June 10, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Lometan charged with intoxication manslaughter

Arrest connected to Mother’s Day wreck that killed area woman

Jose Arenas-Matias, 61, of Lometa has been charged with intoxication manslaughter after an investigation into the Mother’s Day wreck that killed his passenger, Yolanda Cruz Garcia, 52, also of Lometa.  More...

Project Grad

Project Graduation for the Class of 2017 will meet Monday at 6:30 p.m. at Grace Fellowship. More...

Special Sections

Deaths

Mrs. Claunch

Gladys Floella (Wright) Claunch, 95, of Palestine, Texas, died June 6, 2016 at home.  Her funeral service will be held June 11 at 10 a.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel in Lampasas. More...

Mr. Garner

Alton Garner, 106, died June 5, 2016 at home.  The funeral service for Mr. Garner was held June 9 at Sneed Funeral Chapel in Lampasas. Burial followed at Rock Church Cemetery.  Mr. More...

Mrs. Hulme

Alesia Ann Hulme, 57, of Lampasas died June 6, 2016 at Rollins Brook Community Hospital.  A funeral service will be held June 10 at 11 a.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery.  Visitation will be at 10 a.m. More...

Sports

Doege has helped struggling teams achieve new milestones

Shane Doege has learned to fight his way through tough situations.  Whether it’s reviving struggling baseball teams as a coach, or recovering from a severe injury that nearly ended his playing career, he has the experience.  Doege was More...

Cleavinger has reached state tournament as player and coach

Drew Cleavinger is excited about the talent and involvement she has seen in the Lady Badger softball program. Cleavinger recently was announced as Lampasas’ new head softball coach. She will be the team’s fifth head coach in eight years. More...

Corbin receives 25-4A Defensive MVP award

Lady Badger catcher Kloe Corbin was named the District 25-4A softball Defensive MVP for 2016 -- her junior season.  Corbin recorded 90 putouts and a fielding percentage of .978 for the year.  A third-year varsity player, Corbin also led the More...

Car cruise scheduled Saturday

Since 1986, the Sulphur Creek Car Cruise has been a staple in W.M. More...

‘Epic-scale’ flooding

Game warden Bayless responds to ravaged areas on lower Brazos

Lampasas County Game Warden Shaun Bayless had never before seen the sheer volume of floodwater that he witnessed last week.  Bayless took part in a multiagency response to flooding in Fort Bend County and Brazoria County, where he worked from Ju More...

Water burnout

Central Texas Water Supply Corp., Kempner Water Supply Corp. and the city of Lampasas will begin a free chlorine burnout of the water distribution systems on Wednesday. The burnout will continue until July 15.  More...

Life

Three titles in a row

Lometa remains dominant in UIL speech

In July 2015, when many speech and debate teams were still enjoying days at the pool and late nights at the movies, the Lometa speech and debate team was preparing for something more. More...

Refurbishing the museum

Lampasas County Museum renovations are under way, at what used to be the Keystone Square Museum.  In the picture, Wilma Loughmiller sprays a taxidermied badger, getting the dust off its fur coat.  Mrs. More...

Junior arts contest results released

At the end of April five Lampasas Middle School students traveled to Midway Middle School with art teacher Misti Harrell to compete in the regional Junior Visual Art Scholastic Event.  Each student submitted artwork to be judged as well as parti More...

News

School board selects officers

The last Lampasas Independent School District Board of Trustees meeting with Superintendent Dr. Randy Hoyer took place Monday evening. More...

Meat donation

Lometa resident Tommy Fogle, holding a processed chicken, donated 250 processed chickens to area centers and volunteer organizations. More...

Fire training building

Lee Hoffpauir donated shipping containers to the Lampasas Fire Department to form a training building that will host live-fire drills. More...