It might be called an Easter egg hunt but these youngsters made it look more like an egg scramble on Thursday afternoon in front of South Elementary as numerous parents and family members watched with delight. Relaxed COVID regulations are allowing such activities to be held once again.
Despite a steady flow of vaccine into local arms, CO- VID-19 is acting like it’s not ready to give up here just yet.
Although it was delayed a few months due to COVID-19, last year’s Springtime Shine Car Show drew more than 140 entries and filled up more than half of Lamesa’s downtown square.
For patients who receive their first dose of Modern vaccine a month ago in a drive-thru clinic at Medica Arts Hospital (MAH), it’s time for their second shots.
West Texas VA Health Care System (WTVAHCS) is now providing vaccines to those described in the Save Lives Act, which was signed into law on March 24.
Legal Aid of North/West Texas is hosting virtual civil legal clinics from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. April 13 and April 27 to people who cannot otherwise afford a private attorney.
Offers for leasing oil and gas interests owned by the county a few miles southeast of Lamesa will be among the items considered by the Dawson County Commissioners Court this week.
August Pfluger will be coming to Lamesa this week to hold his first town hall meeting with local constituents since becoming U.S. Representative for the 11th District of Texas earlier this year.
The latest estimates from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Prospective Plantings Report, released March 31, shows no increase in Texas planted acreage in upland cotton for 2021. Texas upland cotton planted acres is forecast at 6.8 million acres. Planting of Pima cotton is predicted estimated to be a total of 20 thousand acres, which is 47 percent below 2020.
This past Thursday, H.B. 2089 relating to the detection and mitigation of plant pests and diseases, was voted on by members of the Texas House Agriculture and Livestock Committee. The bill was passed out of committee by a vote of 8-0. The bill will now be sent to House Committee on Calendars until a time is set for floor consideration.