St.

    Lovilla Cochran, 78, of Lamesa, Texas, passed from this life to the next on Friday, May 17, 2019. 

    Funeral services to celebrate the life of Eufemia Acosta, age 73, of Lamesa, will be held at 2:00 p.m.


A rather unlikely weekend has the Borden County Coyotes preparing for a return trip to the UIL Class 1A State Softball Tournament.

Last month a big second day helped Klondike’s Ross Raines win the Region 1-1A boys’ golf crown.

Borden County baseball coach Bubba Edwards ranks the Coyotes hard-fought 2-1 victory last week over longtime rival Ira as one of the biggest in his coaching career.


I love my family. We all do. Or most of us at least – on most days, at least.

St. Rita was known as the saint of impossible dreams, the saint of courage, bravery, valor and mettle. Rita Madden Thiel was not named after St. Rita, but she surely could have.

As the Texas Legislature entered the final week of its 140-day 86th regular session, Texans continued to wait for lawmakers to wrap up priority issues: the 2020-2021 state budget, property tax ref

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