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School days nearing

Even before students in the Lamesa school system show up for the first day of school Aug. 17, their parents will have the opportunity to meet their teachers and other school staff.

With an increase of about $200 million in taxable property values this year, Dawson County Hospital District (DCHD) board members unanimously agreed Tuesday to a preliminary tax rate that is six ce

A father and son were both shot here Sunday evening, and a relative has been charged in connection with the incident, according to Lamesa police.

Obituaries

    Catholic graveside funeral services for Tules Cardona, age 73, of Lamesa, TX.

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    Funeral service for Vonna Diane Turney, 64, of Lamesa, will be held Friday, August 5, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. at Faith Temple Church with Pastor Jerry Walton officiating. 

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    Kenny Hensley, 72, of Lubbock, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, July 29, 2022.  

Sports

Ex-Tor now head baseball coach

Ex-Tornado Koby Page has been to the state baseball tournament the past two years as an assistant coach at Brock High School.

The Golden Tornadoes’ tennis squad were hoping to make it two straight in the win column here Tuesday evening against Greenwood.

The Lamesa Golden Tornadoes’ volleyball season opened with a dual match Tuesday at Ropesville.

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The sun will shine again

Life is hard.

There are losses and endings of many kinds: Losses we are born with. Losses we learn to live with. Losses we hide. Losses that scar us. Losses we die with.

Drivers urged to be alert as school gets underway

Millions of Texas children are heading back to school this month, as early as this week in some districts.

Lamesa Press-Reporter

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Lamesa, TX 79331
806-872-2177