February 5, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Kempner man faces drug charges

Several arrests reported after nine-month investigation

A Lampasas County man is one of 13 people whose arrests have been announced as the result of a multi-agency drug investigation. More...

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Filings continue

A few candidates have filed to run for city or school district positions in Lampasas County. The filing period will end Feb. 19, and election day for local entities will be May 7. More...

Arrests noted

The following arrests were reported by area law enforcement officials. Feb. 2 • Tyler Cody Lumpkins, 24, of Copperas Cove for evading arrest/ detention with a vehicle, possession of marijuana and unlicensed carrying of a weapon. More...

Car hits house

A 1998 Lincoln Town Car struck a residence on East Fourth Street Thursday morning. The Lampasas Police Department was sent to the scene near the intersection of Fourth and Old Georgetown Road at 8:16 a.m. More...

Developer seeks to switch land from Lampasas to Cove ISD

A public hearing on detachment of a swath of Lampasas Independent School District land at the east end of the county that would be annexed to Copperas Cove Independent School District was rough for petitioner Wesley Atkinson. More...

Council to hold hearing about smoke/vapor shops

The Lampasas City Council will hold a public hearing Monday at 7 p.m. to discuss zoning for smoke/tobacco shops. More...

Breifly

Commissioners The Lampasas County Commissioners Court will meet Monday at 9 a.m. in the first-floor courtroom at the county courthouse. The meeting is open to the public, and there will be a time for public comments. District Court More...

Lifestyles

LMS team takes first in UIL art contest

Teams of seventh- and eighth-grade students from Lampasas Middle School earned high marks at the UIL Creative Arts contest Jan. 30 in Liberty Hill. More...

LISD trustees to seek input on 2016-17 school calendars

The Lampasas Independent School District Board of Trustees met Monday for its regularly scheduled meeting and accepted the resignation of Athletic Director/ head football coach Brian Emerson. The resignation is effective June 30. More...

Top 10 in state

Lampasas High School junior Rachel Porter holds the plaque she received for placing ninth in state last weekend in the VFW Voice of Democracy audio-essay contest. More...

Sports

Panthers top off dramatic comeback with buzzer-beater three - Free Access

Liberty Hill rallied from a 14-0 first-half deficit to defeat Lampasas 35-32, hitting the winning three-pointer at the buzzer.The Badgers dominated the first quarter, outscoring the Panthers 13-0. More...

Badgers beat Jackets 52-31

Outside shots highlight huge second-half run

Lampasas scored 21 unanswered points to blow open what had been a one point lead over Llano, according to Badger head coach Rob Shivers. The Badgers (3-3 in district) won the Tuesday night road game 52-31. More...

Badger golfers place third on home course

Lampasas began the 2016 golf season with a third-place finish at home. The Badger varsity shot 330 at Hancock Park Golf Course on Monday to finish behind Round Rock and Belton. Round Rock won the tournament with a team score of 312. More...