The number of requests for domestic well permits to be considered this week by officials with the Mesa Underground Water Conservation District outnumber those for irrigation wells.
With an average of more than 10 new COVID-19 cases popping up here every day, Dawson County has recorded its fourth death from the virus, according to the South Plains Public Health District.
When balloting in the Nov. 3 election gets underway, voters in various locations across the Dawson County will have more choices to decide on than just who will live in the White House for the next four years.
A lack of rainfall has made it something of a rarity to see anything growing in some areas of the county this year. However, cotton bolls are beginning to pop open in this ir- rigated organic fi eld a few miles west of Lamesa, signaling that harvesting activity could soon be following the cooler weather that has fi nally arrived here. LPR photo
During each homecoming week, students dress up according to the theme of the day.
The following were among the many calls received recently by the Lamesa Police Department:
Having met on a weekly basis while working on budget and tax issues recently, the Dawson County Commissioners Court has a light agenda for their final meeting of the month and the 2020 fiscal year.
The Texas Department of Criminal Justice at the Preston E. Smith Unit is seeking to hire correctional officers.
Cities and counties across the state saw lighter than expected checks when the Texas Comptroller’s Office distributed monthly sales tax payments this past Monday.
My husband Peter is now at war with the mice. The mice (possibly with the assistance of a rat or two) have eaten the electrical wiring in our car causing extensive dam age. The coating on the wires is apparently tasty. I don’t know any automobile engineers personally but, if I did, I would suggest that constructing a car out of tasty materials is probably not a great idea because now we have a lot of small creatures trying to eat our car, one piece at a time.