October 28, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Start of early voting sees robust turnout

Voter turnout has been high as Lampasas County residents make their choices for president, state legislators, district clerk and other positions.  More...

Squared Silly set downtown

On Saturday, the downtown square will host Vision Lampasas’ Squared Silly, an event where children can have fun, wear costumes and get treats before Halloween.  More...

BRIEFLY

City boards   The city of Lampasas is accepting applications from those who wish to volunteer for the Zoning Board of Adjustments, Planning & Zoning Commission, and the Construction Board of Adjustment and Appeals.  More...

Special Sections

Deaths

Mrs. Kerley

Edna Earle Kerley, 90, died Oct. 22, 2016 at Rollins Brook Community Hospital.  She was born Sept. 10, 1926 in Rusk, Texas, the first child of Blanche Edna Blackmon and Earl C. More...

Mr. Garza

Lowell Preston Garza, 27, of Lampasas died Oct. 20, 2016 at his home.  Funeral service was Oct. 26 at Calvary Baptist Church in Lampasas. More...

Cynthia Parker Hoozer

Cynthia Irene Parker Hoozer, 69, of Lampasas died Oct. 24, 2016 at a local nursing home.  Visitation was held Oct. 27 at Sneed Funeral Chapel.  Funeral service is Oct. 28 at 10 a.m., also at Sneed Funeral Chapel. More...

Sports

Badgers gear up for arch-rival Burnet

Rivalry can be one of the great equalizing factors in sports. While their season record trails the Bulldogs’ record by five games, the Badgers are looking to upset their biggest rival, Burnet, on the road tonight. More...

Cross country teams keep up intensity ahead of regionals

In the past, the Badgers eased up a little bit on their cross country workouts to stay healthy and rested as they entered the postseason.  This year, they’re going full-bore, heading into the regional meet on Saturday.  More...

Lampasas vs. Burnet

Recent series history

2015-Bulldogs 41, Badgers 28 2014-Bulldogs 59, Badgers 35 2013-Bulldogs 42, Badgers 28 2012-Bulldogs 29, Badgers 27 2011-Badgers 37, Bulldogs 29   More...

City Council approves appeal for sign

In a split vote Monday, the Lampasas City Council approved an appeal from Skipper Wallace, allowing him to keep a pole-mounted sign in place on his property at 208 N. Key Ave. More...

Engineering to begin for eight capital projects

The Lampasas City Council unanimously approved engineering contracts on Monday for eight different projects to be funded with money the city is borrowing. More...

Kline Whitis turns 50

School celebrates milestone

Assembly, family night showcase school’s history Kline Whitis Elementary has been educating children for 50 years, and that’s something Principal Wes Graham celebrated this week with an assembly and “birthday party” for the school o More...

Life

Blood drive scheduled Nov. 7

A Red Cross blood drive is scheduled Nov. 7 from 12:30-6:30 p.m. in the First Street Church of Christ fellowship hall. All blood types are needed, but there is a special need for Type O this time. More...

Bald eagle spotted

Lometa resident Rob Moore saw a bald eagle in his back pasture and took photos of the country’s special bird. He said the eagle would not let him close enough to take better pictures.   More...

Police urge safety for Halloween

With Halloween just around the corner and the Squared Silly children’s event set for Saturday, Lampasas Police Department officials want residents to prepare to have a safe, fun time during trick-or-treating.  Sgt. More...

News

Man sentenced on drug charge

Copperas Cove resident Dusty Duke Whatley, 20, entered a plea in Lampasas County 27th District Court on Oct. More...

Attendance incentive

Representatives of Benny Boyd Chrysler Dodge Jeep and Hoffpauir Auto Group present checks for Lampasas Middle School’s attendance incentive awards program. More...

Flag placement ceremony set

The American Legion Post 277 will honor veterans by placing flags on their graves at Oak Hill Cemetery on Nov. 5 at 8 a.m.  The public is invited to attend and participate.   More...

Agribusiness

Cattle Auction

The report from the Oct. 26 Lampasas Cattle Auction follows.  Cattle and calves: Estimated receipts 415, compared to 385 last sale and 462 at this time last year.  Compared to last sale, feeder steers and heifers were $5-$7 higher. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

Lampasas County will be hosting a live, public auction at 11678 W FM 580 on December 2, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. of said property. It will be sold as is, where is. More...