November 29, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Carol of Lights

Full day of festivities planned Saturday

Lampasas’ Carol of Lights celebration will brighten the downtown Saturday, with numerous events scheduled throughout the day.  From the Snow Queen Pageant to the lighted Christmas Parade, residents can kick off the Christmas season with th More...

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Training bird dogs   More...

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Deaths

Mr. Canales

Ramon D. Canales, 84, of Lampasas died Nov. 26, 2016 at Rollins Brook Community Hospital.  Visitation was held Nov. 28 at Sneed Funeral Chapel.  Graveside funeral service will be Nov. 29 at 10 a.m. More...

News

Fall foliage on display in Lampasas

Bright fall colors contrast with green live oak leaves and a blue sky Monday morning in Lampasas. More...

Sports

A dog in the hunt

Local man trains canines for sportsmen, competitors

Lampasas High School graduate Michael Clark hopes to turn his passion for training hunting dogs into a full-time business venture. More...

Football off-season focuses on discipline

Discipline and structure are as crucial to Troy Rogers’ offseason program as the lifting and conditioning drills involved. More...

Varsity wins alumni match-up

The Badger varsity basketball team won the annual LHS Alumni Game on Saturday, giving the team a two-game winning streak in the series. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

City of Lampasas Request for Qualifications   More...

Firefighters’ toy drive helps those in need

The Lampasas Volunteer Fire Department is continuing a long tradition of helping needy families at Christmastime. The annual LVFD toy drive is underway, with new toys and gifts being accepted through Dec. 13 at 5 p.m. More...

Lampasas man killed in wreck on U.S. 190

An 82-year-old Lampasas man was killed in a single-vehicle crash Sunday just east of town. Lucian Lyssy was pronounced dead at Rollins Brook Community Hospital after the wreck, which happened near Lampasas Tire on U.S. Highway 190 East. More...

Construction company owner L.A. Porter dies

Lyndon Allen “L.A.” Porter, 93, of Lampasas died Nov. 22, 2016 at Scott & White Memorial Hospital in Temple.  Funeral service for the longtime construction company owner was conducted Nov. 28 at First Baptist Church. More...

BRIEFLY

Burn ban off   The county burn ban is lifted until Sunday at 6 p.m.  As a result, controlled outdoor fires are allowed in areas outside incorporated city limits.  More...

Life

Donation helps make LISD ready to save lives

Lampasas resident Jamie Garrett has donated $500 to Lampasas Independent School District Director of School Health Kim Kuklies to buy tourniquets to put in first-aid kits across the district.  Mrs. More...

Retired teachers enjoy Hims of Praise

The Lampasas County Retired Teachers Association met Nov. 1 in the LISD board room with a full contingent of members in attendance.  President Dr. Jerry Christian called the meeting to order, and Bonnie Millican gave the invocation. More...

Pet food donated

Friends of Lampasas Animal Shelter Chairman Terri Logsdon and volunteer Jackie Baltrun helped collect pet food and cat litter for Meals on Wheels. More...

Opinion

The return of assassination fascination

Alert the CDC: Left-wing America has been overcome by another contagious epidemic of assassination fascination. It’s time to declare a public health crisis. More...

The God gap exists

God (lucky Him!) doesn’t vote. But this indisposition does not make Him a mere spectator of our electoral processes -- or their aftermath.  More...

Robert Romano

In defense of the Electoral College

For the second time this century, a Republican president will be sworn into office having won the Electoral College majority needed, but having lost the national popular vote.  More...

Letters

Solution for Kempner schools

I have an answer to the request to transfer a portion of property in the Lampasas Independent School District off Big Divide Road to the Copperas Cove school district.  More...