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Klondike gets Blue Ribbon designation

It’s official!

Klondike Independent School District has been recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School for a second time by the U.S. Department of Education.

OPEN HOUSE

Parents sign up as Parent/Teacher Association volunteers and for other activities at South Elementary School during its open house Tuesday evening.

Stahl seeking second term

Terri Stahl announced this week she will be seeking a second term as Dawson County Treasurer as a candidate in the Republican primary next spring.

Obituaries

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    Funeral service for Juanita “Janie” Perez, 56, of Lamesa will be held   Monday, September 27, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.  at Branon Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Larry Gamez officiating.

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    Chapel service for Rosa Lozada, 67, of Lubbock will be held Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 1:00 p.m.

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    Funeral service for Betty Faye Hooper, 83, of Lamesa will be held on Wednesday, September 22, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. at Crestview Baptist Church with Pastor Keith Clower officiating.

Sports

EYE ON THE BALL

Lamesa’s Kaylee Castillo and Amaya Vasquez watch closely as Clariss Moreno returns the ball to the opposing side. LPR photo

The Golden Tornadoes got started off on the wrong foot as they opened the District 3-3A volleyball race Tuesday evening at Denver City.

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Consistently making the playoffs year after year, the Klondike Cougars have to be considered one of the top Class 1A volleyball programs on the South Plains.

Forum

The business of busyness

If you don’t have time for things that matter, stop doing things that don’t.” Courtney Carver.

This column is dedicated to busy, and those of us who might describe ourselves as such.

Broad disaster declaration follows Hurricane Nicholas

Seventeen Southeast Texas counties have been declared disaster areas after Hurricane Nicholas came ashore, dumping more than a foot of rain and cutting off power to a halfmillion customers in Texas

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Blackie Sherrod – arguably the best sportswriter this side of the ancient Olympic Games begun in Greece seven centuries before the birth of Christ – had a name for us.

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