March 7, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

City Council eyes projects at Turner Field Complex

After meeting with parks board members and youth sports league representatives, the Lampasas City Council is considering paying for improvements at city athletic venues.  More...

District soccer victory

Jared Salazar (20) dribbles between two Burnet players during the Badgers’ 4-0 win over the Bulldogs in a district game Friday. See page 7 for details. More...

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News

State legislative proposals target ‘unfunded mandates’

A bill filed in the Texas House of Representatives seeks to end so-called "unfunded mandates" on counties and cities.  More...

Sports

Badgers earn second straight track victory

Lampasas won the varsity boys’ division of the Burnet track meet on Thursday with 155 points -- 54 points ahead of second-place Lago Vista. More...

Lifters face tough competition at regionals

Jeralyn Bunting had the highest individual placement and the highest three-lift total of any Lady Badger at regionals. Bunting placed fourth in her weight class. More...

‘Lam’ Jones inducted into Texas Black Sports Hall of Fame

Johnny “Lam” Jones joined boxing legend George Foreman and several other prominent athletes as inductees to the Texas Black Sports Hall of Fame on Feb. 25. More...

Letters

A look back in history; who is really manipulating us?

On Dec. 2, 1965, Herb Philbrick spoke at the Lampasas High School auditorium, and I was there. Mr. Philbrick, working with the FBI, infiltrated the U.S. More...

No ‘educational malpractice’ in Lampasas schools as letter writer suggests

Regarding the letter published on Feb. 28 [“Vouchers are necessary to combat school monopoly”]: More...

Public Notices - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of A. J . REUTHER, Deceased, were issued on March 1, 2017, in Docket No. 6850, pending in the County Court of Lampasas County, Texas, to: BRADFORD J. More...

Brush chipping program underway

The city's brush chipping program, which allows property owners to leave brush piles at the curb for free pickup, began Monday and will continue the rest of the month. More...

Fugitive arrested after allegedly assaulting girlfriend, kidnapping infant

The Lampasas County Sheriff’s Office defused a volatile situation Saturday morning after a man allegedly committed an aggravated assault and abducted a 10-month-old girl, taking the child through a nearby wooded area.  More...

White bass run expected to start soon

The annual white bass run on the Colorado River should be arriving “anytime now,” according to Lampasas County Game Warden Shaun Bayless.  Bayless said on Thursday that water temperatures still were a little cool, and he had not come More...

BRIEFLY

BOOK SALE   Rollins Brook Community Hospital Volunteers will conduct a book sale Thursday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Life

Remember to change smoke alarm batteries - Free Access

The International Association of Fire Fighters Local # 5068 in Lampasas reminds residents to check their smoke alarms to ensure they work. While changing clocks for Daylight Saving Time, change smoke alarm batteries, too, IAFF advises. More...

Kempner fire department raises nearly $16,000

Kempner Volunteer Fire Department’s main station hosted its annual fundraising event to a nearly full house Saturday afternoon. More...

Through the courthouse steps

Lampasas County Courthouse tours – offered Saturdays at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. – provide insight and details into the courthouse’s steep history. More...

Opinion

Trump’s speech was an A-plus

I was unable to watch President Trump’s speech to Congress in real time but I watched it the next day, and it was even better than I expected. More...

Russia’s secret war against America’s fracking industry

Recent intelligence reports show Russia is interested in influencing more than just America’s elections. Russian President Vladimir Putin and his cronies have taken aim at undermining the U.S. energy industry.  More...

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