June 14, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Water treatment process to change

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...

Learning about police

Lampasas Police Department Patrol Officer Andy McCatherine shows 9-year-old Jonathan Harris the inside of a police car during Junior Police Academy. More...

BRIEFLY

Job fair   The Lampasas Economic Development Corp. will host a job fair June 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Special Sections

Deaths

Mr. Castleberry

Clyde Chester Castleberry, 81, of Watson died June 12, 2016, at Seton Williamson in Round Rock. Visitation will be June 14, 2016, from 5-7 p.m. at Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home, 306 East Polk in Burnet. More...

Ms. Hill

Gladys Mae Hill, 89, of Lampasas died June 13, 2016, at Lampasas Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Graveside funeral service will be June 16, 2016, at 2 p.m. at Warner Cemetery in Burnet County.  More...

Mrs. Shelton

Marcelle Shelton, 85, of Lexington, Texas died June 12, 2016, at her granddaughter’s house in Mason. Visitation will be June 14, 2016, from 5-7 p.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel. The funeral service will be June 15, 2016, at 10 a.m. More...

Sports

Blue Team wins defensive duel

Maples receives Offensive MVP award in FCA Victory Bowl

Despite scoring no points offensively, the Blue Team won the eighth annual FCA Victory Bowl on Saturday, by a 7-6 score.  Fullback Spencer Maples, a 2016 graduate of Lampasas High School, was named Offensive MVP.  More...

NCAA Nationals

Steffin McCarter placed 13th in long jump at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championship last week in Eugene, Oregon. More...

Don Hardin Classic

Lometa graduates Ivan Jasso, Kyle Molter and Reid Moore were on the winning team in the Don Hardin Small School Shootout basketball game on Friday.  The Red Team won 68- 59 in the all-star match-up, which was held in Early  Jasso scored 15 More...

Public Notices - Free Access

NOTICE IN PROBATE BY PUBLICATION

NOTICE IN PROBATE BY PUBLICATION THE STATE OF TEXAS COUNTY OF LAMPASAS TO ANY SHERIFF OR ANY CONSTABLE WITHIN THE STATE OF TEXAS -- GREETING: More...

INVITATION TO BID

The County of  Lampasas, Texas will accept sealed bids on the following:  GASOLINE AND DIESEL  More...

NOTICE IN PROBATE BY PUBLICATION

THE STATE OF TEXAS COUNTY OF LAMPASAS  TO ANY SHERIFF OR ANY CONSTABLE WITHIN THE STATE OF TEXAS -- GREETING: You are commanded to cause to be published ONCE, and said publication shall not be less than ten days before the return day hereof, in More...

‘Full STEAM ahead’

Curricular emphasis to incorporate science, math-related topics

Editor’s note: This is the first of a two-part series on the Lampasas Independent School District’s new curriculum designed to grow students’ interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics areas, or STEAM.  More...

Agencies bust alleged cockfighting site

Multiple law enforcement agencies on Saturday executed a search warrant on an alleged cockfighting site on County Road 3010.  More...

Burn ban lifted

County Judge Wayne Boultinghouse has suspended the burn ban until June 26 at dark. As a result, controlled outdoor fires are allowed in areas outside incorporated city limits.   Officials urge those who conduct controlled burns to use caution. More...

Lometa council recognizes two residents

The Lometa City Council began its June meeting with recognition of two Lometa residents for their contributions to the city.  Commended for his efforts in restoring the Lometa Regional Park volleyball courts and soccer fields, Reid Moore was pre More...

Life

Students qualify for Lone Star Degree

Five Lampasas County FFA members were approved this week to receive their Lone Star FFA degree.  The FFA students selected were Lampasas FFA members Breighton Loeffler, Braedon Raub, Caul Smith and Quint Smith. More...

Fire department urges water safety

Data from the Centers for Disease Control show drowning is the No. More...

Steer validation

Lauren Perkins, an LHS FFA sophomore and student FFA advisor, works with her Maine breed market steer named Bailey. More...

News

Hog show

Kayla Bellamy, an FFA member who graduated last month from Lampasas High School, exhibited her hogs one last time at the World Pork Congress in Iowa on Thursday. More...

Opinion

How serious is Trump about being president?

Does Donald Trump want to be president? It’s a serious question. More...

A $16 billion tax credit black hole

President Obama and GOP House Speaker Paul Ryan want to expand it. Tax preparation companies and illegal immigrants are cashing in on it. Fraudsters have found bottomless ways to exploit it. More...

Baylor University and moral controls

“Declare your interest” is the conventional British instruction to writers writing on subjects close to their hearts.  So: I taught at Baylor University for five years as a Radford distinguished professor of journalism.  Loved t More...