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Pedestrian hurt in FM 2808 accident

A Lampasas teenager was flown by an air ambulance Friday night to Temple’s Scott & White Memorial Hospital after he was involved in a pedestrian-vehicle accident. The accident occurred at 8:51 p.m. More...

Burn ban suspended

County Judge Wayne Boultinghouse has lifted the outdoor burn ban until Sunday at 6 p.m. As a result, controlled burns are allowed in areas outside incorporated city limits. More...

Sports

Badgers defend Hamilton tourney title

The Badgers swept Rio Vista, Eastland and Dublin in Hamilton tournament action Thursday through Saturday. Lampasas (9-2) has not lost since the week before Thanksgiving. More...

LMS seventh grade sweeps Bulldogs

Lampasas Middle School won all four seventh-grade basketball games against Burnet on Thursday, plus the boys’ eighth-grade “B” game. On Monday, the LMS teams were scheduled to play their final games of the semester. More...

Lometa overpowers competition in Lohn

The Hornets won their second tournament of the year last weekend, to improve to 9-1 this season.  Lometa wrapped up the Lohn Invitational with a 69-35 win over Mullin in the championship game.  The Hornets led at the end of every quarter, f More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE TO CREDITORS  Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of JOE LOAHMAN WILSON, Deceased, were issued on December 6, 2016, in Cause No. More...

LISD’s dropout rate lower than for other neighboring districts

Interventions help keep students in school

Lampasas High School has reported a much lower number of dropouts than Burnet Consolidated Independent School District and Marble Falls ISD, according to Texas Education Agency data. More...

Hometown Holidays draws big crowd in Lometa

Evelynn Castaneda, 7, “fishes” for a gift during Lometa’s Hometown Holidays Christmas party on Saturday at the Lometa Volunteer Fire Department station. More...

Life

Surgery nixes neighborhood Christmas lighting display - Free Access

For many years, Bill and Ruby Lewis put on an extensive Christmas lighting display at their 12 Lively Lane residence. More...

Morua family finds strength in police family, community

Sgt. Fidel Morua has been serving Lampasans for 12 years as a police officer, so when his family learned their 14-year-old daughter Madisyn has a rare breast cancer called Phyllodes malignant tumor, the community jumped at the chance to help.  More...

Grand champ

Lampasas High School FFA member Carly Hall won her second grand championship in a row on Saturday at the Celina Fall Classic Swine Show in McKinney. Carly also won the Dec. More...

Opinion

The messy truth about Van Jones

They never learn. More...

National security report card earns an ‘F’

In his speech at MacDill Air Force Base, President Obama bragged that he has made America safer while preserving America’s values. The incessant self-absorption is annoying enough, but the self-delusion puts it over the top. More...

That Trump phone call

When President Jimmy Carter, in 1978, said he was ending diplomatic relations with the Nationalist Chinese government in Taiwan, The Dallas Morning News – a journal widely admired at the time for its robustly conservative viewpoint – call More...