April 22, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

LISD nutrition program is Gold School winner

Many school districts enter, but few win. And Lampasas Independent School District is a winner. More...

Lifestyles

Carnley's Corner

These are not your everyday ballpark snacks

Every red-blooded American who attends baseball games – and many who don’t – know the lyrics to “Take Me Out to the Ballgame.” It has been played at stadiums for many years and evokes a time when hot dogs slathered in mu More...

Artist earns popular vote for encore exhibition

“Music to My Ears,” a sculpture by artist Terry Jones, is the encore sculpture for the 2014- 2015 season annual exhibits at the Hanna Springs Sculpture Garden at Campbell Park. More...

Program on murals presented

Vice president Sandi Brister presided over the GFWC/TFWC 36 Club meeting April 10 in the absence of president Jennifer Scribner. Sixteen members were present. Edith McCandless introduced the guest speaker, Dianna Hodges, chairman of Vision Lampasas. More...

Letters

Need to help small business

I am a small-business owner in Lampasas County, and it seems to me that the Lampasas Economic Development Corp., along with the city of Lampasas, needs to be helping the small business that is already in Lampasas, not going out of state, finding a bu More...

News

Lampasas woman injured in wreck

Capital EMS transported a Lampasas woman to Rollins Brook Community Hospital on Thursday after a two-vehicle collision at Sixth Street and Key Avenue. More...

PEC invites members to election forum

Candidates, referendum on voting method to be focus of April 24 event

Pedernales Electric Cooperative invites its members to a forum to learn more about this year’s PEC Board candidates and to comment about the election system referendum on the co-op’s ballot. The forum is April 24 at 5:30 p.m. More...

Appraisal district board to elect officers April 29

The Lampasas Central Appraisal District will gather April 29 at 6 p.m. at 109 E. Fifth St. to elect appraisal review board officers. More...

Sports

District 8-3A final softball standings - Free Access

Liberty Hill 10-0 Brownwood 5-5 Lampasas 5-5 Gatesville 4-6 Burnet 3-7 Llano 3-7 More...

4-3 loss to Gatesville ends Badger baseball season - Free Access

With the fourth playoff spot in District 8-3A on the line for both teams, Gatesville defeated the Badgers 4-3 in Lampasas on Tuesday. More...

Summer camps on tap

Badger Quest, a strength and conditioning camp for Lampasas High School and Lampasas Middle School students, starts June 9 and ends July 24. The summer conditioning program is open to Badger and Lady athletes of various sports. More...

Burn ban lifted until April 27 at 6 p.m. - Free Access

Rain has given Lampasas County residents a bit more time for outdoor fires. County Judge Wayne Boultinghouse has lifted the county's burn ban until April 27 at 6 p.m. More...

New chapter assists wounded warriors, youths

Marty Ghrist knows what it’s like to serve his country. He also knows firsthand what it’s like to be wounded in combat. More...

Council approves contract for work to determine route of northwest water line

The Lampasas City Council approved utility-related survey work as its first action item during last week’s meeting. More...

WEATHER

Date High Low Rain April 17 63 55 April 18 76 57 April 19 76 50 April 20 7 More...

BRIEFLY

Dedication A sculpture dedication is set for “We Will Spread, We Will Cover the Earth...Like Air & Water” by Nic Noblique Saturday at noon. More...

Editorial

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Problems at Dartmouth and other colleges

Dartmouth Collgee has a problem. More...

The politics of race

So “Racism” once more stalks among us! The Obama administration and its congressional minions are in full-court press style on the topic. More...

Deaths

Mr. Barrett

Ronald Wayne “Ronnie” Barrett, 69, of Spring Hill, Fla., formerly of Lampasas, died March 7, 2014. A graveside service is April 26 at 3 p.m. More...

Mrs. Fischer

A funeral service for Beuna Vesta Fisher, 90, of Lampasas is April 24, 2014, at 10 a.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel in Lampasas. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. Visitation is April 23 from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral chapel. Mrs. More...

Mr. Lambert

Clifford Louis “Cliff” Lambert Jr., 83, of McKinney died April 11, 2014. A graveside service is April 26 at 10 a.m. at Post Mountain Cemetery in Burnet with John Osborne officiating. Mr. Lambert was born Dec. More...

Agribusiness

Celebrating the legacy

Texas Longhorn Marketing Alliance promotes iconic cattle, seeks genetic advances

Hardy, colorful and equipped with striking physiques, Texas Longhorns, to many, are symbols of the rugged American West. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notice

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of DAVID C. LEWIS, Deceased, were issued on April 17, 2014, in Cause No. 6616, pending in the County Court of Lampasas County, Texas to: CAMELLIA FISCHER. More...