August 28, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Lampasas ISD to lower tax rate

The Lampasas Independent School District will lower taxes dedicated to its Interest and Sinking fund by two cents after five board members voted Monday to approve the measure. More...

Burn ban

The countywide ban on outdoor burning in unincorporated areas remains in effect. A violation of the burn ban is a Class C misdemeanor, punishable by a fine not to exceed $500. More...

Special Sections

Deaths

Mr. Carlile

William Bufard Carlile, 94, of Lampasas died Aug. 24, 2015 at Rollins Brook Community Hospital. Funeral services were held Aug. 27 at Sneed Funeral Chapel. Burial followed at Oak Hill Cemetery. He was born Feb. More...

Mrs. Clark

Ruby Christine Clark, 92, of Lampasas died Aug. 23, 2015 at Rollins Brook Community Hospital. Funeral services were held Aug. 27 at Adamsville Baptist Church. Burial followed at Hines Chapel Cemetery. Sneed Funeral Chapel had charge of arrangements. More...

Ms. Sieber

Mary Jane McBride Sieber, 64, of Lampasas died Aug. 25 at her home after a struggle with lung cancer. She was born in O’Donnell, Texas, to O.C. and Ethel McBride. More...

Sports

Lady Badgers win two matches in Rockdale tournament - Free Access

Lampasas broke a losing streak with a 26-24, 25-23 win over Austin Travis in the first round of the Rockdale tournament on Thursday. More...

Billies edge out Badgers 42-41 in overtime - Free Access

Badger quarterback Cohen Cockburn was in on five touchdowns and recorded more than 300 yards in the season-opening overtime loss.Despite the Badgers' great success moving the football, Fredericksburg prevailed 42-41 in overtime. More...

Badgers face Billies on the road tonight

The long-awaited varsity football season begins with a 7:30 p.m. kickoff in Fredericksburg tonight. Thirty-four Badgers are on the varsity roster for the season opener. More...

Pay raises among county’s budget plans

Although personnel costs are expected to grow in the upcoming fiscal year, officials still hope to balance the county’s budget with either no change in the property tax rate or less than a one-cent increase. More...

Kempner hires additional police officer

The Kempner City Council confirmed a new police officer for the city in a regular-session meeting Tuesday. Mark Shaffer was approved unanimously, and he will become the third full-time member of the Kempner Police Department. More...

Wine tour

Tickets are on sale for the Lampasas County Wine Tour, scheduled to begin Sept. 26 at 9 a.m. The Lampasas County Chamber of Commercesponsored event features tastings from local and area wineries. Tickets are limited. More...

Afternoon downpour

A Dodge Ram pickup splashes through water on U.S. Highway 190 just outside of Kempner on Tuesday. More...

Lifestyles

Couple celebrates 50th anniversary

In honor of the 50th wedding anniversary of James H. Kline and Judith M. Kline, their children and grandchildren will host an open house Sept. 5 from 2-5 p.m. More...

Student teacher at high school

Josh Massey has been named the fall semester agriculture science student teacher at Lampasas High School. Massey is from Liberty Hill. More...

Animal shelter donation

Joan Milam and Becky Hudson, on behalf of Friends of Lampasas Animal Shelter, purchased a wide variety of toys and treats for shelter cats and dogs last week with money from donations to the nonprofi More...

News

Lampasas City Council approves utility rate increases

The Lampasas City Council on Monday voted unanimously to raise water and sewer rates by $1.25 per thousand gallons. The new rates will take effect with the first billing period in October -- the first month of the city’s new fiscal year. More...

Arrests noted

The following arrests were reported recently by area law enforcement officials. Aug. 25 More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

Small Taxing Unit Notice The City of Kempner will hold a meeting at 7:00 P.M. on September 8, 2015 at Kempner City Hall, 12288 E. Hwy 190, Kempner, TX to consider adopting a proposed tax rate for tax year 2015. More...