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Superintendent Jim Knight said he was “happy and sad” with the accounting ratings which the Lamesa school district received Thursday from the Texas Education Agency (TEA).

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Three of the five small school districts surrounding Lamesa received an A in the accountability ratings released Thursday by the Texas Education Agency (TEA).

Lamesa school officials are continuing to take steps – both procedurally and structurally – aimed at improving safety and security at all local campuses.

Obituaries

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    Funeral Services for Leonides Noel Ortiz, age 76, of O’Donnell, TX. will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at Gonzales Funeral Home Chapel. 

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    Services for Evelyn Pauline Odom, 74, of Lamesa will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 21, at First Church of the Nazarene in Lamesa with Pastor Lee Lennon officiating.

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    Jim Stuart, 70, of Albany, passed away Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at his home.

Sports

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Helping signal the beginning of another high school sports season, the Lamesa Golden Tornado Booster Club has scheduled Meet the Tors Kickoff Family Night next Thursday at Golden Tor Stadium.

Having to replace several key players from last year’s 9-3 playoff ball club, Borden County Coach Trey Richey wasn’t too sure what to expect out of his Coyotes going into Thursday’s football scrimm

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With opening kickoff for the 2019 football season now less than three weeks away, the four area six-man squads will be competing in their initial scrimmages this week.

Borden County

Forum

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The Idle American

They called balls and strikes behind home plate for a combined 52 years, achieving greatness in the world of Major League umpiring until their retirement in 1999.

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Guest Column

Iwas at the annual rodeo in Odessa one year, which was held at the Coliseum. The celebrity star that year was Robert Conrad of Wild, Wild West Fame.

Lamesa Press-Reporter

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Lamesa, TX 79331
806-872-2177