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Fireworks & Flames

From Welch to Patricia and all over Lamesa, fires caused by Independence Day fireworks were popping up at a steady clip here Saturday night.

With Dawson County now exceeding 20 active cases of COVID-19, the county is now under the face mask order issued last week by Governor Greg Abbott.

With so many exceptions to the governor’s order requiring everyone to wear a face covering in public, two of the top two law enforcements officers here say enforcement of the order won’t be a high

Obituaries

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    Eric Shane Wood passed away Thursday, July 2, 2020 at his home. 
    He was born on September 14, 1973 in Lamesa, Texas to Jimmy Lee and Helen Dolores (Scitern) Wood. 

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    Funeral service for Joe Carl Boles, 83, of Lamesa will be held Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church with Pastor Jim Medley officiating.

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    Funeral service for Josie Deatherage, 76, of Tarzan will be held Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at 10:00 a.m.

Sports

Still leading the pack

Kalith Brown takes as much pride in the Dawson school system today as he did in the 1970s when he was a state champion miler and all-state football player for the Dragons.

Mason signing book here Friday

The Lamesa Boys and Girls Club will be hosting a book signing starting at 4:30 p.m. Friday for Jerry “Bobo” Mason’s “Coach: The Mediator of Dreams and Destroyer of Generations.’

LHS grad’s been to state six times, five as coach

Most people can only dream about getting to state but Becky (Hogg) Addison is one Lamesa High School graduate who has almost made a habit of it.

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A marigold by any other name

It was carried home on the last day of school with all the careful energy a 6-year-old can muster.

Governor’s order mandates wearing face masks in public

Gov. Greg Abbott on July 2 issued an executive order to slow the spread of the deadly coronavirus while keeping Texas as open as possible for business.

Physician lauds work of hospital district CEO

Dear Editor, Citizens of Lamesa and Dawson County Hospital District Board,

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