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Lometa school board approves purchase of climate-control system

As the clock ticks down on the school year, the Lometa Independent School District Board of Trustees set about making decisions for the next term. More...

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Deaths

Mrs. Dumas

Debra Jean Dumas, 63, of Lampasas died April 28, 2017 at home.  Visitation was held May 1 at Sneed Funeral Chapel.  Funeral service will be May 2 at 10 a.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel, with burial to follow in Groves Cemetery.  Mrs. More...

Mrs. Jones

Katherine Elizabeth (Roper) Jones died April 29, 2017.  Funeral service will be May 2 at 2 p.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.  Mrs. Jones was born at Lake Victor in Burnet County on Nov. More...

Sports

‘The drought is over’

Baseball team playoff-bound for first time since 2006, despite recent slump

After a fourth straight district loss on Friday, the Badger baseball team anxiously awaited the results of another district match-up.  The Badgers entered Friday’s finale needing just one win, or a loss from Burnet, to clinch the postseaso More...

Freshman Everts wins regional gold in 800m

Lampasas freshman Cameron Everts won the 800-meter run at regionals by one hundredth of a second.  Everts was the only Badger to win gold at the Region III-4A meet Friday and Saturday in Huntsville and to qualify outright for state.  More...

Lometa track season ends in Whitney

Lometa faced tough competition in the Region III- 1A meet Friday and Saturday in Whitney.  The Hornets and Lady Hornets were not able to advance to the state meet.  Several fast times were recorded, though, including Maclinta Alaniz’s More...

Letters

Copperas Cove Saddle Club lease should be continued

Re: The property located on Boys Ranch Road and the Copperas Cove Saddle Club’s lease. To: Copperas Cove City Council From: Copperas Cove Saddle Club More...

Public Notices - Free Access

LEGAL NOTICE:

This Texas Lottery Commission scratch ticket game will close on May 12, 2017. You have until November 8, 2017, to redeem any tickets for this game: #1869 $1,000,000 High Roller ($10) overall odds are 1 in 6.38. More...

National Day of Prayer breakfast set Thursday

In observance of the National Day of Prayer, the Lampasas Ministerial Alliance will host a community-wide prayer breakfast Thursday at 7 a.m. at the Holiday House, 908 E. More...

Program discusses feral hog trapping -- with a new, high-tech twist

A Texas A&M AgriLife Extension clinic on Wednesday hammered home some familiar truths about hogs while also discussing new technology. More...

BRIEFLY

EARLY VOTING ENDS TODAY   Early voting for the new county jail proposal, the Lampasas and Lometa school board elections, and the Lampasas and Kempner municipal elections ends today.  Polls will be open until 7 p.m. More...

Life

Community turns out to Volunteer Fair

Volunteer Lampasas held a volunteer fair Saturday to highlight various community organizations that offer opportunities to serve in Lampasas County. The fair was well attended, and approximately 15 organizations had displays available. More...

Car gathering set

The Classics at the Classic will gather Saturday at Storm’s Drive-In around 6 p.m. For information, call Sharon Carrigan 512-734-5180.   More...

LCHEC begins ITT courses

Lampasas County Higher Education Center has announced the approval of its newest course, Information Technologies Technician, by the Texas Workforce Commission.  The technician course is one of the first non- Allied Health related certification More...

News

U.S. 281 lanes blocked after Adamsville crash

A two-vehicle collision Friday afternoon just south of Adamsville sent two women to Rollins Brook Community Hospital. The crash at FM 581 and North U.S. More...

Bedroom damaged Friday in blaze north of Lometa

A fire Friday afternoon about 1.5 miles north of Lometa damaged a residence at 18559 North U.S. More...

Opinion

Environmentalists are dead wrong

Each year, Earth Day is accompanied by predictions of doom. Let’s take a look at past predictions to determine just how much confidence we can have in today’s environmentalists’ predictions. More...

The science know-it-alls

The multiple thousands who marched throughout America and the world last weekend hoped to whip up support for “Science.” More...

Political Cartoon

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