Lamesa Independent School District’s (LISD) finances for the 2019-2020 school year got high marks Thursday when school board members reviewed the annual audit.
Plans to install new heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems in local school buildings took another step toward reality Thursday when Lamesa Independent School District (LISD) board members agreed to hire a firm for design and build services.
While the weekly number of new cases confirmed here has ebbed somewhat during the past couple of months, COVID-19 continues to take a deadly toll in Dawson County.
What began as an officer attempting to stop a vehicle in Borden County led to a high-speed chase which resulted in a man being arrested at gunpoint in a cotton field just outside Lamesa on Thursday evening.
After almost grinding to a halt for a while, oilfield drilling activity in Dawson County is picking back up.
A local trucking company is working in familiar territory after winning the subcontractor bid on the current project to renovate portions of Highways 180 and 137 through Lamesa. The company, D&E Logistics, won the bid to provide hauling for contractor Allen Butler Company of Lubbock. D&E’s trucks haul away the asphalt being scrapped away from the roadway. New material eventually will replace it during the construction.
A school board candidate, a city council incumbent and two hospital district contenders filed applications this week to be on the ballot for local elections scheduled for May 1.
Members of the Dawson County Commissioners Court on Tuesday are slated to consider whether to participate in a roadway sealcoating program organized by a Lubbock engineering firm.
Lamesa school Superintendent Jim Knight’s contract will be considered for approval by school board members during a special meeting scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday in the board room at the school administration building, 212 N. Houston Ave.
Texas automobile driver was “tooling” down a rural highway on a lazy Saturday afternoon. Most motorists had already reached destinations, or maybe decided not to go. He felt alone, not another vehicle in sight on a long stretch of pavement. Suddenly, flashing lights in his rearview mirror were strong indicators that he wasn’t alone. Further, he wondered if his definition of “tooling” might run sideways with the A definition understood by the Department of Public Safety trooper ambling toward his parked vehicle.