December 18, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Fire official says toy drive response ‘unbelievable’

The Lampasas police and fire departments have had another successful Christmas toy drive.  That was the word earlier this week from Randy Lake, treasurer and assistant chief of the Lampasas Volunteer Fire Department.  Lake said firemen will More...

Calendar change gives Lometa ISD flexibility

Thanks to a change in state law, some Lometa students will be starting summer vacation a few days early.  In its regular session Monday evening, the Lometa Independent School District Board of Trustees approved an item to end the school year on More...

Special Sections

Deaths

Mrs. Carson

Novella Catherine Carson, 87, of Lampasas died Dec. 14, 2015 at Scott & White Memorial Hospital in Temple.  Visitation will be Dec. 19 from 10-11 a.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel.  Funeral service will be held Dec. 19 at 1 p.m. More...

Ms. Jones

Memorial service for Sandra Kay (Wilson) Jones will be Dec. 19 at 11 a.m. at Chisolm’s Family Funeral Home in Killeen.  A private family interment will be held at a later date. Ms. Jones died Dec. More...

Sports

Lady Patriots’ 17-0 run too much to overcome

Georgetown East View’s 17-0 run in the middle of Monday’s basketball game overshadowed a strong start and finish by Lampasas.  The Lady Patriots defeated the Lady Badgers 52-42, although Lampasas outscored them in the first and fourt More...

Lower concentration of dove typical for winter season

Although the main season has passed, dove season reopens today across Texas. More...

Photo

Ewan Piggott moves the ball past a pair of teammates playing defense during soccer practice Thursday morning. The Badgers’ first scrimmage is set for Dec. 29 at China Spring. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

Impounded: Pontoon Boat Trailer. TxLP: 03XWNS (TX). Vehicle was towed from Sikes Rd on Robinson Ranch, Kempner. Vehicle is located at ASAP Towing, 132 PR 4363, Lampasas, Tx 76550. Telephone: 512-556- 5105. VSF# 0650353VSF WWW. More...

Flames

Junior Destiny Brehm, a juinor lieutenant in the Flames drill team, flips with some assistance from other Flames officers during a dance showcase last week in the Lampasas High School cafetorium. More...

Election filing period ends

Two Lampasas County races and several that will be higher on local ballots will be contested in the March 1 primary election. The candidate filing period ended Monday. More...

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Life

Decorations at Christmastime

Lampasans celebrate season with lights, garland and more

This time of year brings out the best in people – and that includes their decorating efforts. More...

Copies of LCHC play available

The Lampasas County Historical Commission has responded to a number of requests for photos and video of the October “Ladies of Lampasas” production.  Historical commission member Peggy Wolfe has produced a number of DVDs with video More...

Ready for Lometa Stock Show

Lampasas High School student teacher Josh Massey and LHS FFA freshman Lauren Perkins work on showing techniques with her market lamb “Chops.” Lauren will be competing in her first Lampasa More...

News

Caroling downtown

Hanna Springs Elementary fifth-graders from Jan Klose’s music class sing Christmas carols to Brown Feed Store owners Burke and Janice Brown, standing on platform, on Wednesday morning. More...

Women’s association program emphasizes missions in Africa

The Women’s Missionary Union gathered Saturday at First Baptist Church in Lampasas for a program emphasizing foreign missions through the Southern Baptist Convention. The presentation focused on Africa.  More...

Drug charges result in jail terms for defendants

A charge of possession of a controlled substance less than 1 gram resulted in a punishment of 18 months in state jail for Joe Mares Garza, 46, of Lampasas. He also was ordered to pay court costs.  Punishment was handed down Dec. More...

Opinion

A worthy expression of faith

The Lampasas City Council affirmed a simple but powerful message of faith and patriotism, voting to include the words “In God We Trust” on all city vehicles. More...