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Lometa school district sees enrollment growth

When classes convened at Lometa Independent School District in August, the district was anticipating a year of diminished numbers. More...

BRIEFLY

Lometa   Lometa United Methodist Church will hold its Awesome Autumn Stew lunch Saturday at 100 S. Second St. from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Stew, chili, cornbread, dessert and a drink will be served. More...

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Deaths

Mrs. Acosta

Born Celia Calamaco de Gonzales on April 6, 1928 in Villa Acuna Coahuila, Mrs. Acosta died Oct. 29, 2015 at Scott & White Memorial Hospital in Temple.  Rosary was recited Oct. More...

News

County Republicans slate Nov. 5 meeting

The Lampasas County Republican Party will hold a meeting at The County Seat restaurant Thursday at noon.  The group will discuss candidates for the Senate District 24 race where incumbent Troy Fraser will not run for re-election.  More...

Arson charges filed in vehicle fire on CR 3421

A 19-year-old Lampasas man charged with arson in connection with a vehicle fire last Thursday remained in county jail as of press time Monday. His bond was set at $50,000.  More...

Opinion

Electronic records rules hurt doctors and patients

For the past several years, medical professionals have warned that the federal electronic medical records mandate -- buried in the trillion-dollar Obama stimulus of 2009 -- would do more harm than good. More...

Jim Webb’s sad fate reflects shift in party

With Jim Webb’s resignation from the presidential race goes a piece of history. More...

Hillary 2.0: stonewalling continues

Many people may share Senator Bernie Sanders’ complaint that he was tired of hearing about Hillary Clinton’s e-mails. More...

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Voters approve state constitutional amendments - Free Access

All seven propositions pass easily

State voters on Tuesday easily approved all seven proposed amendments to the Texas Constitution. More...

Council approves funds for grass improvements at several ball fields

The Lampasas City Council last week approved an expenditure of $80,325 as part of an effort to improve athletic fields around town.  The council voted unanimously to contract with Dillo Dirst Delivery and Spreading to apply top dressing -- a mix More...

City restores water after break in main

After many residents were without water for a number of hours over the weekend, city crews restored service to most of Lampasas by Saturday afternoon.  As a result, a boil-water notice that had been issued for affected areas has been lifted.&nbs More...

Life

‘Socktober’

Students collect socks for seniors, youth

Hanna Springs Elementary School gathered more than 660 pairs of socks during a “Socktober” event last month.  More...

Chamber of Commerce holds member luncheon

The inaugural Lampasas County Chamber of Commerce member luncheon last week featured information about recent chamber work and activities by other entities throughout the county.  More...

Lampasas youth wins 4-H Gold Star Award

One local 4-H member from Lampasas County was among 28 youth honored during the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s District 7 4-H Gold Star Banquet.  The annual event was held Oct. More...

Sports

Cougars’ big plays rip Lampasas

Playoffs still possible for LHS in limited scenario

A nearly flawless China Spring offense brought back memories of the Cougars’ 2012 win over the Badgers.  In 2012, Cougar runningback Hunter Hancock scored six touchdowns – four in the first quarter – highlighting a 55-14 win ov More...

Badgers take second at tennis regionals

Lampasas returned from the Region III-4A tennis tournament as the runner-up, after a close loss to Spring Hill in the regional finals.  Only the top team from each region advanced to state.  The Badgers finished the season 16-4, their best More...

Badgers could win tie-breaker for fourth

Friday’s article previewing the Lampasas vs. China Spring football game contained incorrect information.  A loss did not statistically eliminate Lampasas from playoff contention. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of WENDELL LAVON ROSS, SR., Deceased, were issued on October 26, 2015, in Cause No. More...