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County gets heavy rainfall; some damage reported in Lampasas

Many parts of the county received significant rainfall over the weekend, and Lampasas public works employees stayed busy Saturday cleaning up after the storm.  More...

Special Sections

Deaths

Mr. Carson

Terence “Terry” Raymond Carson, 53, of Lubbock and formerly of Lampasas died May 30, 2017.  Private graveside services with family only are pending. He will be buried in Prairie View Cemetery near Briggs.  Mr. More...

Mr. Melton

Michael “Mike” Melton, 68, died June 1, 2017.  Graveside services were held June 5 at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen. Scott’s Funeral Home of Copperas Cove had charge of arrangements.  Mr. More...

News

Police seek help solving burglary - Free Access

On Friday, at 1 a.m., a burglary took place at Procter Motor Co., Assistant Chief of Police Jody Cummings said in a press release. An unidentified suspect used a concrete block to break a door’s glass and then entered the business at 1101 S. More...

Metroplex earns Mission: Lifeline awards

Metroplex Adventist Hospital Heart and Vascular Center has received the Mission: Lifeline Gold Receiving Quality Achievement Award and a Mission: Lifeline NSTEMI Bronze Quality Achievement Award for quality improvement measures outlined by the Americ More...

Builder Homesite Inc. holds ribbon-cutting in new location

Builder Homesite Inc. recently celebrated the grand opening of its new Lampasas office, located at 105 S. Key Ave. More...

Opinion

Reconfiguration of U.S. 281 would enhance safety in town

As a gateway to the Texas Hill Country, Lampasas connects to three major U.S. highways that traverse the region. More...

The moral clarity of the morally depraved

Tolerant, kind, generous, forbearing -- none of this you’d call our everyday Islamic mass murderer. One thing you may justly call him: discerning. He knows the stakes in the war on terror. More...

Hillary Clinton, endless sore loser

Attacks on President Donald Trump are commonplace -- many depict him as this wildly bizarre, classless person occupying the Oval Office -- but have critics fairly considered what a horror show a Hillary Clinton presidency would have been? More...

One dead, three injured in U.S. 281 crash

A two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon claimed the life of a Lampasas woman and sent three other people – including the woman’s 6-year-old daughter – to area hospitals.  Lampasas County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call More...

State senator reviews legislative session

Unsure whether a special session looms ahead, State Senator Dawn Buckingham considers her first regular legislative session productive.  Before the session started in January, the newly elected District 24 senator outlined border security and he More...

BRIEFLY

UPDATE ON COUNCIL APPLICANTS   More...

Life

Students take honors at LMS Art Show

The Lampasas Middle School Art Show was held May 18.  Eighth-grade overall winner was Zara Morelock. More...

Rock Church Cemetery Association plans workday

Members of the Rock Church Cemetery Association will conduct a work day in the cemetery on Saturday, beginning at 7:30 a.m.  The work will consist of general clean-up duties such as picking up rocks, trash and artificial flowers, as well as trim More...

Photo

Straley Cemetery, located in Lampasas County north of Adamsville, has been designated as a Historic Texas Cemetery by the Texas Historical Commission and is now officially recorded in the county deed More...

Sports

GUN TALK

Sig Sauer 9mm a fine self-defense gun

A big percentage of the articles in the flow of gun magazines today include the AR-15 type rifles, which is the civilian copy of the military M-16. The M-16 is fully automatic. The AR-15 is semi-automatic. More...

Texas 4000 bicycle ride

Cyclists pass the Lampasas city limits on FM 580 East during a 25-mile ride Saturday morning. More...

Parks and Wildlife urges safety on the water

In 2016, there were more than 35 boating fatalities, and hundreds of boat accidents and injuries on Texas waters. More...

Letters

Problems in the military need to be addressed

Our military is shrinking and with the future looking as it does, we cannot keep fighting wars with what we have.  More...

Public Notices - Free Access

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of GERALDINE R. UNDERWOOD, Deceased, were issued on June 1, 2017, in Cause No. 6877, pending in the County Court of Lampasas County, Texas, to: DONNA J. ROBINSON.   More...

NOTICE TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS AGAINST THE ESTATE OF PATRICK DANIEL CALLAHAN, DECEASED

Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of PATRICK DANIEL CALLAHAN, Deceased, were issued on May 31, 2017, in Cause No. 6874, pending in the Probate Court of Lampasas County, Texas, to: KRISTEN SOURS. More...