October 20, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Driver indicted for intoxication manslaughter

A 24-year-old Lampasas man has been indicted on two counts in connection with a July fatal wreck on FM 580 West. The Lampasas County grand jury on Wednesday indicted Tyler Allen Prothro for intoxication manslaughter and reckless manslaughter. More...

Physician advises people to get flu shots now

Doctors and pharmacists are encouraging people to get flu vaccines this month.  Family Medicine Clinic physician Dr. More...

Special Sections

Deaths

Ms. Willson

Father Paul Hudson of St. Mary Catholic Church in Lampasas will conduct a graveside blessing for the interment of Mary Dorothy Rogers Willson’s ashes on Oct. 25 at 10 a.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery. Ms. More...

News

Two cars collide near Stripes convenience store

A two-vehicle accident late Tuesday afternoon caused moderate damage to both automobiles involved but resulted in no injuries, Lampasas police said. Patrol Lt. More...

Drivers uninjured in FM 580 East collision

The Toyota Tacoma pickup in the foreground and a Ford F-150, not pictured, sustained damage in a rear-end collision Wednesday on FM 580 East, but neither driver was injured.  More...

DISTRICT COURT

Lampasas County 27th District Court convened last week with Judge John Gauntt presiding over the day’s hearings. More...

Agribusiness

CATTLE AUCTION

The report from the Oct. 18 Lampasas Cattle Auction follows.  Cattle and calves: Estimated receipts 591, compared to 752 last sale and 385 at this time last year.  Compared to last sale, feeder steers and heifers were steady to weak. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

Tillman Infrastructure, LLC is proposing to build a 190-foot self support tower (199-ft w/ appurtenances) located at 21224 North US Highway 281, Lampasas, TX 76550. More...

Voting to begin Monday

Ballots will include seven proposed state constitutional amendments

Early voting starts Monday for the Nov. 7 election on seven proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution. The following information on the proposals is based on a House Research Organization focus report. More...

Senator visits Lampasas

In a visit to Lampasas on Tuesday, District 24 State Senator Dawn Buckingham recapped action the Texas Legislature took this year and responded to questions from constituents. More...

Refreshing Santa’s Village

Dave Paddie stands in a city of Lampasas truck to reach for a newly painted North Pole cutout for the Santa’s Village display in W.M. Brook Park. More...

BRIEFLY

BURN BAN   A countywide burn ban, which prohibits outdoor fires in areas outside incorporated city limits, is in effect. A violation is a Class C misdemeanor, punishable by a fine not to exceed $500.  More...

Life

Group refreshes Santa’s Village, prepares for Christmastime

HGTV need not apply, as Santa’s Village in W.M. More...

Kempner Cemetery Association to meet

Kempner Cemetery Association Inc. will hold its annual membership meeting Oct. 29 at 2 p.m. in the Training Room of the Kempner Volunteer Fire Department.  The Board of Directors encouraged all members to attend and offer input. More...

Lometa United Methodist preps for annual ‘Awesome Autumn Stew’

Lometa United Methodist Church will hold its annual Awesome Autumn Stew luncheon Nov. 4.  Serving time is 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The church is located at 100 S. More...

Sports

No. 12 Panthers pack a punch

Ground-based Liberty Hill has explosive players, tradition of success

The Badgers face the second of four state-ranked district opponents, with a road game at Liberty Hill tonight.  Under first-year head coach Jeff Walker, the Panthers have continued their tradition of strong, Slot-T rushing teams. More...

Badger tennis sweeps area playoffs - Free Access

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Lampasas student participates in college’s TOUCHDOWNS event

Lampasas High School junior Brady Mayfield participated in a halftime ceremony Saturday at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor football game, which UMHB won 65-0. More...