December 29, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

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Deaths

Mr. Adams

Lamar Henry Adams, 90, of Kempner died Dec. 25, 2015 at Scott & White Memorial Hospital in Temple.  Visitation will be Dec. 29 from 5-7 p.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel in Lampasas.  Funeral service will be held Dec. 30 at 2 p.m. More...

Mrs. George

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

Night in the park

Visitors to W.M. Brook Park walk under the glow of the Christmas lights that line the banks of Sulphur Creek. This holiday season marked the second annual Christmas on the Creek display in the park. More...

Sports

Badgers have strong start in Comfort tournament - Free Access

On the first day of the Comfort tournament, the Lampasas varsity boys' basketball team won two games. The Badgers defeated Mason 45-27 and topped Marble Falls Faith Academy 61-27. Lampasas (11-1) is scheduled to play at 9 a.m. More...

Athletic highlights of 2015

Local athletes advanced to state in several sports this season. Other Lampasas teams broke longstanding playoff droughts. Even teams that finished with losing records made memorable plays and had some exciting games. More...

Gun Talk with Harold Harton

Be informed about open carry

The first day of January, the new open carry handgun law goes into effect in Texas.  If you are a legal holder of a concealed handgun license, no new license, no new paperwork and no fee are required.  There are a few parts of the law that More...

Life

Pride, passion and vision in the Texas Hill Country

There’s a lot of love and pride in the Texas Hill Country. It’s a place of rugged beauty; cool, clear swimming holes; and passionate people. More...

Ag project work

Freshman ag-science student Landon Irvin worked on Christmas Eve getting his fire pit put together for the Jan. 8 county Ag Mechanics competition. Landon is the son of Andrew and Tracy Irvin. More...

Multi-Service Center Menu

901 S. Live Oak, Lampasas 512-556-3858   Lunch is served Monday- Friday at 11:30 a.m. Lunch reservations may be made by calling 512-556-3858 24 hours in advance. For week of Dec. 30-Jan. 5  Wednesday, Dec. 30  More...

News

Women injured Saturday when car hits parked pickup

An accident Saturday west of Kempner resulted in multiple injuries.  A 2007 Ford Focus was westbound on U.S. More...

Opinion

How to manufacture a hate-crime epidemic

Step one: Find an expert with an impressivesounding academic title to legitimize shoddy advocacy propaganda. Meet Brian Levin. More...

Persistence of religion

Baylor University’s Rodney Stark, a social science professor celebrated for his acute understanding of contemporary religion, says to prophets of religious doom and disappearance: Huh? What are you talking about? More...

Chief inspector Barack Clouseau

President Obama’s reckless neglect of America’s national security is a rapidly growing malignancy on this nation, and there are no signs it will get better.  More...