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Almost a year and a half after plans were announced here, construction is only about 80 percent complete at the sand mining and processing operation owned by U.S.

Lamesa ISD board members discussed construction in the school district and various other items at their meeting on Tuesday.

Local residents are being cautioned by law enforcement that there is a telephone scam being conducted where the caller claims to be with the Dawson County Sheriff Office.


    Funeral services for Julia Olvera Ochoa, age 60, of Seagraves, Texas, will be held at 10:00 a.m.

    Funeral services for Aaron Lee “Qweekz” Torres, 33, will be held on Saturday, February 23, 2019, at 11:00 a.m., at La Trinidad Methodist Church with Pastor Robert Cortez officiating. 

    Funeral services for Carolyn Ann (Butchee) Arrington, 80, of Lamesa, will be held on Friday, February 22, 2019, at 2:00 p.m., at Northside Baptist Church in Lamesa with Pastor Dee Woolam offici

    Randy Cline, 67, of Plainview, died on Sunday, February 17, 2019. 

    Funeral services for Carmen G. Valdez, age 68, of Lamesa, will be held at 2:00 p.m.


Having to replace nearly all of last year’s playoff ball club, the Golden Tors opened up their baseball season here on a chilly Monday afternoon at Joe Spikes Field.

Despite this week’s chilly temperatures, the Golden Tornadoes’ softball squad continues to heat up the diamond.

O’Donnell High School’s Cinderella boys basketball season ended literally just a little short on Monday evening at Andrews.


One of the things you learn whenever you go to school is how much you actually don’t know.

When Texas legislatures meet every two years, lawmakers’ singular, must-do assignment is to produce a state budget.

I want to take an opportunity to express my gratitude to Mr. Knight and Lamesa Independent School District for welcoming me back as Principal of the Lamesa Success Academy.

Lamesa Press-Reporter

P.O. Box 710
Lamesa, TX 79331