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Bloomin’ Fest   The annual Bloomin’ Fest will be Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the downtown square.  More...

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Deaths

Mrs. Bacon

Farene Bacon, 95, of Gatesville died March 25, 2016 in Gatesville.  Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. March 30 at Scott’s Funeral Home in Gatesville. Burial will follow at 3 p.m. More...

News

Hit-and-run accident damages Lincoln sedan

A hit-and-run vehicle accident left a damaged Lincoln sedan in a yard at the intersection of Fourth Street and Old Georgetown Road on Friday.  More...

Driver fell asleep before vehicle overturned near Lometa

Two Tucson, Arizona, teenagers apparently escaped serious injury Sunday morning in a rollover just southwest of Lometa.  The one-vehicle accident occurred about 9:10 a.m. at U.S. More...

Recognition for police officer

Kempner Mayor Carolyn Crane presents Kempner police officer Mike Lock a certificate of appreciation during the Kempner City Council’s meeting last week. More...

Opinion

I am sick of jihadi drama

While homicidal, suicidal and genocidal jihadists are busy plotting the next soft-target terror attacks on the West, docile Westerners are busy shedding cartoon tears and doodling broken hearts on social media.  More...

Trump is no conservative

This is in response to a friend who asked me to explain how Donald Trump is unacceptable to “movement conservatives.” Let’s first acknowledge that many Trump supporters don’t even claim to be conservative -- and Trump himself More...

A Butch Cassidy moment for the GOP

As no one else seems to know what’s going on, or what to do about it, I make so bold to suggest that Republicans are approaching a Butch Cassidy moment.  More...

Cattle clinic planned in Lampasas

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the “Cattleman’s Spring Clinic -- Ranching with Drought in Mind” on April 7 in Lampasas.  The clinic will be held at the Lampasas County Farm Bureau Building, 1793 North More...

Library event set Thursday

The Lampasas Public Library will host its popular wine-tasting event, “Read and Wine,” on Thursday from 6-8 p.m. on the grounds of the library, 201 S. Main St.  More...

Life

Cleaning up

Residents pick up trash to keep neighborhoods clean

Lampasas has been home for Clementine Walker her entire life. The 80-year-old woman has made it a point to keep the three blocks of her neighborhood near the 900 block of E. Third Street clean.  More...

Advancing to area

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

Rodeo queen

Kira Moore was named the Diamondback Jubilee Queen Friday night at the festival. The 14-year-old San Saba High School student is an avid rodeo competitor. More...

Sports

LHS ties season-high scoring

Lampasas recorded its first district baseball win, thrashing Llano 16-3 on Thursday. The score tied the Badgers’ biggest offensive game of the year, matching their run total against Port Aransas earlier this month. More...

Schuricht, Lady Badgers shut out Llano

Lampasas won by the mercy rule on Thursday for the team’s second district softball win. More...

Badgers earn tennis medals at Hendrickson

Lampasas competed as the only 4A team in the Pflugerville Hendrickson tennis tournament on Thursday. More...

Letters

Questions to consider on parkland proposal

The property known as Campbell Park was donated to the city of Lampasas for use as a park. It was accepted by the city and is currently being used as such. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

OF THE COUNTY OFFICE BUILDING AT 409 S. PECAN ST. IN LAMPASAS, TEXAS. THE COUNTY OF LAMPASAS RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REJECT ANY AND ALL BIDS AND TO ACCEPT THE BID MOST ADVANTAGEOUS TO THE COUNTY. More...