Although an employee of the Focused Care of Lamesa nursing facility tested positive for COVID-19 last month, it appears at this time that the virus has not spread to any of the residents or other employees.
While city and county offices here are re-opening with the relaxation of statewide COVID-19 restrictions, it is not yet business as usual.
A Lamesa man with multiple prior convictions for driving while intoxicated will be spending time behind bars as a result of his latest convictions for that offense.
The following were among the many calls received recently by the Lamesa Police Department:
In addition to considering a law enforcement agreement with the City of Lamesa (see separate story), members of the Dawson County Commissioners Court have a variety of other business on the agenda for their regular meeting this coming Tuesday.
A budget workshop and several items linked to the COVID-19 impact on schools are among the items on the agenda for a special called meeting of the Lamesa school board on Tuesday evening.
Beginning this coming week the Lamesa school district will shift to providing meals for children on three days a week instead of five, Superintendent Jim Knight said Friday.
Administrative personnel and a scholarship fund will be the topics on Monday for a called meeting of the Dawson school board.
The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has a new mentoring initiative called the Conservation Agricultural Mentoring Program and is looking for agricultural producers to serve as mentors.
For the past several years now, the Plains Cotton Growers Advisory Group has met around the conference table to discuss all things cotton every other week during the growing season and every month in January-April.