March 3, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Election filing ends

The deadline has passed for candidates to enter the Lampasas, Kempner and Lometa municipal elections -- as well as Lampasas and Lometa Independent School District board of trustee elections. More...

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Lometa senior Mikhaila Barnett was named the district MVP for girls’ basketball. For additional all-district honors, please see Sports, page 7. More...

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CNN, DHS blaming the ‘right-wing’ once again

The Department of Homeland Security refuses to release a report on “right-wing” terrorism that somehow found its way into CNN’s hands during the farcical White House summit on Don’t Say Islamic Extremism.Your tax dollars are o More...

The media's assault on Gov. Walker

I’m not sure which is more absurd: for the media to be up in arms about former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s statement that he doesn’t believe President Obama loves America, or for them to mug Wisconsin Gov. More...

News

Lometa attic fire quickly put out

An attic fire at a Lometa residence Sunday caused minor damage to the house, Lometa Volunteer Fire Department officials said. The house is in the 800 block of West Lampasas Street. The fire was blamed on a short in old wiring. Capt. More...

Sports

Two Lady Badgers lifters qualify for state meet - Free Access

Lampasas High School junior Gabby Martinez and sophomore Brianna Brudney qualified for the THSWPA state meet by meeting the qualifying totals at the regional meet on Monday. Please continue to follow as additional information becomes available. More...

Physical Wildcats beat Hornets 55-45 in area round

Mount Enterprise never trailed in the area playoff game against Lometa, but the hard-fighting Hornets kept the score competitive. More...

Home softball tournament

Lady Badgers take convincing wins following one-run loss to 6A powerhouse Midway

A tournament previously scheduled for last week in Waco was moved to Lampasas and cut short due to wintry weather. Regan Dunn pitched all three games, and she was supported by powerful hitting in two wins. More...

Lometa ISD prepares for construction

Lometa residents can expect to hear the sound of machinery in coming days, as the Lometa Independent School District finalized budget negotiations on its bond project with RKJ Construction in a special school board meeting Monday morning. More...

Record-setting steer

Dawson Raub of Lampasas won the reserve grand champion market steer title Friday at the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo, where more than 1,400 steers competed. More...

WEATHER

Date High Low Rain Feb. 24 35 27 Feb. 25 59 35 0.12 Feb. 26 More...

BRIEFLY

Luncheon Methodist Men of First United Methodist Church in Lampasas is planning a pork loin luncheon fundraiser. The event – this Saturday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. – will include “all the fixin’s” and dessert. More...

Lifestyles

UIL Filmmakers night

Some of the students who helped produce the state UIL Young Filmmakers first-place narrative short film came to Lampasas High School Wednesday night to show their movie to family, friends and others. More...

Top fundraisers

Kline Whitis recently held its annual Jump Rope for Heart event to raise funds for the American Heart Association. Students collected $7,043.85 in donations. More...

Upcoming cooking school event reviews healthy recipes March 26

The multi-county Dinner Tonight Healthy Cooking Schools, presented by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, will be held March 26 in Lampasas and April 30 in San Saba from 6-8 p.m. The doors will open at 5:30 p.m. More...

Deaths

Mr. Brooks

J.D. Brooks, 81, of Sulphur, La. died Feb. 25, 2015, at his residence. Services were March 2, 2015, at Hixson Sulphur Memorial Funeral Home in Sulphur. The Rev. Bradley Swire officiated. Interment followed in Mimosa Pines Cemetery North. Mr. More...

Mr. Brook

Winston Rollins Brook, 84, died Feb. 25, 2015, at his home in Lardo, Mexico. Mr. Brook was the son of the late Dr. W.M. and Babe Brook. He was a veteran electroacoustical engineer designing large-scale sound and television projects worldwide. More...

Mrs. Bain

Gladys Estell Sims Bain, 92, died Feb. 20, 2015, in the Cibolo Creek Rehabilitation Center in Boerne. Funeral services for Mrs. Bain will be March 7 at 1 p.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow at Townsen Cemetery. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notice

BID NOTICE The City of Lampasas is seeking bids for construction of new Council Chambers and Municipal Court Offices. Sealed Bids will be accepted at City Hall, 312 East Third, Lampasas, Texas, until 2:00 p.m. More...