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County now has 175 active COVID cases

One hundred and seventy-five people in Dawson County currently are listed as having active cases of COVID-19.

Bittersweet farewell

Emotions of change are showing as Mike Conaway nears the end of a 16-year run representing a big chunk of Texas as a member of the United States Congress.

In his final in-person message to local voters attending Wednesday’s meeting with constituents, U.S. Congressman Mike Conaway (Dist.


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    Funeral service for Dorothy Ross Gibson Denson, 91, of Lamesa will be held Monday, October 26, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at the First Baptist Church Chapel with Pastor Jim Medley officiating. 

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    Private funeral service for Helen H. Mendoza, age 70, of Snyder will be held Saturday, October 24, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.

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    Private graveside service for Carolyn Ann Woodul, 70, of Lamesa will be held Friday, October 23, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at Dawson County Cemetery with Pastor Phil Hilton officiating. 


Golden Tors shut out Kermit, 28-0

Friday night’s Division I District 1-3A match-up between Lamesa and Kermit was listed as one of those pick-em games by this week’s Harris Poll.

Golden Tornado JV gridders capture first win of the season

A big first half turned out being just enough for the Golden Tornadoes’ JV football team Thursday evening at Kermit as they celebrated their first win of the season by holding off the Yellowjackets

It was homecoming night Friday at Gail where the Borden County Coyotes looked prime to make a serious run for their 13th straight district championship.


Airing out our dirty laundry

The words “wash and wear” exploded in the 1950s, thanks to the introduction of treated cotton and synthetics that meant clothing could be worn straight from the washing machine.

An animal for an office mate

Today I will get Blue again. Blue is the anxious Italian mastiff that I dog-sit on Wednesdays while his owner, Bill, works in the office.

Be aware of Tempest Fugit

The Latin phrase Tempest Fugit is roughly translated to mean time flies. Time is one of those irreplaceable assets. It is a lot like the unsold airline ticket or hotel room.

Lamesa Press-Reporter

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Lamesa, TX 79331