May 13, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Bowling alley, mini golf course planned

Lampasas businessman Roy Cockrell plans to open a recreation center with a bowling alley and miniature golf course at the south edge of town. More...

Burn ban

County Judge Wayne Boultinghouse has lifted the burn ban until May 22.  As a result, controlled fires are allowed in areas outside incorporated city limits.  County officials urge those who plan to conduct controlled burns to use caution. More...

Public hearing held about Lampasas ISD land

Copperas Cove school board hosts session about detachment, annexation

The Board of Trustees of the Copperas Cove Independent School District held a public hearing Monday afternoon over the possible detachment and annexation of more than 300 acres into CCISD from the Lampasas ISD.  No statements were offered by the More...

Special Sections

Deaths

Mrs. Bell

Viola Jewel (Greer) Bell, 96, of Lampasas died May 8, 2016 at Aria Memory Care in Cedar Park, Texas.  Mrs. More...

Ms. Garcia

Yolanda Cruz Garcia, 52, of Lometa died May 8, 2016 as a result of injuries sustained in a car wreck.  Funeral services will be May 13 at 10 a.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel in Lampasas. Burial will follow at Senterfitt Cemetery in Lometa.  More...

Sports

QB Club seeks members

Booster organization plans to fund new equipment, facility upgrades

Badger Quarterback Club President Jeff Cockburn believes this is a pivotal time for Lampasas.  Cockburn and other Quarterback Club leaders want to make sure the excitement surrounding new head football coach Troy Rogers is met with strong commun More...

Badgers win one, lose one in 7-on-7

Lampasas easily beat Llano on the first day of varsity-level 7-on-7 football. More...

Running clinic

Innate Fitness and Lampasas Cross Country will be hosting a two-day run clinic at the Lampasas High School track Saturday, May 21 and Saturday, May 28 from 8-11 a.m.  All middle school and high school athletes interested in improving their runni More...

Early voting set next week for runoff

Although Texans already have made their selections for presidential nominees in Democrat and Republican party primaries, runoff elections for several statewide and district offices remain to be decided.  Early voting runs Monday through Friday o More...

Top graduates

Dayna Yoho is the valedictorian of the Lampasas High School Class of 2016. Chance Mason is the salutatorian. More...

Riata Roundup

Riata Roundup action will take place today and Saturday at the sports park on FM 580 West.  The Riata will start today at 5 p.m., and it will include rodeo events, children’s activities, a carnival and live music.  More...

Art show

Lampasas Middle School art students will have their annual art show Tuesday from 6-7:30 p.m. More...

Memorial Day

The city of Kempner will host a Memorial Day ceremony May 30 at 11 a.m. in Sylvia Tucker Memorial Park, 12641 East U.S. Highway 190.  The public is invited.   More...

Life

Lampasans return 57 pounds of prescriptions

On the last day of April, the Lampasas Police Department partnered with the Drug Enforcement Administration to get rid of Lampasans’ un-needed, expired prescription pills and medication for National Prescription Take Back Day.  The Lampasa More...

High ACT score

News Maker

Lampasas High School junior Claire Dunning has received extremely high marks on her ACT college entrance exam – so high, she ranks among the top 1 percent of the U.S.  Miss Dunning scored a 34 composite score on her ACT. More...

Foundation to give backpacks to students

As the 2015-2016 school year comes to an end, Roseland Educational Foundation is looking ahead to the 2016-2017 year.  More...

News

Work continues in effort to build arena, event center

A committee continues to work toward building a rodeo arena and event center at the sports park on FM 580 West.  Lampasas resident Wayne Brooks, a rodeo announcer and producer who is a member of the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, spoke More...

Meeting focuses on chamber contract

The Lampasas City Council and members of the Lampasas County Chamber of Commerce board met Monday to discuss the chamber’s contract with the city.  The meeting was tense at times as council members and chamber representatives continued dis More...

Arrests reported

The following arrests were reported this week by area law enforcement officials.  May 11  • Heather LeeAnn Delwisch, 32, of Lampasas for assault – family violence. She was released to see judge the same day.  More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of JO ANNE WILBURN, Deceased, were issued on April 2, 2016, in Cause No. More...