Lamesa Press-Reporter Construction of an allnew facility appears to be the only option remaining under consideration as a possible means of relieving the overcrowding at the Dawson County Jail.
Selection of a new city manager for Lamesa could come as early as this Thursday evening, according to Mayor Josh Stevens.
School begins serving meals
The following were among the many calls received recently by the Lamesa Police Department:
Applications are currently being accepted from area students for two $2,000 Bob Craig Memorial Scholarships awarded through the West Texas Press Association and the Texas Press Association.
Complying with COVID-19 gathering restrictions, members of the Lamesa City Council – (from left) Mayor Josh Stevens, Marie Briseno, Brant Stewart and Bobby Gonzales – moved into the audience sections and sat at least six feet apart during a brief meeting Monday evening to renew and revise the city’s health disaster declaration to match state rules. Members of the Dawson County Commissioners Court moved their tables apart and limited the total people in the room to no more than 10 during their meeting Tuesday afternoon. During a Lamesa school board meeting Tuesday evening, only three board members and two administrators were in the room, with other board members and an assistant superintendent attending through online teleconferencing. LPR photo
Although there was no action for the commissioners court to take on the matter, the first part of Tuesday’s meeting of the Dawson County Commissioners Court was dominated by discussion of a possible disaster declaration for the county due to the COVID-19 situation.
The new budget for the 2020-2021 fiscal year beginning April 1 will be among the items considered Thursday by directors of the Dawson County Hospital District.
Lamesa’s lone movie theater has been shut down by the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
As a public service of the Lamesa Press-Reporter, below is a list of food service options being offered by Lamesa eating establishments in light of the on-site dining restrictions put in place as a result of the COVID-19 virus. Restaurants are asked to notify the newspaper of any changes to their operations so that those changes may be updated in future editions.