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Weather sirens   The Lampasas Fire Department is scheduled to test the city’s severe weather sirens today at noon for a short time. More...

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Deaths

Mrs. Blanton

Daphne H. Blanton, 95, of Lampasas died March 2, 2016 at Metroplex Hospital in Killeen.  Graveside service will be held March 5 at 11 a.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery. Sneed Funeral Chapel has charge of arrangements.  Mrs. More...

Mrs. Ellis

Laura Louise Ellis, 92, of Lampasas died March 2, 2016 at Regal Nursing & Rehab. Her body will be cremated. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Sneed Funeral Chapel has charge of arrangements. More...

News

Defendant receives probation in aggravated assault case

At a plea hearing last week, 39-year-old Kenneth Ray Peeples of Copperas Cove garnered a sentence of 10 years’ deferred probation for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.  Peeples also was fined $1,000, and he was ordered to pay court More...

Texas Parks & Wildlife proposes rule changes

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department is seeking public comment on proposed changes to the state’s hunting and fishing regulations for 2016- 2017.  Public hearings are scheduled so those interested can learn more and make comments about More...

Arrests reported

The following arrests were reported by area law enforcement officials.   More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

Lampasas County will be auctioning some equipment online @ www.govdeals.com beginning 3/7/16. Go to the website and search “Locations” for more information, or call 512-556-8271   More...

Cruz wins county, statewide vote

Carroll, Harris win contested races for commissioner, constable

In Tuesday’s primary elections, Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz won Lampasas County and the state of Texas. Cruz got 1,705 votes (44 percent) in the county to top the next-highest GOP vote-getter, Donald Trump. More...

Democrats side with Clinton

Blankenship gets nomination for District 54 state House seat

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton easily won Lampasas County in Tuesday’s Texas primary, and she enjoyed similar success statewide.  More...

Life

Lampasas County political parties to hold conventions

The Lampasas County Republican Party will hold all precinct conventions on March 19 in the district courtroom at the Lampasas County Courthouse at 5 p.m. The county convention will follow at 6 p.m.  More...

Encouraging civics

Medal of Honor recipient testimony teaches character in high school trial course

Lampasas High School has begun a pilot program to teach students character using Medal of Honor recipients’ testimony.  The program is taught to World History students by the school’s various history teachers – the retired Lt. More...

Blood drives slated

Carter BloodCare is the primary supplier of blood and transfusion services in Central Texas. More...

Sports

Lady Badgers win powerlifting regionals - Free Access

Lampasas High School won the girls' powerlifting regional meet on Thursday. Ari Wilkinson, Brianna Brudney and Gabby Martinez qualified for state individually. LHS coach Duane Young received the award for outstanding coach. More...

Lifters qualify for boys’ regionals

LHS boys' powerlifting coach David Brister on Wednesday announced the Badgers who have qualified for the regional meet. More...

No. 1 Rockets launch three homers against Lampasas

The Lady Badgers faced the two highest-ranked softball teams in Conference 4A in consecutive games. Tuesday’s 12-3 loss to No. 1 Robinson came just three days after a 15-3 loss to No. 2 La Grange. More...