December 2, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

County assists with fire truck purchase

The Lampasas County Commissioners Court voted unanimously Monday to provide $200,000 of interim funding, which will be reimbursed through a grant, so the Lampasas Volunteer Fire Department can buy a new rescue truck. More...

BRIEFLY

Library closed The Lampasas Public Library will be closed today for staff training. The library will reopen Saturday at 10 a.m. More...

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Deaths

Mr. Lyssy

Lucian L. Lyssy Sr., 82, of Lampasas died Nov. 27, 2016 in an automobile accident.  Rosary will be recited Dec. 2 at 6 p.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel.  Funeral Mass will be Dec. 3 at 10 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church. More...

Mrs. McCoy

Connie McCoy, 71, of Adamsville died Nov. 30, 2016.  Visitation will be Dec. 2 from 6:30-8 p.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel.  Funeral service will be held Dec. 3 at 2 p.m. at Adamsville Presbyterian Church. More...

Mrs. Malmin

Services for Virginia Evaughn Malmin will be Dec. 3 at 4:30 p.m. at Harper- Talasek Funeral Home in Temple with Pastor Ridge Adams officiating.  Burial will follow in Bellwood Memorial Cemetery.  Mrs. Malmin died Nov. More...

Sports

19-0 run sparks comeback win

Badgers crush Hornets 63-34 for fourth straight victory

A string of 19 unanswered points gave the Badgers their first lead of the game on the way to a 63-34 win over Gatesville on Tuesday.  Gatesville led 16-5 in the first quarter until Badger junior Kyle Sims swished a corner threepointer to cut the More...

‘Heavy’ Walker to enter Hall of Fame on Monday

Dale “Heavy” Walker will be inducted into the Lampasas Football Hall of Fame on Monday at the Fall Sports Banquet at the high school cafetorium. Walker joins four Badger legends who were in the inaugural class of inductees in 2015.  More...

Sports shorts

GIRLS’ GOLF   The Lady Badgers competed Monday in their last varsity golf tournament of the semester: the San Antonio Clark Invitational.  More...

Elevator contract approved for old City Hall

The Lampasas City Council approved one building-related contract Monday but decided to take more time to investigate options for another facility project. More...

Christmas light display

A soft glow fills W.M. Brook Park at night, as the Christmas on the Creek light display has been illuminated. Decorative lights will adorn both sides of Sulphur Creek in the park through the New Year’s Day holiday.   More...

Community volunteer named parade marshal

Judy Lansford has been a supporter of the Lampasas Public Library since she came to Lampasas in 1961. More...

Lifestyles

Grants awarded to Lometa park, sheriff’s office

Lometa Regional Park will have new bleachers, add electrical and water lines for vendors, and complete other small projects after receiving a $25,000 Community Development Partnership Program grant from the Lower Colorado River Authority and Hamilton More...

Tour of Homes shows variety in Lampasas residences

The Lampasas County Museum’s Tour of Homes will be Sunday, with five stops at various buildings in the city. More...

Making it to area

In November, 59 Lampasas Middle School Badger Band students traveled to Burnet High School to participate in the ATSSB Region 32 Middle School All Region Auditions. Twenty-seven students were selected to the All Region Band. More...

News

Townsen Cemetery gets marker

The Townsen Cemetery Association and the Lampasas County Historical Commission completed a detailed layout of the Townsen Cemetery and presented the information to the Texas Historical Commission in an effort to record the cemetery as a historic plac More...

Grand champion

Jim Moore stands with his daughter, Lampasas High School junior Gracie Moore, and her Grand Champion Simmental steer at the recent Fall Classic Show held in Waco over the Thanksgiving break. More...

Christmas colors

Lights gleam in W.M. Brook Park as part of the Christmas on the Creek display.   More...