February 24, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Brush chipping program set soon

For Lampasas residents who want to leave brush piles for curbside pickup, the city will offer a free brush chipping service next month.  Brush must be no longer than four feet. More...

Funeral service set for Carl Miller

Former chamber of commerce executive director Carl E. Miller died Feb. 20, 2017 at the age of 84. He had been very active in the Lampasas community. The funeral service for Mr. Miller is at 10 a.m. today, Feb. 24, at Sneed Funeral Chapel. More...

BRIEFLY

COMMISSIONERS COURT   The Lampasas County Commissioners Court will meet Monday at 9 a.m. in the first-floor courtroom at the county courthouse. There will be a time for public comments.  LAMPASAS CITY COUNCIL   More...

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Deaths

Mr. Werlinger

Michael Don Werlinger, 62, died Feb. 17, 2017 in Brenham. A private memorial service will be held by his family at a later date. Mr. Werlinger was born Feb. 19, 1954 in Lampasas to Alfred A. and JoNell Werlinger. More...

Cleo McGehee Robinett

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News

Vehicles collide on U.S. 183 as woman makes U-turn

An Austin woman was taken by ambulance Wednesday to Rollins Brook Community Hospital after a two-vehicle collision northwest of town. The Lampasas County Sheriff’s Office received a call about the accident – at U.S. More...

Substitute teacher charged with indecency with child, sexual assault of child

Joshua Edward McDaniel, 28, of Kempner was arrested Tuesday by Texas Rangers and deputies with the Lampasas County Sheriff’s Office on state charges of indecency with a child and sexual assault of a child. Both are second-degree felonies. More...

DISTRICT COURT

Lampasas County 27th District Court convened Feb. 17 with Judge John Gauntt presiding over the proceedings. More...

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PUBLIC NOTICES

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING DATES/TIMES: CITY COUNCIL: March 13, 2017-- 7:00 P.M. HEARING LOCATION: CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS  More...

Tree-trimming project nears completion

A crew from McCoy Tree Surgery trims branches near electric lines on West Third Street. More...

Warrant Roundup to begin for unpaid court fines

As part of the annual Great Texas Warrant Roundup, the Lampasas Police Department will be enhancing enforcement, serving warrants and making arrests beginning Saturday for people who have unpaid Lampasas Municipal Court fines.  To avoid warrant More...

Hospital benefactor dies Tuesday

Longtime hospital benefactor and community supporter Tracy Guthrie of Lampasas County died Feb. 21, 2017. No services are planned immediately, although a memorial service may be held later in the spring, according to a family spokesperson.  More...

Outdoor burn ban remains in effect

A countywide ban on outdoor burning is in effect. The fire prohibition applies to areas outside incorporated city limits.  A violation of the burn ban is a Class C misdemeanor, punishable by a fine not to exceed $500.  More...

Life

UIL animation and documentary films make state finals, semifinals

Lampasas High School senior Noah Storm has been named a state finalist in the UIL Division 1 Digital Animation short film contest for his entry “Obey.” “I think [it’s gone so far in the competition] because of the story and ma More...

Mission for the Navajo

Grace Fellowship is taking a 23-person mission team to a Navajo reservation in Arizona during the upcoming spring break. More...

Cutting through metal with Torchmate system

Lampasas High School senior Dillon White, left, and student teacher Brandon Masi watch a Torchmate cutting system in action after White had measured the available space and implemented the cutting program during a recent lab in the high school’ More...

Sports

Breaking News - 2/25/2017 7:16 AM

Athens eliminates Badgers from basketball playoffs - Free Access

The Athens Hornets defeated Lampasas 68-66 in the boys' basketball area playoffs on Friday.Lampasas led by as many as 10 points in the first half, before the lead was cut to 33-30 at halftime.The Hornets took their first lead of the game with a long More...

Advancing to area

Badgers fundamental, not flashy in bi-district win over Caldwell

After giving up the first basket of the bi-district playoff game against Caldwell, Lampasas scored 10 unanswered points and never lost the lead. The Badgers clinched their first bi-district title in 16 years, easing past the Hornets 63-37. More...

DISTRICT 19-4A RESULTS AND MATCH-UPS

Team Bi-district results Area opponent Lampasas More...