March 11, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Burn ban lifted

Because of rain this week, County Judge Wayne Boultinghouse has lifted the county’s burn ban until Sunday at 6 p.m.  More...

Time change

Daylight saving time will begin Sunday. To prepare for the time change, set clocks and other timepieces ahead one hour before going to bed Saturday night. More...

Family night treats

Karen DeZarn -- the county’s Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agent for family and consumer sciences -- provides information about healthy snacking to students, from left, kindergartners Rose Garcia and Harlee Allabaugh, and third-grade More...

Special Sections

Deaths

Mr. Jenkins

George Thomas Jenkins, 80, of Copperas Cove died March 4, 2016 in Temple.  Funeral services were held March 9 at Southern Hills Baptist Church in Copperas Cove, with Pastor Preston Atkinson officiating. More...

Mrs. Grice

Martha Jean Grice, 92, formerly of Copperas Cove, died March 5, 2016 in El Paso.  Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. More...

Mrs. Valadez

Guadalupe Delores Valadez, 66, of Lampasas died March 5, 2016 at Metroplex Hospital in Killeen.  Rosary will be recited March 11 at 6 p.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel.  Funeral Mass will be March 12 at 10 a.m. at St. More...

Sports

Ayers wins boys' regional powerlifting meet - Free Access

Jason Ayers won the Division 2 Region 2 powerlifting meet in the 114-pound weight class. He will advance to the THSPA state finals April 2.    More...

Badger soccer rallies past Florence

The Badgers’ 3-2 win over an improved Florence soccer team keeps Lampasas in the running for second place in district.  As in their first win over the Buffaloes earlier this season, the Badgers had to fight from behind on Tuesday.  Th More...

Williams tosses no-hitter

Badger pitcher supported by strong batting in 10-0 win

The Badger pitching staff is living up to its billing. As Eric Williams’ no-hitter on Monday showed, the team’s strength on the mound is a crucial asset fueling the Badgers’ success. More...

Lampasas superintendent search continues

The Lampasas Independent School District Board of Trustees has received at least 35 applications for the superintendent position, announced Dr. Randall Hoyer, who will be stepping down from the post at the end of the school year.  More...

Lometa ISD promotes three administrators

Three longtime Lometa school administrators will have new titles starting this summer.  More...

Huge spur

Because of wet weather, Texas Real Estate Sales has rescheduled its celebration of the arrival of metal art that is believed to be the world's largest spur.  The celebration will be Monday about noon at the real estate office, 1902-A U.S. More...

Meetings

The Lampasas County Commissioners Court will meet Monday at 9 a.m. in the firstfloor courtroom at the county courthouse.  The Lampasas City Council also will meet Monday. The council’s regular session is set to begin at 7 p.m. More...

Life

Spring Break fun, a little early Family night at Kline Whitis brings out the sun

Kline Whitis Elementary school held its Smooth Sailing into Spring Break family night Monday evening. More...

Retired teachers hear Texas songs

The Lampasas County Retired Teachers Association held its monthly meeting March 1 at Kline Whitis Elementary School, with few members in attendance.  More...

Brush chipping

The pickup dates, areas and rules for the brush chipping program are as follows:  • March 14-18: Southeast section of the city. East of Key Avenue and south of First Street.  • March 21-25: Northeast section of the city. More...

News

Lometa to post signs about ban on guns within City Hall

Meeting in regular session Monday evening, the Lometa City Council addressed a full agenda of business.  More...

Lone Star Ag Credit returns $12.8 million to its borrowers

Lone Star Ag Credit will distribute $12.8 million to its borrowers next week, when the lending cooperative will celebrate National Agriculture Day at open houses and public ceremonies across its 48-county territory.  The Lampasas office will hos More...

Tornadic winds batter residence off CR 3500

A suspected tornado moving across the county from southwest to northeast caused extensive damage at the Dan Johnson residence several miles east of U.S. Highway 281 and County Road 3500.  The turbulent storm system hit between 8:30 and 9 a.m. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of GUADALUPE L. PEREZ, Deceased, were issued on March 4, 2016, in Cause No. More...