December 15, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Tournament champs

T.J. Porr (30) shoots in the lane during the Badgers’ victory over Whitney in the Ted Jones Memorial Tournament championship. Please see page 7 for related story and photos of the tournament. More...

BRIEFLY

Lometa play   The Lometa High School Theatre group will perform its fall play, “Noises Off,” at a dinner theater Thursday.  The group will begin serving at 6 p.m., and the play will begin around 7 p.m. More...

Special Sections

Deaths

Mrs. Criss

Inge Criss, 71, of Kempner died Dec. 12, 2015 at her home.  Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Dec. 15 at First United Methodist Church of Lampasas with the Rev. Jenna Heart officiating. More...

News

DPS investigation continues in U.S. Hwy. 183 collision

A San Saba woman was scheduled to undergo surgery Sunday afternoon for injuries sustained in a two-vehicle collision north of town on Saturday.  Cpl. Monte Carroll of the Texas Department of Public Safety gave the following account.  More...

Brilliant sunset

This photo was taken Saturday as the sun dipped below the horizon. More...

New filing noted

At least one local race will be contested in the March 1 primary.  The candidate filing deadline was Monday after press time.  At press time, there were two Republican candidates for Precinct 1 county commissioner: Bobby Carroll and James B More...

Opinion

National security profiling is a must

Calm down and think, America.  While everyone’s undies are in a bunch over Donald Trump’s proposal for a Muslim immigration moratorium, it is undeniable in a time of “heightened alert” -- when violent jihadists have no pr More...

Terrorism address a low point for Obama

What was the reason for the bland, gluten-free flavor of the president’s Oval Office address on terrorism? Barack Obama, on this theoretically important occasion, was out of his element.  More...

President’s speech just glib rhetoric

When the President of the United States asks the television networks to set aside time for him to broadcast a speech from the Oval Office, we can usually expect that he has something new to say.  More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

Notice of Public Sale of property to satisfy a landlord’s lien. Sale is to be held at Store-It-All, located at 129 PR 3019, Lampasas, TX 76550, on January 6, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. Cleanup deposit is required. More...

New interstate authorized

Change to U.S. 190 likely to affect eastern areas sooner than it will Lampasas

Officials have announced that much of U.S. Highway 190 will be re-designated as Interstate 14 as part of a five-year federal highway bill. More...

County fills elections position

The Lampasas County Commissioners Court on Monday unanimously ratified the appointment of Lampasas resident Mark Bishop as the county’s new elections administrator.  Bishop was set to begin training today with outgoing Elections Administra More...

Lometa stock show slated

On Saturday morning, the Lometa Show Barn will be abuzz with Lampasas County livestock exhibitors as lambs, goats, pigs and cattle make their way into the facility for the Lometa FFA Junior Livestock Show.  More...

Life

Kempner United Methodist rejoices 125 years

Things seldom exist for more than 100 years, but the flock of Methodists in Kempner has grown the Kempner United Methodist Church to be 125 years old.  Fred Dillard – the church’s historian, head trustee and one of the longest-servin More...

College honors

McMurry University   Destiny Carr of Lampasas was accepted to McMurry University for entrance in fall 2016.  McMurry University was founded in 1923 as a United Methodist institution, and is a vibrant and comprehensive center of higher educa More...

Voice of Democracy winners

VFW Post Commander Daniel Aguirre and Quartermaster Michael O’Hara flank Lampasas High School junior Rachel Porter and sophomore Sara Bryant after the students were presented checks for their w More...

Sports

Monday night basketball results - Free Access

Georgetown East View 52, Lady Badgers 42

Georgetown East View defeated the Lampasas varsity girls 52-42 on Monday.  More...

Badgers win Hamilton tournament

LHS withstands Whitney’s barrage of three-pointers in title game

The Badgers continued their dominance on the road, winning the Ted Jones Memorial basketball tournament in Hamilton.  Lampasas (9-1) has not lost a game since the home opener Nov. More...

Badger JV, freshmen take third

Lampasas placed third in the junior varsity and ninthgrade divisions of the Ted Jones Memorial basketball tournament.  The Badger JV started out with a 60-27 win over Dublin. Austin Martin and Phillip Blackstock each scored 12 points. More...

Letters

Wonderful Christmas deed

I want to share a story about what happened to me Saturday at the Walmart store in Lampasas.  I had gone to the store to get my layaway items out, and I handed my receipt to the cashier to scan. More...

Make America great again

One man. It’s amazing how the mainstream news, CNN, CBS, NBC, MSNBC and Fox News, along with Democrats and some Republicans are trying to take down one man. More...

From the Bible

“For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us; and the government will rest on His shoulders;  And His name will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Eternal Father, Prince of Peace.”  Isaiah 9:6   More...