March 25, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Briefly

School board   Lampasas Independent School District Board of Trustees has reviewed the applications of 41 individuals interested in the superintendent position. Dr. More...

Easter fun

With rainclouds in the sky, Glenn Shoemaker uses an umbrella to help 8-year-old Aurora Carter and 6-year-old Ryleigh Carter hold the multitude of colorful eggs they collected during the Boys & Gi More...

Special Sections

Deaths

Mr. Carlton

Jesse Milton Carlton, 78, died March 5, 2016 at Copperas Cove Nursing and Rehab.  A memorial service will be held at a later date.  He was born June 4, 1937 in Lampasas to Jesse and Oline Carlton.  Mr. More...

Mr. Steeley

Jack Eugene Steeley, 82, died March 23, 2016 at Rollins Brook Community Hospital in Lampasas.  Graveside services will be held March 28 at 10 a.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery. Sneed Funeral Chapel has charge of arrangements.  Mr. More...

Mrs. Stewart

JoAnne Deck Stewart, 58, died in her home on March 22, 2016.  A memorial service will be held March 25 at 1 p.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel.  Mrs. Stewart was born on Dec. 4, 1957 in Alexandria, La., to Rosa and Woodrow Wilson Deck Sr. More...

Opinion

‘This Life, This Price, This Blood, This One’ - Free Access

“There is a blood/That cost a life/That paid my way/Death its price,” sings Rita Springer. More...

Political parties hold county conventions

Republicans gather Democrats meet

Lampasas County Republicans gathered Saturday evening at the courthouse to hold their county convention and to name delegates for the upcoming Republican Party of Texas State Convention. County Republican Chairman B.R. More...

Easter’s essence

“There is a blood/That cost a life/That paid my way/Death its price,” sings worship leader and songwriter Rita Springer. The lyrics to “This Blood” movingly capture the essence of Easter, which will be celebrated Sunday.  More...

Diamondback Jubilee slated this weekend

Lometa will host its 46th annual Diamondback Jubilee today and Saturday. Festivities for the jubilee, sponsored by the Lometa Lions Club, will take place at Lometa Regional Park. Action will begin today at 7 p.m. More...

Life

HEB honors employees

H-E-B grocery honored 27 female employees Tuesday during a celebration known as the H-E-B Women of Distinction. Dr. More...

Medaling at state

Lampasas High School sophomores Keely Wilson and Garrett McGuire competed in the UIL State CX Debate tournament March 18-19 at the University of Texas in Austin. More...

Chamber hosts member luncheon

The Lampasas County Chamber of Commerce hosted its second quarterly “News@ Noon” member luncheon Tuesday at the Lampasas Fire Department.  More than 50 members attended the luncheon to hear presentations about the chamber’s ac More...

Sports

Giddings sweeps Lampasas in bi-district soccer - Free Access

Lampasas held the top-ranked Giddings Lady Buffs scoreless for more than 30 minutes on Thursday. Giddings, however, went on to win 5-1 in the bi-district soccer match in Hutto. More...

Active bats hammer Salado in softball

In the first week of district softball action, Lampasas already has faced two Top 10 teams, coming away with one win and one loss.  On Monday, No. 8 Burnet rallied to beat the Lady Badgers 6-5.  Lampasas fended off No. More...

Offseason ‘boot camp’ emphasizes attention to detail

New head football coach/ athletic director Troy Rogers is emphasizing discipline and “perfection” in his offseason program at Lampasas High School.  Rogers, who was named to the position in February, has begun implementing his routin More...