June 7, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

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Spring Ho   The entry deadline for the Miss Spring Ho and Little Miss Spring Ho pageants is Friday.  More...

Special Sections

Deaths

Mr. Garner

Alton Garner, 106, died June 5, 2016 at his residence on the Lampasas River near Rumley. Visitation will be June 8 from 5-7 p.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel. Funeral service is June 9 at 10 a.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel. More...

Mrs. Lively

Services for Wilma Irene Lively, 85, a financial aid advisor for Tarleton State University, were held June 6, 2016 at Lacy Funeral Home in Stephenville with the Rev. Pete Pharis officiating. Burial followed at Erath Gardens of Memory Cemetery. More...

Mrs. Page

Wanda Maxine Wilton Page died June 3, 2016 at 96 years of age.  A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. June 13 at First Presbyterian Church in Eldorado, Texas with the Rev. Joe McGee presiding. More...

Sports

Footwork drill

Lampasas High School incoming sophomore Asiel Gary does high-knees through running ropes during Monday’s SWAT workout. More...

Summer conditioning

Above: Megan Patterson, left, Autumn Burns, second from right, and Taylor Malone, far right, stride across the soccer field/practice football field during the first day of the SWAT conditioning progr More...

Making your boat survivable for the fish

Last of a three-part series

In my last column, I wrote about the live well. More...

Commission recommends rezoning

Council to decide about area on east side of town south of Fourth Street

The Planning & Zoning Commission on Thursday recommended the Lampasas City Council rezone an area south of East Fourth Street between Old Georgetown Road, U.S. Highway 190 and Sulphur Creek.  More...

Moisture benefits nature park

This recent photo shows a yellow crowned night heron spotted at Cooper Spring Nature Park on two occasions by Marilyn Clary and Harrell Clary. More...

Life

LMS art show results revealed

The seventh-and eighth-grade art students held their annual end of the-year art show on May 17. The results follow. Overall awards were given to Victoria Renteria, Nicole Gillham and Kayla Harrell. Seventh Grade 12x12 Line Project 1. More...

Couple celebrates 60 years together

On June 8, 1956, Dorothy Ray Fortune and George H. Hayner Jr. were wed in the presence of large families and many friends at First Baptist Church in Karnack, Texas.  Their life journey began with an abundance of faith and love.  More...

Spring Ho contest seeks entrants

Lampasas business owners, property owners and store managers are invited to participate in the annual Spring Ho Floor/ Window Display Contest.  This year’s Spring Ho Festival is set for July 5-10 with the theme “Follow Your Arrow.&rd More...

News

Making repairs

City employees Richard Cox, left, and Jacob Rivera work on a broken air line at the wastewater treatment plant. The line feeds the treatment facility for Ajinomoto Windsor Foods Inc. More...

Photos

Rob Moore, who has been named Lometa ISD’s assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction, turns the tassel for graduating senior Alex Torres during Friday night’s commencement c More...

Semi truck crashes along U.S. 281 North

Amid wet conditions Thursday, a truck-tractor semi-trailer overturned near the intersection of U.S. Highway 281 and FM 1690 between Lampasas and Adamsville. More...

Opinion

Trump and America’s founding principles

Apart from the endless question of who always will, who probably will, who may and who never will vote for Donald Trump, I’d like to call a temporary truce between the believers and the skeptics and warn against any conscious abandonment or neg More...

Here come the libertarians

“Welcome to the party!” is about all one can say to the Libertarian Party slate -- former GOP Govs. Gary Johnson of New Mexico and Bill Weld of Massachusetts -- vying for the presidency. Fix the boys a triple martini with a beer chaser. More...

Socialism for the uninformed

Socialism sounds great. It has always sounded great. And it will probably always continue to sound great. More...