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Sentences totaling more than 50 years behind bars were ordered for eight different individuals in separate cases handled in 106th District Court here recently with Judge Reed Filley presiding.

Heavily-armed officers and panicked students could be seen in the hallways of Lamesa High School this past Wednesday.

It was all part of a training situation, however.

City of Lamesa leaders will be focusing on development of the city’s 2019-2020 budget during a pair of meetings on back-to-back days this week.


    Kenneth Wayne Pearson was born April 2, 1931 and passed away July 13, 2019 in Big Spring, Texas. 

    Memorial services for Juan David Gutierrez, age 74, of Lamesa will be held at 2:00 p.m.

    Chapel funeral services for Freddie Trevino age 51 of Lamesa will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, July 12, 2019 at Gonzales Funeral Home Chapel. 


Lamesa’s Knights of Columbus will be hosting their annual golf tournament next Saturday and Sunday at the Lamesa Municipal Golf Course. The tournament will be a four-person scramble.

Lamesa’s Loni Martin isn’t prepared to walk away from the game of softball for good.

Lamesa Boys and Girls Club Director Tammy Wyatt refers to the club’s second annual Golden Tornado Day as one of those ‘win-win situations.’


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