While cases of the COV1D-19 coronavirus are now popping up around the South Plains and Permian Basin, no cases have yet been confirmed in Dawson County.
The Lamesa school district has extended spring break for students through March 27 and will then implement distant learning that will keep students out of the classrooms through at least April 10.
Beginning sometime this week, the Lamesa school district will begin a meal service to ensure local children get enough to eat while school cafeterias are closed due to the COV1D-19 coronavirus.
Anyone wanting to go dine out at a restaurant here or anywhere else in Texas will be out of luck for at least the next couple of weeks.
While continuing to closely control access to both the hospital and clinic, Dawson County Hospital District officials are emphasizing they are fully available to see anyone needing care.
Both local supermarkets and the Dollar General stores here have established special shopping times specifically for senior citizens.
City council members are scheduled Tuesday to begin interviewing applicants for the vacant city manager’s position here.
An investigation with the assistance of the Texas Rangers is ongoing following the death of a 31-year-old man after he was taken into custody by Lamesa police.
Without any advantage to be gained at this time, County Judge Foy O’Brien said he is not yet declaring a public health disaster for Dawson County.
Students in the Klondike school system won’t be heading back to their classrooms following this past week’s spring break.