May 22, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Lometa council OKs contract for inspections

The Lometa City Council is honing its vision on municipal improvements, adapting ordinances and actions to address local issues. More...

BRIEFLY

Flags American Legion Post 277, with assistance from local Boy Scouts, will place flags on veterans’ graves in Oak Hill Cemetery Saturday at 8 a.m. The public is invited. More...

Special Sections

Deaths

Daniel Caleb Williams

Eulogy – by Caleb's mother, Jessica Cross

Daniel Caleb Williams was born on Feb. 27, 1998, a fuzzy red-headed, blue-eyed little boy that stole my heart – the first of many hearts he would steal. held him in my arms as he took his first breath. More...

Mrs. Pickett

Josephine Elizabeth Pickett, 90, of Lampasas died May 16, 2015 at Rollins Brook Community Hospital. Memorial service will be May 27 at 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church in Lampasas. Her body will be cremated. Mrs. Pickett was born Jan. More...

News

Grand jury returns various indictments

The Lampasas County grand jury met recently and returned indictments in 16 cases. In cases presented by the Lampasas County Sheriff’s Department, five individuals were indicted: • Nsabimana Dominique for sexual assault on Nov. 15, 2014. More...

Arrests made by local law enforcement

The following arrests were reported recently by area law enforcement officials. May 20 More...

DPS to increase patrols over holiday weekend

The Texas Department of Public Safety will increase its trooper patrols over Memorial Day weekend to help ensure the safety of Texas roadways. More...

Lometa Reporter

Academic award recipients honored

Lometa High School students were honored recently for their academic excellence during the Lometa Lions Club’s 32nd Annual Scholastic Achievement Banquet in the Lometa ISD cafetorium. More...

School Menu

For week of May 25-29 Monday, May 25 No school. Tuesday, May 26 BREAKFAST: Pancakeon a-stick or cereal, graham cracker, fruit or juice, and milk. LUNCH: Popcorn chicken, carrots, broccoli, mixed fruit and milk. More...

Cattle Auction

The report from the May 20Lampasas Cattle Auctionfollows.Cattle and calves: Estimatedreceipts 324 compared to 55 lastweek and 172 at this time lastyear.Compared to last week, feedersteers and heifers $3-$4 higherwith fleshy calves steady, slaughter c More...

Lampasas ISD board swears in members

The Lampasas Independent School District Board of Trustees held a called meeting Monday evening to swear in newly elected board members. More...

Kempner mayor passes torch

Outgoing Kempner Mayor Paul Cook -- pictured with the new mayor, Carolyn Crane -- holds a plaque he received Tuesday as recognition for his service to Kempner. More...

Head of the class

Salutatorian of the Lometa High School Class of 2015 is Mackenzie Jean Maldonado, left, the daughter of Mario and Misty Maldonado. More...

Lifestyles

Book signing event scheduled

Lampasas Public Library to host Jane Blaffer Owen editor

Lampasas will be one of the official stops of a book tour that celebrates the life and legacy of the late Jane Blaffer Owen, a Texas oil heiress whose memoirs were published this spring. More...

News Maker

New Position

The Wildlife Services Program of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has announced the selection of Michael Yeary as the assistant regional director of its western region in Fort Collins, Colo. More...

LCHEC group gets certified

From left, Melissa Reinhardt, Nina Paredez, Patricia Swaney and Audrey Pierce, with their instructor Michelle Fisher, pose for a photo after becoming certified medical administrative assistants throu More...

Sports

Hancock Park prepared for weekend full of golf

The 65th Annual A.C. January Memorial Golf Tournament is scheduled to begin Saturday. The 54-hole tournament at Hancock Park Golf Course features one 18-hole round for each day of the Memorial Day weekend. More...

The short shotgun

If the truth be known, the gun that won the West was really a shotgun. More western lawmen and guards carried a shotgun than a revolver or rifle. More...

2015 spring semester sports highlights

Girls’ basketball team breaks postseason drought The Lady Badger basketball team, led by coach Jenny Bowden, reached the playoffs for the first time since 2001. Lampasas finished second in a district that included state finalist Liberty Hill. More...

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Public Notices

NOTICE TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS AGAINST THE ESTATE OF LILLIE F. WALTERS, DECEASED Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of LILLIE F. WALTERS, Deceased, were issued on May 20, 2015, in Cause No. More...