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Lometa ISD Principal Jamie Smart plans to seek Precinct 2 post

Lometa Independent School District Principal Jamie Smart has announced he intends to run for Precinct 2 commissioner next year.  Precinct 2 covers much of the western part of the county, generally south of U.S. Highway 183. More...

BRIEFLY

BURN BAN   The countywide burn ban remains in effect. As a result, outdoor fires are prohibited in areas outside incorporated city limits.  A violation of the burn ban is a Class C misdemeanor, punishable by a fine not to exceed $500.  More...

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Deaths

Mr. Vosburgh

Eugene "Gene" Vosburgh, 73, of Kempner passed away surrounded by family at St. David's South Austin Hospital on the morning of Sept 2, 2017 after an 11-year battle with cancer.  Memorial services will be held Sept. 22 at 1 p.m. More...

Mrs. Tamayo

Sandra Christine Tamayo, 62, of Lampasas died Sept. 15, 2017 at Seton Medical Center in Austin.  Her body will be cremated, and a private service will be held later. Sneed Funeral Chapel has charge of arrangements.  Mrs. More...

Mrs. Roberts

Elizabeth Geide Roberts, 89, of Lampasas died Sept. 14, 2017 at a local nursing home. Graveside service was held Sept. 16 at Oak Hill Cemetery. Sneed Funeral Chapel had charge of arrangements. Mrs. More...

Sports

No. 5 Texans ‘as good as advertised’

Fundamentally sound Wimberley cruises to 52-17 win over Badgers

The undefeated Wimberley Texans started strong on Friday, taking just over two minutes to score their first touchdown. By the end of the first quarter they led the Badgers 21-3, and they controlled nearly every aspect of the game, winning 52-17. More...

Badgers pounce on Panthers 15-4 in district tennis

The Badgers won nearly every boys’ match on Thursday, helping the Lampasas team beat Liberty Hill 15-4 in the first district team tennis match. More...

Powerhouse Gorman capitalizes on Hornet mistakes Friday

Gorman overwhelmed the Lometa Hornets 46-0 on Friday, handing the Hornets their first loss of the season.  “We played as poorly as we could have,” Lometa coach D.T. More...

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PUBLIC NOTICES

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS  The Planning and Zoning Commission of the City of Lampasas, Texas will hold public hearings on October 5, 2017 at 6:00 P.M. in the City Council Chambers located at 405 South Main Street on the following items:   More...

Former sheriff’s deputy won’t face charges for use of force

Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. More...

Lindeman says he will not run for re-election

Precinct 2 Commissioner Jim Lindeman has announced he will not seek re-election to his county office next year.  Lindeman, who retired from law enforcement after three years as a police officer and 28 years as a game warden, was elected commissi More...

Investigation underway after body found in tree

  Assistant Chief of Police Jody Cummings, left, and Lampasas Police Department Investigator Nick Roberts stand at the scene of an investigation Monday at the far southern end of Pecan Street. More...

Life

County Republicans donate to scholarship, Harvey relief

Lampasas County Republican Chairman Skipper Wallace welcomed newly appointed Precinct 9 Chairwoman Wendy Daugherty Sept. 7 at the group’s executive committee meeting.  “[Mrs. More...

Aggie moms awarded Certificate of Merit

The local Central Texas A&M University Mothers’ Club was awarded a Certificate of Merit from the Federation of Texas A&M University Mothers’ Clubs for the 2016-2017 school year in More...

COLLEGE HONORS

SAM HOUSTON STATE UNIVERSITY   Lampasan Tristan Myrick was named to the Dean’s List of Academic Honors at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville.  The list consists of undergraduates who have achieved a grade point average of at l More...

News

Pickup hit by train

A pickup that became stuck on railroad tracks near the FM 1715 crossing was struck by a train early morning Monday. The driver was out of the truck when the train hit it. More...

Soldier hurt in motorcycle crash

A Fort Hood soldier sustained injuries Saturday in a motorcycle crash off FM 580 about three miles east of Rumley.  Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Dennis Jones and Trooper IV Michael Tatum responded to the accident, which happened at More...

Opinion

FEMA’s banned aid ripped by Trump

When Hurricane Harvey ripped through Texas, most people never dreamed it was the beginning of a bigger storm over religious freedom. More...

How about an Approved Thought Committee to govern us?

The Dallas city government’s push to remove visible reminders of the Confederacy (e.g., a splendid equestrian statue of Robert E. Lee) has put in my mind a constructive notion. More...

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Letters

Our unending thanks for communities of Lampasas, Lometa

To the residents of Lometa, Lampasas, and surrounding areas:  I have been a member of these communities for about 16 years, and I have been blessed to be able to make my living as a hairstylist in this area. More...


 

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