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Early voting begins Wednesday in the race to fill the vacant District 4 position on the Lamesa City Council.

THIS WAY AND THAT

Cotton strippers made quick work clearing a fi eld west of Lamesa this past week.

Five current Dawson County officials have formally filed to seek re-election next year to their current positions.

Obituaries

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    David Louis Davis was an incredibly loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend. He left this world on November 28, 2021, at the age of 69, surrounded by his family. 

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    Anthony (Tony) Garland Scott of Sherman, Texas went home to his Lord and Savior on September 26, 2021 in Dennison , Texas. 

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    Terry Bob Makowsky, age 69, of Big Spring, passed away on Friday, November 19, 2021.

Sports

Cougars win again

One of the blessings which the Klondike Cougars enjoyed this Thanksgiving holiday season was the opportunity to still be playing football.

Local sports fans are in store for an early Christmas present of sorts starting Thursday as the annual O.W. Follis Basketball Tournament returns for another three-day stint.

Borden County’s basketball girls overcame a slow start Tuesday evening at Frosan to come home with a 51-31 win.

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With Will, there always was a way

Oh, that the inimitable Will Rogers were alive today. The need for his disarming smile and positive spirit helped Americans survive the Great Depression.

What Thanksgiving looks like

My mother sent a photo of a huge female turkey sitting on her bird feeder.

 Ego lost among good leaders

If you could swap spots with your boss, would you? Being boss does not necessarily make you an effective leader.

Lamesa Press-Reporter

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Lamesa, TX 79331
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