March 24, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Town hall meeting set Tuesday about possible new jail construction

County officials will hold a town hall meeting Tuesday to offer information about the proposed new county jail. The meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. in the new gymnasium at Lometa Public School. More...

BRIEFLY

PILOTS MEETING   The Lampasas Pilots Association will meet Saturday at 8 a.m. for a pancake breakfast meeting at the Lampasas Municipal Airport. The group will meet in the big hangar next to the gas pumps.  All pilots are invited. More...

Special Sections

Deaths

Mr. Richardson

Calvin Lemuel “C.L.” Richardson, 88, of Lometa died March 18, 2017 at a local nursing home. Visitation was held March 23 at Sneed Funeral Chapel in Lampasas, followed by burial in Straley Cemetery. Mr. More...

Mrs. Mays

Ruth O’Dell Mays died March 16, 2017 at a Lampasas nursing home. She was 81. A memorial service will be held April 1 at 2 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Fredericksburg. Mrs. Mays was born Aug. More...

Ms. Cooper

Sarah Ann Goodson Cooper, 43, of Austin died March 10, 2017 at her home.  She was born May 10, 1973 in Lampasas, the daughter of Jerry Max Goodson and Lila V. (Hall) Goodson.  Ms. Cooper grew up in Lampasas and later moved to Austin. More...

Sports

Five LHS lifters heading to state

With five state qualifiers and three individual regional champions, Lampasas already has had a banner season in powerlifting.  The Badgers’ final meet is the THSPA state contest Saturday in Abilene at the Taylor County Expo Center.  D More...

Girls’ golfers win Colin Clark Memorial

Lampasas placed first as a team at the girls’ Colin Clark Memorial golf tournament in Burnet on Tuesday. The tournament, and the boys’ event on Wednesday, were held at Delaware Springs Golf Course.  More...

Lady Badgers face playoff re-match with unbeaten Giddings

Last season, the Lady Badgers held a No. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

PUBLIC NOTICE The Annual report of the John L. and Ethel McCarty Foundation Trust is available for inspection for the next 180 days at 301 S. Key Avenue, Lampasas, Texas 76550. 512-556-0522 during business hours.   More...

Diamondback Jubilee continues through Saturday at Lometa Regional Park

The 47th annual Lometa Diamondback Jubilee offers a full slate of attractions this weekend at Lometa Regional Park. More...

It’s wildflower season

Bluebonnets blanket a playground area outside Faith Lutheran Church on County Road 4006. See page 9 for additional photos of plants that have blossomed with warm spring weather.   More...

Driver may have fallen asleep before wreck, DPS trooper says

Three women were rushed to area hospitals Wednesday afternoon -- two in separate helicopters -- after a head-on collision on U.S. Highways 183 and 190 between Lampasas and Lometa. More...

Life

Lampasas, Lometa debate teams exceed expectations

Both schools place among top performers at state meet

The Lampasas High School and Lometa High School cross-examination debate teams have done well in their respective state tournaments, even though both teams have new members. LAMPASAS HIGH SCHOOL More...

Garden club hears beekeeper’s presentation

The Lometa L-M Garden and Civic Club had its March meeting Monday at the club building, located at Fifth and Main streets in Lometa.  Members enjoyed light refreshments provided by Sabrina McKenzie and Laurie Davis. More...

CTC to hold job fair Thursday

Central Texas College Career Center will host its annual Career Fair and Internship Expo on Thursday in the Anderson Campus Center (Building 156).  The free event is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. More...

News

LCHEC awards McLean Scholarship

The Lampasas County Higher Education Center has announced Sarah Malone as the recipient of a $300 McLean Scholarship.  A junior at Lampasas High School, Sarah plans to become a nurse practitioner in the oncology field. More...

Roses in bloom

The city and surrounding countryside are awash in beautiful colors, with the arrival of spring. These pink roses, with redbud tree blossoms in the background, have brightened South Western between East Third and East Fourth streets.   More...

Colors of spring

Bluebonnets, redbuds and the white blossoms on a nearby tree offer a pleasant view for motorists on North Avenue. With the advent of warmer temperatures, trees and flowers have burst forth in bright hues, as winter has given way to springtime.   More...

Agribusiness

Lone Star Ag Credit offers annual patronage program

Lone Star Ag Credit announced it would return more than half its earnings from 2016 to eligible borrowers this week, while celebrating National Agriculture Day.  Tuesday marked the 44th annual National Ag Day, which had the theme “Agricult More...


 

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