January 12, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Democrat seeks Texas House seat

Most candidates in the Texas House District 54 race aren’t like Democrat challenger Sandra Blankenship, she said.  Mrs. More...

BRIEFLY

Kempner   The Kempner City Council will meet today at 7 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall, 12288 East U.S. More...

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Deaths

Mr. Gaston

Marion Francis Gaston, 87, of Andrews, Texas and formerly of Lampasas, died Jan. 9, 2016 at home.  Graveside service will be conducted Jan. 13 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lampasas. Sneed Funeral Chapel has charge of arrangements.  Mr. More...

Mrs. Mezger

Martha Alwayne “Wayne” Farrell Mezger, 90, of Lampasas died Jan. 5, 2016.  Graveside services will be Jan. 15 at 3 p.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery with the Rev. John E. Morris to officiate. More...

Mrs. Schaub

Ruby Schaub, 99, of Lampasas died Jan. 10, 2016 at Rollins Brook Community Hospital.  Graveside services will be Jan. 12 at Oak Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Elvis Fischer officiating.  More...

Sports

Badgers torch Dragons with 25-0 run

48-29 win over Bangs on Friday ends non-district action for Lampasas

Even as Bangs hit a game tying, buzzer-beating three pointer at halftime, Badger head basketball coach Rob Shivers remained confident. More...

District opener loss

Morgann Schroeder, left, attempts a steal against Burnet on Friday. The Lady Badgers were defeated 63-24 in the distict opener, hosted by Burnet. More...

Badger JV, freshmen beat Bangs

Lampasas scored 27 points in the third quarter of the JV boys’ basketball game on Friday.  The Badgers went on to crush the Bangs Dragons 66-22.  More...

Letters

CASA volunteers advocate for kids

My name is Kristen Harris, and I am the executive director at CASA for the Highland Lakes Area, one of the 72 local CASA programs in Texas that recruits volunteers to advocate for children in the Child Protective Services (CPS) system. More...

Why test at end of school year?

Every year at the end of the year the students are being asked to take the high-stakes test in response to the No Child Left Behind legislation.  More...

Grand champion

Braedon Raub, right, exhibited the grand champion steer Saturday at the Lampasas County Youth Livestock Show. Braedon is the son of Darryl and Mary Raub. More...

County amends plat

In a brief meeting Monday, the Lampasas County Commissioners Court voted unanimously to amend a preliminary plat for Cactus Creek Estates, Phase II.  The subdivision is off FM 2657 and County Road 4700 near where Lampasas, Bell and Burnet counti More...

In God We Trust decals

Police officers and elected officials pose for a photo Friday after Lampasas City Councilman Mike White (center) installed an “In God We Trust” decal on School Resource Officer Jeff Phill More...

Life

TV show details 2002 boating death

A fatal boating hit-and-run case whose investigation spanned more than eight years was featured last week on the TV show “Murder Book.” The program on Investigation Discovery channel highlighted the 2002 boat accident that killed Lampasas More...

Historic bridge seeks new residence

The Texas Department of Transportation is looking to find a new home for a historic steel truss bridge currently located in San Saba County. The bridge, built in 1936, is located on County Road 236 at Richland Creek.  More...

Retired teachers discuss staying active

The Lampasas County Retired Teachers Association met Jan. More...

News

Monday crash

Meagan Salinas, 18, was driving a Nissan Altima when Patsy Baker, 82, failed to yield the right of way in a PT Cruiser, according to police. Ms. Baker was turning eastbound onto U.S. More...

Opinion

Showman-in-chief

Those who have been marveling at Donald Trump’s political showmanship were given a reminder of who is the top showman of them all, when President Barack Obama went on television to make a pitch for his unilateral actions to restrict gun sales a More...

More harangues demanding bipartisanship

I’ve long marveled at President Obama’s calls for bipartisanship right before viciously tearing into Republicans. More...

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