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Incoming legislators outline priorities

The two newly elected state lawmakers who will represent Lampasas County have offered their outlooks on the Texas Legislature’s upcoming session.  Ahead of the legislative session that begins Jan. More...

Special Sections

Deaths

Mr. Tucker

Former Lampasas resident Kenneth Louis Tucker died Dec. 19, 2016 at the VA Hospital in Temple at the age of 77. Graveside services were held Dec. 22 at the Bremond City Cemetery with Stan Ortner officiating. More...

News

Wildlife Tax Valuation workshops scheduled

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department biologists will host free workshops in Lampasas, Bell, Coryell and Williamson counties about the Wildlife Tax Valuation. More...

CPR certified

Lampasas High School seniors completed a mandatory training in CPR during the last day of school before Christmas break. More...

Christmas Eve services listed

In addition to Christmas worship services on Sunday, many churches in Lampasas County have special Christmas Eve services planned Saturday.  Among those Christmas Eve services are the following:  Lampasas   • St. More...

Opinion

Memory of Christmas on the farm

It truly is the most wonderful time of the year. The air gets cooler. Everything is draped in lights and tinsel. The world sparkles a little more for just a little while, and then it’s gone just as quickly as it arrived.  More...

Amen! It’s Christmas

COMMENTARY

It’s the nature of Christmas. So many memories. I recall hearing, for the first time I suppose, how The Living Bible refers to the birth of Jesus. More...

Breaking News - 12/24/2016 6:17 PM

Driver killed in crash on Christmas Eve - Free Access

A two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 281 north of Lampasas on Saturday resulted in the death of an 18-year-old man. Caleb Ryan Bonde, of Hot Springs, Arkansas, was pronounced dead at the scene. The accident was reported around 4 a.m. More...

Holiday spirit

Christmas characters, including this snowman, greeted students at the front entrance to Kline Whitis Elementary School last Friday morning on the final day of the first semester. Classes will resume Jan. More...

Slew of vehicle burglaries reported

Three people have been arrested in connection with a string of vehicle burglaries that occurred this week. More...

Life

Annual donation drive gives back

Students from Lampasas High School and Central Texas Christian School in Temple delivered donated items to senior housing residents in Lampasas on Monday.  More...

News Maker

Board member

Texas Farm Credit District stockholders recently elected Linda C. Floerke of Lampasas and re-elected Ralph W. “Buddy” Cortese of Fort Sumner, N.M. to the Farm Credit Bank of Texas Board of Directors. More...

Pierians host 30th Christmas concert

The 30th Annual Pierian Christmas Concert was held Dec. 13 at First Baptist Church. More...

Sports

Hornets coast to first district win

The Lometa Hornets never looked back after scoring the first 13 points of Tuesday’s 71-28 district win against Sidney.  Playing at home, Lometa established a 27-6 lead in the first quarter. More...

Sidney’s 11-0 run overtakes Lometa

The Lady Hornets recorded their second close district loss on Tuesday.  Sidney took the lead with 11 unanswered points in the third and fourth quarter and won 33-28.  Sidney’s first nine points came on a trio of three-pointers by the More...

Photos

Xavier Nix drives to the net during the Badgers’ district opener against Llano. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of SUZANNE E. RODGERS, Deceased, were issued on December 7, 2016, in Cause No. More...