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KVFD dedicates truck

The Kempner Volunteer Fire Department last week dedicated a fire truck to the memory of firefighter and friend Bud Broeker. More...

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Deaths

Mrs. Hodgson

Shirley Corrine Hodgson, 78, of Lampasas died Jan. 29, 2016 at her home. Her body was cremated, and a memorial service was held Jan. 31 at Sneed Funeral Chapel.  She was born Jan. More...

Mrs. Sharp

Peggy Landers Sharp, 68, of Stephenville, died Jan. 23, 2016 in Stephenville.  She was born on Nov. 18, 1947 in Lampasas to the late Albert and Mattie Irene Davis Landers.  She married Kenneth L. More...

Sports

Boys' golf team takes bronze at home tournament - Free Access

The Badger varsity placed third at the Lampasas golf tournament at Hancock Park Golf Course on Monday. Morris Wilkins posted the lowest score (80) for Lampasas. More...

JV tennis team competes in Pflugerville - Free Access

Lampasas JV players Jordan Connell / Abigail Kistner won girls' doubles consolation in the "A" division at Pflugerville. In the first round of the Thursday tournament, the Lampasas pair was defeated 8-4 by the eventual tournament winners. More...

Hornets earn 21st victory of season

Lometa moved within one game of clinching the district basketball title with a 58-44 win at Jonesboro. Friday’s victory was the Hornets’ second win over Jonesboro, the No. 2 team in the district. More...

Letters

Why is Hillary above the law?

It is obvious that the law does not apply equally to everyone under the Obama Administration Department of Justice. You can get this information, just as I have by looking at same Title and Section. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

BID NOTICE  At 2:00 p.m. on February 16, 2016, sealed bids will be opened in the Staff Conference Room, 312 East Third, Lampasas, Texas for the following bids: 16-STR-04, Emulsion.   More...

UIL sets new districts

Lampasas is expected to face some of the toughest football competition in district play next season. The UIL realignment and redistricting for 2016-2018 was released Monday morning. Lampasas is listed in District 13, Region IV in Conference 4A Div. More...

Signs of growth

Report shows 2015 was a good year for Lampasas economy

A Lampasas Economic Development Corp. year end report for 2015 shows several signs of growth in the Lampasas economy. More...

BRIEFLY

Blood drive   An American Red Cross blood drive is taking place today until 6:30 p.m. in the First Street Church of Christ fellowship hall. No appointments are required. More...

Life

100 days of school done

Kline Whitis Elementary kindergartener Megan Carver reacts as Ms. More...

KVFD honor

The Hill Country 100 Club recognized Kempner Volunteer Fire Department Assistant Chief Justin Martin as the KVFD Firefighter of the Year at a recent awards banquet. More...

College honors

Angelo State University   Students achieving the Dean’s List for the 2015 fall semester have been announced by Angelo State University in San Angelo.  More...

News

Candidate filing period continues for city, school elections

The candidate filing period will continue through Feb. More...

Taco salad fundraiser set

The GFWC/TFWC 36 Club will host its taco salad fundraiser Monday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at First United Methodist Church at 2 Alexander Lane. More...

Opinion

Abortion advocates still relying on deception

Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson’s failure to prosecute a Houston Planned Parenthood clinic over a sale of aborted babies’ body parts is a grave injustice.  More...

What matters in politics -- and what doesn’t

My friends and fellow Americans: This Trump thing we’re all chewing to death like a dog with a dishrag is only nominally about “Doctor” Trump and his traveling medicine show.  More...

Trump: another divider in chief?

I’m trying to wrap my mind around what it will mean if Donald Trump wins the Iowa caucuses and goes on to win New Hampshire, South Carolina and ultimately the Republican nomination.  More...