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Meeting firefighters

Kempner Volunteer Fire Department Lt. More...

Helicopter on display

An Air Evac Lifeteam medical helicopter was displayed during Kempner’s National Night Out. Pictured from left are Lt. Col. More...

Survey underway

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is seeking ranchers’ help with a survey about predation of livestock.  The Extension Service is trying to gather responses this week from as many counties as possible to assist with program plan More...

Opinion

David Limbaugh

Tim Kaine reveals emptiness of Dems

Because of his stellar debate performance, some think Mike Pence was positioning himself for a presidential run in 2020. But if likability still matters, it’s likelier that Tim Kaine was taking himself out of the 2020 running. More...

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Letters

Decisions must be for good of community

I like to believe that we all wake up each morning with determination to use our different God-given gifts to the best of our abilities and to make the best decisions that we can for our futures and for our children. More...

Ballot choice

Prior to completion of her term, District Clerk Terri Cox retired. The Lampasas County Republican Committee chose Mr. Cody Lee Reed as their candidate. More...

Troubling ties to Russian officials

“U.S. intel officials probe ties between Trump adviser and Kremlin”  More...

November ballot will offer numerous choices

Today marks the deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 8 general election.  One must be a United States citizen, at least 18 years old on election day and a registered voter to cast a ballot.  More...

Free flight rally for youth planned at airport

Area youth will have an opportunity to learn about aircraft and ride with skilled pilots during a Young Eagles Flight Rally scheduled for Saturday morning at Lampasas Municipal Airport. The airport is at the north end of town on U.S. More...

Life

Concerns about trees

Pathogens, insects in line to cause widespread oak decline

In the lush green landscape of a season with plentiful rain, memories of the record Texas drought of 2011 could fade. More...

Fall flowers

Lampasas High School horticulture students Erin Eicher and Brittney Greeninger prepare poinsettias for growing and care at the school’s greenhouse. More...

Badger Band places 11th

The Lampasas High School Badger Band competed Saturday in the US Bands Central Texas Regional Marching Contest in Liberty Hill. In the preliminary round, the band placed ninth out of 24 bands, earning an outstanding color guard trophy. More...

Sports

Too little, too late

Badgers fight back after trailing by 36, but Gatesville prevails

An explosive second quarter by Gatesville ultimately led the Hornets past Lampasas 56-42 in the district football opener Friday. The Hornets built a fivepossession lead in their Homecoming game before the Badgers cut that deficit to two touchdowns. More...

Blanket downs Lometa in overtime

Blanket won a defensive game over Lometa, 28-22 in overtime on Friday.  “I felt that we stopped ’em better defensively,” Lometa head coach D.T. More...

Lady Eagles defeat Lampasas volleyball in three sets

Salado defeated Lampasas 25-11, 25-13, 25-12 in district volleyball on Friday.  “Tonight we started out full force and took an early lead against the Lady Eagles, and just couldn’t recover after a server from Salado stepped up and se More...