May 24, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

City plans public hearings about zoning

The Planning and Zoning Commission will hold public hearings June 2 about six different zoning-related matters. The hearings will be at 6 p.m. in City Council Chambers, 405 S. Main St. behind City Hall and next to the police station. More...

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Deaths

Mr. Byrd

John Richard Byrd, 85, of Bend died May 19, 2016 in Stephenville.  He was buried in a private ceremony at Sand Hill Cemetery. Sneed Funeral Chapel of Lampasas had charge of arrangements.  Mr. Byrd was born Aug. More...

News

Sulphur Creek Car Cruise planned in W.M. Brook Park

The 30th Annual Sulphur Creek Car Cruise, hosted by Advanced Window Tint, will be June 11 in W.M. Brook Park.  Registration will begin at 9 a.m. More...

Correction

The cutline under the Boys State photo in the May 20 edition inadvertently failed to mention 2016 Boys State sponsor Isom Veterinary Hospital.   More...

Sports

Youths head to junior high rodeo finals

Riggen Hughes of Kempner and Victoria Procter of Lampasas compete this week in the Texas Junior High Rodeo Association state finals in Gonzales. Procter, an eighth-grader at Lampasas Middle School, qualified for state in barrel racing. More...

Badger basketball honors

Badger junior Jason Murphy, left, was named the Battlin’ Badger for boys’ basketball at the team’s award ceremony and cookout on Thursday. More...

Defensive stands lead Lightning to second victory

Timely turnovers forced by the Lightning defense helped the home team beat the Temple Buccaneers 30-16 on Saturday.  The Lightning improved to 2-0 in Texas League semipro football action.  Quarterback Justin Jordan rushed for the first touc More...

Agribusiness

Let’s celebrate beef production

May is Beef Production Month, and I am more than excited to celebrate the production of this awesome protein source. More...

Range field day planned May 31

The Llano County Beef & Range Field Day is set for May 31. There is no charge for participants.  Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. at the John L. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of JOHN E. E. DEHNEL, Deceased, were issued on May 18, 2016, in Cause No. 6791, pending in the County Court of Lampasas County, Texas, to: CURTIS DEHNEL.   More...

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of FRANCES OLETA OSBORNE, Deceased, were issued on May 18, 2016, in Cause No. 6792, pending in the County Court of Lampasas County, Texas, to: THOMAS J. CASBEER and RUTH B. More...

Cosper squeaks past Ruiz in runoff for Texas House - Free Access

Buckingham easily wins Republican contest for Texas Senate

Scott Cosper topped Austin Ruiz on Tuesday in an extremely close Republican runoff election for the Texas House of Representatives. With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Cosper had 2,491 votes to Ruiz's 2,448 votes. More...

City pools to open

Lampasas public pools are scheduled to be open all three days of the Memorial Day weekend Saturday through Monday.  Hanna Springs Swimming Pool and Hancock Park Free- Flow Swim Area also will be open June 4-5, before beginning the regular summer More...

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FFA   For color photos from the annual Lampasas FFA banquet, please see pages 2-3.  BRIEFLY  Flags   More...

Life

Annual FFA awards banquet held

Seniors who received awards at the annual FFA banquet included, from left, Joshua Varnado, Luke Corbin, Shane Fraughton, Tanner Steele, Alex Beisel, Cordell Argumaniz, Kelli Tombaugh, Ashton Straley, More...

Students awarded at FFA banquet

Sophomores awarded at the Thursday banquet included, from left, Kaylee Lovejoy, Gracie Moore, Holden Tower, Casey Gautier, Amanda Odom, Jay Edwards, Lane Cardenas and Taylor Loeffler. More...

Farm Bureau donation

Lampasas Senior Center Kitchen Manager Jennifer Billings, the center’s longest-serving member Peggy Canady, and center director Autumn Amparan accept a check for $100 from Lampasas Farm Bureau More...

Opinion

Our modern-day Wizard of Oz

Do we really need to be talking about restroom access during an explosive political season, with public sentiment already boiling? Yes, we really do need to be talking about restroom access, less so for anatomical than for constitutional reasons. More...

Lometa students deserve the credit for success

I have accepted the girls’ head coach/girls’ athletic coordinator position at Clyde Eula ISD.  More...

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Letters

Tyrant in the White House now messing with the schoolhouse

When I write, I work at being analytical and intellectualize my emotional feelings. More...

Lometa Reporter

Lometa school board swears in members

The first item of business for the Lometa Independent School District Board of Trustees last week was the addition of new board members chosen in the May 7 election. More...

Lometa students advance in UIL

The Lometa High School UIL academic teams left their mark on Region IV competition in Brenham last month, as five students earned spots in the state meet. Several others earned topsix placement.  More...