May 20, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Rancher Morris Vann dies

Glenn Morris Vann, 89, of Lampasas died Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at a local nursing home.  Vann spent his career as a rancher here.  Visitation was held Thursday at Sneed Funeral Chapel.  Graveside funeral service will be conducted today, More...

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Deaths

Mrs. Carroll

Jeneau Ruth Carroll, 85, of Lampasas died May 17, 2016 at Regal Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Lampasas.  Funeral service was May 18 at Sneed Funeral Chapel. Burial followed at Groves Cemetery.  Mrs. More...

Mr. Faulkner

Kenneth Eugene Faulkner, 80, died at home in Kempner on May 18, 2016.  Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. May 22 at Scott’s Funeral Home of Copperas Cove, with burial to follow with full military honors at Smith Cemetery in Kempner. More...

Mrs. McCrea

Mary Ann (Peterschmidt) McCrea died May 13, 2016.   Visitation was held May 19 at Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home in Temple.  The funeral service is May 20 at 2 p.m. at St. More...

Sports

7-on-7 league adds a team

Marble Falls joined Burnet, Lampasas and Llano in 7-on-7 football action on Monday, increasing the number of varsity teams in the league to four.  The Badgers tied Marble Falls 12-12.  Lampasas also won one game, topping Llano 30-18, and lo More...

Masonheimer Accepts Head Coaching Job in Eula ISD

Jamie Masonheimer is resigning as Lometa head girls’ basketball coach, head tennis coach and head girls’ track coach, he announced this week.  Masonheimer, the Lady Hornets’ head coach since 2014, accepted a position as girls&r More...

2016 Badger tennis banquet

Senior Rhiannon Wright, left, and junior Timothy Cavalieri were named Battlin’ Badgers for the varsity tennis team. More...

GOP touts states’ rights at convention

The 2016 presidential campaign and tension between the federal government and states’ rights were major topics at the Texas Republican State Convention last week.  Lampasas County Republican Party Chairman B.R. More...

BRIEFLY

Museum  The Lampasas County Museum will be closed starting Saturday for renovations. The public will be notified when the museum is ready to reopen. More...

Chatting with students

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Agent Karen DeZarn, top center, talks with Lampasas High School seniors about healthy eating -- one of many topics discussed during a Sound Bytes for Success program More...

Life

LHS One-Act Play takes performance to state

Lampasas High School One- Act Play will perform J.M. Barrie’s “Peter Pan or The Boy Who Would Not Grow Up” one last time for Lampasans on Saturday in the high school cafeteria at 7 p.m. More...

‘Click It or Ticket’ starts next week for prevention

Taking those few seconds to buckle a seat belt is the most important step you can take to protect yourself in a crash. More...

Backpacks for students

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

News

Grand jury issues 25 new indictments

The Lampasas County grand jury met May 11 in its most recent term and had a full slate of cases to consider. County Attorney John Greenwood presented information that led to two indictments against Antonio Ray Flores. More...

Probation revoked; man sentenced in 27th District Court action

At his adjudication hearing, probation was revoked for 40-year-old Joe Aleman of Harker Heights. More...

Arrests noted

The following arrests were reported this week by area law enforcement officials.  May 18  • Connor Douglas Lee, 20, of Lampasas for interfering with public duties, possession of marijuana and possession of a controlled substance. More...