April 22, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Voting to start Monday

Area voters may head to the polls beginning Monday for Lampasas and Lometa municipal elections.  The city of Kempner has no contested races, so there will not be municipal balloting there.  Voters who live within the Lampasas ISD jurisdicti More...

Lampasans to decide on charter amendments

Early voting begins Monday, and Lampasas ballots will contain proposals for nine amendments to the city’s governing document. The seventh proposed amendment will appear on the ballot in two parts. More...

Special Sections

Deaths

Mr. Crain

Neal Curtis Crain passed away April 16, 2016 at his home in Topsey, Texas of cancer.  He was born April 2, 1955 in Azel, Texas, the son of Billie M. More...

Mrs. Gadsby

Tammy Michele Gadsby, 52, of Lampasas died April 11, 2016.  Funeral service will be conducted April 22 at 10 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Lampasas. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery. Sneed Funeral Chapel has charge of arrangements.  More...

Mr. Roberts

George Hiram Roberts Jr., 59, of Lampasas died April 18, 2016 at home.  Funeral service was conducted April 21 at Sneed Funeral Chapel, and burial followed at Gillum Cemetery at Oakalla.  Mr. More...

Sports

Dethroning a dynasty

Lady Badgers aim to upset five-time defending golf champ Andrews at state

The state golf tournament at Austin’s Onion Creek Club next week could be the Lady Badgers’ best opportunity in years to unseat reigning champion Andrews.  More...

Softball team run-rules Taylor - Free Access

Badger baseball defeated in final home game

Lampasas beat Taylor 11-1 in the Lady Badgers' last home softball game of the season on Friday. More...

Badger track athletes qualify for regionals - Free Access

Lampasas athletes qualified for regionals by placing in the top four in the following events at the area track meet. Cohen Cockburn won the Badgers' only varsity gold medal for the second week in a row. More...

Airplane flips on runway - Free Access

A small airplane flipped Sunday as it was taxiing at the Lampasas Airport, but the pilot declined medical transport at the scene. The DPS received a call about the accidentt at 1:54 p.m. More...

Honors for seniors

Lampasas High School seniors Nola Bishop, front left, and Ashton Straley, front right, smile as they walk into the school cafeteria for the start of Senior Awards Night on Monday. More...

Six candidates run for Lometa school board seats

Editor’s note: The Lometa Independent School District Board of Trustees has three seats up for election, and voters may choose a maximum of three of the following candidates: James Chism, Mike Gill, John Hines, Ben Leggett, Mario Maldonado and More...

Life

‘Lit Fair’ brings creativity to LHS

The Lampasas High School library has been the place to see students’ creativity brought to life.  There have been three fairs at the high school this year: science, history and literature.  This week, 45 students’ research and w More...

Class of 1961 reunites

The Class of 1961 has donated to the Bozarth-Fowler Alumni Scholarship Fund. Scholarship committee member Patsy Stoneham, pictured fifth from the left, accepted the donation. More...

Blood drive set for May 2

The next regularly scheduled Red Cross Community Blood Drive will be May 2 at First Street Church of Christ Fellowship Hall from 12:30- 6:30 p.m.  Other Red Cross blood drives in Lampasas will be Aug. 1 and Nov. 7. More...

News

Jail terms assessed by 27th District Court

Copperas Cove resident John Alvin Hull III, 36, pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance over 1 gram and less than 4 grams, and he was sentenced to eight years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Institutional Division.  Hu More...

National Day of Prayer event set May 5

In observance of the National Day of Prayer, the Lampasas Ministerial Alliance will host a community-wide prayer breakfast May 5 at 7 a.m. at the Holiday House, 908 E. More...

Recent arrests reported

The following arrests were reported by area law enforcement officials.  April 20  • Corey Michael Cook, 24, of Lampasas on a Lampasas Police Department warrant for assault – family violence. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of MARTHA A LWAY NE MEZGER, Deceased, were issued on April 13, 2016, in Cause No. 6783, pending in the County Court o More...