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For the first time in almost 40 years - based upon a city staff member’s recollection - a municipal water well tested positive for the presence of E. coli.

The mission - if they chose to accept it - was to figure out all the 15 clues to 15 locations within town.

They’re baaaccckkkk. Those pesky blood-suckers that immediately appear out of nowhere when there’s a recent rainfall are making an appearance.


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    Celebration of Life funeral services for Ernest Sustaita age 45 of Lubbock, TX. were held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, June 7, 2024, at River of Life at 401 S. 1st St in Lamesa, TX.

    Graveside service for James Henry Gehring ,70, of Lamesa, will be held Monday, June 10, 2024 at 8:30 a.m. at Dawson County Cemetery with Pastor Alan Korinek officiating.

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    Memorial services for Rick Lee, 67, of Lamesa will be held Monday, June 17th, 2024 at 11:00 a.m. at Church of the Nazarene with Lee Lennon officiating.


Tor trio all-district baseball

After finishing their 2024 high school baseball season back in the Class 3A state baseball playoffs, the Golden Tornadoes are well represented on the all-District 3-3A Baseball Team Senior Ro Vela

A Golden Tornado ex is helping several 2024 high school graduates step back up to the plate for the last time in their high school baseball careers.

Allen hopes success continues with Eagles

O’Donnell has a new head boys basketball coach who could only hope to keep having the same kind of success that he once did himself as a high school athlete now as a coach.


Recognizing people

Ihave difficulty recognizing faces. Always have.

35 Texas counties eligible for individual disaster aid

Residents in a total of 35 Texas counties now qualify for individual disaster assistance following a series of severe storms and flooding that began in late April, The Dallas Morning News reported.


I’m about the only person I know without a tattoo.

Lamesa Press-Reporter

P.O. Box 710
Lamesa, TX 79331