January 8, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Lometa council OKs electric line work

The Lower Colorado River Authority will move forward with transmission line upgrades and relocation after it received final approval from the Lometa City Council on Monday.  The lines, located along Senterfitt and Fifth streets, will be upgraded More...

Retired Lt. Col. Bob Wright dies

Robert A. “Bob” Wright III of Lampasas, a retired lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army and longtime community volunteer, died Jan. 6, 2016 at Rollins Brook Community Hospital. He was 71.  Visitation will be Jan. 8 from 5-7 p.m. More...

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Deaths

Mr. Dearing

Doc Dearing, 83, of Lometa died Jan. 4, 2016 at the Temple VA Hospital.  He was buried Jan. 7 at Senterfitt Cemetery in Lometa. Sneed Funeral Chapel in Lampasas had charge of arrangements.  Mr. Dearing was born Feb. More...

News

Two arrested after pickup crashes into barn

Two Copperas Cove women were uninjured after crashing into a barn on County Road 3430 about 5 p.m. More...

Many thanks - Free Access

  Relatives of the late Britt Hopson stand outside the memorial cook pavilion that was constructed at the Lampasas County Youth Livestock Center with funds from local donations. More...

Crane wreck

A 1978 crane carrier from Harrison Well Service ran into a ditch along North Key Avenue Tuesday afternoon when the driver tried to stop at a red light at FM 580 East. The brakes locked, and the vehicle ran off the road.  More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of LERAY MARGARET VALDEZ, Deceased, were issued on December 23, 2015, in Cause No. More...

Two contend for constable

John W. Harris, a Republican candidate for Precinct 2&3 constable, served 22 years in the military and then worked in law enforcement in Lampasas County for more than three decades. More...

Stock show continues through Saturday

The 79th Annual Lampasas County Youth Livestock Show continues with competitions today and tomorrow.  Events take place at the show barn at the north end of town, near the intersection of U.S. Highway 281 and U.S. Highway 183. More...

Briefly

Museum  The annual membership meeting of the Lampasas County Museum will be Jan. 18 at 5:30 p.m. at the museum, 303 S. Western Ave. More...

Life

Texas Big Game scholarship applications now available

Applications are available for the 16th Annual Texas Big Game Awards Wildlife Conservation College Scholarship Program, sponsored by Carter’s Country Outdoor Stores and the Wildlife Heritage Foundation of Texas.  Celebrating its 25th anniv More...

Browning club changes meeting date

The Browning Community Garden Club of Kempner has changed its January monthly meeting date.  Instead of being held the third Tuesday of the month, this month’s meeting will be Jan. 16 at 10 a.m. More...

LISD Menu

For week of Jan. 11-Jan. 15  Monday, Jan. 11  BREAKFAST: French toast sticks, maple syrup, strawberry Poptarts, Trix cereal/toast, Frosted Flakes/toast, applesauce, orange juice and milk.  More...

Sports

Badgers torch Dragons in second half - Free Access

After entering halftime with a 21-21 tie, Lampasas blew away Bangs 48-29 in boys' basketball on Friday. More...

Hornet defense stifles Elks - Free Access

The Lometa varsity boys started district play with a 48-16 win at Evant. Lometa (now 15-3) set the tone early, outscoring the Elks 17-1 in the opening quarter. Kyle Molter led Lometa in points, with 10, and rebounds, with 11.  The More...

Free throws, defense key in win at Gatesville

Lampasas snapped a two-game losing streak in boys’ basketball with a 56-33 win at Gatesville on Tuesday.  Coming on the heels of a nearly 20-point loss to St. Dominic Savio, the win was a welcome change.  More...