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Mr. Porter - Free Access

L.A. Porter of Lampasas died Nov. 22, 2016 at Scott & White Memorial Hospital in Temple at the age of 93. Visitation will be Nov. 27 from 3-5 p.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel. Funeral services for the longtime construction company owner will be Nov. More...

Mrs. Upton

Patricia Ann Upton, 63, of Copperas Cove died Nov. 18, 2016 at Metroplex Hospital in Killeen. Funeral service was conducted Nov. 21 at Sneed Funeral Chapel. Burial followed in Oak Hill Cemetery in Lampasas. Mrs. More...

News

Crash causes telephone line damage

On Friday morning, a southbound semi truck on Key Avenue rear-ended a pickup that was turning west onto Vine Street, Lampasas Police Department Patrol Officer Andy McCatherine reported. More...

Frosty morning

Lampasas recorded its first freeze of the season Sunday morning, as steam rises from Sulphur Creek in W.M. Brook Park. More...

Opinion

What now? Trump must articulate plan clearly

As the post-election shock of some, and the euphoria of others, both begin to wear off, the country and the new administration will have some very serious problems to face, at home and abroad. More...

Assumptions that no longer fit us

Oh, what a great moment for America!  More...

Obama’s delusions

President Obama, in Greece, said world leaders should learn from the U.S. presidential election and pay attention to the public’s fears and frustration about the economy. Why? He never has. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE FOR COMPETITIVE SEALED PROPOSALS LAMPASAS ISD CSP #16-005   More...

Federal court puts proposed new overtime rules on hold

Judge Amos Mezzant of the U.S. District Court of Eastern Texas has issued a preliminary injunction against new overtime rules scheduled to go into effect Dec. 1. More...

Inside

Kids talk turkey   How do you cook a turkey? See page 2A for Lampasas Independent School District second-graders’ answers to that question. More...

Life

Prep a turkey: Here’s how second-graders plan a feast

Lampasas Independent School District second-graders have listed their ideas on how to properly cook a turkey for the holidays.  Kline Whitis Elementary, Hanna Springs Elementary and Taylor Creek Elementary teachers gathered students’ ideas More...

Couple engaged to marry

Robert and Pam Willis have announced the engagement of their daughter, Mardi Lue, to Jordan Lee Mason, son of Alicia Kelley.  Mardi is a 2007 graduate of Lampasas High School and is employed at Last Diet Texas with Family Medicine Clinic.  More...

Snow Queen entrant deadline nears

The deadline to enter the Snow Queen pageant during the Carol of Lights is Nov. 26. The pageant’s three divisions are primary (grades K-2), intermediate (grades 3-5) and teen (grades 9-12). More...

Sports

Lady Badgers win four games at Crockett tourney

The Lady Badgers picked up their first four wins of the basketball season, while losing two games in the Austin Crockett tournament last week. Lampasas (now 4-5 overall) won both games it played Thursday to start the three-day event. More...

Preview of state course

Callan Wolfe putts on the 18th green at Apple Rock Golf Course in Horseshoe Bay on Friday. More...

Cougars on fire against Badger varsity boys

China Spring stayed unbeaten in basketball with a powerful outside shooting game against Lampasas on Saturday.  The visiting Cougars (3-0) won 69-48, hitting 11 three-pointers compared to the Badgers’ four 3s.  Lampasas (1-2) competed More...

Letters

Wish I could un-hear all I know about Trump

I hated the results of the recent presidential election. More...

Agribusiness

Waters of the U.S. elicits legal action

Agriculture community concerned about expansive federal regulation

Texas Farm Bureau, Matagorda County Farm Bureau and more than a dozen other agricultural, municipal and business organizations jointly sent a brief to the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals urging the court to vacate the Environmental Protection Agency&r More...