April 18, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Boyds buy AMVETS building

More than two and a half years after AMVETS Post 80 in Lampasas closed, the building’s future remains uncertain, although it has new owners. Longtime Lampasas businessmen Benny Boyd Sr. and his son Benny Boyd Jr. More...

WEATHER

Date High Low Rain April 14 73 42 0.07 April 15 63 33 April 16 71 39 More...

BRIEFLY

Fundraiser The Lampasas County Wounded Warriors chapter of Buckmasters American Deer Foundation will sell hamburgers and hot dogs at its April 26 fundraising event from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Lampasas Walmart. More...

Lifestyles

Key Club assists in painting project at youth center

For Lampasas High School Key Club, painting is the way they started off a year of service, and it’s the way the group ended it. More...

Couple plan June wedding

Jenny Bukowski and Ty Brock, both of Houston, plan a June 27, 2014, wedding at the Crystal Ballroom at the Rice Hotel in Houston. Miss Bukowski is the daughter of Kathleen Renee and Kenneth James Bukowski of Houston. More...

Game Day planned at Hostess House

Game Day will be at the Hancock Springs Hostess House Monday from 1-5 p.m. At the event, the Desormais Management Co. of Lampasas, a credit card processing company, has pledged to match all playing fees and donations, up to $1,000. More...

Sports

Lady Badgers are playoff-bound

Lampasas wins softball slugfest over Burnet to secure postseason bid

Lampasas piled up 15 runs on 14 hits to defeat Burnet 15-7 on Friday. Freshman catcher Kloe Corbin hit a grand slam and a three run shot to give her a team-high 11 home runs through the end of the regular season. More...

Badgers fall to Burnet, prepare for regular season finale on Tuesday - Free Access

The Badger baseball team was defeated by Burnet on Friday, in the second-to-last game of the season. Lampasas is now 2-7 in district play. More...

District 8-3A Softball Standings - Free Access

District standings as of April 17 Liberty Hill  9-0 Brownwood 5-4 Lampasas 4-5 Gatesville 4-5 Burnet 3-6 Llano 2-7   More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notice

BID NOTICE At 2:00 p.m. on May 5, 2014, sealed bids will be opened in the Staff Conference Room, 312 East Third, Lampasas, Texas for East 5th Street Water, Wastewater, and Storm Sewer Improvements. More...

Tense meeting

City Council session turns heated amid business deal comments

Arguments erupted during the Lampasas City Council’s meeting Monday as a few residents criticized city incentives to a company that is relocating from California. More...

Business in the spotlight - Free Access

Lampasans debate relocating company’s economic effect, incentives city plans to offer

Questions of fairness and return on investment have fueled a debate about whether the city should give financial incentives to a company that plans to move from Merced, California to Lampasas. More...

Top seniors

Lampasas High School seniors whose grade-point average ranked in the top 10 percent of their class received blankets at an academic award program Monday. More...

Deaths

Mrs. Langley

Frances Ann Langley, 75, of Lampasas died April 14, 2014, at her residence. A graveside service was April 16 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lampasas. Mrs. Langley was born Sept. 1, 1938, in Lake Charles, La., the daughter of Patrick M. More...

Mrs. Withers

Jean Ryan Withers, longtime owner and operator of Jean’s Cafe in Lampasas, died April 12, 2014, at her Lampasas residence. She was 83. A memorial service is May 3 at 2 p.m. at New Hope Primitive Baptist Church south of Lampasas on U.S. More...

News

Court corrects error in precinct boundaries

The Lampasas County Commissioners Court on Monday addressed an error discovered recently in the commissioner precinct designation for several residences. More...

North Key Valero to be sold

The Valero gas station at 207 N. Key Ave. in Lampasas is one of 100 convenience stores and 16 former gas stations in Texas, Colorado, Arizona and six other states that will be sold. More...

Judge schedules jury trials, pretrial in murder case

Two jury trials and one pretrial hearing are set in Judge John Gauntt’s 27th District Court for three Lampasas men arrested on charges of murder. More...

Lometa Reporter

Hornets capture area title

The Hornet track and field team won the area meet on Wednesday in Lampasas, and Lometa qualified for the regional meet in 17 events. More...

Lometa Menu

For week of April 21-25 Monday, April 21 BREAKFAST: French toast sticks or Frosted Flakes and graham crackers, fruit or juice and milk. LUNCH: Chicken strips, roll, mashed potatoes, carrots, broccoli, mixed fruit and milk. Option: salad bar. More...

Masonheimer competes at regionals

Lometa closed the 2014 tennis season this week, as Grace Masonheimer competed in the 1A Region IV tournament in College Station. Masonheimer was defeated 6-0, 6-1 by a sophomore from Mason. More...