December 1, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

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Deaths

Mr. Belanger

Tanner Louis Belanger, 26, of Lampasas died Nov. 25, 2015 at Scott & White Memorial Hospital in Temple after a lifelong battle with cystic fibrosis.  Visitation was held Nov. 29 at Sneed Funeral Chapel. Funeral service was conducted Nov. More...

Mrs. Salas

Julia Salas (Aguirre) died Nov. 25, 2015. She was 80 years old.  Viewing for Mrs. Salas was held Nov. 28 at Sneed Funeral Chapel. Her body will be cremated.  She was born in Llano, Texas, on April 12, 1935.  More...

Mrs. Salser

Jean Salser, 91, of Lampasas died Nov. 28, 2015 at Rollins Brook Community Hospital. Her body will be cremated. Sneed Funeral Chapel has charge of arrangements.  She was born Jan. More...

Opinion

We already are at war on ground

President Barack Obama has a choice: He can either destroy the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq or see the Islamic State bring its war to America. It is only a matter of time.  More...

Assessing the GOP presidential field

I get the feeling that the Republican presidential field is gradually beginning to narrow and that we will see interesting dynamics among the principal survivors.  More...

Stop the bleeding

There was a painful irony when France’s immediate response to the terrorist attacks in Paris was to close the borders. If they had closed the borders decades ago, they might have avoided this attack.  More...

Events to kick off Christmas season

Lampasas residents can plan for an eventful weekend as the city officially opens the Christmas season. More...

Damp weather continues

Predictions of above-normal rainfall in Central Texas because of an El Niño weather pattern have been correct so far this fall. Significant precipitation over Thanksgiving weekend continued a wet pattern that began near the latter part of October. More...

Life

Choir to perform in memory of longtime teacher - Free Access

The Betty Ann Whitis Memorial Christmas Choir will perform in the annual Lighted Christmas Parade on Saturday. Anyone who was in a school choir or church choir, or who knew the late Mrs. Whitis is invited to join the group. More...

New student teacher

Garrett Hancock, an ag education major from Texas A&M University, will complete his student teaching internship for the spring 2016 semester working in the Lampasas ISD agriscience program.  More...

Tour of Homes set for Sunday

The Lampasas County Museum’s annual Tour of Homes on Sunday features five homes of various types both inside and outside the city limits. More...

News

Pedernales Electric Co-op seeks comments on rate plan

Pedernales Electric Cooperative is seeking member input on a proposed new rate plan that would offer members more rate options.  More...

Sports

Girls' golf team places second - Free Access

The Lampasas High School varsity girls' golf team placed second of 22 teams at the San Antonio Clark Christmas Invitational on Monday. More...

Young Badgers win physical alumni game

Lampasas High School basketball alumni dusted off their game jerseys for a heated match-up on Saturday against the current varsity.  The younger Badgers won 67-57 over the aggressive and well-conditioned alumni.  The Badger varsity improved More...

Varsity girls rally with 15-0 run

The Lady Badger varsity basketball team defeated the LHS alumni 51-39, partly because of a string of 15 unanswered points.  The teams were closely matched in the first quarter. More...

Letters

Thanksgving in the truest sense

When things look bleak and cupboards are almost empty, and only hope and faith remain, a miracle is sure to happen. More...

Check furnace

For some people, squirrels are cute little creatures that play in parks and are entertaining for kids and grandkids. More...