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EARLY-MORNING BLAZE Lamesa firefighters Emeilio Barrientes, Alvin Jarrett and Jerry Cagle confer after being called out about 2:45 a.m. Wednesday for a report of smoke coming out of a house at 1610 N. 4th St. Entering the smoke-filled residence, firefight

Changes and improvements underway with the Gifted and Talented (GT) program in the Lamesa school system were among the items discussed during the school board’s regular meeting last Thursday. Doug Morris, District Behavior Coordinator and Director of Federal and Special Programs, was put in charge of the GT program earlier this year, Superintendent Jim Knight said. “The program does a lot of wonderful things and sets kids up for success,” Morris told the board. The program, he said, allows students with exceptional skills to go beyond the normal educational experience. “This is an enhanced program for those kids who can excel,” he said. “This is ...

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Lamesa Press-Reporter

P.O. Box 710
Lamesa, TX 79331