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Art festivals   The Lampasas County Chamber of Commerce’s 22nd Annual Herb & Art Fest will be held in a new location this year, in conjunction with another art-related festival.  More...

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Deaths

Mr. Fischer

Harry W. Fischer, 80, of Kerrville died peacefully on Sept. 28, 2016.  A celebration of his life, with a Masonic ceremony, will be held at a later date with family and friends.  Mr. More...

Mrs. Jasso

Olga Jasso, 70, of Lometa died Sept. 30, 2016 at St. David’s Hospital in Georgetown, Texas.  Rosary will be recited Oct. 6 at 7 p.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel in Lampasas.  Mass will be Oct. 7 at 10:30 a.m. at St. More...

Sports

Lometa wins third straight game

The Hornets are off to their best start in D.T. Torres’ three-year tenure as head football coach. Lometa plowed over Sidney 53-8 on Friday, scoring five rushing touchdowns. More...

Badgers hold their own in massive cross country meet

The McNeil Invitational on Saturday included more than 400 varsity boys and 400 varsity girls in the 1A-4A division. More...

Former Badger records big kick returns for Gallaudet

Spencer Maples returned three kickoffs for a total of 111 yards as his team, Gallaudet University, lost 42-18 to Becker College on Saturday.  Through four games, Maples leads the Bison in receiving yards (109). More...

Letters

Isn’t it all about money?

I would like to reply to Mr. Atkinson’s letter to the editor which appeared in the Sept. More...

Joppa fundraiser exceeded expectations

On behalf of the Burnet County Historical Commission, I would like to express our gratitude and appreciation to everyone who came out to our Joppa Fish Fry fundraiser on Sept. 17. More...

Two choices

Is America a Christian nation? It definitely was! More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICE  LAMPASAS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COURT MET SEPTEMBER 26, 2016, AND ADOPTED THE COUNTY’S BUDGET FOR F/Y 2016/2017. More...

National Night Out slated today

National Night Out events this week will give Lampasas, Lometa and Kempner residents opportunities to gather and learn how to keep their communities safe.  This marks the 33rd year that National Night Out has been sponsored in the United States, More...

Army veteran to lead chamber of commerce

The Lampasas County Chamber of Commerce has named its new executive director, as retired Staff Sgt. Kenny Mandell has been selected to lead the organization.  Mandell, 43, was born in Harlingen, and he has lived in Lampasas for four years. More...

Life

LHS band takes honors

The Lampasas High School Badger Band competed Saturday at the Vista Ridge Marching Festival in Cedar Park. The band earned first place trophies for the best 4A color guard, best 4A percussion and best 4A general effect. More...

Pulatie Taxidermy joins chamber

  Owner of Pulatie Taxidermy and Processing Tommy Pulatie, co-owner Jo Garces and co-owner Hunter Pulatie held a ribboncutting ceremony Thursday evening, officially joining the Lampasas County Chamber of Commerce with friends, family and chamber More...

Books & Badgers set

Books & Badgers will take place at the Lampasas Public Library Saturday at 10:30 a.m. The readings will be done by cheerleader Melanie Burbey and Flames dancer Amy Figurski. More...

News

Deadline nears for Big Time Texas Hunts

Hunting seasons are in full swing in Texas, and more opportunities are on the horizon, including chances for premium guided hunt packages through the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Big Time Texas Hunts program. More...

Options available for voters who need photo ID

Lampasas County Elections Administrator Mark Bishop is reminding registered voters who cannot obtain an approved photo identification that they now have additional options when voting in person.  “These new options for voters who cannot ob More...

Pickups collide Friday in Kempner; 1 vehicle totaled

A two-vehicle accident occurred Friday morning on U.S. More...

Opinion

David Limbaugh

Unorthodox thoughts about unorthodox debate

I realize my biases probably keep me from assessing debates as objectively as some, but I still must dissent a bit from the conventional wisdom on last Monday’s Trump-Clinton contest. More...

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