Klondike school administrators this past week outlined plans to have all instruction done on-site when classes resume next month.
Issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic will be among the items facing members of the Dawson school board when they meet Monday evening.
Steve Verett and Kody Bessent with Plains Cotton Growers and Tom Sell and Matt Huie with Southwest Council of Agribusiness joined representatives from Texas Farm Bureau, Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association, and Texas Cattle Feeders Association for a roundtable discussion with U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and U.S. Senator John Cornyn near Austin on Thursday.
As of this past Wednesday, brands and retailers can join the U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol, a new system for responsibly grown cotton that will provide annual data for six areas of sustainability in line with the U.N. Sustainability Goals. This year-over-year data, available for the first time, will allow brands and retailers to better measure progress towards meeting sustainability commitments.
Dawson County has now seen more cases of COVID-19 confirmed in just the past three weeks than it did during the first three months after the virus was first reported here.
It didn’t take members of the Lamesa City Council long to handle all of the items needing action that were on the agendas for a pair of meetings early this week.
The planned Vista Park Living residential development on the west side of Lamesa will be able to benefit from an energy conservation financing program given approval Tuesday afternoon by the Dawson County Commissioners Court.
Voters here agreed with their counterparts statewide in Tuesday’s Democratic party primary runoff election.
Seen shortly before sunrise in the northeastern sky last weekend, Comet Neowise should now start being visible in the northwest about an hour after sunset, just to the right of where the sun goes down. Best viewed with binoculars or a telescope, the comet should be visible until about the end of July and won’t pass Earth again for another 6,800 years. LPR photo by Russel Skiles
The following were among the many calls received recently by the Lamesa Police Department: