September 29, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Council formalizes new fiscal-year plan

Action items at Monday's Lampasas City Council meeting related to budgets, Lampasas County Chamber of Commerce items and appointments to various boards.  In unanimous votes, the council approved the second reading of ordinances to formally adopt More...

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Deaths

Mrs. Brooks

Ima Jean Brooks, 82, of Lampasas died Sept. 26, 2017 at Regal Nursing and Rehab.  Visitation was held Sept. 28 at Sneed Funeral Chapel.  Funeral service will be Sept. 29 at 10 a.m., also at Sneed Funeral Chapel. More...

Mr. Pendleton

Joshua Kirby Pendleton, 30, of Lampasas died Sept. 18, 2017.  His body will be cremated, and a memorial service is Sept. 30 at 2 p.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel.   Mr. Pendleton was born Oct. 2, 1986 in Houston, the son of Wayne C. More...

Mrs. Rutledge

Ruth Inez (Kuykendoll) Rutledge, 91, died Sept. 24, 2017.  Visitation will be Sept. 29 from 6-8 p.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel. A graveside funeral service will be held Sept. 30 at 10 a.m. at Cauble Cemetery near Lake Victor.  Mrs. More...

Sports

Hawks will test Badgers’ home advantage

Gritty, Slot-T offense to challenge LHS defense hindered by injury

Hosting Homecoming tonight after four weeks on the road, Lampasas hopes home-field advantage and improved physicality will lead to a win.  Canyon Lake (2-2) will bring a run-dominated offense and the first Slot-T alignment the Badgers have faced More...

No. 20 Burnet pulls away with big runs in first, second sets

The Lady Badgers dropped the first of two matches against state-ranked volleyball teams they will play this week. No. 20 Burnet won Tuesday’s match in Lampasas by scores of 25-16, 25-15, 25- 17. Today, the Lady Badgers host a 5p.m. More...

Cross country state preview canceled

More than 500 teams and over 6,500 runners were expected to race in the UIL cross country state preview Saturday. More...

County budget, tax rate finalized

The Lampasas County Commissioners Court voted unanimously Monday to adopt the county budget and property tax rate for 2017- 2018. The new fiscal year will begin Sunday.  More...

Time of prayer at high school

Students and adults joined together for a time of prayer Wednesday before school in front of the flag pole at Lampasas High School. Schools across the country observed See You at the Pole, an annual event encouraging student-led prayer on campuses. More...

BRIEFLY

LAMPASAS SCHOOL BOARD   The Lampasas Independent School District Board of Trustees will meet Monday at 6 p.m. in the district Administration Building, 207 W. Eighth St.  NATIONAL NIGHT OUT   More...

Life

Lampasas High School has two consecutive years of commended National Merit Scholar honorees

Lampasas High School student Keely Wilson has been named a commended student in the National Merit Scholar program based on her score on last year’s PSAT exam.  More...

Herring certified as safety and health official

Andrea Herring, who works for Jordan Foster Construction in Lampasas, has been recognized as a Certified Safety & Health Official by the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service, a component agency of the Texas A&M University System.  More...

Rumley Extension Club learns about geodes, agates

Lampasas Extension Rumley Club held its monthly meeting Sept. 7 at Merritt Romans’ rock museum.  Twelve members and one new member, Susan Mitchell, were in attendance. More...

News

FFA Alumni meeting set

The FFA Alumni meeting will be Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the Lampasas High School’s cafetorium.  The meeting gives those in attendance a chance to join the organization. More...

Retired teachers hear from Superintendent Dr. Chane Rascoe

Lampasas County Retired Teachers Association had a full house at its first meeting of the year on Sept. 5 in the Lampasas ISD board room.  President Dr. More...

San Saba Bible study group teaches ‘The Book of Romans’

Bible Study Fellowship satellite discussion groups in San Saba will hold welcome sessions for women interested in registering for the study entitled “The Book of Romans.”  Registration times are Thursday from 9:30-11 a.m. More...