Lamesa school board members on Tuesday evening viewed a presentation of how new electronic equipment being installed in the school here will allow teachers to simultaneously connect with students in the classroom as well as those who have chosen the distant-learning option being offered by the district. Watching Middle School campus technology leader Felix Medina on the screen are board members Don Bethel and Beverly Brewer (foreground) along with Superintendent Jim Knight and Chief Financial Officer Liz Poage. LPR photo
Numerous Lamesa school officials have been working long and hard for weeks and months to create an system that will allow teachers to deliver instruction seamlessly and simultaneously to students in the classroom and to those learning remotely.
This year’s proposed property tax rate for the Lamesa Independent School District is down just over a cent compared to last year, according to Liz Pogue, the school’s chief financial officier.
Dawson County saw its largest one-time jump in COVID-19 cases reported Monday by the South Plains Public Health District.
Dawson County is planning a tax increase of almost 11 cents per $100 property value but is expecting to collect about $39,000 less money than last year.
Lamesa Economic Development Corporation (LEDC) officials agreed Monday evening to provide the local matching funds needed by the City of Lamesa for a $500,000 grant it is seeking to pay for sidewalks and lighting improvements in the downtown area.
After sitting vacant for almost four years, the former Walmart location in the Pioneer Square Shopping Center soon will be the location of a Tractor Supply retail store.
The following were among the many calls received recently by the Lamesa Police Department:
Dawson school board members on Monday voted to propose a 2020-2021 property tax rate of $1.0547 per $100 worth of property.
With supplies and clothing still available, a second session of the annual community Back-to-School Giveaway has been scheduled for this coming Saturday.