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Cinco de Mayo party planned

The Lampasas County Chamber of Commerce, Lampasas Public Library and the city of Lampasas Parks Department have joined together to host a Cinco de Mayo event on Saturday to recognize the influence of the Hispanic culture.  The event will take pl More...

School board OKs raises for longtime teachers

The Lampasas Independent School District Board of Trustees heard an impassioned plea Monday night to raise all teachers’ wages and fix a quirk in the pay schedule that denies teachers with more than 32 years of experience a pay increase.  More...

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Deaths

Mr. Edwards

Freddie Wayne Edwards, 76, of North Richland Hills, Texas, died May 3, 2016 at North Hills Hospital in North Richland Hills.  Graveside service will be held May 7 at 10 a.m. at Nix Cemetery. More...

Mrs. Hallmark

Eula Mae Hallmark, 90, of Beaumont died May 1, 2016 at Calder Woods Retirement Community.  Graveside services were held May 5 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lampasas. Sneed Funeral Chapel had charge of arrangements.  Mrs. More...

Mr. Rogers

Duglis E. Rogers, 93, of Lampasas died May 3, 2016 at Regal Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.  He will be buried in a private ceremony at Oak Hill Cemetery. Sneed Funeral Chapel has charge of arrangements.  Mr. More...

News

Court OKs refinancing, discusses jail funding options

The Lampasas County Commissioners Court on Monday voted unanimously to begin the process of refinancing about $3.1 million in certificates of obligation.  More...

Lometa City Council votes to begin zoning process

The Lometa City Council set in motion Monday night an item that will address the prospect of municipal growth.  At its monthly meeting, the council approved a motion to begin the zoning process. More...

Residents gather for National Day of Prayer

Repentance and intercession for the United States were key themes during a National Day of Prayer breakfast Thursday at the Holiday House.  About 45 people of different ages and denominations gathered for the prayer meeting as part of the 65th a More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS AGAINST THE ESTATE OF JACQUELINE FARQUHAR HEREFORD, DECEASED Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary  More...

Millican, Whitehead win re-election to school board - Free Access

Lampasas voters approve all nine proposed city charter amendments

Lampasas school board incumbents David Millican and Kirk Whitehead easily won re-election Saturday, and Lampasas voters approved all nine charter amendments on the city ballot. More...

Voting set for Saturday

Lampasas and Lometa will hold municipal and school board elections Saturday.  Polls will be open from 7 a.m. More...

Briefly

Commissioners The Lampasas County Commissioners Court will meet Monday at 9 a.m. in the first-floor courtroom at the county courthouse. City Council The Lampasas City Council will meet Monday in City Council Chambers, 405 S. Main St. More...

Reed named district clerk

Cody Reed was sworn in on Monday as district clerk, following his appointment to the position by 27th District Judge John Gauntt.  Reed, who replaces recently retired District Clerk Terri Cox, hopes to seek the Republican nomination in the Nov. More...

Life

Reigniting Cuba’s missionary flame

A two-week mission trip to Cuba gave Robert Mattson a different perspective on the island country and a deep concern for the health of the American church.  Mattson, associate pastor for music and discipleship at First Baptist Church in Lampasas More...

Top of the nation

Two Lampasas High School juniors score high on PSAT

Two Lampasas High School juniors have made a splash after their PSAT/NMSQT scores ranked them in the top 50,000 in the nation.  To put that in perspective, there were 1.5 million students across the U.S. who took the PSAT/ NMSQT test. More...

Key Club earns recognition

Four members of Lampasas High School attended the Texas-Oklahoma Key Club Convention in Dallas April 21-24. Attending the convention were Hailey Williams, Manny Ortiz, Alette Cook and Eric Williams with Dondi Hinds as adviser.  More...

Sports

Ellison makes all-ASC West tennis team

Michaela Ellison was named to the first-team American Southwest Conference West Division all-conference tennis team. Ellison, a 2014 Lampasas High School graduate, is a sophomore at Hardin-Simmons University. More...

Nuckles accepts Llano basketball coaching job

Lometa boys’ basketball coach Aaron Nuckles announced this week he has accepted the head boys’ basketball position at Llano High School.  Nuckles signed a oneyear probationary contract on Monday. More...

Lampasas grad ends successful collegiate year

In four years of playing golf at Texas Southern University, Carmen Gonzales learned to balance a demanding academic workload with a competitive, busy sports schedule.  Every year of college, Gonzales had the highest grade-point average of any st More...