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Second in state

Abbie Carson putts at Onion Creek Club in Austin, where she and the Lady Badgers placed second in the state golf tournament on Tuesday. See related story and photos, page 6. More...

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Deaths

Mrs. Daugherty

Bonnie Louise Daugherty, 87, of Lampasas died April 25, 2016 at her home.  Funeral service was held April 28 at Sneed Funeral Chapel. Burial followed at Senterfitt Cemetery in Lometa.  Mrs. Daugherty was born Jan. More...

Mrs. Mitchell

Nancy Mitchell died on her birthday, April 16, 2016, at the age of 74 in her home. She was laid to rest beside her husband, the late Dick Mitchell, on April 20 in San Benito, Texas.  Mrs. More...

Mr. Sivley

Robert “Bob” Swann Sivley III, 76, died April 25, 2016 in St. Louis, Missouri.  Graveside services will be held April 30 at 11 a.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lampasas. Sneed Funeral Chapel has charge of arrangements.  Mr. More...

Sports

Lady Badgers bounce back to win game two of softball playoffs - Free Access

Lampasas evened the bi-district softball series at 1-1, beating Cuero 7-2 on Friday. Cally Reding pitched a complete game, allowing no earned runs and striking out two batters.Cuero scored two runs on an error in the first inning, but Lampasas t More...

Lady Gobblers take game one of softball series - Free Access

Cuero defeated Lampasas 5-1 on Thursday in the first game of a best-of-three bi-district softball series. Lady Gobbler Emma Stanfield hit a grand slam with no outs in the top of the first to put Cuero ahead 4-0.An RBI single later in the inning More...

After placing third last year, Lady Badger golfers earn silver at state

The Andrews Lady Mustangs won their sixth consecutive state golf title, while the Lady Badgers tied their best finish in team history.  With a team score of 344-328 – 672, Lampasas placed second in the 36-hole state tournament at Austin&rs More...

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Storm forces evacuation of flooded areas - Free Access

House fire near Kempner attributed to lightning

Emergency personnel rescued nine people from swift water and evacuated several flooded residences in east Lampasas Friday night, fire chief Reece Oestreich confirmed. Firefighters entered the water to perform some of the rescues. More...

City Council OKs requests for rezoning

The Lampasas City Council on Monday unanimously approved two rezoning requests.  One request, from property owner Marie Goforth, was for the northernmost 5.3 acres of an 8.6-acre property at the corner of Willis Street and FM 580 West. Mrs. More...

Longtime district clerk to retire

Terri Cox, who will retire as district clerk at the end of this week, feels the time is right.  Nevertheless, Mrs. More...

Life

From Africa to Adamsville and back

After serving in Lampasas County, pastor plans to return to Zambia to start church

Spending two years in a filthy prison for a crime he did not commit may be one of the best things that has happened to Mulenga Chella.  The experience had a profound effect in strengthening the faith of the young African, who is pastor of Adamsv More...

Yarn scraps sought

Lampasan Dorothy Rockhold uses much of her free time to crochet lap robes for residents of the local nursing homes. More...

LISD Menu

May 2-May 6 Monday, May 2 BREAKFAST: French toast sticks with maple syrup, strawberry Poptarts, Trix/toast, Frosted Flakes/toast, applesauce, orange juice and milk. More...

News

Sheriff’s office seeks grant for body cameras

The Lampasas County Commissioners Court on Monday unanimously approved a resolution to support the sheriff’s office’s application for a grant for body-worn cameras. More...

Theft charge results in prison term

Killeen resident Ashli Rene Lock, 31, entered a plea of true, and her probation was revoked. More...

Recent arrests noted

The following arrests were reported by area law enforcement officials.  April 27  • Jeremy Todd Toms, 29, of Temple on a Lampasas Police Department warrant for theft of service. More...

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Public Notices

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of ELRICK JOSEPH VIDRINE a/ k/ a EL R ICK J . VIDRIN E , Deceased, were issued on 4-13-16, in Cause No. More...