June 9, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Sheriff’s office releases videos of arrests

The Lampasas County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday released videos of an early-morning May 25 incident in which two Copperas Cove men reportedly struck local peace officers, and a sheriff’s deputy in turn punched one of the subjects. More...

Sulphur Creek Car Cruise set Saturday

Classics, muscle cars, trucks and other unique vehicles will fill W.M. Brook Park on Saturday for the 31st Annual Sulphur Creek Car Cruise.  More...

BRIEFLY

SUMMER MEAL PROGRAM The Lampasas Independent School District’s Summer Feeding Program will offer free meals for youth 18 and younger this summer. More...

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News

Car, semi-truck collide on U.S. Highway 183 North

Air Evac Lifeteam flew a Lampasas woman to Scott & White Medical Center in Temple after a Thursday morning collision between a car and a truck-tractor semi-trailer. Texas Department of Public Safety Cpl. More...

Authorities say truck ran red light on Key Avenue before crash

A Lampasas woman was airlifted to Temple’s Scott & White Medical Center after the truck she was driving was struck Wednesday afternoon at FM 580 East and North Key Avenue. More...

LEDC job fair draws plenty of applicants, business leaders looking to hire

An estimated 175 job seekers participated in a job fair sponsored by the Lampasas Economic Development Corp. and held June 1 at the Lampasas County Higher Education Center. More...

Agribusiness

CATTLE AUCTION

The report from the June 7 Lampasas Cattle Auction follows.  Cattle and calves: Estimated receipts 391, compared to 387 last sale and 382 at this time last year.  Compared to last sale, feeder steers and heifers were $3-$5 higher. More...

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Public Notices

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of JOE RICHARD WHITNEY, Deceased, were More...

School board dismisses Bellpas grievance appeal

Complaint from corporation relates to detachment/annexation petition

After hearing an appeal Monday, the Lampasas Independent School District Board of Trustees dismissed a corporation's grievance related to a request to have acreage in the east end of the county detached from LISD and annexed to the Copperas Cove Inde More...

Cosper reflects on state legislative debut

First-term Texas House member discusses bills authored, prepares for special session

Gov. Greg Abbott announced on Tuesday he was calling a special legislative session, starting July 18, to follow up on the recent session that ended on Memorial Day. Lampasas’ representatives – State Sen. More...

Councilman appointed

After interviewing applicants Monday, the Lampasas City Council voted 6-0 to appoint Greg Smith to fill the vacant Place 4 position. Smith is scheduled to take the oath of office Monday at 5:30 p.m.   More...

Life

‘Little Nite Music’ kicks off

The first of five Friday night concerts in June was held on the Courthouse Square last week.  More...

Martin's Rod & Custom celebrates 15 years in business

Martin's Rod & Custom, 1010 N. McLean St., will celebrate its 15th anniversary with an open house Saturday from 3-7 p.m. The shop restores American cars from 1972 and earlier, specializing in 1950s and '60s customs. More...

NEWSMAKERS

TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY Carley Matkins Carpenter graduated magna cum laude from Texas A&M University in commencement exercises May 12 with Dr. Karan L. Watson presiding. More...

Sports

LHS grads prepare for Victory Bowl

Wykes, Bender aim to defend Blue Team win streak in football

LHS graduates and teammates Logan Bender and Brogan Wykes will share the same sideline one more time as they participate Saturday in the FCA Victory Bowl.  The Victory Bowl is an annual all-star event organized by the Fellowship of Christian Ath More...

Corbin represents Lady Badgers in FCA softball game

Kloe Corbin is the first Lady Badger softball graduate to play in the FCA Victory Bowl.  The all-star honor is one of many accomplishments for the four-year varsity starter who earned the team Offensive MVP award each year of her career.  More...

Freshman volleyball camp

Brooke Edgar lunges to make a dig during the Lady Badgers’ ninth-grade volleyball camp on Tuesday. The four-day clinic ended Thursday.   More...