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Longtime Lampasas High School librarian dies

Mutsu Crumley, 102, of Lampasas died Sept. 25, 2016 at her home. Visitation was held Sept. 28 at Sneed Funeral Chapel. Funeral service for Mrs. Crumley was Sept. 29 at First United Methodist Church in Lampasas. Burial followed at Knox Cemetery. More...

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Deaths

Mrs. Cummings

Josie Amelia Kinsey Cummings, age 102, died on Sept. 27, 2016 in Gatesville.  Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Oct. More...

Mr. Myers

James C. “Jake” Myers, 91, died Sept. 18, 2016.  He was born July 27, 1925 in Florence, Texas to Bud Myers and Lillie Mae Chambers Myers. He grew up and attended school in Lampasas.  More...

News

Air rifle safety meeting on tap

The air rifle project with the Lampasas County 4-H will have a mandatory safety meeting on Saturday at 9:45 a.m. The meeting will be at the Lampasas County Youth Livestock Center show barn on U.S. More...

Free trip to D.C. offered for veterans

Through Honor Flight Austin, female veterans from the Korean War to Vietnam War timeframe can apply for an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C. The trip for female veterans will take place Oct. 7-8.  More...

Ahoy, matey!

Acea Adams, seated, makes a bookmark during Kline Whitis Elementary School’s Family Night on Tuesday while he and his family members display their pirate-themed costumes. More...

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Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICE The City of Lampasas is seeking applications for volunteers who are interested in offering their time and service. More...

City to borrow $6 million

Council seeks to decide projects that will be funded

The Lampasas City Council voted Monday to issue $6.1 million in certificates of obligation for potential infrastructure, parks and facilities projects. The vote to borrow the money was 6-0, with Mayor Christian Toups absent from the meeting. More...

LISD program aims to make reading fun

In Lampasas elementary schools, assessments show that one in four students do not read at their grade level. This sobering statistic has made the newly initiated Read On Lampasas program critical to the success of the district’s students. More...

BRIEFLY

Public safety   National Night Out in Lampasas will be Tuesday from 6-9 p.m. in the H-E-B parking lot. Residents are invited to visit with police, firefighters and other public safety officials. There will be music, hot dogs and drinks.  More...

Life

LHS speech and debate competes

The Lampasas High School Speech and Debate team began its competition season Sept. 5 with a tournament hosted by the Texas Forensic Association at Pflugerville Hendrickson High School. Keely Wilson advanced to finals in congressional debate. More...

Charlotte’s web

A resident on West First Street spotted this yellow garden spider outside the home. The large female spider has laid two egg sacks and is relatively large for a yellow garden spider -- its body is nearly two inches long. More...

They’re not UFOs, they’re clouds

The odd-looking clouds over Sulphur Creek Tuesday evening were lenticular clouds, according to Texas State Climatologist John Nielsen-Gammon. More...

Sports

Badgers earn fourth straight district tennis championship

The district-champion Badger tennis team poses for a photo after beating Taylor on Saturday.  More...

Emphasizing fundamentals

With no game this week, the Badger football team has some extra time to focus on shoring up all areas of their game.  “We’re going back to some fundamentals such as alignments, stances and tackling,” Defensive Coordinator Jesse More...

We Run 4 Zac

The Fourth Annual We Run 4 Zac memorial 5K and one-mile run is Saturday at 6:30 p.m. Registration begins at 4 p.m.  The event honors the late Zac Dibble, a 2012 graduate of Lampasas High School. More...