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Tornado Class of ‘22

The days of tardy bells, excused absences and extracurricular activities came to an end Friday as another class of Lamesa High School seniors accepted their diplomas in Tornado Stadium.

The school year ended early for most students in the Lamesa school system when classes were canceled after a potential terroristic threat began circulating on social media here Thursday evening.

Already complicated by road construction along Highway 180 for the past two years, travel across Lamesa is expected to soon get even more challenging.


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    A Catholic funeral mass of will be celebrated for Cynthia Ann Mendoza, age 46, of Lamesa, TX. at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at St.

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    A Catholic funeral mass will be celebrated for Gloria Enriquez, age 72, of Lubbock, TX., at 11:00 a.m., Monday, May 23, 2022 at St.

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    Memorial service for Glenda Ruth Clanton, 74, of Lamesa will be held Saturday, May 28, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. at First United Methodist Church of Lamesa.  


Tors just shy of state

The Golden Tors’ broke into the Texas Girls Coaches Association’s Class 3A state softball poll for the first time this season this week.

Lamesa athletes earn recognition at banquet

Golden Tor junior Luke Martinez and freshman Zoey Sifuentes took top billing at Lamesa High School’s sports banquet Tuesday evening.

Foreign exchange student Amina Utegenova doesn’t yet have an organization in mind that will benefit from a Run for Ukraine fund raiser next week.


When fun-poking turns back at you

The memory is lodged in my brain’s recesses, as closely as mistletoe clings to mesquite trees.

A lot of poking and clicking

You gotta keep poking and clicking,” a friend tells me. “That’s what my daughter does.”

Cherish the days of youth

There was once an old wise king who wrote and collected various sayings that reflected his observations of life, from youth to old age.

Lamesa Press-Reporter

P.O. Box 710
Lamesa, TX 79331