November 13, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Raffle

The Lampasas County Youth Livestock Association will hold its annual reverse raffle Saturday at the show barn on U.S. Highway 281 North.  Doors will open at 5 p.m. More...

Lampasas council opposes proposed Colorado River dam

The Lampasas City Council on Monday joined the Lampasas County Commissioners Court in passing a resolution to oppose an in-channel dam that has been proposed on the Colorado River southwest of Goldthwaite.  More...

Special Sections

Deaths

Ms. O’Neill

Jacqueline Maria O’Neill, 73, died Nov. 7, 2015 at her home in Lampasas. Private family services will be held at a later date.  She was born in Florida on June 6, 1942 to Robert David and Nell O’Neill.  Ms. More...

Mr. Velez

Everett Velez, 39, of Lometa died Nov. 8, 2015 at his home.  Funeral services will be held Nov. 13 at 10 a.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel in Lampasas. Burial will follow in Senterfitt Cemetery near Lometa.  Mr. Velez was born Aug. More...

Sports

Hughes brothers win rodeo national finals

Nine-year-old Rowdy Hughes and his brother Ridge Hughes, 7, of Kempner won championships in the National Junior Bull Riders Association finals in Amarillo.  The NJBRA finals, held Nov. More...

Varsity girls wrangle Lady Horns 36-35

Early made the basketball season-opener a little more exciting than last year.  But Lampasas prevailed 36-35, as Alexis Lewis sank a free throw with less than a second remaining.  The Lady Badgers, who beat Early twice last season, led at t More...

Undefeated

The fifth- and sixth-grade football team from Lampasas won the Hill Country Youth Ball Championship with an 8-0 record. More...

Cleanup

Lometa’s citywide cleanup has been rescheduled to today and Saturday, as well as Monday and Tuesday.  Lometa residents are invited to bring trash and debris to the city yard at 411 E. San Saba St. for disposal. More...

Officials hear questions about annexation

A few people who live in an area the City Council plans to annex into Lampasas questioned municipal officials during a public hearing Monday.  The hearing was the second the council held as it prepares to bring two areas into the city limits nex More...

Courthouse, annex security system to be updated

After a lengthy presentation Monday, the Lampasas County Commissioners Court voted to purchase an updated security alert system for county facilities.  The county will continue with its existing provider -- Irvingbased   SecureTech Systems More...

Lofty vantage point

A parasailer glides above the tree line along U.S. Highway 190 just west of Lampasas on Monday. More...

Life

‘How do you say thank you?’

DPS trooper, volunteer firefighters bring man back from the brink

On the afternoon of March 29, Trooper 4 Kyle Matthews had admonished some kids riding fourwheelers across U.S. Highway 84 near where the road meets U.S. Highway 281 in Evant. More...

Tour of Homes

The home of Dick and Ann Johnson at 601 S. Arnold will be part of the Christmas Tour of Homes on Dec. 6 from 1-5 p.m. More...

LMS Radio club seeks help with antenna

Lampasas Middle School students in the radio club are trying to send a beam antenna to the kids at Pilot Station Alaska School (google it to learn more!).  The antenna is boxed and ready to ship, but the LMS students need help with donations to More...

News

Marine Corps breakfast scheduled Saturday

The Central Texas Marines organization will host the Marine Corps Birthday Breakfast at the Cultural Activities Center in Temple on Saturday at 7:30 a.m. The event is to celebrate the 240th birthday of the United States Marine Corps.  More...

Law enforcement officials list recent arrest bookings

The following arrests were reported recently by area law enforcement officials.  Nov. 10  • Ashley Ann Joy, 31, of Lampasas for assault causing bodily injury – family member. More...

Cattle Auction

The report from the Nov. More...

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Public Notices

NOTICE TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS AGAINST THE ESTATE OF CORNELIA BUCK KEY, DECEASED Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of CORNELIA BUCK KEY, Deceased, were issued on November 9, 2015, in Cause No. More...