December 4, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Council revisits questions about signs

In a special meeting Monday, the Lampasas City Council continued its discussion of possible changes to the ordinance that regulates business signs.  The last major modification took place in 2007, City Manager Finley deGraffenried said.  More...

Burn ban lifted

Those outside incorporated city limits have permission to conduct controlled burns this week, as County Judge Wayne Boultinghouse has lifted the burn ban until Sunday at 6 p.m.  Officials ask those who conduct controlled burns to use caution and More...

Christmas events scheduled

The Christmas on the Creek light display in W.M. Brook Park will be the site for the start of the Lampasas community’s annual Yule celebration.  Music, hot chocolate and carols will begin at 5 p.m. More...

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Deaths

Mrs. Hibler

Easter Reynolds Hibler, 97, formerly of Lampasas and Kempner, died in Friendswood, Texas, on Dec. 1, 2015.  Visitation will be Dec. 7 from 10-11 a.m. Funeral service will be conducted at 1 p.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel in Lampasas. More...

Ms. Finto

Judy Finto, 63, of Copperas Cove died Nov. 30, 2015 in Copperas Cove.  Funeral services were held Dec. 2, followed by cremation. Scott’s Funeral Home of Copperas Cove had charge of arrangements.  Ms. Finto was born on Dec. More...

Nancy (Nan) Pearl Alexander

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Sports

Undefeated Hornets win tournament - Free Access

Lometa (6-0) swept the Holy Trinity Catholic High School boys' basketball tournament in Temple.The Hornets clinched the tournament championship with a 60-37 win over Conference 2A Axtell. Lometa won 54-51 in the first round against Central Texas More...

Badgers improve to 4-1 with win at Ingram

With a 49-34 victory at Ingram Moore on Tuesday, Lampasas remains unbeaten on the road. The Badgers (4-1) have had their best start through five games of any of their six seasons under coach Rob Shivers. More...

Late free throws lead Savio over LHS girls

The Lady Badgers had a two point lead late in the fourth quarter before falling to St. Dominic Savio 35-32 on Tuesday. The Catholic school from Austin took an early lead before Lampasas closed the gap and forced a back and forth second half. More...

Water main break - Free Access

A water main break was reported to the city of Lampasas around 12:30 to 1 a.m. Friday. More...

Heavy lifting downtown

On Monday Enerflex Energy Systems of Houston and Mike Hail Construction needed a large crane to lift a 30,000-pound replacement ammonia condenser onto the roof of Ajinomoto Windsor Foods. More...

Whitis choir

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...

School board

The Lampasas Independent School District Board of Trustees will hold its regular monthly meeting Monday at 6 p.m. in the district Administration Building, 207 W. Eighth St.   More...

Change of seasons

Trees near the intersection of Fairview and West First streets show an assortment of yellow, green, red and orange leaves as autumn deepens and winter approaches. More...

Life

Acadian provides ‘disaster kits’ to schools

The Lampasas Independent School District just got a little bit safer, thanks to a donation by Acadian Ambulance.  Acadian donated 12 disaster kits with items that can help save lives in a critical situation.  More...

Special donation allows Lampasas Mission repairs

Lampasas Mission has undergone much-needed renovations to its building after a large, one-time donation was made by an anonymous donor.  After receiving the gift earlier this year, the Mission’s board of directors met to discuss what the p More...

LISD Menu

For week of Dec. 7-Dec. 11 Monday, Dec. 7 BREAKFAST: French toast sticks, maple syrup, strawberry Poptarts, Trix cereal/toast, Frosted Flakes/toast, applesauce, orange juice and milk. More...

News

DPS urges Texans to prepare for winter weather

The Texas Department of Public Safety urges Texans in all regions of the state to make preparations for winter weather as the cold weather season arrives.  Texans should stay informed about weather conditions in their area and remain prepared fo More...

City Council votes for annexation

The Lampasas City Council on Monday unanimously approved the first reading of an ordinance to annex 282 acres into the municipal boundaries.  Areas to be annexed include the business park on U.S. More...

County grand jury issues 25 indictments

The Lampasas County grand jury faced a lengthy docket when it met Nov. 25 in its most recent term.  Texas Ranger Jason Bobo presented information that led to the indictment of Scott Anthony Lewis for arson on Oct. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

BID NOTICE At 2:00 p.m. on December 21, 2015, sealed bids will be opened in the Staff Conference Room, 312 East Third, Lampasas, Texas for the following bids: 03-STR-15/16, Curb and Gutter. More...