April 12, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Animal wax museum

Second-grader Shawn Roberts tells his father, School Resource Officer Nick Roberts, facts about the coyote during the Animal Wax Museum on Friday at Kline Whitis Elementary. More...

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Kindergarten   The Lampasas Independent School District will hold Kindergarten Round-Up for the upcoming school year.  Parents or guardians may register children for kindergarten if the children turn 5 years old on or before Sept. 1.  More...

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Cleanup programs scheduled

Lometa and Lampasas are hosting citywide cleanup events.  Lometa’s effort will be Thursday through Saturday at the city yard at 411 E. More...

Drivers sent to hospital after crash

A crash Friday afternoon on U.S. Highway 190 at the intersection of County Road 4450 left one vehicle rolled over and another car’s passenger side crumpled.  More...

Historical play to be performed in Bend

The Bend community will host the fourth and last presentation of the Lampasas County Historical Commission’s “The Ghosts Return: Ladies of Lampasas County” on Saturday.  The 6:30 p.m. More...

Opinion

Requiem for the latest VA victim

What does a suffering military veteran have to do to force an unresponsive government to change its ways?  How about self-immolating in front of his VA clinic? Hello, paper-pushers and desk jockeys? Are you there? More...

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From the Bible

“Hear the cry and the prayer that Your servant is praying in Your presence this day.”  1 Kings 8:28   More...

Letters

High-stakes testing lowers educational outcome for all

An open letter to all elected state officials and State Board of Education Members in Texas:  More...

Need to protect our springs

To the people of Lampasas County:  Our city and county were established around the sulphur springs by our ancestors. The springs have been here for thousands of years. Now a company wants to take over Campbell Park. More...

New Lampasas phone directory

I recently received the new Lampasas telephone directory and checked to see if my new listing was correct. I’m not listed.  Later I tried to look up the number of a friend, only to see that he was not listed either. More...

Court approves subdivision plat

The Lampasas County Commissioners Court on Monday approved a final plat for Cactus Creek Estates, Phase II.  The 55-lot subdivision is in the far southeastern portion of the county, with access from FM 2657 and County Road 4700.  The court More...

Sales tax returns good this month for Lampasas

The city of Lampasas in April posted its highest percentage gain in sales tax revenues since December 2013. With a check for $135,919 this month, the city’s sales tax rebate was up 18 percent over what Lampasas collected in April 2015. More...

Cattle program features long-range rainfall forecast, beef market outlook

Ranchers’ hopes have been boosted by much-needed rains and by beef prices that, for 2014 and part of 2015, were near record highs. More...

Life

Lampasas UIL competitors place well at district

Lampasas High School has 13 qualifiers for the UIL academic regional meet.  The Region IV-4A meet will be April 22-23 at Texas A&M University Corpus Christi.  At the District 25-4A meet, held earlier this month at Liberty Hill High Scho More...

Honor awards

Above: Lampasas High School sophomores who were honored Wednesday night for being in the top 10 percent of their class were, from left, Kayley Lovejoy, Cheyenne Mathews, Kirby Berry, Keely Wilson, Ga More...

Bark for Life set for Saturday

Families and their furry friends will celebrate the lifelong contributions of canine caregivers to cancer patients at the American Cancer Society Bark For Life of Lampasas event on Saturday at Hanna Springs Sculpture Garden. More...

Sports

Seventh-inning skid

After strong start, late fielding errors cost Badgers in 6-5 loss to Burnet

The Badgers were half an inning away from one of their most significant district wins in years.  An otherwise well-played game started to unravel in the seventh inning, however, and Burnet rallied to beat Lampasas 6-5.  More...

Burnet ace Carpenter silences Lady Badgers

Burnet pitcher Mackenzie Carpenter recorded her 16th win of the season, shutting out the Lady Badgers 4-0 on Friday.  The Lady Bulldogs outhit Lampasas 10-4 and never trailed after taking the lead in the first inning.  Burnet entered the ga More...

Eight Lampasas players qualify for tennis regionals

Rhiannon Wright and Jeffrey Rash claimed district titles in singles Thursday in Liberty Hill. The girls’ doubles team of Leigh Adamski/ Sommer Cofield, boys’ doubles team of J.D. More...

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