July 29, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

WEATHER

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BRIEFLY

New store A Family Dollar Store is coming to Lometa. According to the business' public relations manager, the store will be situated at 220 U.S. Highway 183, and is slated to open next year. No exact date has been released. Car wash More...

Lifestyles

Carnley's Corner

My loss, post office’s gain

I always get excited when I receive something in the mail. My mom sends me a package every couple of weeks. It’s not for any particular reason, but when she sees an item she knows I just have to have, she pops it in the mail for me. More...

Lone Star FFA Degree recipients honored

Lampasas High School agriscience seniors were awarded the highest honor the state FFA Association presents to students -- the Lone Star FFA Degree. More...

Contest results

Lampasas High School senior Hunter Webb participated in the AgScience Fair July 14-15 during the annual Texas FFA Convention in Fort Worth. She placed sixth in the plant science category. More...

Letters

A ‘right’ to sinful behavior?

Americans wonder why we are surely losing our “rights” one by one. You must begin with the so-called leadership in our land. More...

News

Lometa ISD’s bonds sold for construction project

The Lometa Independent School District continues to move forward with its construction project. Meeting in special session last week, trustees were apprised of the project’s momentum. More...

Grand jurors return indictments

The Lampasas County grand jury on Wednesday handed down 10 indictments. More...

Bicyclist, vehicle collide Saturday

An 11-year-old girl riding a bicycle Saturday morning was hit by a vehicle in the 1200 block of East Fourth Street, according to Sgt. Charles Montgomery of the Lampasas Police Department. Montgomery gave the following account of the accident. More...

Sports

Lampasas High School cross country schedule - Free Access

Aug. 28    Belton   Wildflower Country Club   8:30 a.m.  Sept. 4     Llano    Llano High School             8:30 a.m.  Sept. More...

Lampasas Middle School volleyball schedule - Free Access

Date     Opponent/event             Site    Number of Gyms *Sept. More...

Adult softball season wraps up

The Lampasas Adult Softball Assocation ended its summer men’s and women’s season last week with a two-day end-of-season tournament, and registration is open for coed softball. More...

Schlotzsky’s planned on South Key Avenue

Plans are under way to open a Schlotzsky's restaurant on South Key Avenue in January. Home builder John Bowen and his wife, Chris, have purchased a Schlotzsky's franchise as they make their first foray into restaurant ownership. More...

Feeding the fish

Tito Gill baits his fishing pole’s hook once again after he manages to snag a clump of vegetation floating in Sulphur Creek at W.M. Brook Park. More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

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Problem with moral equivalence arguments

I have seen an increasing trend to attach moral equivalence to all kinds of disputes and conflicts, such as Israel vs. Hamas, which is the subject of a future column. More...

At last -- someone did something about border

So, then, what are we supposed to think when the governor of Texas dispatches National Guardsmen to the state border with Mexico in order to deflect the onrush of illegal bordercrossers? What are we supposed to do? More...

Deaths

Casey Crawford

Casey Randle Crawford of Corinth died July 23, 2014, at Cook Children’s Hospital in Fort Worth. He was 11. A funeral service was July 28 at First Baptist Church in Lampasas. Burial was at Watson Cemetery. More...

Mrs. Lee

A celebration of life service is Aug. 2, 2014, at 2 p.m. at the fellowship hall of First Baptist Church in Lampasas for Kathleen Loudermilk Lee, 76, who died July 19, 2014, in Temple. Mrs. Lee was born Dec. 30, 1937, in Mt. More...

Mr. Singleton

James Lloyd Singleton, 75, of Lampasas died July 23, 2014, at Metroplex Hospital in Killeen. A graveside service was July 29 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lampasas. Mr. Singleton was born July 25, 1938, in Goldthwaite, the son of Julius L. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notice

NOTICE TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS AGAINST More...

Poll

What should the county do about courthouse security?