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When it came time to name a new president of the Lamesa Area Chamber of Commerce, members of the executive committee did not have to look far.

Bids for more than $565,000 worth of mainly cosmetic improvements at three Lamesa campuses were approved by Lamesa school board members during their regular meeting this past Tuesday.

Instead of the traditional six-week grading periods, the Lamesa school district will be switching to nine-week grading periods beginning this fall, according to Superintendent Jim Knight.


    Funeral services for H.Z. “Bert” Womack, 91, of Lamesa, will be held on Saturday, June 15, 2019, at 2:00 p.m., at Branon Funeral Home Chapel with Roy Byrd and Neil Faulkner officiating. 

    Funeral services for Juan Jose Vasquez Jr. (Little Joe), age 37, of Lamesa, will be held at 2:00 p.m.

    Let it be known, Davie Michael “Mike” Jones presented his grande finale and made his exit. On Wednesday.


Lamesa will be hosting a couple of district Cal Ripken baseball tournaments starting Friday evening at the Bill Weaver Youth Sports Complex.

Borden County’s Zane Allen has been a jack of all trades in the Coyotes’ athletic program.

O’Donnell’s Taylor (Gass) Feliciano likely won’t forget her first year in the high school coaching ranks


Uncle Mort, who attains age 107 come July 4, issues requests for “no talking” and “no chore assignments” about this time every year.

An oft-overlooked holiday on the calendar is Flag Day, June 14, which celebrates the official establishment of the American flag.

Lamesa Press-Reporter

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Lamesa, TX 79331