February 19, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Police department to hold church security program

The Lampasas Police Department will host a free “Church Safety & Security Seminar” Thursday from 9 a.m. More...

Playoff win

Isabella Gill looks to pass the ball during the Lometa Lady Hornets’ 60-22 victory over Bynum on Tuesday in the bi-district playoffs. Please see related story on page 7. More...

Special Sections

Deaths

Mr. Valadez

Maximo Valadez, 93, of Lampasas died Feb. 12, 2016 at Rollins Brook Community Hospital in Lampasas.  Rosary will be recited Feb. 19 at 6 p.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel.  Funeral Mass is at 10 a.m. Feb. 20 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. More...

Mr. Maldonado

Armando “Mondo” Maldonado, 57, of Lampasas died Jan. 31, 2016 in Galveston, after an unexpected illness.  Mr. Maldonado was born Sept. More...

Sports

Former Badger Troy Rogers named head coach

Troy Rogers has been named the sole finalist for Lampasas High School Head Football Coach/Athletic Director, LISD Superintendent Dr. Randy Hoyer said on Friday. More...

Badgers clinch playoffs with 59-45 win over Salado - Free Access

A dominant defense in the second and third quarters carried Lampasas to a 59-45 win over Salado on Friday. The Badgers wrapped up the fourth place in District 25-4A and advance to the bi-district basketball playoffs. More...

Witcher one-hits Gatesville - Free Access

Garrett Witcher allowed no runs and only one hit in six innings against Gatesville, as Lampasas won 5-0 on Monday.Witcher earned the win in the baseball season opener. More...

Lometa names superintendent finalist

The Lometa Independent School District Board of Trustees on Monday named David Fisher the lone finalist for its superintendent position. More...

Local jiu-jitsu competitors thrive

Most Lampasans don’t know there’s a full-size tournament cage right in the middle of town – behind First Presbyterian Church. The cage is used for practice by members of Team Wolfe Jiu-Jitsu.  More...

BRIEFLY

Head coach   The Lampasas Independent School District Board of Trustees will hold a special called meeting Monday at the high school cafeteria to select a new head football coach/ athletic director. The meeting is set for 6 p.m.  More...

Life

Exhibitors succeed in San Antonio

The San Antonio Open Show for Breeding Swine was held Feb 13, with Lampasas County residents doing well. The San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo concludes Feb. 28.  All breeding swine classes are based on date of birth and registration papers. More...

College honors

University of Oklahoma   Doak Daniel Hensley of Lampasas has been named to the University of Oklahoma’s Honor Roll for the fall 2015 semester.  Honor roll students who are enrolled full time in at least 12 credit hours are listed by t More...

Retired teachers show and tell

The Lampasas County Retired Teachers Association met in the Lampasas Independent School District board room Feb. More...

News

Court orders prison term for man with drug charge

Reyce Janon Cook, 42, of Lampasas was found guilty of manufacture/delivery of a controlled substance over 1 gram and less than 4 grams, and he was given five years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Institutional Division. More...

Area officials report arrests

The following arrests were reported by area law enforcement officials.  Feb. 17  • Leopoldo Cruz Mondragon, 46, of Lampasas on a Travis County warrant for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. More...

Cattle Auction

The report from the Feb. 17 Lampasas Cattle Auction follows.  Cattle and calves: Estimated receipts 469, compared to 425 last week and 284 at this time last year.  Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers were $3-$5 higher. More...