November 4, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

County seeks jail cost estimate

In a meeting Wednesday, the Lampasas County Commissioners Court voted unanimously to engage an architectural firm to estimate the cost of building a new jail and sheriff’s office facility.  More...

Former First Baptist pastor dies

Dr. Adrian W. Coleman, 87, of Temple died Oct. 28, 2016 at a local care center.  Funeral services for the longtime Baptist pastor and college administrator were held Nov. 3 at Scanio-Harper Funeral Home in Temple with Dr. More...

Special Sections

Deaths

Ms. Dubose

Willow Brooke DuBose, 19, of Lometa died Oct. 29, 2016 at her home.  Viewing was held Nov. 3 at First Baptist Church in Lometa, and the funeral followed. Burial took place after the service in Senterfitt Cemetery. More...

News

No one hurt in house fire on South Howe

No injuries were reported in a house fire Wednesday at 709 S. Howe St.  The fire was reported about 8:30 a.m. More...

PEC lineman takes third place at International Lineman’s Rodeo

Practice and preparation paid off for Nick Morris, Pedernales Electric Cooperative lineman apprentice 3, who placed third overall out of 41 apprentices competing in the cooperative division at the International Lineman’s Rodeo in Bonner Springs More...

Firefighters stress importance of working smoke alarms - Free Access

Two-thirds of home fire deaths occur at homes without a working smoke alarm, according to the National Fire Prevention Agency. More...

Agribusiness

Cattle Auction

The report from the Nov. 2 Lampasas Cattle Auction follows.  Cattle and calves: Estimated receipts 494, compared to 415 last sale and 407 at this time last year.  Compared to last sale, feeder steers and heifers were $5-$7 higher. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

Diamond Matrix Inc., Rahim S. Momin, Pres/Sec has applied for a Wine Only Package Store Permit & Beer Retail Dealer’s Off-  More...

Daylight saving time to end - Free Access

Daylight saving time comes to an end Sunday at 2 a.m.  Area residents are reminded to turn their clocks back one hour Saturday before going to bed.    More...

Election Day offers five polling places

Voters are turning out in record numbers to cast their ballots in the November General Election. This trend has been observed locally and across the state. At press time Thursday, 5,137 people had participated in early voting in Lampasas County. More...

Ready for deer season

Hoffpauir’s Ranch & Supply employee Kirby Berry loads deer corn into a pickup for customer Randall Marteney. The general hunting season for white-tailed deer starts Saturday, and like many Texans, Marteney plans to hunt opening weekend. More...

BRIEFLY

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

Life

Tis the season to hit a deer

Experts relay warnings, tips to avoid a crash

Hitting a deer while driving in the Hill Country happens often, and that collision with nature occurs even more frequently in the fall and winter months. More...

Awarded at state contest

Lampasas High School senior Ashli Hart received an honorable mention for this photo in the Association of Texas Photography Instructors’ annual photo contest. There were over 6,400 entries across 30 categories. More...

Costume contest winners announced

The Squared Silly Costume Contest winners have been named. The contest offered seven divisions, ranging from babies to families to pets. Age 0-2 • First place: Ramsie Kepler as a baby mermaid. • Second place: Ellie McDonald as a piñata. More...

Sports

Rogers: ‘No pressure’ for season finale

Out of playoff race, Lampasas looks to upset No. 5 China Spring

The Badgers have nothing to lose in tonight’s football season finale against fifthranked China Spring. “No pressure,” LHS head coach Troy Rogers said. More...

Cubs win World Series

The Chicago Cubs snapped the longest championship drought in American pro sports -- 108 years -- winning the World Series in seven games against Cleveland.  An Oct. More...

Youth hunting

Will Dunlap, 14, shot this buck last Saturday near Lampasas during the special hunting weekend for youth. He is shown after his first deer hunt in Texas with his father, Christopher Dunlap.   More...