September 16, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Gains continue

Sales tax revenue increases 5 percent for Lampasas

September sales tax figures released by the state comptroller’s office show most entities in the Central Texas region continue to record economic growth in 2014. More...

Lifestyles

Carnley's Corner

Thanks for the memories

I know, I know. I said a long time ago I would never leave Lampasas. I was happy here. I proclaimed that very thing numerous times -- and I meant it. But things have changed in my life, and I am ready to move on. More...

Smith-Baumann

Couple exchange vows in Lampasas ceremony

Stephanie Kay Smith and Ryan Edward Baumann, both of El Campo, exchanged wedding vows in a July 19, 2014, evening ceremony at the Crawford Party House in Lampasas. Lampasas County Judge Wayne Boultinghouse officiated the double ring ceremony. More...

Multi-Service Center

901 S. Live Oak - Lampasas • 8 a.m.-4 p.m. 512-556-3858 • 512-556-2550 fax Lunch is served Monday through Friday at 11:30 a.m. Reservations may be made by calling 24 hours in advance, 512-556-3858. Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014 More...

News

Game wardens working more marijuana cultivation cases

Texas game wardens have been involved recently in investigating illegal marijuana cultivation cases in rural areas. More...

Agribusiness

Ranch management seminar set at A&M College Station campus

The intensive five-day Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Ranch Management University will be Oct. 20-24 on the Texas A&M University campus in College Station at the G. More...

Kempner adopts 2014-15 budget

Bids to be sought for street repairs

Kempner City Council last week adopted a tax rate and budget for fiscal year 2014-2015. The tax rate is $0.23388 per $100 valuation, a slight decrease from the current rate of $0.2345. More...

New Precinct 4 constable ready for challenges of his post

With more than 18 years’ experience in a variety of law enforcement positions, Lampasas County Precinct 4 Constable Forrest Spence is well prepared for his new task. More...

WEATHER

Date High Low Rain Sept. 11 96 76 0.07 Sept. 12 78 60 Sept. More...

BRIEFLY

Quilt show The Lampasas County Quilt Show is Oct. 11 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Lampasas County Courthouse. More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Birth of our national anthem

You know the song, but do you know the story behind it? More...

Obama goes to war

Wasn’t that a good one about the president promising an executive order on immigration -- only he discovered the time wasn’t quite right, what with an election coming on, so he pivoted to the Islamic State, which he is promising to degrad More...

Letters

Slow down!

To the people that travel on Castleberry Street (from First Street to Avenue B) in Lampasas, TX: More...

Sports

Badgers dominate from the start

Lampasas defeats Austin Reagan 46-7 in Football Sweetheart match-up

On their first drive Friday night, the Badgers set the tone for a dominant performance, and they never looked back. Within two and half minutes of the opening kick, Lampasas posted an 8-0 lead over the visiting Austin Reagan Raiders, a 5A team. More...

Tennis team nearly pulls off major upset in Belton

On Friday, the Badgers were as close to beating the Tigers as they ever have come in coach Kenneth Peiser’s 16-year tenure in Lampasas. But the Conference 6A Tigers pulled off a 10-9 win on their home court. More...

Badgers take third place at Pflugerville, Lady Badgers finish fourth

District 25-4A teams filled the top five spots in the boys’ varsity 1A-4A race at the Pflugerville Invitational cross country meet. Lampasas finished third with 74 points, behind district rivals Liberty Hill and Llano. More...

Poll

What is the toughest remaining game on the Badgers' football schedule?