January 30, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Lampasas to seek $275,000 grant for utility work

The Lampasas City Council on Monday voted unanimously to seek $275,000 in grant funding for water work on the west side of town. More...

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The Lampasas High School cheerleaders claimed a national championship in a competition last weekend in Dallas. Please see related story and photo, page 3. More...

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Kempner City Council rejects bid for property

It was an easy decision Tuesday evening for the Kempner City Council to reject a bid of $101 for a lot off Waterworks, behind the Methodist church. More...

Youth faces drug charge for alleged pot brownies

A 16-year-old Lampasas High School student was arrested Wednesday morning for possession of marijuana over 4 ounces and less than 5 pounds. The charge is a state jail felony, and the student was referred to Lampasas Juvenile Probation officials. More...

Fire Department responds to 117 collisions in 2014

The Lampasas Fire Department stayed busy last year, according to statistics supplied by the department. Firemen and equipment rolled for 175 medical assists, 117 motor vehicle collisions and 31 structure fires. More...

Lometa Reporter

Lady Hornets clinch playoff spot in Evant

The Lometa varsity girls secured a trip to the Conference 1A playoffs Tuesday by beating Evant 41-33 on the road. But the remaining four district games are as important as ever for the Lady Hornets and first-year Lometa coach Jamie Masonheimer. More...

Work on retail store continues

A project to build a Family Dollar store at the former site of the Brandin’ Iron Cafe should be done by around the middle of March, according to project superintendent Terry Watson. More...

District 25-A girls’ basketball standings

Lometa 6-0Cherokee 4-2Jonesboro 4-2Evant 2-4Oglesby 2-4Cranfills Gap 0-6 More...

Landowner alleges bullets hit his property

Officials say without proof, county cannot pursue charges

A landowner on Monday told the Lampasas County Commissioners Court that rifle bullets have crossed onto his property several times and, on one occasion, nearly hit his wife. More...

When buzzards come to roost

Homeowners, animal control officer seek way to chase off unwelcome flock

Birds of a feather flock together, even when they are 300 unsightly turkey vultures roosting at private property along South Howe Street. Dr. More...

WEATHER

Date High Low Rain Jan. 26 71 39 Jan. 27 78 45 Jan. 28 81 42 More...

BRIEFLY

Petition A petition to call a local option election on alcohol sales in Lampasas fell 62 signatures short, City Secretary Christina Marez announced Wednesday. More...

Lifestyles

Color Guard places third

The Lampasas High School Color Guard placed third in the first contest of their season during the Texas Color Guard Circuit event at Dripping Springs High School Jan. 24. More...

Couple to wed March 14

Brad and Lisa Butts, of Lampasas, are pleased to announce the approaching marriage of their daughter, Morgan Paige, to Reese Clayburn Vann, son of Gary and Jan Vann, of Lampasas. The couple will wed on March 14, 2015, at the First Baptist Church. More...

Democratic Women’s club holds meeting Feb. 2

The Democratic Women’s Association of Lampasas will hold its Feb. 2 meeting at the Lampasas Rice Asian restaurant. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. Under discussion will be preparing for the presidential election of 2016. More...

Sports

Collegiate signing reception - Free Access

The Lampasas ISD Athletic Department announced the signing of National Letters of Intent by two Lady Badger soccer players, Analise Watson and Caitlyn Shaughnessy. More...

Golf season tees off Monday in Lampasas - Free Access

Hancock Park Golf Course will host a high school boys' invitational meet Monday at 10 a.m. to start the Lampasas Badger spring golf season. The course will be closed to the public during the tournament. The Badgers were ranked No. More...

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Lampasas clinches playoff spot - Free Access

With 44-32 win over Salado, Lady Badgers secure first postseason trip since 2001

For the first time since 2001, the Lady Badgers have qualified for the girls' basketball playoffs. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notice

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING OF THE ZONING More...