July 5, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

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Water The city of Lampasas returned to using chloramines in the water distribution system on Thursday. More...

Special Sections

Deaths

Mr. Cole

Earnest Cole, 69, of Gatesville died at home on July 2, 2016.  Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. More...

Mrs. Van Stienburg

Carol Ann Van Stienburg, 75, of Lampasas died June 29, 2016 at Spring Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation.  A graveside service with military honors will be conducted July 6 at 10 a.m. at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen. More...

Sports

Badger coach trained future Olympian in summer of ’99

Years before coming to coach in Lampasas, John Rogers trained a future Olympic silver medalist in summer track.  Rogers – now a teacher and assistant football coach at Lampasas High School – had just graduated from Marble Falls High More...

Fishing summertime haunts

Well guys, summer is upon us, and you know what that means as far as the bass. More...

Basketball league ends

The men’s summer basketball league hosted by Lampasas High School ended Thursday, with the team Badger One finishing unbeaten.  Badger One won 58-49 over Team Five -- mostly consisting of Lampasas alumni -- in the night cap. More...

Prominent business owners honored

Burke and Janice Brown named grand parade marshals

People have different definitions of success. More...

Celebrating America’s independence

American flags adorn the edge of Central Texas Expressway on Monday as area residents celebrated the United States’ 240 years as an independent republic. More...

Life

Benny Boyd ready for Spring Ho

The Lampasas Benny Boyd auto dealership is a sponsor of this year’s activities at Spring Ho. More...

College honors

College of Wooster   Stephen McKinney, a Lampasas High School graduate, received a bachelor of arts degree from The College of Wooster during commencement exercises in May.  While at Wooster, McKinney was an all-conference performer and a c More...

Include safety in Spring Ho plans

The Lampasas Police Department is gearing up for a safe, successful Spring Ho celebration next week, and it is asking residents and festival-goers to be mindful of a few things while enjoying the various events planned.  Lampasas will see a mass More...

News

Lampasas River key topic of water quality workshop

A free Texas Watershed Steward workshop on water quality and management related to the Lampasas River and other area watersheds will be held from 1-5 p.m. More...

GOP nominee

Lampasas County Republican Party Chairman Skipper Wallace, left, stands with Cody Reed, who has served as district clerk since Terri Cox retired at the end of April. More...

Opinion

Outsourcing our security is dumb and deadly

It is not a theory that delegating the protection of our embassy and military personnel to other countries risks lives. More...

As in Britain, so it is here in U.S.

The president of the Texas Nationalist Movement, picking up on the precedent set by British voters, desires that the Southwestern empire where I make my home hold its own vote on seceding from the top-heavy politburo that seems to run America.  More...

What are we really celebrating on July 4th?

There was a time when the Fourth of July meant something more than a three-day weekend. Speeches, writings and commemorative ceremonies reminded us of the origins and greatness of America. More...