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Courtyard Square shopping

Citlaly Rodriguez holds her son, Alexander, and daughter, Jocelyn, while looking at shoes during the Courtyard Square Garage Sale last Saturday. Nancy Quinones, the children’s grandmother, looks on. See page 4 for an additional photo.   More...

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Vast display of wildflowers

Bright wildflowers cover this field on the O.J. Ranch north of town off U.S. Highway 183. Johnson grass formerly populated the field. Lampasas resident Robert Campbell took this photograph with his cell phone while on a tractor.   More...

Man taken to hospital after rollover on FM 580 East

A rollover Tuesday on FM 580 East near Rumley left one man injured, a guard rail mangled and part of a ranch fence damaged.  Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Mitchell Jacobson gave the following account of the crash -- which happened ju More...

Boys State fundraiser underway in Lometa

American Legion Post 116 in Lometa is holding a raffle to generate funds to send students to the Boys State program in Austin in June. Each year, Post 116 sends two boys to Boys State, and the Auxiliary sends two girls to Girls State. More...

Agribusiness

CATTLE AUCTION

The report from the May 3 Lampasas Cattle Auction follows.  Cattle and calves: Estimated receipts 510, compared to 493 last sale and 331 at this time last year.  Compared to last sale, feeder steers and heifers were $5-$15 higher. More...

Breaking News - 5/8/2017 3:26 PM

County to build new jail - Free Access

Delana Toups, TJ Monroe win council races

With 100 percent of the precincts reporting, Lampasas County has decided to issue bonds for a new jail. The vote count was 855 to 523 in favor of Proposition 1. More...

Residents gather for National Day of Prayer

As countless National Day of Prayer observances were held across the United States, people from several denominations in Lampasas gathered Thursday morning at the Holiday House for prayer.  Held on the first Thursday of each May, the National Da More...

Lampasas school board adopts District of Innovation plan

The Lampasas Independent School District Board of Trustees held its regularly scheduled monthly meeting Monday, approving the District of Innovation plan as well as preparing for the summer months.  More...

BRIEFLY

POLICE ASSIST IN CANTON   Lampasas Police Department Sgt. Steve Sheldon and Field Training Officer Andy McCatherine provided law enforcement assistance in Canton on Tuesday as the East Texas city recovers from recent tornadoes. More...

Life

Two Lampasas officers volunteer at site of devastating Canton tornadoes

Two Lampasas police officers went to Canton on Tuesday, where they volunteered their time to help patrol and assist local law enforcement after deadly tornadoes destroyed much of the East Texas county of Van Zandt.  More...

Capital Farm Credit returns $57.2 million to borrowers

In April, Capital Farm Credit returned $57.2 million cash to its members in the form of patronage dividends.  In addition, CFC is setting aside $77.8 million in Allocated Equities for future distribution to its members, for a total 2017 patronag More...

LHS thanks local scholarship donors

Community gives $121,500 to students for college

Lampasas High School staff and seniors in the Class of 2017 thanked the community for its donations toward scholarships at the Senior Awards program held April 26 at the high school.  Local scholarships totaled approximately $121,500 of the $1,1 More...

Sports

All arms on deck

Badgers prepare plenty of pitching options for bi-district series

Lampasas and Giddings both owe a lot of their success this year to an ace pitcher. But with a best-of-three bi-district series, the teams will have to rely on depth in the bullpen. More...

LMS tennis beats Mustangs; competes in Copperas Cove

Lampasas Middle School won 16 of the 26 matches at last week’s dual match against Marble Falls. On Saturday, the LMS Blue Team placed fourth in Copperas Cove, while the LMS White Team finished seventh at the same tournament. More...

Middle school golfers place at Burnet; win gold in Llano

At Delaware Spring Golf Course on Thursday, the Lampasas Middle School boys’ and girls’ teams both placed third.  The LMS girls shot 207. More...