May 30, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Internet, cell phone outage resolved

Internet and cell phone service was restored to areas of Lampasas that were without service for several hours on Friday. More...

Former county judge Norris Monroe dies

Former Lampasas County Judge Norris “Giz” Monroe died Sunday, May 28, 2017 at his home in Lampasas. He was 85. Visitation was held Tuesday at Sneed Funeral Chapel. More...

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News

‘Crucible life experiences’ of soldiers acknowledged

A number of people took part in Kempner’s Memorial Day ceremony.  A Fort Hood color guard posted the colors and retired them at the conclusion of the observance.  Lampasas High School’s Allison Hendrick sang the national anthem. More...

Flags on display for Memorial Day - Free Access

  VFW Post 8539 Commander Danny Aguirre, left, and Judge Advocate and past commander of the post, Mike O’Hara, stand outside the Lampasas County Courthouse and near the Lampasas County Veterans Memorial on Friday. More...

Sports

Weather holds up for A.C. January Memorial

Winner Drew Dewald shoots 201 as 54-hole tournament avoids storm delays

Drew Dewald of Copperas Cove won the A.C. January Memorial Golf Tournament, tying the best tournament score in recent memory. Dewald shot 65-67-69—201, which matches the 201 carded by Justin Schulze in 2013. More...

Softball players receive team awards

Pictured at the Lady Badger softball award banquet are, from left, Defensive MVP Kyndal Moyer, Offensive MVP Kloe Corbin and Battlin’ Badger Sloane Johnson. More...

Tournament planned in memory of Robert Andrew Morriss Jr.

The 7th Annual Robert Andrew Morriss Jr. co-ed and men’s memorial softball tournament is June 17. Held at the sports complex on FM 580 West in Lampasas, the memorial tournament is named for the late graduate of Lampasas High School.  More...

Letters

Renovation of the Lampasas County Museum

I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who helped with the renovation of the Lampasas County Museum during the past year. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

LEGAL NOTICE:

These Texas Lottery Commission scratch ticket games will close on August 2, 2017. More...

Man threatens to shoot himself in front of courthouse - Free Access

Lampasas Police Department and Lampasas County Sheriff's Office converged on the courthouse square Tuesday afternoon after police received a call from a man threatening to shoot himself, according to a police official. More...

Use-of-force incident under review

Teens charged with assault on public servant; video shows sheriff’s deputy throwing punches

Two 18-year-olds face charges including assault on a public servant, and a Lampasas County Sheriff's Office deputy has been placed on paid administrative leave after a use-of-force incident early Thursday morning in the 100 block of East North Avenue More...

Kempner thanks the fallen

Memorial Day event honors those who died in defense of United States

Residents of Kempner and the surrounding areas paid tribute Monday to the men and women of the armed forces who gave their lives in the defense of freedom.  Kempner Mayor Carolyn Crane, in welcoming remarks, expressed her appreciation for the co More...

BRIEFLY

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

Life

Lampasas Independent School District honors retirees

Longtime Lampasas Independent School District employees sit in rocking chairs while they are recognized during a program Friday. More...

Lometa Awards Banquet honors students for academic achievements

Lometa ISD rounded out its school year with one last banquet before graduation was held last week. More...

Little Nite Music series set to begin Friday

The Courtyard Square Association’s Little Nite Music series will offer free concerts on Lampasas’ downtown square every Friday in June at 8 p.m.  The Little Nite Music series begins this Friday with Hims of Praise, an a capella men&r More...

Opinion

Have we forgotten the innocent slaughtered?

For now, everyone knows the sonorous name and cherubic face of 8-year-old Saffie Rose Roussos. She’s the littlest known victim of last Monday night’s jihad attack in Manchester, England. More...

The impeachment delusion

Several things are amiss with the impeachment machine that’s starting to shake and smoke as progressives put their hands to the crank. More...

Pros and cons of Trump’s budget

Demagoguery and propaganda are enemies of good governance, but nowhere is that more apparent than in the federal budget, on which Democrats are shameless and too many Republicans are feckless.  More...