June 17, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Kempner names official city bank

In a brief meeting Tuesday, the Kempner City Council voted 5-0 to keep The National Banks of Central Texas as the city’s official bank. The new contract period will be July 1, 2016-June 30, 2021. More...

Businessman, rancher Clyde Castleberry dies

Clyde Chester Castleberry, 81, of Watson died June 12, 2016, at Seton Williamson in Round Rock.  Mr. Castleberry had several business and ranching ventures in the area.  Visitation was Tuesday at Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home in Burnet. More...

Special Sections

Deaths

Ms. Hill

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

Mr. Kylie

John J. Kiley, 86, died June 13, 2016, at his home in Lampasas after a brief battle with pelvic cancer. Visitation will be June 17, 2016, at 6 p.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be June 18, 2016 at 10 a.m. at St. More...

Mrs. Shelton

Marcelle Shelton, 85, of Lexington, Texas died June 12, 2016, at her granddaughter’s house in Mason. Visitation was June 14, 2016, at Sneed Funeral Chapel. The funeral service was June 15, 2016, at Sneed Funeral Chapel. More...

Sports

Summertime hunting fun

Just because it is summer time with no indigenous game to hunt, do not put that rifle or bow away. Texans are lucky to have tremendous opportunities to hunt exotic animals all year round. But you have to be careful choosing an outfitter. More...

LHS falls in summer basketball

The Lady Badger varsity was defeated in two basketball games on Monday as part of the Hill Country Hoops league.  The score from the first game on Monday was unavailable at press time. More...

Terry wins WTJCT event

Niki Terry won her age division by six strokes at the junior golf tournament Monday at Kingsland’s Lighthouse Country Club. Terry, an incoming Lampasas senior, shot 88 at the tournament, which was part of the West Texas Junior Champions Tour. More...

Council OKs changes to zoning

The Lampasas City Council approved five separate requests on Monday related to zoning and/or property use. More...

Court hears concern about road name

Several roads in the county have received new names in recent months, but not all residents are happy with the changes. More...

On the job

Dr. Chane Rascoe settles in at his desk on Monday -- his first official day at work as the Lampasas Independent School District’s new superintendent. More...

BRIEFLY

Veterans   The American Legion Post 277 will meet Saturday at 7 a.m. at Country Kitchen.  At the meeting, the post will conduct its annual election of officers.  All veterans are welcome.  Pool event   More...

Life

District sets sights on teaching STEAM

Editor’s note: This is the second 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...

True competitor, Wienecke leaves her mark

Recent Lometa High School graduate Carson Faith Wienecke has earned a number of labels in her four years as a UIL speaker and debater. More...

Humming along

A hummingbird hovers over an althea, or Rose of Sharon. More...

News

Consequences of drunken driving on display

A prisoner in his own body is how Sean Carter describes his life following his fateful decision 11 years ago to get into a vehicle driven by a drunk driver. More...

Elderly Brothers plan free concert

A Little Night Music concert featuring old-time rock ’n’ roll by The Elderly Brothers band is scheduled today from 7-9 p.m. on the courthouse square.  More...

Livestock judging success

Taylor Loeffler, an incoming Lampasas High School junior and the FFA chapter secretary, recently participated in the annual Texas A&M Livestock Judging Camp, where she placed second overall and f More...

Agribusiness

Cattle Auction

The report from the June 15 Lampasas Cattle Auction follows.  Cattle and calves: Estimated receipts 443, compared to 382 last sale and 321 at this time last year.  Compared to last sale, feeder steers and heifers were $5-$10 lower. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of PATRICK RICHARD SMITH, Deceased, were issued on June 7, 2016, in Cause No. More...