December 5, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Assistant city manager selected

Cibolo Chief of Police Gary Cox has been named Lampasas' assistant city manager. Lampasas officials chose Cox from a pool of more than 55 applicants after a six-week search. He will begin his duties as assistant city manager in January. More...

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Deaths

Mrs. Kelley

Martha May Kelley, 85, of Lampasas died Dec. 1, 2017 at her home.  Visitation will be Dec. 6 from 6-8 p.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel.  Funeral service will be Dec. 7 at 2 p.m., also at Sneed Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Mt. More...

Mrs. Bryant

Bertha Lee Bryant, 80, of Lometa died Nov. 29, 2017 at Scott & White Medical Center in Temple.  Her body will be cremated, and a memorial service will be planned at a later date. More...

News

Honda loses control, strikes Chevrolet pickup in Kempner collision

A two-vehicle collision Sunday in Kempner sent three people to Temple’s Scott & White Medical Center. The accident occurred in the 200 block of Hill Street shortly after 2 p.m.  Cpl. More...

Two taken to hospital after wreck at U.S. 190-FM 2808

Acadian Ambulance Service transported two Kempner residents to area hospitals after a two-vehicle collision Thursday at the intersection of U.S. Highway 190 and FM 2808.  Kempner Police Department Sgt. More...

Lampasas Mission seeks volunteers

Lampasas Mission has announced a "desperate need" for the following volunteers:  • Wal-Mart food pick-up on Wednesday between 10:15 and 10:30 a.m.  • H-E-B food pick-up on Saturdays at 10:30 a.m., and Sundays at 10:30 a.m. More...

Opinion

Nancy Pelosi, sham hero for women

Finally, Nancy Pelosi’s faux feminist veneer has fully cracked. The Democratic “shero” is, and always has been, a sham. More...

Will Washington ever learn? Apparently not

The messiness of the long-proverbial “mess in Washington” stands out this post-holiday week like a picked and evacuated turkey carcass. To itemize:  1) The tax debate, so-called.  More...

GUEST COMMENTARY

‘Day of Infamy’: lessons and legacy of Pearl Harbor Day

On Sunday, Dec. 7, 1941, seventy-six years ago, planes of the Imperial Japanese Navy streaked over Pearl Harbor, bombing and torpedoing the American fleet at anchor. More than 2,400 Americans were killed that day. More...

Burn ban lifted until Sunday at 6 p.m.

The county's burn ban is lifted until Sunday at 6 p.m. Officials ask those who conduct controlled burns to use caution and to notify the sheriff's office in advance by calling 512-556-8255. More...

Candidates file for March primaries

Candidate filing for the March 6 party primary elections continues until Monday at 6 p.m.  Following is a list of candidates who have filed for various positions that will appear on Lampasas County ballots. More...

Drought conditions return to county

Drought conditions have returned to Lampasas, after a long period of adequate rain in 2016-2017.  The U.S. Drought Monitor showed most of Lampasas County in moderate drought as of last week. More...

BRIEFLY

LOMETA STOCK SHOW   The annual Lometa stock show is Saturday at the Lometa school show barn. Weigh-in is from 7:30-8:30 a.m., and the show starts at 9 a.m.  Animals will be shown in this order: rabbits, sheep, goats, pigs, cattle. More...

Life

Band to hold Christmas concert on Thursday - Free Access

Also scheduled is pancake breakfast fundraiser -- set for Dec. 16

To celebrate the Christmas season, the Lampasas High School band and the Lampasas Middle School band will present a free concert Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in the high school gymnasium. More...

Lampasas Fire Department receives grant, match from city to purchase radios

Lampasas Fire Department will purchase new, state-of-the-art, hand held radios for its firefighters thanks to a $25,000 Community Development grant from the Lower Colorado River Authority and a contribution from the city of Lampasas. More...

Town and Country Study Club enjoys fall crafts

Town and Country Study Club met Nov. 9 at Community Church. More...

Sports

Hall of Fame inductee Null reflects on career

Keith Null remembers the thrill of being drafted by the St. Louis Rams in 2009 as “one of the coolest things, top 5, that’s ever happened to me.” But the newest Lampasas Football Hall of Fame inductee said football has never been his top priority. More...

Varsity girls have season’s best outing in Florence

The Lady Badgers won four straight games in the Florence basketball tournament last week before ending with a loss to the tournament winner, Rosebud-Lott. Lampasas (6-10) came home with a second-place plaque. More...

Small-school powerhouses trip up LHS in Salado

The Badgers lost to two No. 2 teams from smaller classifications at the Salado basketball tournament. But they won three games and ended on a high note, topping Cameron Yoe 57-50 in overtime Saturday. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

NOTICE TO CREDITORS  Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of DON PEAK, Deceased, were issued on November 30, 2017, in Cause No. 6910, pending in the County Court of Lampasas County, Texas, to: KENT M. More...