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Despite Mother Nature wiping out almost three-fourths of the cotton acreage they planted, farmers in Dawson County still wound up producing some 149,000 bales of cotton last year.

The “Top 10” seniors for the Class of 2019 have been announced at Lamesa High School with Michaela Raney, valedictorian, and Jasmine Caudillo, salutatorian, leading the list.

Four people were sentenced to serve time in the state prison system and four others were placed on probation during action in 106th District Court this past Wednesday with Judge Reed Filley presidi


    A funeral mass will be celebrated for Marco Antonio (Tony) Cardoza, age 52, of Hobbs, New Mexico and formerly of Lamesa, at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at St.

    Lovilla Cochran, 78, of Lamesa, Texas, passed from this life to the next on Friday, May 17, 2019. 

    Funeral services to celebrate the life of Eufemia Acosta, age 73, of Lamesa, will be held at 2:00 p.m.

    Funeral services for Garry Ray Miller, 68, of Lamesa, will be held on Monday, May 20, 2019, at 10:00 a.m., at First Baptist Church of Lamesa with Pastor Kalith Brown officiating and Pastor Jim

    Santiago (James) Luna, 62, of McKinney, Texas, passed away surrounded by his loving family at his home on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 after a hard fought battle with cancer.


Klondike junior Ross Raines has been anxiously waiting this coming week for the past year.

Like the other graduating seniors next weekend, Lamesa’s Dobson Muñoz, Jackson Napper and Clayton Culp will be saying good-bye to their high school days.


Brits have long been viewed as folks who seem bent on probing details of “whys” on many topics, some of them unlikely. Maybe it’s because they’ve been around a long time.

There have been several shootings on the Ray farm since the beginning of our line.

Two come to mind, so here is the first:

Waiting! How much time do we spend waiting for one thing or another? We wait for things we order online. We wait for movies to come out. We wait for appointments of one kind or another.

Lamesa Press-Reporter

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Lamesa, TX 79331