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All students in the Lamesa school system will be completing the school year on May 20 as the result of a change to the school calendar approved by board members during their regular monthly meeting

135 new COVID cases in 3 days

COVID-19 has claimed the lives of two more Dawson County residents, as more than 130 new cases have been reported during just a three-day period, according to the latest information from the South

Program gives students hands-on lessons in physics, engineering

This is the fifth in a series of articles focusing on the Career and Technology Education courses available at Lamesa High School.


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    Funeral service for Israel Alvarado, 87, of Lamesa, will be held Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at Primera Iglesia Baptista with Larry Gamez officiating, assisted by David Garza.

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    Gearldean Clark Vestal (O’Donnell) entered Glory and the Presence of Her Lord on Monday, January 24, 2022. She was 97 years old.  

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    William Paul Hale, 50, departed this life on January 22, 2022, peacefully at Covenant Medical Center in Lubbock, TX. 


Tor boys get win

Sometimes it’s best to let sleeping dogs lie.

Tor effort not enough

Lamesa High School head girls basketball coach Seth Slover gave his young squad an A for effort on their game Friday evening at Dimmitt.

The Borden County Coyotes split their District 8A basketball doubleheader Friday night at Grady.


Slips of speech come in all forms

Time delay – a feature that allows deletion of serious blunders – has not always been a “backstop” when there’s tongue entanglement on radio broadcasts.

Habits and eating broccoli

I bought more broccoli because I knew you were coming,” my mother informed me.

You can never get enough broccoli, that is my belief.

Consider options instead of crowded national park sites

The current COVID crisis has made international travel a challenge, except to America. It is easier to come here than many other places in the world.

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