March 3, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Last month was warmest February on record

February 2017 was Lampasas’ warmest on record dating back to 1897, according to information from National Weather Service and Lower Colorado River Authority. More...

BRIEFLY

LOMETA SCHOOL BOARD CANDIDATES   Monday is the deadline for candidates to file for inclusion on the ballot in the Lometa Independent School District special election. More...

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Deaths

Ms. Hahn

Barbara Lee Hahn, 75, of Lampasas died Feb. 26, 2017 at Baylor Hospital in Dallas.  Memorial service will be March 4 at 1 p.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel.  Ms. Hahn was born Nov. 17, 1941 in Lampasas, the daughter of Alfred W. More...

Mr. AuBuchon

Andre AuBuchon of San Antonio died Feb. 19, 2017 at the NE Methodist Hospital in San Antonio.  He was born Feb. 14, 1932 in Elmhurst, Illinois to Joseph M. and Hazel AuBuchon. More...

Joe Harden Harwell

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Sports

Badger duo no-hits Dragons

Witcher’s long ball highlights offense in 13-0 home win over Bangs

Levi Geagley and Devon Morphis combined to pitch a five-inning no-hitter against Bangs on Monday.  The 13-0 victory at home brought the Badgers’ season record to 3-3, heading into the Llano tournament this week.  Santos Vega batted tw More...

Basketball coach reflects on career

Rob Shivers’ 21-year career in coaching started with a phone call from his former high school coach when Shivers was selling golf clubs in Austin for a living. More...

Golf event to benefit Lampasas Mission

On March 25, Hancock Park Golf Course will host “A Swing and a Miss(ion)” to benefit the Lampasas Mission.  More...

Calling for convention of states

Texas effort seeks to amend U.S. Constitution to reduce power of federal government

The Texas Senate voted on Tuesday to call for a Convention of States for the purpose of amending the U.S. More...

Lampasas to switch trash companies

The Lampasas City Council on Monday voted unanimously to switch the city to a different trash collection provider. More...

Through restoration, property owners help revive downtown Lometa

When Mary Costello and Kent Bloomstrand bought a small house near Lometa’s railroad tracks more than two years ago, they didn’t think they would be at the center of efforts to restore the community’s downtown. More...

Life

News at Noon event talks about future

Mayor Pro Tem Misti Talbert speaks to members of the Lampasas County Chamber of Commerce about changes and challenges within the Lampasas Economic Development Corp. More...

Police officers change duties

Roberts named investigator; Sneed takes middle school resource position

Lampasas Police Department has announced another round of changes to its staffing.  School Resource Officer Nick Roberts will move to the investigations division, and patrol officer Will Sneed has been assigned to the Lampasas Middle School reso More...

Storm spotter class to be held Tuesday

The National Weather Service in Fort Worth wants residents to be prepared for the 2017 severe weather season. The National Weather Service will be offering a free class on Tuesday from 6:30-8:30 p.m. More...

News

Motorcyclist hurt in crash on U.S. 281 South

Second wreck three hours later -- near same part of highway -- involves truck and SUV A motorcyclist from Copperas Cove was flown to Scott & White Medical Center in Temple on Tuesday morning after the man was injured in a collision with an SUV. More...

Lone Star Ag Credit reports solid year

Lone Star Ag Credit, a customer-owned rural lending cooperative, reported solid financial performance in 2016, highlighted by an increase in assets and strong credit quality.  More...

Kempner firefighters to host barbecue, auction

The Kempner Volunteer Fire Department will host a barbecue and auction fundraiser Saturday at the fire station, 315 Pecan St.  A $5 box sale will be from 12:30-5 p.m. A barbecue supper will be from 4:30 p.m. until the food is gone. More...

Agribusiness

CATTLE AUCTION

The report from the March 1 Lampasas Cattle Auction follows.  Cattle and calves: Estimated receipts 497, compared to 301 last sale and 457 at this time last year.  Compared to last sale, feeder steers and heifers were $3-$4 higher on lightw More...