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Back  to  School

The summer break ended Wednesday morning for some 1,500 students in the Lamesa school system as they headed back to classes for the new school year.

The Lamesa school district has received an overall rating of B in the first A-F accountability ratings issued by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) since 2019.

Three of the five small Class 1A schools surrounding Lamesa received scores in the upper 90s in the Texas Education Agency (TEA) accountability ratings released Monday.


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    Funeral services for Marvin Otis Welborn, age 91, of Lamesa, Texas will be held Saturday, August 13, 2022 at 1:30 p.m.

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    A Catholic funeral mass was celebrated for Eddie Lee Garcia at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 13, 2022 at St.

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


The Klondike Cougars are one of the top ranked Class 1A volleyball teams in the state.

Tor girls split Tuesday’s match

The steadily improving Golden Tornado volleyballers were close to throwing their home opening match into a fifth set here Tuesday night at Follis Gym.

There’s an old sports’ adage which says that defense is always ahead of the offense at the start of a new football season.


Texas gas prices lowest in nation

While gas prices nationwide dropped below $4 per gallon average last week, the state boasts the lowest prices in the country at an average of $3.49 — 50 cents below the national average, according

Students, facilities benefit from community support

As we start a new school year, I would like us all to look back at the outstanding accomplishments that have been achieved.

When your world changes but the real world doesn’t

The world still looks the same.

Nothing has changed. The sun rises in the east and sets in the west. Water evaporates and later falls from the sky.

Lamesa Press-Reporter

P.O. Box 710
Lamesa, TX 79331