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Gone are the days when students can skip school without their parents being able to quickly learn about it.


Not only is the cotton harvest getting underway across Dawson County, peanuts are being harvested as well.

Confusion about the difference between a lockout and a lockdown was addressed by Lamesa school administrators during Tuesday’s Lamesa school board meeting.


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    Nick Scott, age 66 of Lamesa, Texas, passed away Saturday, October 12, 2019, in Lubbock, Texas after a brief illness. 

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    Funeral services for Ruth Neil Deere, 82, of Lamesa will be held Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at Crestview Baptist Church with Pat Githens officiating.

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Alfonso Benavidez, Sr.

of O’Donnell, TX
June 26, 1942 - October 14, 2019


Eagles rebound!

Earlier this week, O’Donnell Coach Fernando Baeza talked about the importance of Friday’s homecoming football game against Grady.

Cougars claw past ‘Dogs

Taking a break from league play this week, the Klondike Cougars went into Friday night’s game against Loraine expecting a good fight from the Bulldogs.

Lamesa’s junior high football teams enjoyed a successful evening Thursday at Brownfield, winning three of their four games against the Cubs. All three wins came by shut outs.


The kind of dog I am

The Postscript

When my husband, Peter, and I met, we each had a dog.

Jill Pertler

Slices of Life

Lamesa Press-Reporter

P.O. Box 710
Lamesa, TX 79331