Flags will be prominently on display across Lamesa on Monday in recognition of Memorial Day.
State Highway Patrol troopers look over the scene of a collision just south of Lamesa Wednesday afternoon between a three-wheel motorcycle and a pickup truck. The motorcycle driver reportedly suffered extensive leg and other injuries and was fl own to a Lubbock hospital. The collision occurred on U.S. Highway 87, a short distance south of the intersection with State Highway 349.
No news was good news at Friday afternoon’s weekly COVID-19 update by local government leaders and medical personnel.
A $10,000 grant will help the local Feed One Food Bank continue to meet the needs of local residents during the coming months, according to food bank coordinator Risa Coleman.
Having been elected as Lamesa’s new mayor pro tem on Tuesday by his fellow city council members, Dore Rodriguez is given the oath of offi ce by city attorney Russell Casselberry.
The 2020 Census currently underway will provide an official count of the U.S. population, but annual estimates offer an ongoing look at population trends between decennial counts.
Having been declared re-elected without opposition, Douglas Morris took the oath of offi ce on Tuesday evening for another three-year term representing District 6 on the Lamesa City Council.
The following were among the many calls received recently by the Lamesa Police Department:
Lamesa Booster Club offi cers April Morris (left), Christine Vera and Nora Juarez (right) presented scholarships this year to graduating LHS seniors Madisyn Ruiz and Jorge Gonzalez on behalf of the Lamesa Booster Club. Madisyn, daughter of Steve and Calli Ruiz, will be attending Texas Tech University in the fall to study Wildlife Biology. Jorge, son of the late Ignacio Gonzalez and Griselda Carrisalez and grandson of Maria Consuelo Gonzalez, plans to attend Texas Tech University to study Accounting.
Dawson County will be purchasing two new road graders at a combined cost, with trade-in of two used graders, of just over $353,000.