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An eventful year

From cities to ranches, Lampasas County was busy in 2015

Various crime reports, elections and ongoing disputes related to water were among the major news items of 2015.  The following is the second of a two-part series offering a summary of prominent news stories that affected Lampasas, Lometa and Kem More...

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News

DPS reminds drivers of winter weather dangers

The Texas Department of Public Safety is urging Texans to monitor weather forecasts and take necessary precautions when there is the threat of severe or winter weather.  Travelers are advised to monitor weather conditions along their route befor More...

Health initiative working well, researchers say

Research has shown that efforts through the Texas Grow! Eat! Go! program have had a positive effect on improving the health and wellness of youth in the five participating Texas counties.  More...

Ballot notice

The Lampasas County elections office is accepting the Annual Application for Ballot-By-Mail. More...

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Public Notices

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Board of Trustees of the Lometa Independent School District will hold a hearing for public discussion regarding the Lometa ISD 2014-2015 Texas Academic Performance Report on Thursday, January 14, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. More...

Breaking News - 1/4/2016 6:25 AM

Another water main break - Free Access

Classes canceled Jan. 4 for Lampasas High School students

The Lampasas Independent School District issued this announcement early Monday morning about classes being canceled for the day for Lampasas High School students: "A city water main broke early this morning near Lampasas High School. More...

Commissioners vote for fire gear purchase

The Lampasas County Commissioners Court needed just 11 minutes to complete a special called meeting Monday.  The court approved accounts payable and payroll, and then voted 4-0 to use reserved funds to buy gear for the Lampasas Volunteer Fire De More...

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Former restaurant owner Ila Hodges dies

Funeral services were held Dec. 29 at Sneed Funeral Chapel for Ila Fay Wadkins Hodges. Burial followed at Groves Cemetery.  Mrs. Hodges died Dec. More...

Life

Lampasas special education teacher toured, performed in Texas bands

Falling in love with a profession can be hard to come by, but for 33-year-old Lampasas High School special education program teacher Evan Lecker, it was pretty simple.  More...

LISD Menu

For week of Jan. 4-Jan. 8  Monday, Jan. More...

Lometa garden club enjoys Christmas festivities

The Lometa L-M Garden and Civic Club held its annual Christmas party Dec. 21 at the home of member Barbara Hampton.  A dozen garden club members enjoyed the holiday fun, food, fellowship and exciting Chinese gift exchange.  More...

Sports

Badgers' 11-Game Unbeaten Streak Ends

The Badgers’ first loss in more than five weeks didn’t take away from the valuable experience they gained in Comfort.  Lampasas (12-2) won the first three games of the Comfort basketball tournament before being upset 49-43 by Johnson More...

Deer season

The general season for white-tailed deer ends Sunday in Lampasas County and surrounding counties.  Licensed youth hunters (under 17 years of age) remain eligible to harvest bucks, does or spikes through Jan. More...

Adult football club team forming for spring season

An effort to form an adult club football team in Lampasas is underway.  Texas Football Lightning is looking for players age 18 and older for the upcoming season, which is in April through July.  Texas Football is is in its second season as More...