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Longtime business owner Jim Hargrove dies

James (Jim) Lawrence “Red” Hargrove, 72, of Lampasas, died Aug. 17, 2017 from complications associated with Alzheimer’s disease. More...

BRIEFLY

PAVING ON COUNTY ROAD   Workers will pave on County Road 2207 on Wednesday, starting at about 7:30 a.m., Precinct 3 Commissioner Lewis Bridges said.  More...

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GRAND JURY

Lampasas County grand jury convened Wednesday and returned indictments against 11 individuals. More...

Sports

Williams leads offense in scrimmage

Hard-nosed running by Sean Williams gave the Badgers something to cheer about in Friday’s scrimmage at Taylor.  Williams, a senior and third-year varsity back, scored the first touchdown of the evening, during a 15- play controlled series. More...

Patriots prevail in team tennis, 14-5

The East View Patriots won every boys’ match except one in a 14-5 team tennis victory over the Badgers on Friday.  “This was a little disappointing tonight because we looked a little sluggish,” Lampasas coach Kenneth Peiser sai More...

Hornets take upper hand in Buckholts scrimmage, but struggle against Elks

Lometa easily outscored the Buckholts Badgers but faced a tougher time with Evant in a three-team scrimmage Friday.  Hornets’ head coach D.T. More...

Agribusiness

Kempner Equipment moving near Lampasas city limits

Kevin Smart plans to move Kempner Equipment into his new location just east of Lampasas early this fall.  Smart and his wife Casey have owned Kempner Equipment since 2008, when they purchased the business from Bobby and Staria Carroll. More...

CATTLE AUCTION

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Officials seek ways to improve internet service

After numerous recent telecommunications outages and complaints about service, city officials are looking for ways to improve Lampasas’ internet infrastructure.  The Lampasas City Council and Lampasas Economic Development Corp. More...

Lampasas, Lometa campuses met standard on state ratings

Texas Education Agency has released the 2016-17 preliminary ratings for Lampasas Independent School District campuses, and all schools have met standard.  Lampasas High School met the 2017 accountability rating standard and added six of seven di More...

Pink sky in morning

A sunrise on a cloudy morning last week filled the sky above East Seventh Street with pink hues. More...

Life

Lampasas gets advanced cryotherapy to heal, soothe body ailments

What happens when the body is exposed to extremely cold temperatures for short periods of time?  The body pulls blood from extremities like hands and feet into the torso, protecting vital organs and oxygenating the blood pulled in. More...

Registration deadline approaches for ‘Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes’ program

Type 2 diabetics or caregivers of a loved one with type 2 diabetes who would like to learn how to better manage the condition are invited to attend the Texas A&M AgriLife Extention Service’s “Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes!” pro More...

Kiwanis Club scholarship awarded

Kiwanis Club of Lampasas President Ashley Underwood presents a $2,000 Kiwanis Club Stayin School Scholarship to Blake Webb of Lampasas on Friday. More...

Opinion

AMERICANS FOR LIMITED GOV’T

Plenty to blame for North Korea crisis

For the last three decades, the U.S. has been practicing Neville Chamberlain-style diplomacy with North Korea. Democrat and Republican administrations have continued to “kick the can” down the road with regards to North Korea.  More...

Violence to the right and left

The jury is in, and from the glowering looks on all faces, the verdict appears unanimous: The president blew it. What did he mean, the infamy in Charlottesville, Virginia, could be ascribed to “many sides”? More...

The exploitation of Charlottesville

The inexhaustible left is perpetually lying in wait to entrap President Donald Trump in some impeachable offense. Sadly, some vocal Trump critics on the right seem just as eager to purge America of Trump. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

The Planning and Zoning Commission of the City of Lampasas, Texas will hold a public hearing on September 7, 2017 at 6:00 P.M. in the City Council Chambers located at 405 South Main Street on the following item:   More...