March 15, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Legacy of learning

From student to principal, Mitzi Morin has cherished her role

Kline Whitis Elementary School Principal Mitzi Morin will retire June 30 after serving as head of the school for 15 years.  She attended Kline Whitis Elementary as a student for grades 3-5. More...

BRIEFLY

Jubilee   Lometa’s 46th annual Diamondback Jubilee will be March 25-26 at Lometa Regional Park.  Activities March 25 will start at 7 p.m. with free mutton busting. More...

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News

Flooded golf cart bridge

The bridge over Sulphur Creek on Hole No. 13 at Hancock Park Golf Course is covered by water almost bank to bank on Friday after consistent rains turned the creek into a muddy waterway. More...

Serving breakfast in pajamas

Lampasas Middle School child nutrition provider Shelby Wessling serves students breakfast while wearing pajamas Thursday during National School Breakfast Week, which was March 7-11. More...

Sports

Ayers claims second regional title

Jason Ayers captured his second straight Region 2 Division 2 title for the 114 class.  With his first-place 895-pound total, the Badger senior punched his ticket to the April 2 state powerlifting meet.  Ayers was the only Lampasas lifter at More...

Sprinters lead Lady Badgers at rain-shortened meet

Field events canceled at Battlin’ Badger Relays; varsity boys take fifth

The Lady Badgers had their highest team finish of the track season so far at the Battlin’ Badger Relays on Thursday. The Lampasas varsity girls placed third, while the Badgers were fifth in the varsity boys’ division.  More...

Softball picks up one win, one tie in San Marcos

Lampasas’ first softball tie of the year came on Thursday, thanks to a pre-arranged time limit.  The Lady Badgers tied Austin Akins 3-3 in a 60-minute tournament game in San Marcos.  Lampasas also recorded a 5-0 win over El Paso Ameri More...

Public Notices - Free Access

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of BETTY L. HONEYCUTT, Deceased, were issued on March 9, 2016 in Cause No. 6768, pending in the County Court of LAMPASAS County, Texas, to: CLINT D. KRAUSE.   More...

INVITATION TO BID

THE COUNTY OF LAMPASAS, TEXAS WILL ACCEPT SEALED BIDS ON THE FOLLOWING:  GASOLINE AND DIESEL (AT STATION)  BIDS ARE TO BE OPENED IN THE COUNTY AUDITOR’S OFFICE ON MARCH 30, 2016 AT 10:00 A.M.   More...

Body found in Campbell Park - Free Access

The Lampasas Police Department responded to a report of a dead body at a wet-weather creek area in Campbell Park at approximately 2 p.m. Tuesday. Officers discovered the body of a 45-year-old female who is reported to have been living in the area. More...

Burn ban lifted until Sunday at 6 p.m. - Free Access

Abundant rain in the past week has prompted County Judge Wayne Boultinghouse to lift the county's burn ban until Sunday at 6 p.m. More...

Sales tax growth continues for Lampasas, Lometa

First-quarter sales tax returns have been good for the cities of Lampasas and Lometa, but not so much for Kempner.  Both Lampasas and Lometa have recorded double-digit percentage gains in February and March, along with respectable sales tax gain More...

Repeat regional title

Jason Ayers squats at the Region 2 Division 2 powerlifting meet on Saturday. The Badger senior won the 114-pound weight class at regionals for the second year in a row, earning a trip to state. More...

Life

LHS One-Act Play advances to bi-district

Lampasas High School’s One-Act Play has advanced to bi-district competition with its show, “Peter Pan or The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up” by J.M. Barrie. More...

Courthouse tour

Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace Andrew Garcia Jr. leads Hanna Springs Elementary first-graders in the Pledge of Allegiance last week as part of students’ tour of the county courthouse. More...

Health fair

Lynn Wisdom of Seton Highland Lakes, far left, checks the cholesterol of an individual at Thursday’s health fair held at the Pecan Creek apartments in Lampasas. More...

Letters

William Murchison

Nancy and Ronnie: the years of the Reagans

The first thing I’ll say is that the following reflections arise from an area of the mind unclouded by present presidential contentions. More...

David Limbaugh

An appeal to Rubio supporters

I appealed to Donald Trump supporters to consider voting for Ted Cruz, and I now make the same request of Marco Rubio supporters. More...

Corruption in CPS, CASA

Do you hear it? Do you hear the echo of cries from families, thousands of families that have been defeated by CPS? Exploitation of families is continuing by CPS across the state. More...