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Hillacious Bike Tour puts spotlight on area’s scenery

Showcasing the hilly and scenic terrain of Lampasas County, the Hillacious Bike Tour is scheduled for Saturday at 8:30 a.m. More...

BRIEFLY

BURN BAN LIFTED   County Judge Wayne Boultinghouse has lifted the burn ban until Sunday at 7 p.m. As a result, controlled burns are allowed outside incorporated city limits.  More...

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Two-vehicle crash causes truck to hit side of building

A crash Friday at West First and South Walnut streets resulted in a pickup crashing into a power pole, a parked vehicle and the side of a building. More...

Ajinomoto Windsor issues recall on certain taquito products - Free Access

USDA food safety service classifies action as low-health-risk recall

Ajinomoto Windsor Inc. in Lampasas has recalled about 35,000 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat beef taquito products that may contain pieces of rubber and plastic, the U.S. More...

DWI charges filed against driver in Lometa crash

A two-vehicle collision Friday night just south of Lometa sent five people – all with non-incapacitating injuries – to Rollins Brook Community Hospital.  Texas Department of Public Safety received a call about the accident at 6:57 p. More...

Opinion

Four days in Israel verify biblical events

I have wanted to visit the Holy Land for years, and I am finally here. The experience is, as promised, exceeding my enormously high expectations. Finally, I can use the word “awesome” correctly and without exaggeration! More...

Health care and ‘We, the people’

The Obamacare debacle -- we might as well call it by its right name -- underscores an abiding truth about democratic politics; to wit, politicians rarely get anything important done. More...

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PUBLIC NOTICES

NOTICE OF TRUSTEE ELECTION (AVISO DE ELECCION TRUSTEE)  To the Registered Voters of Lampasas ISD, Texas: (A los votantes registrados del Lampasas ISD, Texas:)   More...

County prepares to hire maintenance technician

The Lampasas County Commissioners Court met last week and finalized budget matters to prepare for the hiring of a maintenance technician. The technician will provide custodial services and do repair work in county buildings. More...

Father, son suffer smoke inhalation in residential fire Sunday on West Second Street

A two-story wood-frame house at 507 W. Second St. More...

National Merit Scholar

Lampasas High School senior Rachel Porter has been named a National Merit Scholar. For details, see page 2. More...

Life

Safe practices are a must for keeping identity protected, expert says

A seminar on identity theft and ways to prevent the crime was given by Waddell & Reed Inc. financial adviser Jennifer Ewing Wednesday afternoon at Best Western Plus on South Key Avenue.  More...

Lampasas H-E-B partner named ‘Woman of Distinction’

On Tuesday H-E-B honored 27 female employees for their devotion to excellence and civic responsibility during a special celebration in Waco known as the H-E-B Women of Distinction.  Sally Bozeman of the Lampasas H-E-B was the recipient of the ho More...

Rachel Porter earns title of National Merit Scholar

Lampasas High School senior Rachel Porter has been named a National Merit Scholar. More...

Sports

Geagley strikes out 11 in upset win

3-1 victory over Taylor propels Badgers into Top 25

Badger senior Levi Geagley hurled 11 strikeouts as the Lampasas beat Taylor 3-1 in district baseball on Friday. More...

Well-rounded hitting puts LHS past Lady Ducks

The Lady Badgers earned their second win over the ranked Taylor Lady Ducks, ending Friday’s game in five innings. Lampasas pelted the Lady Ducks with 19 hits and runruled the visiting team 14-4. More...

4A baseball rankings

txhighschoolbaseball.com April 3 poll  1. Argyle  2. Abilene Wylie  3. Robinson  4. Pleasant Grove  5. Godley  6. Silsbee  7. Robstown  8. Sealy  9. Sweeny  10. Sinton  11. More...

Letters

A cry for help

Judge Boultinghouse:  We, the Lord, God Almighty, need and want you and all the commissioners and any other official or person to know we serve our God with fear and trembling.  More...

Looking for hitching post

Back in the ’60s, my father KC Pritchett managed EB Mott Co. on the square in Lampasas. More...

Thank you for kind deed

To the folks at the post office, thanks for finding my credit cards on Saturday [March 25] and for turning them in. There are still some decent folks left in town.  Steve Poole  Lampasas   More...