September 26, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Lampasas County Wine Tour

Lampasas County Wine Tour participants, from left, Sharon Ray, Heather Blodgett, Eric Blodgett and Jim Ray enjoy a moment at Torr Na Lochs Vineyard & Winery during Saturday’s tour. More...

Special Sections

Deaths

Mrs. Jones

Gilma Jones, 85, of Adamsville died Sept. 21, 2017. The funeral service was held Sept. 25 at Adamsville Baptist Church, with Pastor Dale Adams officiating. Burial followed at Hines Chapel Cemetery. More...

Mrs. Bading

Amanda Kathleen Bading died Sept. 19, 2017 at the age of 97. She was born May 9, 1920 to Clint and Della Hutto Yeary on the family ranch in Burnet County. Mrs. Bading grew up on the family “place” along with three older brothers. More...

Sports

Third loss concludes Badgers’ road stretch

A four-game streak of away games finally ended for Lampasas on Friday, as the Lorena Leopards prevailed 49-26 in their Homecoming game. The Badgers fell behind about two minutes into the contest and could not recover from a 28-6 halftime deficit. More...

Injury to Morgan player stuns Hornets, Eagles

Superintendent concedes win to Lometa; Weatherford reportedly regains consciousness

Football suddenly took a back seat on Friday night in Morgan as an Eagle player went down with an apparently serious head injury. More...

Moyer medals in 5A-6A division of Salado meet

Lady Badger senior Kyndal placed sixth in the 5A-6A division of Friday’s cross country race at Tenroc Ranch.  The larger-school classification offered a longer race distance than the 1A-4A girls’ division, and gave Moyer recruiting e More...

Letters

Handling emergencies during fiber optic line outages

The Lampasas Police Department understands your concerns, frustrations and fears when we have fiber optic line cuts. The cuts that occur in the Bertram, Liberty Hill and Burnet County area affect us all.  More...

Food donations needed

We are in serious need of food donations! Due to food going to the hurricane victims and Central Texas Food Bank’s inventory this week, we have almost empty shelves. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

NOTICE TO CREDITORS  Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of JAMES L. HARGROVE, Deceased, were issued on September 20, 2017, in Cause No. 6902, pending in the County Court of Lampasas, Texas, to: CHERRY D. More...

Garcia to seek re-election as justice of peace

Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace Andrew Garcia Jr. has announced he will seek re-election to another four-year term. More...

Sheriff’s office seeks donations for hurricane relief effort in Aransas County

The Lampasas County Sheriff's Office is seeking donations as it prepares to join a coalition of Central Texas sheriff's offices that will provide hurricane relief in Aransas County. More...

BRIEFLY

SEE YOU AT THE POLE Lampasas High School and Lampasas Middle School each will host See You at the Pole – a student-led prayer gathering in front of campus – Wednesday at 7 a.m. More...

Life

Ground broken at site of new Oil States warehouse

Oil States Industries Inc. held a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday morning for its planned 42,000-sq-ft. warehouse addition. More...

Couple to wed in November

Stephen and Denita Bynum of Lampasas have announced the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Laura Lynn Bynum, to Michael John Fisher, son of David and Kim Fisher of Lampasas.  The bride-to-be is a senior nursing major at Abile More...

Pierians receive preview of upcoming club year

The Pierian Club met Sept. 12 in the home of Karen Cambon. More...

News

Former livestock association ladies auxiliary president arrested for alleged theft

Former Lampasas County Livestock Association Ladies Auxiliary President Angie Andrews, 36, was arrested Sept. 8 for theft over $750 and under $2,500. That alleged offense is a Class A misdemeanor.  More...

Chamber luncheon set Thursday

The Lampasas County Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center’s News @ Noon members luncheon will be Thursday from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. The program will be at the county Farm Bureau building, 1793 North U.S. Highway 281.  More...

Opinion

AMERICANS FOR LIMITED GOV’T

Debt is the gravest threat to our national security

The world is full of threats. North Korea is threatening to launch a nuclear attack against the U.S. Iran wants to control the Middle East and oil that flows from the Shia Crescent. More...

The old ways were better

Harking back fondly to the standards of half a century go -- aah, weren’t those the blithe, happy days? More...

The legacy of the welfare state

That the problems of today’s black Americans are a result of a legacy of slavery, racial discrimination and poverty has achieved an axiomatic status, thought to be self-evident and beyond question. More...

Agribusiness

Wind turbines proposed on nearby land

Property owners could earn royalties, but some express concerns about views, wildlife

A controversy that has divided Hamilton County landowners could have implications for Lampasas County residents as well.  Lampasas County property owner and energy lawyer William Osborn is working with French-based EDF Renewables on a potential More...