February 26, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Cost sharing

City to pay $20,000 for utility work by senior housing development

The city of Lampasas will pay $20,000 for infrastructure and waive about $6,500 of permit fees for a senior-citizen housing development to be built between the Hoffpauir auto dealerships and Ridge Street.  The Lampasas City Council approved the More...

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Deaths

Mrs. King

Graveside services for Phyllis E. King, 95, a longtime resident of Lampasas, were held Feb. 24, 2016 at Killeen Memorial Park in Killeen.  She died Feb. 19 in Harker Heights.  Mrs. More...

News

County may adjust conditions of burn ban

The county’s burn ban remains in place, but the specific conditions of the prohibition could change soon. More...

Prayer rally set March 10 at county courthouse

The steps of the county courthouse will be the scene of a prayer rally, Prayers Across Texas, March 10 at 5:30 p.m.  Dr. More...

Agencies report recent arrests

The following arrests were reported by area law enforcement officials.  Feb. 24  • Orlando Daniel Flores, 17, of Lampasas for possession of marijuana. He remained in Lampasas County Jail at press time Thursday.   Feb. 22  More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of DORIS M. MAGNOR, Deceased, were issued on January 22, 2016, in Cause No. 19,759, pending in the County Court of Lampasas County, Texas, to: SHARRON K. More...

Residents continue Campbell Park discussion

Some want more details on possible land sale; others still opposed

Five community volunteers on Monday asked the Lampasas City Council to continue discussions about a possible sale of park land.  Citing the potential for economic development and park improvement funding, the residents said they would like more More...

BRIEFLY

Primaries   Early voting in the Democratic and Republican primaries ends today at 5 p.m. at the county elections administrator office, 407 S. Pecan St. in Lampasas.  At press time Thursday, 936 people had cast an early ballot. More...

Safety program

Seminar participants listen Thursday morning as Lampasas Police Department officer Andy McCatherine, flanked by Assistant Chief of Police Sammy Bailey, discusses ways to improve security in places of More...

Life

LHS sophomore chosen for medical conference

Jimel Drayton, a 10th-grade student at Lampasas High School, has been selected as a delegate to the Congress of Future Medical Leaders in Lowell, Ma. More...

Spring is near when robins sing

A “round” of robins has gathered off County Road 4700 and can be heard and seen during sunrise and sunset, LISD bus driver Judy Palacios said. More...

CERT tours city hall

The Lampasas Community Emergency Response Team toured the City Administration Building and Lampasas Police Department Tuesday evening.  The tour was offered to make participants familiar with both buildings in case an emergency required the grou More...

Sports

Owls eliminate Hornets from boys' basketball playoffs

Chireno defeated Lometa 88-77 to win the boys' basketball area playoff game on Friday. Ivan Jasso ended his Lometa career with over 1,000 points, and Lometa coach Aaron Nuckles has 100 career victories so far.   More...

No. 22 Texans escape Badgers in OT

Lampasas came within seven seconds of upsetting the 22nd ranked Wimberley Texans in Tuesday night’s basketball bi-district game. The Texans, however, forced overtime and went on to win 55-52 in a knock-down-drag-out contest. More...

Hornets, Owls prep for clash in area round

After seven straight basketball seasons have ended in the area playoffs, the Lometa Hornets hope to break through that barrier.  Lometa, ranked 19th in this week’s TABC 1A poll, meets No. More...