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School finance suit needs resolution, AG hopeful says

Sam Houston, the Democratic Party’s nominee for Texas attorney general, brought his campaign here last week, pledging a bipartisan approach to solving legal matters. More...

Lifestyles

Carnley's Corner

Most beautiful time? Not so much

Although celebrities try to convince us that being pregnant is one of the most beautiful times in a woman’s life, for me when I carried each of my sons, that was as far from the truth as one could get. More...

Yanta-Huffman

Couple exchange vows in Dripping Springs

Jessica Yanta and Daniel Huffman, both of Leesville, La., exchanged wedding vows in a June 8, 2014, ceremony at Memory Lane Event Center in Dripping Springs. More...

Kiwanis Club selling peaches

The Lampasas Kiwanis Club is offering a second chance for folks to purchase peaches to support the Lampasas Boys & Girls Club. More...

Letters

Error with judge’s salary

As a resident of Lampasas County, I was very disturbed to learn of the several thousand dollars in overpayment (salary) to Judge Boultinghouse. More...

Beautiful county courthouse

As I travel the state taking pictures of county courthouses, I’m always amazed by the special moments that occur. One such special moment was my visit to your beautiful courthouse. More...

Seeking info on relatives

I wish to correspond with a descendant of George Washington Robertson (known as Wash), born on Aug. 15, 1856, and died on Jan. 8, 1932. He was the son of Christopher Columbus and Frances Matilty (Capps) Robertson. More...

Sports

Defense, ground offense strong in loss

The Badgers had more first downs, rushing yards, passing yards, fumble recoveries and a higher pass completion percentage than Fredericksburg on Friday. More...

Lady Badgers take third in Rockdale

The Lampasas varsity volleyball team has won seven of its last 10 matches, including four of seven from this weekend’s Rockdale tournament. More...

Ellison earns cross country medal at Temple

The Badger varsity cross country team finished near the middle of the pack in its first meet of the season Thursday in Temple. Lampasas placed sixth out of 11 teams, and junior Jonathan Ellison earned a medal, taking 13th in the 1A-4A race. More...

Fifth Street work under way

A contractor is progressing well, city officials said, on a project to replace water and sewer lines on East Fifth Street from Key Avenue to Pecan Street. More...

Lometa trustees approve budget, tax rate

After a public hearing last week, the Lometa Independent School District Board of Trustees approved a budget and tax rate for the 2014-2015 school year. More...

WEATHER

Date High Low Rain Aug. 28 96 71 Aug. 29 96 71 Aug. 30 96 More...

BRIEFLY

CAPS The Children’s Activities Program at First United Methodist Church is accepting registration for the program that begins Wednesday for youths in kindergarten through fifth grade. More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

Full Story

The jihadi serial killer no one is talking about

For two bloody months, an armed jihadist serial killer ran loose across the country. At least four innocent men died this spring and summer as acts of “vengeance” on behalf of aggrieved Muslims. Have you heard about this horror? More...

President’s blindness to growing terror threat

One does not need to be Sun Tzu or George Patton to know that a nation must recognize an enemy before it can develop a strategy to defeat it. But one apparently does have to be someone other than President Barack Obama. More...

Deaths

Mrs. Rydzak

Dorothy Louise Smith Rydzak, 87, of Lindale, formerly of Lampasas, died Aug. 27, 2014. A funeral service was Aug. 30 at Holy Family Church in Lindale. Burial was at Rose Lawn Cemetery in Tyler. Mrs. Rydzak was born Sept. 20, 1926, in Kempner. More...

News

Lampasas man’s probation revoked, jail sentence given

Kenneth Wade McCoy, 49, of Lampasas was sentenced to two five-year terms to run concurrently in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Institutional Division. More...

Arbor Day Foundation offers 10 free trees

Everyone from Texas who joins the Arbor Day Foundation in September will receive 10 free trees as part of the Foundation's Trees for America program. More...

Legal aid services offered monthly

Lone Star Legal Aid of Belton offers free legal aid to Lampasas residents the first Monday of each month. Assistance is available from 9:30-11 a.m. at the commissioners courtroom in the Lampasas County Courthouse. No appointment is necessary. More...

Agribusiness

Cow/Calf Clinic scheduled Sept. 17 at Farm Bureau

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct a multi-county Central Texas Cow/Calf Clinic Sept. 17 at the Lampasas County Farm Bureau building, 1793 N. U.S. Highway 281. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notice

NOTICE TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS AGAINST THE ESTATE OF PEARL BAUGH POTTS aka PEARL JOSEPHINE POTTS, More...