May 12, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Bott named assistant superintendent

Just days after Lampasas High School Principal Mark Kehoe announced he would be vacating his upcoming move to the assistant superintendent post and instead take a job in Azle, Lampasas Superintendent Dr. Chane Rascoe named Dr. More...

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Deaths

Mr. Jones

Derwood Jones, 80, of Lampasas died May 9, 2017 at his home.  Visitation will be May 12 from 1-2 p.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel. Funeral service is at 2 p.m. His body will be cremated after the service.  Mr. Jones was born Sept. More...

CORRECTION

The jail election story in the May 9 edition incorrectly paraphrased a statement Sheriff Jess Ramos made about the process of building a new county jail. More...

News

Pools to open for Memorial Day weekend

Hanna Springs Pool and Hancock Park Free-Flow Swim Area will be open all three days of the Memorial Day weekend, weather permitting.  On May 27, both pools will be open from noon to 7 p.m. More...

Trainer organizing swim program for local youth

Kristi Allison will train young swimmers this summer, preparing what she hopes will eventually be a competitive club team. Mrs. More...

A.C. January Memorial tournament approaches

Hancock Park Golf Course will host the 67th Annual A.C. More...

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Public Notices

Impounded: Black Trailer, VIN: UTT08986. Vehicle was towed from the 1400 Block of Phyllis Dr. in Copperas Cove, Tx, 76522. Vehicle is located at All Around Towing, 122 CR 4953, Kempner, Tx 76539. Telephone: 254-577-5332. VSF#: 0650210VSF   More...

Preparing for Riata Roundup

Bar 17 Ranch Foreman P.R. Cline sprays water from a tractor to prepare the arena to host the Riata Roundup today and tomorrow. More...

Council to allow waiver instead of soil testing as condition for rezoning

Returning to a matter it discussed last month, the Lampasas City Council unanimously approved the first reading of an ordinance to rezone an approximately two-acre property on Old Convent Road.  More...

Kempner City Council approves emergency repairs in Sylvia Tucker Memorial Park

In its regular session on Tuesday, the Kempner City Council unanimously approved emergency repairs at Sylvia Tucker Memorial Park.  The city had received complaints previously from citizens concerned about injury hazards in the park.   More...

BRIEFLY

CITY COUNCIL APPLICATIONS   The city of Lampasas is seeking applications for the unexpired term of council member, Place 4.  More...

Life

Yeary plans to watch sun rise and fall on ranch in retirement

Lampasas Independent School District Assistant Superintendent Nancy  Yeary lives by the motto “work hard, play hard.” After more than 35 years in the school district, she’s going to “play hard” in retirement.  More...

‘Little Nite Music’ returns to square

The Courtyard Square Association will be bringing back an old friend on Friday nights during the month of June. More...

LCHEC College for Kids back this summer

The Lampasas County Higher Education Center will host its fourth annual College for Kids program this summer.  The College for Kids presents a variety of entertaining and educational classes for children looking to get more out of their summer v More...

Sports

Lady Badgers will face 14-time state golf champ Andrews starting Monday

Andrews, a 14-time state champion in girls’ golf, is the team to beat at the Conference 4A girls’ state tournament Monday and Tuesday in Horseshoe Bay.  The Lady Badgers will compete for the third straight year at state, after placin More...

Learning continues in 7-on-7, spring drills

By early this week, the Badgers had installed about 80 percent of their offense as they run spring football drills. More...

TENNIS CLINICS

Lampasas High School tennis coach Kenneth Peiser will offer skills clinics for incoming second- through 12th-grade players. Second- through seventh-grade players will meet May 29-June 1 from 8-9 a.m. More...