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All Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices nationwide soon will reopen to provide additional administrative services to farmers and ranchers during the lapse in federal funding, according to an announce

Thirty-one students in the Lamesa High School Golden Tornado Band earned spots in the All-Region Band and All-Region Honor Band through competitive audition.

Eight out of the 11 gins operating in the Lamesa area have finished processing cotton for the year, while the remaining few expect to finish up in the coming weeks.

Obituaries

    Services for Ron Mayfield, a former Lamesa school teacher and administrator, are planned for 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at Lake Leon Baptist Church near Eastland.

    Samuel Vernon Kidd passed peacefully away on Monday morning, January 21, 2019 at the age of 96 years. 

    Mary Chapa of Groesbeck passed away at Providence Hospital in Waco on Thursday, January 17, 2019, at age 77.

    Funeral services for Donald Wayne Archer, 86, of Lamesa, will be held on Monday, January 21, 2019, at 11:00 a.m., at First Baptist Church with Tyler Archer, Kyle Bostick and Pastor Jim Medley o

    Dr. Robert Daniel Rakov passed away on Thursday, January 17, 2019 surrounded by his wife and children.

Sports

A nail-biter between the Sands and Klondike boys basketball teams went down to the very last second on Tuesday evening.

Actually, it went down to the last half-second.

A poor third quarter hurt the Lamesa High School boys basketball team in a 59-46 loss at Levelland on Tuesday evening.

O’Donnell’s girls and boys basketball teams both captured road wins over Loop in District 7-1A action on Tuesday evening.

Forum

Idon’t like coffee. I’ve tried, I really have. I never really lived with anyone who drank the stuff when I was in high school, and by then it was too late for them to influence me.

The English language is a formidable beast, even for those of us who learned it as our first language. Language is all about meaning – communication.

Public officials and private citizens gathered at the south steps of the state Capitol on Jan.

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