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Crane seeks re-election

Kempner Mayor Carolyn Crane believes she has helped the city in her two years in office, and she is running for re-election in order to continue serving the community.  More...

BRIEFLY

NORTH RIDGE STREET CLOSURE   Old Lometa Road/North Ridge Street in Lampasas will be closed all day Thursday for utility work by the Estates at Lampasas senior living development.  Drivers are encouraged to take alternate routes if possible. More...

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Deaths

Mr. Hale

Funeral services for Clifton Hale, 97, of Lampasas were held at Sneed Funeral Chapel on April 8. Burial with military honors was in Smith School Creek Cemetery.  Mr. Hale died April 5, 2017 at the VA Hospice in Temple.  He was born Oct. More...

Mrs. Medart

Elwanda Bell Medart, 94, died April 8, 2017.  Graveside services will be April 11 at 10 a.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lampasas. Sneed Funeral Chapel has charge of arrangements.  Mrs. More...

Sports

LHS golf leads district after opening round Monday - Free Access

The Lady Badger golf team had a 22-stroke lead over second-place Salado after the first 18 holes of the district golf tournament on Monday. Lampasas also was in first place in the boys' division, leading Salado by about 10 strokes.  More...

Three homers launch LHS over Llano

Lady Badgers clinch softball playoffs for fourth year in a row

The Lady Badgers turned Friday’s game against Llano into a home run derby, with three consecutive long balls in the fourth inning.  Those homers contributed half of the scoring in the game, as Lampasas won 10-0 in five innings.  At 6- More...

Geagley, Badgers bring ‘A’ game in 11-1 win over Jackets

Levi Geagley lowered his sub-1.00 ERA, allowing no earned runs in an 11-1 win over Llano on Friday. That kept the Badgers in a three-way tie for second in the district baseball race, as Salado and Taylor also won. More...

Letters

Russian meddling: It was to help Bernie Sanders, not Trump

In my long life I have lived under dictatorships and communism (Cuba), socialism (Finland), monarchy (England), theocracy (Mena-al Amahdi, near Kuwait) and a democratic republic (the U.S.). More...

Public Notices - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

NOTICE TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS AGAINST THE ESTATE OF LARRY L. BROWN, DECEASED  Notice is hereby given that original Letters of Administration for the Estate of LARRY L. BROWN, Deceased, were issued on April 6, 2017, in Cause No. More...

Tea time in Lampasas

Alexa Chesnut delivers sandwiches to Brynn Crawford, left, and Brynn’s sister Hadley Crawford on Saturday during the Teddy Bear Tea Party, hosted by the Lampasas County Museum. More...

Riding the hills of Lampasas County

Cyclists top a hill on County Road 2001 during the Lampasas Hillacious Bike Tour on Saturday. More...

Harvey runs for mayor

Kempner mayoral candidate Keith Harvey said he wants the city to progress and represent all its residents.  Harvey, who retired from the Army after a 24-year career in the military, has lived in Kempner since 1999. More...

Life

Chick Pool and Spa ribbon cutting

Chick Pool and Spa staff members, Lampasas County Chamber of Commerce representatives, friends and family members gathered Saturday to celebrate the opening of Chick Pool and Spa’s Lampasas off More...

Lampasas Pilots Association assists with animal rescue

The city saw its first animal rescue flight last week, after Kasey Schwartzer of the Lampasas Animal Shelter put out a request for assistance from the Lampasas Pilots Association.  More...

Churches to host Easter egg hunts

Church of the Hills in Lometa will offer its annual Easter Egg Hunt Saturday at 10 a.m. More...

News

Uncertainty over turn leads to collision

A vehicle and motorcycle collided Friday evening near the Lampasas fire station on East Fourth Street. The Lampasas Police Department received a call at 6:04 p.m. about the accident at East Fourth and Briggs streets. More...

Goldthwaite man airlifted to Scott & White after rollover Thursday on U.S. Highway 281

A 29-year-old Goldthwaite man was ejected from his vehicle Thursday night in what authorities said was a rollover and subsequent vehicle fire on U.S. Highway 281. More...

Lometa man’s medical episode precedes wreck near cattle auction

Acadian Ambulance Service transported a Lometa man to Rollins Brook Community Hospital Saturday after the man left the highway near Lampasas Cattle Auction and crashed into a tree.  Trooper Nestor Reyes of Hamilton County gave this account of th More...

Opinion

‘Complicit’

First Daughters and double standards

The late-night comics turned their liberal rage on Ivanka Trump after she granted an interview April 5 to “CBS This Morning” co-host Gayle King. More...

What? You expected senators to act like adults?

An uncomplimentary picture takes shape in the mind: the Senate’s Democratic minority (save for a higher-minded handful) standing in a row, thumbs affixed to noses, fingers waving provocatively in the air, mouths emitting a rude sound commonly k More...

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