Dawson County could be getting about $64,000 from the settlement of a lawsuit against four major manufacturers and distributors of opioids.
Grief thrusts you into a world you’d never choose. For many of us, it’s a world we’d never want to imagine.
Recently the American Welding Society predicted that the US is facing a shortage of over 300,000 skilled welding professionals by 2024. The current pandemic has exacerbated an already ongoing shortage of skilled healthcare workers as well. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that the need for trained culinary specialists will increase nearly 10% percent by 2024, and that the demand for trained cosmetologists will increase almost 20% by 2030.
If history is an indicator, Texas voters will likely go to the polls on Nov. 2 in underwhelming numbers to decide the fate of eight proposed amendments to the state’s constitution. With no statewide races on the ballot, and a scattering of local elections for city council and school board, turnout typically is low. Nevertheless, early voting is now underway and continues until Oct. 29.
Lamesa High School’s drama class will be providing entertainment for local residents this week.
Lamesa City Council members agreed to start again Tuesday regarding bids on a $400,000 project to install 2,000 feet of water lines and replace water valves on the city’s eastside.
Ongoing construction plans and the financial fallout from a June 26 storm that damaged school facilities top the agenda for the Lamesa school board’s regular meeting starting at p.m. Thursday in the centra office board room at 212 N. Houston Ave.
ANDREWS – The local hospital anticipates a preliminary ruling next week regarding federal revenue stoppage for medical facilities and nursing homes noncompliant with U.S. President Joe Biden’s employee vaccine mandate, its chief executive officer said Friday.
BROWNFIELD – It was recently announced that the Jim Rudd Transfer Facility will be shutting its doors and moving inmates and staff members to other locations owned and operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ). Brownfield Industrial Development Corporation Director Brian Brisendine spoke on the closing of the facility and how it will affect the community.
SEMINOLE – At the end of September, the Gaines County Sheriff’s Office was informed that a game room had opened in the 1400 block of North Main.