July 22, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Lometa ISD seat still vacant for now

In a meeting last week, the Lometa Independent School District Board of Trustees formally accepted Bodie Kirby’s resignation from the school board. The board took no action, however, to fill the vacancy. More...

BRIEFLY

Commissioners The Lampasas County Commissioners Court will meet Monday at 9 a.m. in the first-floor courtroom in the county courthouse. The meeting will include a time for public comments. City Council More...

Special Sections

Deaths

Mr. Black

Freddy G. Black, 74, of Lampasas died July 19, 2016 at Seton Medical Center in Austin. A funeral service will be held July 22 at 10:30 a.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel. Burial will be at Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery in Houston on July 25. More...

Mr. Jonas

Raymond Dwayne “D.J.” Jonas Jr., 36, of Lampasas died July 16, 2016 at his home. He was born April 5, 1980 in Abilene, the son of Raymond Dwayne Jonas Sr. and Melody Lynn (Walker) Jonas. Mr. Jonas worked as an ROV technician. More...

Sports

Cornerbacks’ coach has lengthy background in strength training

Dane Burk considers strength training a crucial factor in the success of a football team. Burk, hired this summer as the Badgers’ cornerbacks coach, is a competitive weight lifter who lifted in a national championship as recently as last year. More...

Local golfers medal in San Saba tournament

Third-place Bryce Anderson records eagle

Shaylee Wolfe recorded her second lowest score this summer, 56, to win the Girls 10-12 Division of the West Texas Junior Champions Tour event at San Saba. Several other Lampasas County golfers placed at the San Saba tournament on Tuesday. More...

Football camp set for next week - Free Access

The Lampasas Badger Football Camp is scheduled for Monday through Thursday (July 25-28) at Lampasas High School.Camp for incoming second- through sixth-grade students is from 4-6 p.m. Seventh- through ninth-grade players will meet from 6:30-8:30 p.m. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

LEGAL NOTICE Application has been made with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for a Winery Permit by Wildflowers on the Wall LLC, dba Cork & Press, to be located at 523 East 3rd Street, Lampasas, Lampasas County, Texas. More...

Budget talk

Council mulls requests for extra staffing

Possible staffing adjustments, including the potential hiring of extra firefighters, were among the Lampasas City Council’s topics Monday as the council discussed plans for the 2017 fiscal year budget. More...

FFA Junior Rodeo to start today

It’s time to put a shine on your boots and polish up your buckle in preparation for the 63rd Annual Lometa FFA Junior Rodeo today and Saturday at the Bar 3 Arena in Lometa Regional Park. More...

Lifestyles

UIL All-State Journalism staff includes LHS student

The University Interscholastic League has announced that Rebecca McYoung from Lampasas High School has been named to the 2015-2016 All- State Journalism staff. More...

100 Club to help raise funds for slain officers’ families

The DFW Strong movement is partnering with the Chisholm Trial 100 Club in an effort to raise funds for the families of Dallas and DART police officers killed or seriously injured in the line of duty on the night of July 7. More...

Lake Victor Homecoming planned

Area residents are encouraged to attend the Lake Victor Homecoming on Aug. 13 at the Lake Victor Community Center located halfway between Burnet and Lampasas, three miles east of U.S. Highway 281 on FM 2340. More...

News

Teen Challenge to lead service at Adamsville Baptist Church

A group from Teen Challenge of San Antonio will provide the worship service at Adamsville Baptist Church on Sunday at 11 a.m. More...

PEC volunteers assist Haitians with electric lines

Three Pedernales Electric Cooperative linemen returned recently from a 21-day trip to northeastern Haiti, where they volunteered to improve the existing electric system and extend power to families that had never before had electricity. More...

Theft charge results in probation

Johnathan A. Devalle, 29, of Palatine, Illinois received two years’ deferred adjudication probation for theft of property over $30,000 and less than $150,000. He also was ordered to pay a $1,000 fine plus court costs and attorney fees. More...

Agribusiness

Cattle Auction

The report from the July 20 Lampasas Cattle Auction follows. Cattle and calves: Estimated receipts 494, compared to 599 last sale and 613 at this time last year. More...