December 25, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Closures

Lampasas County and city of Lampasas offices are closed today in observance of Christmas. More...

Meetings

The Lampasas County Commisisoners Court will have a called meeting Monday at 9 a.m. More...

Special Sections

Deaths

Mrs. George

Mrs. Johnnie Priestly-George was born on Sept. 29, 1922 in Jacksonville, Texas. She died Dec. 22, 2015.  Funeral services will be held Dec. 26 at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home of Copperas Cove. More...

News

Several fail to appear for court date

In Lampasas County 27th District Court action last week, 37-year-old Kenneth Leon Mask III received a punishment of five years’ deferred adjudication probation for possession of a controlled substance less than 1 gram. More...

Law enforcement reports recent arrests

Dec. 23  • Edwin Jay Wilkinson, 54, of Georgetown for driving while intoxicated, third or more. More...

Fire quickly contained

A structure fire was quickly contained after originating in an air-conditioning closet of a home on County Road 4126.  Lampasas Fire Department received the call at 10:57 a.m. Tuesday. More...

Agribusiness

Lometa Stock Show draws quality entries

The dust has settled on another Lometa FFA Junior Livestock Show, and exhibitors from across Lampasas County have packed up their show animals, ribbons and plaques and returned home to prepare for the county stock show in January.  More...

Construction starts for propane company

Construction is underway for a WTG Fuels Propane bottle filling station at the north side of Lampasas. The company also has closed on the purchase of two acres in the Lampasas Economic Development Corp. More...

Building permits for 2015 behind last year’s pace

Through Dec. 17, the number of building permits issued by the city of Lampasas was slightly below the figure for 2014.  Five hundred twenty-four permits had been issued through Thursday of last week. More...

Public hearing

A public hearing will be held in conjunction with a regularly scheduled Lampasas ISD Board of Trustees meeting on Jan. More...

Life

Whirlwind of events

Reporter’s year is far from the ordinary

From December 2014 to December 2015, I’ve had about as many life-changing moments as possible. Some were planned, some were coincidence, and some just happened.  On Dec. More...

Extension members tour Governor’s Mansion

Members of the Lampasas Extension Education Association attended a luncheon and field trip to Austin to tour the Governor’s Mansion.  They were able to meet with Texas First Lady Cecilia Abbott.  More...

Recognition for service

The Lampasas Central Appraisal District awarded Robert Wright with a plaque in appreciation for his tenure of five years on the board of directors. More...

Sports

Football off-season emphasizes finishing

Last football season, four of the Badgers’ eight losses were by a touchdown or less.  More...

Badger pitching rotation has plenty of prospects for ’16

Preparing for the 2016 season, the Lampasas baseball program has at least one major asset: a solid group of returning players.  Pitching is expected to be the team’s strength, as it has been in recent years.  In 2015, Lampasas had a t More...

The Modern Sporting Rifle

I have always been a fan of bolt-action rifles and will remain one until they plant me for good.  More...