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Candidates speak at Democratic event

Lampasas County Democrats held their 16th annual Labor Day Picnic with a host of candidates speaking to a crowd of more than 75 at the Hancock Park pavilion on Monday. More...

Special Sections

Deaths

Mr. Johnson

David Lee Johnson, 86, of the Lampasas/Burnet area died Sept. 1, 2016 at home.  A funeral service was held Sept. 6. Sneed Funeral Chapel had charge of arrangements.  Donations to honor Mr. More...

Mr. Matthys

Lother Albert Matthys, 97, of Lampasas died in the early morning hours of Sept. 4, 2016. Visitation will be Sept. 8 at Sneed Funeral Chapel from 5:30- 7:30 p.m. Services will be held Sept. 9 at 11 a.m. More...

News

Man arrested after crash

A Lampasas man was charged with driving while intoxicated and no driver’s license after a two-vehicle crash Saturday night on U.S. More...

Opinion

Fracking moratorium fails in Colorado

If a pair of extreme green ballot measures fall in the Rocky Mountains and no one in the liberal media is paying attention, does the collapse make a sound?  More...

Politicians can’t stand us -- and it shows

“Health-Plan Choices Shrink,” said a headline in The Wall Street Journal, Aug. 29, 2016.  What’s this -- another campaign promise brought to the table undercooked and half-sauced?  More...

Discussing immigrants only in the abstract

Why would a country with the world’s largest Jewish population, outside of Israel, admit large numbers of immigrants from countries where hatred of Jews has been taught to their people from earliest childhood?  More...

Breaking News - 9/8/2016 4:41 PM

Midland bank robbery suspect nabbed here - Free Access

Kevin Lee Renfro, 40, of Childress, who is suspected of robbing a Midland bank last week, was apprehended Thursday in Lampasas.Surveillance photographs from a second bank robbery -- on Tuesday in Waco -- also "look like Kevin Renfro," Lampasas police More...

Dove hunting season has slow opening weekend

Weather played a factor in the first few days of dove season, which were unusually slow in Lampasas County. The 90-day hunting season began Thursday. More...

BRIEFLY

GOP candidate   Dr. Dawn Buckingham, the Republican nominee for the District 24 Texas Senate seat, will hold a meet-and-greet session on Thursday from 1:30-3 p.m. at Toupsie’s restaurant, 904 N. Key Ave.   More...

Life

Classics at the Classic revs up

Classic cars will thunder down Key Avenue Saturday to Storm’s back parking lot for the Classics at the Classic car show. The event will start at 9 a.m. More...

Church to present ‘Angel: Herald of the Christ’

Local church women are invited to a morning of fellowship, food and entertainment Saturday at First Presbyterian Church, Third and Chestnut streets in Lampasas.  Breakfast will be served at 9 a.m.  At 10 a.m., Dr. More...

LISD seeks committee nominations

The Lampasas Independent School District is seeking nominations for the District Site-Based Decision Making Committee.  The committee serves as an advisory group to provide input to the superintendent throughout the school year.  More...

Sports

One for the record books

Despite highest-scoring offense in 41 years, Badgers fall 70-68 to Rockets

The Badgers’ 70-68 loss to Robinson is believed to be the highest-scoring game ever at Badger Field.  Combining for more than 1,300 yards of offense and 20 touchdowns, the teams fought back and forth all night.  More...

Badger notes

Friday’s game ranked as the sixth-highest scoring game in Conference 4A history, according to Dave Campbell’s Texas Football website.  With records dating back to 1951, the 138 total points were the most in any football game involvin More...

Freshman Abby Martin serves 25 straight in volleyball victory

The Lady Badgers shut out Katherine Ann Porter Charter High School and split sets with Sterling Classical in a tournament in Round Rock on Saturday.  The 25-0 blowout of Katherine Ann Porter was highlighted by 25 consecutive serves from freshman More...

Letters

Voter registration information for November election

Regardless of which political party you associate yourself with, voting is the only way to make your voice heard. When people don’t vote, they let everyone else make that decision for them.  More...

Public Notices - Free Access

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of FRANKLIN SOGANDARES, Deceased, were issued on September 1, 2016, in Cause No. 6817, pending in the County Court of Lampasas County, Texas, to: LYDIA PAYNE.  More...

NOTICE OF MEETING TO CONSIDER ADOPTING A PROPOSED TAX RATE

The Board of Commissioners of Burnet County Emergency Services District No. 7 will hold a meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, September 19, 2016, at Hamilton Creek Manor located at 805 S. More...

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of NAN D. BAIRD, Deceased, were issued on August 31, 2016, in Cause No. 6819, pending in the County Court of Lampasas County, Texas, to: LARRY A. BAIRD.  More...