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DPS investigating fatal crash near Andrews

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Local man headed to prison after failure to meet probation demands

Cole, age 26, was sentenced in district court here this past Wednesday to serve two seven-year terms in the Texas prison system.


FCI Big Spring severely short-staffed

BIG SPRING, Texas (BIG 2 / FOX 24) - The Federal Correctional Institution of Big Spring is dealing with a shortage of staff, which is posing a risk to all employees.

YOURBASIN.COM - 2018-06-20 01:34:46

Lamesa Community Players open ticket sales to public

CAST MEMBERS In the Lamesa Community Players’ production of Greater Tuna, Kenny Nance (left) plays Arles Struvie and Michael Holder (right) plays Thurston Wellis. Tickets will be available for purchase by the general public this coming Monday. The play will be performed on June 21-23 and June 29-30,


Garcia receives 45 years for sexual assaults

Joe David Garcia, 51, accepted the plea in the 121st District Court for 45 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice institutional division, and agreed to pay $434 court costs and a $5,000 fine.


85th annual Big Spring Cowboy Reunion & Rodeo hosts Mini Bronc riding

Entries are now open for the 85th annual Big Spring Cowboy Reunion & Rodeo Mini Bronc Riding held June 21, 22, and 23.

KSLA - 2018-06-21 00:00:00

Red, White and Blue

A row of U.S. flags are pictured just east of Pioneer Square along U.S. Highway 87 North as part of the new “Lamesa Red White & Blue Kiwanis Flag Project.” Club members no long-er are placing flags at individual homes and businesses, but instead are placing a number of flags at selected locations th


Oxy Considering Carbon Capture Project

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Alvarez to coach former Golden Tors in all-star baseball game

“This comes as a big honor to me, mainly because of the way that you’re picked to coach in this game by your peers. There are a lot of good coaches in this area who probably deserve this more than I do. A lot of it goes back to the hard work that we’ve not only put in as a coaching staff, but also o


LEDC/LEAP OKs requests of businesses

The Lamesa campus of Howard College was approved to receive up to $3,800 for certain building improvements, which are specified in the Facade Improvement Program administered by the LEDC/LEAP boards.


City to hear about possible grant

Improvements to water and sewer utilities that will benefit low/moderate income persons are the priorities for the grant, which is available up to $350,000 without requiring any matching funds from the city.


Big Spring Police search for murder suspect

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Oliva is leaving for Brownfield ISD

A graduate of Lubbock Christian University, Oliva is married to Adam Oliva, who is employed by Lamesa ISD.


Safety Concerns Grow as Inmates Are Guarded by Teachers and Secretaries

BIG SPRING, Tex. — On a recent rainy day, more than 400 sex offenders, gang members and other inmates at the federal prison in this West Texas town weathered the storm by crowding into a three-story building.Two guards were on duty. One was a uniformed correctional officer, the other a health worker


Dawson ISD voters ratify tax rate

Fleenor said negative rumors had been circulating that Dawson ISD would be closing, but he stated, “I don’t think that’s the case.” He said he had expected the TRE to pass because the community wants to support the school and keep it open.


Chow moving practice to O’Donnell

The event will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Dal Paso Museum, 310 South 1st Street, in Lamesa. The public is invited.


EDC boards will consider requests of two businesses

A special called meeting of the joint boards of LEDC and LEAP has been called for this coming Friday, at 12 noon, in the President’s Room of the Lamesa Area Chamber of Commerce, 123 Main Avenue, to allow further discussion of those requests.


Why is the Federal Prison in Big Spring on Lockdown?

BIG SPRING, TX — A federal prison facility in Big Spring went into lockdown June 9. According to the Federal Bureau of Prisons website, “All visiting at this facility has been suspended until further notice.” No other official explanation is offered.


Juvenile shot in "Russian Roulette" game, Big Spring Police say

Police later learned that the juvenile was shot, "as a result of "Russian Roulette," according to the release.


Gaines Youth Invited to Free 2018 Character Camp

This year, the camp is scheduled for July 17-19 and marks the 20th year of the camp, which is open to Gaines County youth ages 11-15 at no cost to them.