April 5, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Lometa ISD construction nearly finished

The Lometa school’s new classroom and gymnasium building is on schedule for completion by the end of April, architect Andrew Hawkins told school board members last week. More...

Special Sections

Deaths

Mrs. Hereford

Jacqueline L. Hereford, 91, of Lampasas died April 1, 2016 at Rollins Brook Community Hospital.  Graveside services were held April 3 at Oak Hill Cemetery. Sneed Funeral Chapel had charge of arrangements.  Mrs. More...

Opinion

Obama’s defense of communism

Conservatives and other Obama critics are entitled to a big “I told you so,” after Obama’s stunning admission that he doesn’t believe there’s much difference between communism and capitalism.  More...

Supreme hypocrisy

If there is one thing that is bipartisan in Washington, it is brazen hypocrisy.  Currently there is much indignation being expressed by Democrats because the Republicancontrolled Senate refuses to hold confirmation hearings on President Obama&rs More...

From the Bible

“Who is like the Lord our God, Who is enthroned on high, Who humbles Himself to behold the things that are in heaven and in the earth?”  1 Peter 1:18-19   More...

Agribusiness

Lampasas Cattle Auction report

The report from the March 30 Lampasas Cattle Auction follows.  Cattle and calves: Estimated receipts 337, compared to 328 last sale and 373 at this time last year.  Compared to last sale, feeder steers were steady to $3 lower; heifers stead More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE ELECTION (AVISO DE ELECCION TRUSTEE)  To the Registered Voters of Lampasas ISD, Texas:  (A los votantes registrados del Lampasas ISD, Texas:)  Notice is hereby given that the polling places listed below will be open f More...

Rutland’s store marks its 50th anniversary

This is a landmark year for Rutland’s Fashion & Western Wear, as the store is celebrating a half-century in business.  More...

Reading outdoors

Six-year-old twins Liberty and Wyatt Potts read a “Star Wars” book in a grassy area outside Lampasas Public Library during the library’s Read and Wine event Thursday. More...

BRIEFLY

Project Grad   Project Graduation for the Lampasas High School Class of 2016 will meet Monday at 6:30 p.m. at the Acadian Ambulance Training Center, 204 E. Fourth St. More...

Life

Lampasas blooms for spring

Lampasas’ annual Bloomin’ Fest had perfect weather for shopping, fun and welcoming the spring season into the Texas Hill Country.  More than 100 vendors set up shop in the historic courthouse square, and there were hundreds of shoppe More...

AgriLife offers new food safety courses

The “Texas Food Establishment Rules” were revised and updated, and became effective Oct. More...

Distracted driving can kill, injure

The pain of losing a child to distracted driving is all too real for Central Texas resident Mike Myers. In 2014, his 18-year-old daughter, Elana, was killed in a single vehicle crash while driving on her way home from college. More...

Sports

LMS begins tennis season

The Lampasas Middle School tennis team competed in a tournament in Fredericksburg on Saturday. “After only a few days of practice, we went to Fredericksburg to play in a tournament with some really good competition,” coach Laina White said.  More...

Hornets, Lady Hornets compete in May track meet

    With limited numbers due to a UIL academic competition, Lometa athletes took part in the May track meet on Friday. Ashley Rosales placed sixth in the 3200-meter run.   More...

Lady Badgers win third straight district golf championship

The Lady Badgers won their third straight district golf title on Tuesday. More...

Letters

Bicycle tour coming to town; please watch for cyclists

Vision Lampasas, Lampasas Association for the Arts (LAFTA) and the Lampasas County Chamber of Commerce are joining forces to put on our annual organized bike tour of Lampasas County. More...

What is your child learning?

Do you know what your child learned at school today? Do you know what concepts they are using to teach your child? Do you get to see their daily work showing their thought process? The answer is NO! We don’t really know exactly. Why is that? More...

Policy change at RV park

Barefoot Camp & RV Park in Bend has been in existence for 80-plus years, and we are thankful for our many loyal customers. More...