Three local young beauties collected crowns and titles in the national Our Diamond Miss and Diamond Girl pageants held last week in Chickasha, Oklahoma.
■ Keep a pretty basket by your front door for anything you need to take along when you leave. This can be store returns, backpacks, exercise gear for the gym, your sunglasses, whatever. When you leave the house, check the basket!
When the 2021-2022 school year begins Aug. 12, Lamesa students attending sixth and seventh grades will see themselves in new accommodations.
In a scene that will become a regular sight around Lamesa during the coming months, workers with Weatherman Roofing of Lamesa were busy putting a new roof on a house on N. 14th St. Many roofs of houses, businesses, churches and other buildings all across Lamesa were damaged by the hail, heavy rain and high winds that hit Lamesa on June 26. LPR photo by Mary Elizabeth Davis
In a discussion-only session Thursday, Lamesa school board members pondered the question facing anyone with teenagers: How do you get them to put away their cell phones during class time?
Dawson County officials are still tallying the damage to county-owned facilities resulting from the June 26 storm which hit Lamesa with high winds, hail, heavy rain and flooding.
After practically disappearing during the months after COVID-19 hit here last spring, oil exploration activity here is now making a strong comeback.
The number of active COVID-19 cases may have risen a little in Dawson County, but the numbers don’t mean the virus is back with a vengeance.
For people still interested in getting vaccinated for COVID-19, the Dawson County Health Department has the dosages for patients 18 and older.