With many of the normal senior-year activities cancelled this spring due to the COVID-19 pandemic, members of the Class of 2020 were feted Friday to a parade hosted by the Lamesa Area Chamber of Commerce. Riding in decorated automobiles, trailers and even a semi-truck, the seniors waved and threw candy to family members, friends and well- wishers who lined the streets between Forrest Park and the downtown square. Open to graduating seniors from Lamesa and the surrounding area, the parade was one of the largest seen here in a number of years.
A Lamesa High School graduating senior is all smiles while riding in the parade here Friday evening to recognize the Class of 2020.
Members of the high school graduating class of 2020, along with parents and friends, decorated old pickups, Jeeps and other vehicles to participate in a senior parade Friday evening, sponsored by the Lamesa Area Chamber of Commerce.
The following were among the many calls received recently by the Lamesa Police Department:
The 2020 Census, the oncea-decade count of everyone who lives in the United States, is underway but has gotten off to somewhat of a slow start in Dawson County.
Development of a policy regarding the placement of permanent or temporary pipelines in the right-of-way of county roads will again be a focus of discussion by the Dawwson County Commissioners Court this coming week.
It’s a parental directive virtually all of us have lodged in our minds dating back to childhood days when our memories started to take root. “Look both directions,” they implored, emphasizing dangers posed by passing cars.
Traveling in America today has become a journey into the alternate world of sci-fi movies. I had the misfortune of being on a trip to Malawi in 2006 when the shoe bomber decided to attempt his jihad. We were scheduled to spend 12 hours in a layover in London where I had hoped to sight see for 8 hours. Instead we spent 12 hours in the international section of Heathrow reading the labels on chocolates, perfumes and liquor at the duty-free shops and attempting to sleep on the floor in eternal fluorescent sunshine.
All of a sudden, there are painted rocks along my path.
As the first final planting date approaches for the Plains Cotton Growers service area, conditions across the region are mixed, with some growers enjoying beneficial rains that will boost their early crop and others experiencing everything from painfully dry conditions to severe weather that will force some to start over – or plant something else altogether.