July 15, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Officials discuss security of county facilities

Also at meeting, historical commission recognized for earning state award

In a meeting Monday, the Lampasas County Commissioners Court discussed proposals for security cameras at the county courthouse and annex buildings. More...

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News

Pageants show Lampasas’ true beauty

The 2016 Little Miss Spring Ho court is, from left, third runner-up Kambry Tower, Little Miss Spring Ho Vivien Martin, second runner-up Kenzlee Parker and first runner-up Madison Martin. More...

Grand Parade fun for all

Spring Ho parade winners: Festivals (floats that represent annual festivals)1. Lockhart Chamber –Chisolm Trail festival2. Kingsland, Aqua Boom3. DeLeon Peach and MelonFestivalLocal club or organization1. Cub Scouts Pack 1002. XFX Spirit Club More...

Crawling for the finish

The annual Spring Ho Diaper Derby had plenty of cheers and laughs for participating families as infants and toddlers crossed the finish line – maybe after stopping to look at the crowd or play with parents’ keys. More...

Agribusiness

Cattle Auction

The report from the July 13 Lampasas Cattle Auction follows.  Cattle and calves: Estimated receipts 599, compared to 512 last sale and 772 at this time last year.  Compared to last sale, feeder steers and heifers were $5- $8 lower. More...

Council approves plat for new patio homes

Minutes after hearing a report about an increase in building activity, the Lampasas City Council voted Monday to approve the final plat for another proposed residential development. More...

Lampasas school board meets

Trustees approve new Student Code of Conduct, hear about funding

The Lampasas Independent School District Board of Trustees met Monday, hosting Dr. Chane Rascoe’s first meeting as superintendent. Trustees received reports on funding and approved a new Student Code of Conduct. More...

Deaths

Mr. Bagley

Billy Baxter Bagley was born in Bend, Texas on Jan., 10, 1928 to Rena and Clyde Bagley. He died July 6, 2016 at his home in Lometa. Visitation was held July 8 at Frank W. Wilson Funeral Directors in Odessa. More...

Ms. Clark

Dorinda Lizette Freeman Clark, 54, of Waxahachie and formerly of Lampasas, died July 8, 2016 at Baylor Scott & White Hospital (T. Boone Pickens Cancer Center) in Dallas. More...

Mr. Smith

Curtis Floyd Smith, 77, of Richland Springs died July 5, 2016 in Brownwood.  He was born to Floyd Joseph Smith and Lillian Polly (Newby) Smith on July 29, 1938 in Richland Springs.  Mr. More...

Sports

Race winners earn free kayak

Tracy Webb and Beau Webb won the grand championship race at the Third Annual Spring Ho Kayak Race organized by Colorado Bend State Park. The event was held Saturday on Sulphur Creek in W.M. Brook Park. More...

Hanna Springs hosts cardboard regatta

Twenty-seven competitors registered in the 2016 Cardboard Regatta, part of Spring Ho Water Sports activities Saturday at Hanna Springs Pool.  The 5-12 age group had 21 entries. More...

Memorial softball tournament

The 6th Annual Robert Andrew Morriss Jr. memorial softball tournament is set for July 23 at the sports complex on FM 580 West.  Co-ed and men’s divisions are offered.  Robert Andrew Morriss Jr. More...