September 9, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Retired Marine: Appreciate America’s blessings

Retired Lt. Col. Daryl Hurst is a history teacher at Lampasas High School, and he uses experiences from his years in the Marines to impart lessons to his students. One lesson in particular is important, he said. More...

BRIEFLY

Commissioners The Lampasas County Commissioners Court will meet Monday at 9 a.m. in the first-floor courtroom at the county courthouse. City Council The Lampasas City Council will meet Monday in City Council Chambers, 405 S. Main St. More...

Special Sections

Deaths

Deaths

Mr. Valles Felipe Valles Jr., 87, of Lampasas died Sept. 5, 2016 at Lampasas Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Rosary was recited Sept. 7 at Sneed Funeral Chapel. Funeral Mass was conducted Sept. 8 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lampasas. More...

News

Church to hold turkey dinner

St. Mary’s Catholic Church will host its annual turkey dinner on Sept. 18. Dine-in and take-out options are available.  The menu includes turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, green beans, cranberries, rolls, dessert and a drink. More...

H-E-B seeks entries for best Texas educators

Do you know an educator in Texas who has gone above and beyond to make a difference in the lives of students and the community?  A teacher, school district, early childhood facility or school board can be nominated for the 2017 H-E-B Excellence More...

Food safety still key part of nutrition

Over the past eight years, the Partnership for Food Safety Education has debunked some food safety myths. This year, the group is taking a look back at some of the more popular myths and the facts that disprove them. More...

Agribusiness

Cattle Auction

The report from the Sept. More...

AgriLife offers hay testing; production workshop set Oct. 20

Hay producers have the opportunity to get their hay tested through the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service of Lampasas, Burnet and Llano counties.  Producers can drop off small samples of hay at their county Extension office no later than M More...

AgriLife plans cow/calf clinic in Lampasas

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the Central Texas Cow/Calf Clinic on Sept. 22 in Lampasas.  The clinic starts with registration at 8 a.m. at the Lampasas County Farm Bureau building, 1793 North U.S. Highway 281. More...

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. More...

District Court jury trial canceled - Free Access

The District Court jury trial that had been scheduled for Sept. 12 has been canceled. More...

Henderson served in D.C. on day of attacks

James Henderson was working in Washington, D.C. – serving in the elite agency that transports the First Family, its official visitors and White House staff – when terrorists attacked the World Trade Center and Pentagon on Sept. 11, 2001. More...

County schedules public hearings on tax rate, budget

The county will hold three public hearings in the next week and a half as officials prepare for the 2016-2017 fiscal year.  The first hearing will be Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in the annex conference room at 409 S. Pecan St. More...

September greenery

Thanks to abundant rainfall and volunteers’ efforts, green grass and colorful flowers grow near the entrance to Cooper Spring Nature Park on Hackberry Street.   More...

Life

Animal shelter needs community’s support

Lampasas Animal Shelter relies on residents of the city and the county to help it function, whether it’s receiving donations or volunteers, shelter supervisor Kasey Schwartzer said.  More...

FFA Potluck Dinner to be held Tuesday

The annual Lampasas High School FFA Potluck Dinner and membership drive will be Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the LHS cafeteria.  Local FFA officers will visit with new and returning members about the FFA program.  More...

Refurbishing the museum

The Lampasas County Museum is continuing renovations.  In the photo, Lampasas Cleaners owners William McAnelly and Jim Collins hold flags from the museum they cleaned for free. They were able to clean three flags. More...

Sports

Wimberley Texans 31, Lampasas Badgers 7 - Free Access

Wimberley defeated Lampasas 31-7 at Badger Field Friday night. The Texans shut out the Badgers through three quarters. Early in the fourth quarter, Cohen Cockburn ran for the Badgers' only touchdown. More...

Defensive showdown

Tonight’s game should be more of a defensive match-up than last week’s 20-touchdown duel with Robinson. But Troy Rogers believes the Badgers and Wimberley Texans will put on another good show. More...

Volleyball district play starts tonight at Taylor

The Lady Badgers closed out their pre-district stretch with a three-set loss at Johnson City on Tuesday.  Johnson City improved to 18-4 for the year with a 25-5, 25-10, 25-8 win over Lampasas.  The Lady Eagles, a 2A team, have beaten severa More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICE There will be a public hearing on the Lampasas County 2016/2017 proposed budget, Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the County Office Building Conference Room, 409 South Pecan Street,  More...