December 11, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

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Commissioners  The Lampasas County Commissioners Court will meet Monday at 9 a.m. in the first-floor courtroom at the county courthouse. The meeting is open to the public, and there will be a time for public comments.  City Council   More...

LCRA considers buying city of Lometa property

The Lometa City Council met in regular session Monday evening to address a range of issues.  With council members Susan Hines and Carlos Garcia absent from the meeting, the group moved forward with a full agenda of new business.  More...

Special Sections

Deaths

Mrs. Combs

Glenda Anice Herrington Combs died Dec. 7, 2015 after surgical complications.  Visitation will be Dec. 11 from 4-7 p.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel.  Funeral service will be Dec. 12 at 10 a.m. at Star Baptist Church. More...

News

Kempner appoints administrative judge

The Kempner City Council on Tuesday approved the appointment of Trudy Davis to another two- year term as administrative judge of Kempner’s Municipal Court.  Mrs. More...

Cattle Auction

The report from the Dec. 9 Lampasas Cattle Auction follows.  Cattle and calves: Estimated receipts 603, compared to 265 last week and 418 at this time last year.  Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers were $10- $12 lower. More...

Top entry

The Hanna Springs Elementary Fine Arts tree won first place and Best of Theme in the Lampasas County Museum Christmas tree contest during Carol of Lights last weekend. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

Impounded: Cargo Trailer. VIN: NA. Vehicle was towed from 7167 Farm to Market Road 2657, Kempner. Vehicle is located at ASAP Towing, 132 PR 4363, Lampasas, Tx 76550. Telephone: 512-556-5105. VSF# 0650353VSF. WWW.TDLR.TEXAS.GOV/ COMPLAINTS.   More...

Traffic signal work

Signal tech Garrett Hoskins of Abilene-based Willis Electric works Tuesday morning on the video camera at the intersection of Key and North avenues. More...

Sales tax statistics show cities end 2015 with cumulative gains

When the Texas comptroller released year-end statistics on local sales tax receipts, all entities in the neighboring area had recorded gains for 2015 with the exception of San Saba – which posted a 0.1 percent annual decline.  More...

Former councilman Les Gerhardt dies

Former business owner and Lampasas City Council member Lester Duane Gerhardt, 83, of Palm Bay, Fla., died on Dec. 1, 2015. More...

Life

Cast a line at Saturday’s Kid Fish event

The city parks and recreation department will host a Kid Fish event Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon in W.M. More...

Texas PTA names Aycock to Honor Roll

Members of Texas PTA recognized Representative Jimmie Don Aycock once again by naming him to PTA’s Legislative Honor Roll for his work during the 84th session of the Texas Legislature.  Aycock, R-Killeen, is a veteran legislator and chairm More...

LISD Menu

For week of Dec. 14-Dec. 18  Monday, Dec. More...

Sports

Badgers beat Mavericks in Hamilton tournament - Free Access

Lampasas won 48-35 over Eastland in the first round of the Ted Jones Memorial Tournament.The tournament, held in Hamilton, began on Thursday and continues through Saturday. The Badgers (6-1) were closely matched with the Mavericks in the first half. More...

Lampasas wins Ted Jones Memorial Tournament - Free Access

The Badger varsity basketball team clinched a tournament title on Saturday with a 65-57 win over Whitney. Lampasas went 3-0 in the three-day Ted Jones Memorial Tournament in Hamilton. More...

Former AFL champ, Olympic medalist, coaching duo honored in Hall of Fame

Two former pro athletes and two men whose Lampasas ISD careers combined for more than 70 years have become the first Lampasas Football Hall of Fame inductees.  Albert Witcher, Johnny “Lam” Jones and the late coaches Sam Fowler and Cu More...