In a 4-2 vote Thursday night, Lamesa school board members ended a two month process and took action on grievances filed by two mothers.
Bryant Edwards uses his grandmother’s recipe as he prepares to fry fi sh Friday evening to help kick off the local Juneteenth celebration. The celebration continues through Sunday, when there will be barbecue, games, a spiritual revival and a dedication to fathers on Father’s Day. LPR photo
In the wake of a May 24 school shooting in Uvalde that claimed the lives of 19 students and two teachers, Lamesa school officials are looking at installing additional safety measures to better protect its 1,600 students and more than 300 staff members.
Combined Father’s Day and Juneteenth celebrations are taking place in Hollis Carver Park beginning at 11 a.m. Sunday.
A helicopter that was seen and heard flying above Lamesa at various times late Thursday was part of a multi-agency law enforcement operation, according to Lamesa Police Chief Josh Peterson.
Parents have spoken. They not only support keeping the high school campus an open one, but also adding one more day out of the week when they can have lunch with their children at the various local campuses. .
The following were among the many calls received recently by the Lamesa Police Department:
When Liz Oaks, chief financial officer for the Lamesa school district, presented early projections for the 2022-2023 budget to school board members Thursday, nothing was guaranteed or set in stone.
Lamesa City Council members are conducting two meetings this coming week, one on Monday at 5:30 p.m. and the other on Tuesday at the same time. Both will be at City Hall, located at 601 S. 1st Street.
Lamesa won’t be having a fireworks display this Fourth of July due to the dry weather and the risk for wildfires.