September 20, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Stacy Pauly returns to Lometa school board

The Lometa Independent School District Board of Trustees welcomed a familiar face back to its midst during its meeting last week.  Stacy Pauly, who previously served as a board member for a number of years, was sworn into office again. More...

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Deaths

Mrs. Moles

Florence “Nadine” Moles, 81, of Kempner died Sept. 17, 2016 at Temple’s Scott & White Hospital.  Visitation with the family will be held from 5-7 p.m. Sept. 22 at Scott’s Funeral Home in Copperas Cove.  More...

News

Wreck on CR 3040

Lampasas Fire Department was alerted to a one-vehicle wreck on County Road 3040 at 11:40 p.m. Thursday. More...

Woman sent to hospital after rollover on FM 580

A one-vehicle rollover Saturday night on FM 580 East near County Road 3040 resulted in one occupant being transported by Acadian Ambulance Service to Metroplex Hospital in Killeen.  More...

Fire at hunting camp burns cabin

Travel trailers and a cabin were destroyed in a fire at a hunting camp early Monday morning. More...

Opinion

Yes, age matters for Clinton and Trump

In March 2015, I wrote a column suggesting Hillary Clinton was too old to run for president. It generated a lot of blowback, as I suspected it would, even though she hadn’t yet formally announced her candidacy.  More...

Attitude of disdain

Say, do you think she might have to drop out of the race if she’s as sick as she looked on this Sept. 11 in Manhattan?  I understand the question. More...

Natalia Castro

New Syria ceasefire just a joke without ISIS

A tentative truce brokered Sept. 9 by the U.S. More...

Suspected felon caught Sunday

Arrest ends search that began Wednesday in Kempner neighborhood

The suspected felon who was the subject of a manhunt in Kempner and areas to the east was captured in Copperas Cove on Sunday afternoon. The arrest of 27-year-old Christopher Ronald Bagley ended a search that began Wednesday. More...

Lampasas posts big gain in sales taxes

Lampasas saw its sales tax rebate rise 13 percent this month, as the city posted the highest percentage gain in September among entities in the surrounding Central Texas counties. More...

BRIEFLY

LISD   The Lampasas Independent School District is seeking nominations for the District Site-Based Decision Making Committee.  More...

Life

Schools celebrate literacy

Lampasas elementary schools celebrated International Literacy Day on Sept. More...

LHS applauds semi-finalist

Porter progesses in National Merit Scholar program

Lampasas High School senior Rachel Porter has advanced to the semifinals of the National Merit Scholar program.  Miss Porter is the first in at least a decade to get beyond the “commended” stage.  More...

Students GEAR UP this week

Today, students at Lampasas High School will participate in National GEAR UP Week activities made available through the Education Service Center Region 12 GEAR UP grant.  These activities are designed to improve high school graduation rates and More...

Sports

Early setbacks

Leopards seize on Badger mistakes to earn first win, 42-35

The Badgers had some strong points in Friday’s game, but a momentum-killing first quarter had them playing from behind. Lorena capitalized to win 42-35 and, for the second year in a row, spoil Lampasas’ Homecoming game. More...

Hornets win Homecoming in style, 52-7

The Lometa Hornets earned their first victory at home in two seasons, dominating the Morgan Eagles 52-7. “It was just a great team effort and lots of energy,” said D.T. Torres, Lometa head football coach. More...

Freshman Belanger’s win seals district tennis victory

The Badgers’ district tennis opener was decided by the No. More...

Letters

Candidate’s background with for-profit university

Dawn Buckingham is an attractive woman and an Austin eye doctor. In some races that would be enough to win, but not in this case. The issue we’re bringing forth today shows a level of avarice in Buckingham on a truly Trumpian scale.  More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

Public Sale: 2003 Triton 18ft boat, Serial No. TJZ109L8B303 on 9-21-2016 at 10:00 am, located at 5982 E. Hwy 190, Lampasas, TX. This is a Sealed Bid Sale. More...