July 31, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Burn ban

The countywide ban on outdoor burning in unincorporated areas is back in effect. Although most outdoor fires are prohibited, there are exceptions for cooking in barbecue pits and burning household trash in a barrel with a screen on top. More...

Gun raffle

The Lampasas County Museum will hold a gun raffle this fall, with proceeds going toward renovation and possible expansion of the museum. A Montana Rifle Co. More...

Possible charter amendments

No municipal election planned this fall, but proposals could go to voters in 2016

The Lampasas City Council on Monday discussed possible changes to the municipal charter but voted not to prepare amendments for a November 2015 election. More...

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Deaths

Clint Alan Kendrick

Clint Alan Kendrick, 63, of Lampasas passed away July 24 at Rollins Brook Community Hospital after an extended illness. More...

News

Bill to tighten regulations on nursing homes in Texas

Nursing homes with multiple severe violations could lose their licenses as a result of a state bill that will take effect Sept. 1, 2016. More...

Oak wilt seminar set Aug. 13

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Lampasas County will hold an oak wilt program Aug. 13 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Lampasas County Courthouse Annex, located at 409 S. Pecan St. in Lampasas. More...

Ag teachers honor LHS principal

Lampasas High School Principal Mark Kehoe was recognized during the first session of the annual Vocational Agriculture Teachers Association Professional Conference in Waco on Tuesday. More...

Agribusiness

Cattle Auction

The report from the July 29 Lampasas Cattle Auction follows. Cattle and calves: Estimated receipts 407, compared to 418 last week and 621 at this time last year. Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers $3-$5 lower. Slaughter cows steady. More...

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Public Notices

Notice Public Hearing August 13, 2015 6:30 PM More...

Preparing for state

Erica Rodriguez practices high jump in preparation for the Games of Texas state track meet this week. More...

Road closure

Burlington, Northern & Santa Fe is set to close the railroad crossing at FM 2313 in Kempner on Tuesday for repairs. The closure is expected to last until Thursday. More...

School board

The Lampasas Independent School District Board of Trustees will meet Monday at 6 p.m. in the district Administration Building at 207 W. Eighth St. More...

Effort to re-assign EMS contract stalled

Officials say services will continue as county negotiates with Acadian Ambulance

The Lampasas County Commissioners Court on Monday opted not to re-assign an ambulance contract from Capital EMS to the county’s new emergency medical provider, Acadian Ambulance Service of Texas. More...

Kempner OKs bid for LED lighting

The Kempner City Council approved a $752 bid for LED lights in Sylvia Tucker Memorial Park, but delayed action on a proposal for street repairs. More...

Lifestyles

Riding off into the sunset to fight cancer

Cancer takes away hope, health and happiness. Two Lampasans have set out to combat the disease and raise funds for a cure. Robert and Melva Campbell know what cancer can do. More...

LISD reduced-rate meal policy announced for school year

Lampasas Independent School District has announced its policy for providing free and reduced-price meals for children served at their school campus. More...

Community blood drive Monday

The next Lampasas Community Blood Drive will take place Monday at the First Street Church of Christ Fellowship Hall. Donations will be taken from 12:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. More...

Sports

Lometa Hornet varsity football schedule

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Practice starts Monday for several sports

High school football, volleyball and cross country practices begin Monday. The Badgers are entering their third football season under head coach Brian Emerson. A team meeting is set for 7:30 a.m. Monday, with the first practice to follow at 8 a.m. More...

Summer track state meet underway

The Games of Texas state track meet continues through Sunday in College Station. Building Badgers Youth League participants Erica Rodriguez, Cade White, Lane Haviland, Cameron Thoele and Tate Rainwater have qualified for the meet. More...