April 8, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Cycling tour set Saturday

The Lampasas Hillacious Bike Tour, set for Saturday, will give cyclists a scenic tour of the eastern portion of the county.  The tour -- which offers riders the choice of four routes of varying distances -- will begin at 8:30 a.m. More...

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Deaths

Mr. Smith

Jerry Ronnie Smith was born at Comanche on Jan. 7, 1950, and he died in Lampasas Nursing & Rehab Center on March 24, 2016. He was the son of C. Edward and Tiana Godwin Smith.  Mr. More...

News

Spring gathering scheduled April 16 for those who have lost a loved one

The John O. Akinloye Jr. Memorial Foundation will host its second gathering for those who have suffered the loss of a loved one.  The event will be April 16 from 1-4 p.m. at the Vanderveer Street Church of Christ fellowship hall. More...

Cattle Auction

The report from the April 6 Lampasas Cattle Auction follows.  Cattle and calves: Estimated receipts 338, compared to 337 last sale and 278 at this time last year.  Compared to last sale, feeder steers and heifers $5-$7 lower. More...

Lometa City Council approves street paving

Meeting in regular session Monday evening, the Lometa City Council approached an agenda with items on city improvement and economic goals.  The council members unanimously approved a street paving project that will move forward with the cooperat More...

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Public Notices

Public Notice T7 Enterprises L.L.C., DBA Reliable Tire Disposal, a scrap tire disposal company doing business at 3345 Hwy. 29 E. More...

LISD adds courses, debates fieldhouse expansion

Lampasas Independent School District Board of Trustees met Monday to discuss a variety of agenda items, including a report on the Lampasas High School robotics team, and changes to the fieldhouse expansion, employee pay scale and district meal prices More...

BRIEFLY

Burn ban  The county’s burn ban is lifted until April 18 at 6 p.m. As a result, controlled fires are allowed on properties outside incorporated city limits.  Meetings   More...

Top 10 percent

Lampasas High School students were honored for their academic excellence Wednesday night at the high school’s cafetorium. More...

Life

Capital Farm Credit returns dividends

This month, Capital Farm Credit is returning $56.7 million to its member customers in the form of patronage dividends.  Of that $56.7 million, the Burnet office paid out $1.1 million to local members.  More...

Honor awards

Above: Seniors who were honored Wednesday night for being in the top 10 percent of their class were, from left, Gary Aaron, Nola Bishop, Alexis Aguirre, Jana Crawford, Hannah Jerdon, Sarah Harshbarge More...

Snow Queens plan mission trip

The Lampasas Snow Queen organization is preparing to send Lampasas teens to Costa Rica on a mission trip.  On Saturday the Snow Queens will have a car wash on the lot behind Storm’s Drive-in to raise money for the upcoming summer mission t More...

Sports

THREE IN A ROW

LHS girls claim another district golf title; Carson is individual medalist

The Lady Badger golf team qualified for regionals, winning the district tournament by 92 strokes over Salado.  Lampasas shot 327 last Wednesday in Burnet and 336 Tuesday in Salado to post a team score of 663. More...

Fundamentally sound Ducks shut out Badgers

Taylor stayed unbeaten in district baseball with a 7-0 win over Lampasas on Tuesday.  The 20th-ranked Ducks improved to 14-4 and stayed tied with Salado for the district lead at 4-0.  Lampasas turned at least three double plays, coach Manny More...

Badgers sweep district tennis tournament

Rhiannon Wright and Leigh Adamski/Sommer Cofield defended their district tennis titles, and Lampasas won all five divisions of the 25-4A tournament.  At press time on Thursday, results from third-place and playback matches were not available. More...