October 10, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Agricultural attorney explains Texas laws about fences

In a state known for its appreciation of property rights, fence laws are of great significance. Agricultural attorney Jim Bradbury sought to explain key principles of Texas fence laws during a recent presentation in Lampasas. More...

Special Sections

Deaths

Mr. Alderson

James Stillman Alderson, 70, of Star died suddenly Oct. 2, 2017 at his home.  Visitation was Oct. 6 at Sneed Funeral Chapel. Funeral service was Oct. 7 at 10 a.m. at First Street Church of Christ. More...

Ms. Granados

Isabel Granados, 21, of Killeen died Sept. 21, 2017 in Inglewood, California.  Visitation will be Oct. 10 from 5-7 p.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel in Lampasas.  Funeral service is Oct. 11 at 10 a.m., also at Sneed Funeral Chapel. More...

News

Vehicle hits parked truck

A Kempner woman received minor injuries Wednesday, a Lampasas police officer said, after the vehicle she was driving ran into a parked pickup on Nix Road.  Lampasas Police Department Patrol Officer Josh Watson gave the following account of the c More...

Police charge youth with offenses after foot chase

A timely call from an alert citizen and quick response by Lampasas police last week resulted in charges being filed against a male juvenile.  Patrol Lt. Chuck Montgomery gave this account.  More...

Opinion

We need some fallacy control!

Enough is enough. It’s epidemic. It’s dangerous. And the time has come to demand its end. In the aftermath of the horrific massacre in Las Vegas, America needs fallacy control. More...

An act of pure evil

Some may confess to the need for smelling salts subsequent to discovering that Donald Trump has spoken the plain, unvarnished truth about the Las Vegas massacre.  The truth he spoke is one the world needs to receive with gratitude, in spite of t More...

Trump not letting media turn Puerto Rico into a ‘Katrina’

President Donald Trump punched back hard against the mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, who accused him of insufficient concern about her island. In doing so, Trump shows that he learned from President George W. Bush’s mistakes. More...

Today is deadline to register for voting in upcoming election

Today is the deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 7 state constitutional amendment election.  To register to vote, visit the elections administrator office -- located at 407 S. More...

Lometa City Council appoints new member

In its first meeting under the leadership of recently appointed Mayor Sara Salinas, the Lometa City Council added a new member. The regular session last Monday allowed the council to fill the position created when Mrs. More...

BRIEFLY

LAMPASAS MISSION FUNDRAISER   Lampasas Mission will hold its annual beans and cornbread supper Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at New Covenant Church, 1604 Central Texas Expressway. Cash donations and non-perishable food items will be accepted. More...

Life

Police Explorer dodgeball tourney brings fun

Law enforcement officers line up before the start of a dodgeball match last Thursday evening during a fundraiser for the Police Explorer program at Lampasas High School. More...

4-H names ‘Friend’ of organization

The 2017 Lampasas Friend of 4-H award was presented to Brandon Butts, representing PEC United Charities.  The Friend of 4-H award is given to a person, group or business that has given outstanding support to the local 4-H.  More...

Watershed protection meeting set Thursday

Those interested in the Lampasas River Watershed Protection Plan are invited to attend the Lampasas River Watershed Partnership meeting on Thursday. More...

Sports

Lometa coasts over Sidney

Big plays were spread around to several Hornet players in their 58-22 Homecoming win on Friday.  With a comfortable lead most of the game, the Hornets added some younger players into the mix. More...

District volleyball continues

Tori Martinez (4) makes a play on offense during the Lady Badgers’ district match against Salado on Friday. Salado beat Lampasas 25-13, 25-18, 25-9. More...

Eighth-grade 'B' team places second in volleyball event - Free Access

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Letters

Proud of the Hornets

I am so proud of the Lometa Hornets football team and their coach. When one of the visting team boys got seriously hurt with a concussion, while he was being air-lifted to a hospital our boys and coach said a prayer for him. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of ELIZABETH ROBERTS, Deceased, were issued on October 4, 2017, in Cause No. 6904, pending in the County Court of Lampasas, Texas, to: HARVEY ROBERTS.   More...