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Friday night inferno!

Local officials are stepping up their investigation into a series of recent fires after the latest blaze took one house to the ground and seriously threatened two others last Friday night.

In less than two weeks Lamesa’s downtown square will be filled with an array of autos and activities attracting people from across the entire region.

Lamesa’s new Business of the Year is slated to be announced Thursday evening at the annual banquet of the Lamesa Area Chamber of Commerce.


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    Funeral services for Santos Valenzuela Lopez, age 79, of Lamesa, TX., will be held at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 28, 2023, at the Templo Elim Church with Pastor Able Hernandez officiating.

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    Judy Kay Herzer, age 76, of Lubbock, Texas passed away on Tuesday, March 21, 2023. 

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    Funeral services for Robbie Joe Hankins will be held, Saturday, March 25, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. at Branon Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Randy Hardman officiating.


Tornadoes stuff Buffaloes

The Forsan Buffaloes came into Joe Spikes Field Tuesday night considered as one of the premier Class 2A baseball teams in this part of the state.

O’Donnell High School Eagle softball still doesn’t have a field of its own, but after Tuesday, they have their first win.

It’s right at 122 miles from Lamesa to Muleshoe where the reigning District 3-3A softball champion Golden Tornadoes began their quest Tuesday night to repeat as that league’s champs.


Finding humor in the darkness

The last two years have been full of changes for me - both huge and incremental. Many of my readers have accompanied me on my journey, and for that I’m forever grateful.

Traveling across the South

Back in December I visited my cousin in New Orleans area. I wrote about our travels to the World War II Museum. When we had finished seeing the museum, we traveled on into Mississippi.

Proposed legislation would require fentanyl education

The death of a Leander High School graduate from a fentanyl overdose has prompted state Rep.

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