March 17, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Officials consider tax abatement for food plant

After about a 20-minute executive session Monday, the Lampasas County Commissioners Court voted unanimously to work on a possible economic development agreement that may involve tax incentives. More...

Kempner council votes to repair potholes on three streets

The Kempner City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve proposals for repairing potholes on Hickory Lane, Pecan Street and Orchard Street.  David Brown Construction submitted proposals of $12,000 for repairs on Hickory, $9,000 for work on More...

Special Sections

Deaths

Mr. Bowden

Edward K. Bowden Jr., 89, of Lampasas died March 13, 2017 at Seton Medical Center in Round Rock.  Funeral services will be held March 17 at 1:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Lampasas. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.  Mr. More...

Mrs. Bradley

Edna C. Bradley, 82, of Lampasas died March 14, 2017 at Rollins Brook Community Hospital.  Visitation was held March 16.  Funeral service will be March 17 at 10 a.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel. More...

Mrs. Hankal

Virginia Nell Hankal, 80, of Lampasas died March 10, 2017 in a Hewitt nursing facility.  The funeral and visitation were held March 14 at Sneed Funeral Chapel in Lampasas. Burial followed in Oak Hill Cemetery.  Mrs. Hankal was born Feb. More...

News

Sheriff’s office, police department involved in vehicle pursuits

The Lampasas County Sheriff's Office assisted late Wednesday night with what was described as a low-speed pursuit that began in Mills County and ended a few miles north of Lometa.  Lampasas County Sheriff Jess Ramos said the pursuit began when a More...

Lometa officials approve bid for park bathroom repairs

The Lometa City Council met last week at Lometa City Hall, addressing a number of items relating to city improvements.  In old business, the board revisited an item regarding the repair of bathrooms at Lometa Regional Park. More...

DISTRICT COURT

Lampasas County 27th District Court convened last week with Judge John Gauntt presiding.  Defendant Obed Martinez of Stephenville pleaded guilty to driving while intoxicated with a child under 15 years of age, and he was sentenced to eight month More...

Agribusiness

CATTLE AUCTION

The report from the March 15 Lampasas Cattle Auction follows.  Cattle and calves: Estimated receipts 401, compared to 363 last sale and 469 at this time last year.  Compared to last sale, feeder steers and heifers were steady, with some ins More...

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Health fest

Kempner resident Cheri Cox, seated, gets her blood pressure checked by Rollins Brook Community Hospital volunteer Amy Miller during Wednesday’s Health Fair. More...

Second in state

The Lometa cross examination debate team of Savannah Phillips, left, and Kyndle Groves brought home the 1A silver medal from the UIL state tournament, held Monday and Tuesday at The University of Texas at Austin. More...

City to allow parking spaces in Walnut Street right of way

City officials will prepare an agreement to allow vehicle parking on what technically is Walnut Street right of way between U.S. Highway 281 South and Tenth Street right of way. The site is just north of the former AMVETS parking lot. More...

BRIEFLY

BAND FUNDRAISER   Today is the deadline to purchase tickets for the Lampasas Band Parents Booster Club spaghetti dinner fundraiser. Dinners will be available for pickup March 25 at 3 p.m. More...

Life

Boy Scout aims to create veteran’s monument in Oak Hill Cemetery

A Lampasas County Boy Scout is raising money for a monument to honor veterans. More...

Rollins Brook hosts health fair

Rollins Brook Community Hospital Community Benefit Manager LaToya Ellis pricks Lampasas resident Lonnie Gandy’s finger to test his cholesterol and blood sugar levels during the Wednesday Health Fair at Rollins Brook Community Hospital.   More...

Quail to be topic of nature club

San Saba Bird and Nature Club will host Amanda Gobeli on Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the San Saba Civic Center, 1190 S. Thomas Dr.  Ms. More...

Sports

Lady Badgers crush Llano

The Lady Badgers’ well-rounded batting was more than enough on Tuesday, as they won 12-4 on the road against Llano. Lampasas (2-1 in district, 15-7-1 overall) had 18 hits in the game. Blakeli Brookreson contributed three hits, plus a walk. More...

Badgers take control in fifth inning, win district opener

The Badgers worked their way out of several jams to get past Llano 7-3 in the District 19-4A baseball opener on Tuesday.  Levi Geagley, the winning pitcher, pitched 5 2/3 innings and struck out five batters. More...

Theus named first-team all-district in basketball

Alexis Theus, a four-year letterman for the Lady Badgers, was named to the District 19-4A girls’ basketball First-Team All- District. She was the only Lampasas player on the all-district team. More...