•On July 3, 1863, the third day of the Battle of Gettysburg, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee’s last attempt at breaking the Union line ends in disastrous failure, bringing the most decisive battle of the American Civil War to an end. Exhausted, both armies held their positions until the night of July 4, when Lee withdrew.
Funeral service for Ronnie Hendon, 70, of Welch will be held Saturday, June 25, 2022, at 2:00 p.m.
Funeral services for Lillie Aleman Salinas, age 67, of Lamesa, TX. will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, June 24, 2022 at Gonzales Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Jeremiah Aguayo officiating.
A youngster keeps everyone cool with sprays of water from a garden hose from a slide and small pool at Forrest Park Saturday afternoon. The outdoor fun was one of the many events held throughout the weekend in honor of Juneteenth, the day in 1865 when slaves in Texas were told they were fi nally free. LPR photo by Mary Elizabeth Davis
Eight people were arrested on various charges – six of them felonies – during a crime suppression task force operation here last Thursday and Friday, according to information from the Lamesa Police Department.
A Lamesa man was killed during the early-morning hours Saturday in a twovehicle collision between Midland and Lamesa.
While there was some good news when city council members sat down Monday to begin work on the 2022-2023 budget, there were some hard facts to face and financial challenges to overcome in keeping the city operational.
It was a no-brainer for Lamesa City Council members Tuesday night to approve possible engineers the city can utilize for a future waterline project.
Anyone wanting to see the Lamesa Community Players’s production of the popular “Mary Poppins” needs to act soon.
The following were among the many calls received recently by the Lamesa Police Department: