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Kempner celebrates 20 years as incorporated city

Kempner celebrated 20 years as an incorporated city by holding an open house at City Hall on Thursday.  Although Kempner was not incorporated until 1997, the community’s roots go much deeper.  More...

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Dove hunting with family

Killeen residents, from left, Anthony Wisecup, 3-year-old Skylar Wisecup, Ashley Caspillo and 6-year-old Kylie Caspillo -- along with Raven, a German shepherd -- wait for doves to fly on a hunt for s More...

Outdoor fun for soldiers, their families

Active-duty Fort Hood soldier Dan Hardman and his daughter Melina Waldrop stand near dove decoys during a hunt for soldiers and their families Saturday. More...

Driver leaves FM 1113, rolls over Saturday night

A Fort Hood soldier was taken to Temple's Scott & White Medical Center with multiple fractures after a one-vehicle rollover late Saturday night near the Lampasas-Coryell county line. More...

Opinion

Fascination with politics takes a back seat in Houston

You might say it has not been much of a month for the human race. I might myself contend that signs of life float on the flooded streets of Houston, Texas. More...

President Trump must take charge on tax reform

If you thought the left weaponized class warfare rhetoric in the health care debate, just wait until tax reform is front and center. The fate of this reform will depend on President Trump’s leadership and GOP conviction. More...

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Lometa begins school year with strong enrollment numbers

The Lometa Independent School District has begun the 2017-2018 academic year with slightly higher-than-expected enrollment. More...

Stores’ gasoline reserves depleted quickly

Motorists on Friday began to crowd into convenience stores and other locations where gasoline is sold, as supplies dwindled not only in southeast Texas but also in Central Texas in the wake of Hurric More...

BRIEFLY

COUNTY TAX HEARINGS   The county will hold a public hearing Thursday about the proposed tax rate for the 2017-2018 fiscal year. The hearing will be at 6 p.m. in the conference room in the county annex building at 409 S. Pecan St.  More...

Life

Student wellness, access priorities for LISD health committee

Lampasas Independent School District’s School Health Advisory Council helps make decisions that affect student health and wellness while enrolled in LISD schools. More...

Baile Blas Cacao House hosts ribbon-cutting ceremony

The Baile Blas Cacao House held its ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday. More...

LISD will enroll, feed displaced students

Lampasas Independent School District will enroll students displaced after the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey in South Texas, Superintendent Dr. Chane Rascoe said Friday.  More...

Sports

LHS places second in Round Rock volleyball tournament

The Lady Badgers had their best weekend so far in volleyball, going 4-1 in tournament play on Saturday. More...

Firefighters schedule skeet shoot benefit

The Lampasas Professional Firefighters Association Local #5068 skeet shoot and fish fry, benefitting Coats for Kids, is Sept. 9 at Horseshoe Falls Ranch in Lampasas County.  Starting time is at noon.  More...

Cross country teams earn silver in Temple

Several Badger runners lowered their times from the first cross country meet to last Friday’s race at Wilson Park, despite running on a tougher course. More...

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PUBLIC NOTICES

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of LARRY D. BUTTS, Deceased, were issued on August 31, 2017, in Cause No. 6897, pending in the County Court of Lampasas County, Texas, to: SUZANNE B. BUTTS. More...