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Deaths

Mrs. Barham

Albertine Dorothy Barham, 91, of Greenville, Texas and formerly of Lampasas, died Nov. 10, 2016 at a Commerce nursing home.  Graveside funeral service was held Nov. 13 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lampasas. More...

Mr. Hrncir

Paul Hrncir, 76, of Lampasas died Nov. 8, 2016.  Funeral service was held Nov. 12 at Thiele-Cooper Funeral Home in Yoakum, with Deacon Leonard Harper officiating. Burial followed at Shiner Catholic Cemetery.  Mr. More...

Mr. Ryan

Theodore “Ted” Gorman Ryan, 54, of Lampasas died suddenly Nov. 10, 2016 at Rollins Brook Community Hospital.  His body will be cremated, and a memorial service is planned for Nov. 19 from 2-6 p.m. at the Holiday House.  Mr. More...

Sports

Fast times posted at state meet

Several Lampasas runners posted their career-best times at the state cross country meet on Saturday. The Lady Badgers placed 11th out of 16 teams, led by sophomore Taylor Moore. More...

Vikings win turnover battle in boys’ basketball opener

The Badgers led in the first half of the boys’ basketball opener, but they fell to the Lanier Vikings after a series of turnovers.  Lanier, a Conference 5A team, won Friday’s contest 65-50, taking advantage of 24 total Badger turnove More...

Hornets put up fight in loss to No. 3 Eagles

Lometa came closer to beating undefeated Jonesboro than any other team has this season. But the Hornets’ bid for a bidistrict upset fell short, as the third-ranked Eagles won 40-32. More...

Lometa Reporter

Lometa honors military service members

With their hands over their hearts and patriotism in their voices, the children of the Lometa Independent School District honored our nation’s veterans during a ceremony in the school’s new gymnasium Friday morning.  Student Body Pre More...

Lometa ISD reports good fund balance

Meeting in regular session Thursday evening, the Lometa Independent School District Board of Trustees addressed a lengthy agenda, the majority of which concerned improvement plans for the district. More...

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Public Notices

No. 6831 IN THE ESTATE OF ALFRED HARVEY FRANK, JR., DECEASED IN THE COUNTY COURT OF LAMPASAS COUNTY, TEXAS  NOTICE TO CREDITORS   More...

Sales tax figures show cities still ahead for 2016

Lampasas County entities maintain their advantage over last year in terms of sales tax revenue growth, despite smaller returns in November. More...

BRIEFLY

Constable   A come-and-go reception for outgoing Precinct 1 Constable Gordon Nelson will be Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the first-floor Commissioners Courtroom at the county courthouse.  Nelson will retire Dec. More...

Life

LISD thanks veterans

School programs focus on sacrifices, heroes who have served country

Lampasas Middle School held its 15th annual Veterans Day program last Friday. More...

‘Dine In’ on Dec. 3 with family

Families across the country will celebrate “Dine-In Day” on Dec. 3 as they eat home prepared meals. More...

iBadger event today

Lampasas Middle School parents are invited to iBadger Pizza and Parents, today from 5:30-6:30 p.m. More...

News

One person hurt when military vehicles collide

One person was injured Wednesday after a tire blowout caused a rear-end collision between two military vehicles on U.S. Highway 183 North. The accident at approximately 1:45 p.m. More...

Kempner pays tribute to veterans

Lt. Col. Nathan A. More...

Fish fry set in Briggs

Briggs Community Center will hosts its annual fish fry Saturday at 5 p.m.  There will be live music and a silent auction in addition to an all-you-can-eat fish dinner.  Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children. More...

Opinion

Postmortem on identity politics

Here is what eight years of President Obama’s “post-racial” reign have wrought. More...

Beyond Nov. 8

The safe thing to say about Election Day is that the sun always comes up the next day -- on the way to rising on another Election Day, such is our present habit of living and dying by elections. More...

Democrats want ‘inclusiveness’

I am uplifted by Tuesday’s presidential election results because I believe we have a good chance to start turning things around in the country for the better, from economic issues to social issues and matters of national security and the rule o More...