October 26, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Founding member of Rollins Brook auxiliary dies

Funeral services for Ann Richey Oliver, 86, are Oct. 26, 2010, at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Lampasas.   Mrs. Oliver died Oct. 23 at her residence. More...

School board

The Lampasas Independent School District Board of Trustees has called a board meeting for Wednesday at 8 a.m. at the LISD Administration Building, 207 W. Eighth St. More...

Blood drive

American Red Cross will hold its next blood drive Monday from 12:30-6:30 p.m. at the AMVETS Post 80 building in Lampasas.   Donors must be in general good health, weigh at least 100 pounds and be at least 17 years old. More...

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Sports

Second-half surge

Badgers win first district game by posting 30 points and over 300 yards of offense in second half against Salado

After beating up on themselves in the first half, the Badgers decided to beat Salado in the second half.   More...

District 25-3A Standings

Overall W-L District W-L PF PA Burnet 7 1 3 0 281 131 Liberty Hill 6 2 3 0 More...

District 25-3A Volleyball Standings

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Letters

Time for change

November might be a good time for a change!   More...

Vote wisely

How have we come to this? If one destroys a bald eagle egg, the person becomes a criminal. If a welldeveloped fetus is aborted, there are no legal consequences. More...

From the Bible

“God began doing a good work in you, and I am sure He will continue it until it is finished when Jesus Christ comes again.”   Philippians 1:6   More...

Agribusiness

At the top of the class

Kempner couple's cutting horses claim world championship, reserve champ honors

For a rookie, Luke and Evelyn Heath’s cutting horse CTR Pepto SAN sure proved his worth quickly. More...

Stewardship program registration continues

The United States Departmet of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service is accepting applications from Texas agricultural landowners for the next Conservation Stewardship Program. More...

Cattle Auction

The report from the Oct. 20 Lampasas Cattle Auction follows.   Cattle and calves: Estimated receipts 825, compared to 760 a week ago and 1,072 last year.   Compared to last week, feeder steers $2-$4 higher, instances $6 higher. More...

Lometa student drives school bus into vehicles

A Lometa School special-needs student got into an unattended school bus last Wednesday morning, turned the key and drove into multiple vehicles in front of the school, authorities said.   More...

Soldier recalls ‘invasion’ of Lampasas County in Operation Longhorn

In the spring of 1952, as Cold War tensions heightened, Lampasas Countians’ worst fears seemingly materialized, as “enemy troops” stormed the area, “captured” Lampasas and declared martial law. More...

Early voting

Early voting for a variety of county, state and national races continues through Friday.   Early voting polling place is the elections administrator’s office in the new county annex building, 407 S. Pecan Street. More...

Congressman

District 11 U.S. Representative Mike Conaway, a Republican whose district includes Lampasas County, will hold a town hallstyle meeting with constituents Saturday from 10-11:30 a.m. More...

Life

Pierian Club learns about new 'middle college' idea

Dr. S. Chuck McCarter, chief operating officer of the Lampasas Higher Education Center, spoke to members of the GFWC/TFWC Pierian Club on Oct. 12.   More...

Trip to Temple College

The Lampasas Middle School sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade Gifted and Talented classes attended a recent Fall Transition Fair at Temple College. More...

Multi-Service Center

901 S. Live Oak - Lampasas • 556-3858 · FAX: 556-2550   8 a.m.-4 p.m.   Lunch is served Monday through Friday, 11:30 a.m. Lunch reservations may be made by calling 24 hours in advance, 556-3858. More...

Opinion

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Why the government can’t fix everything

Last weekend, President Obama allowed that we voters are too scared right now to “think clearly,” but let us gut up and try anyway, shall we? More...

Free the taxpayers

Government should defund the state-sponsored media like NPR, PBS

In the wake of commentator Juan Williams’ feckless firing by National Public Radio, supporters on the Internet sounded a cheeky rallying cry: “Free Juan!” But Williams has now been liberated from the government-funded media’s More...