Contract for EMS building also on agenda for Tuesday meeting
Lamesa High School celebrated homecoming this week, with a pep rally on Thursday night and football game on Friday. A fire department representative (above) watches as a football player and a fan get their photo taken in front of the burning “LHS” letters Thursday night. David Renteria and Amaya Vasquez were crowned 2022 homecoming king and queen during half-time festivities of Friday night’s game against Fabens. Tor football players (below, left to right) Sean Zapata, Johnathan Iglesias, hector Zamora and JJ Morales joined in the school song during the pep rally.
Doses of a vaccine against a new variant of COVID-19 could soon be available here.
Martinez combines dual passions in community life and role as county library director
The following were among the many calls received recently by the Lamesa Police Department:
Dawson County United Fund coordinators won’t kick off the annual fundraiser benefiting youngsters and the elderly until October.
During the recent Superhero Day at South Elementary, when students were invited to come to school dressed as their favorite superhero, four-year-old pre-kindergarten student Kamron Koehler chose to dress up as a police officer. By the time he made it to school, however, his badge had fallen off. That’s when Gabriel Flores, a school resource officer, came to the rescue and placed a new badge on Kamron’s uniform. “My son loves officer Flores and thinks of him as one of his heroes,” said Kamron’s mother, Kara Koehler.
A tractor valued at over $300,000 was destroyed by fire Wednesday morning in a field northwest of Lamesa.
If you haven’t already registered to vote in the upcoming Nov. 8 election, you still have time to get the necessary registration cards into the elections offi ce.
Umpteen years ago, I entitled a speech – cleverly I thought at the time – “From Adam’s Rib to Women’s Lib.”