October 17, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Time with a pilot at Young Eagles Flight Rally

Lampasas Pilots Association member Dr. More...

BRIEFLY

VISIT FROM STATE SENATOR District 24 Texas Senator Dawn Buckingham will hold a meet-and-greet session today from 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the county annex building conference room, 409 S. Pecan St. HEALTHY STREAMS PROGRAM More...

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Deaths

Mrs. Reid

Della Hope Dixon Reid, 89, of Kempner died Oct. 8, 2017.  Funeral arrangements are pending.  Mrs. Reid was born Sept. 29, 1928 in Mexia.  She married James E. Reid Sr. More...

Mr. Adams

Joseph Victor “Joe” Adams, 77, died Oct. 14, 2017 at his home following a lengthy illness in Lampasas.  The family is honoring his request to be cremated, and a private family service will be held at a later date. More...

Mr. Holland

Gary G. “Big” Holland Sr., 70, of Lampasas died Oct. 11, 2017 at his home.  Visitation was Oct. 13 at Sneed Funeral Chapel.  Funeral service was conducted Oct. 14 at Christ The Rock Church. Burial took place Oct. More...

Opinion

Obama lied; my FOURTH healthcare plan died

Two weeks ago, my husband and I received yet another cancellation notice for our private, individual health insurance coverage. It’s our fourth Obamacareinduced obituary in four years. More...

Exit Mr. Weinstein; please hold the tears

Harvey Weinstein was just expressing his little ol’ self, right? More...

Schumer running on fumes with his gas-price comments

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer evidently hasn’t visited a gas station this year. If he had, he’d realize that his recent diatribe against the oil industry is based on a complete fiction. More...

New jail project

County officials discuss criteria for picking general contractor

The Lampasas County Commissioners Court is mulling what criteria to use to rank the competitive sealed proposals it will seek for construction of a new jail and sheriff's office facility.  More...

Man arrested after auto dealership burglary

A 36-year-old man remained in Lampasas County Jail Monday morning after he was linked Sunday to a break-in at the Benny Boyd Chrysler Dodge Jeep dealership, in which offices were ransacked and property and a security system were damaged. More...

Lampasas shows improvement in monthly sales tax rebate

After recording a decline last month in sales tax revenues compared to September 2016, the city of Lampasas saw its tax rebate rebound somewhat in October. More...

Gun found in field at LMS

An adult found a holstered gun Thursday evening at the Lampasas Middle School softball field, prompting Lampasas Police Department officials to secure the weapon and to begin an investigation into how the pistol got there.  More...

Life

Food handling course comes to Central Texas

Statistics indicate that foodborne illness continues to be a health issue in the United States. Each year, one in six Americans will become sick, 128,000 will become hospitalized, and 3,000 will die due to a foodborne illness. More...

Checking out the military police

Two-year-old August Moy flips the light switch on a military police car during Saturday’s Annual Herb & Art Festival “Jammin’ with Art in the Park.” A variety of activitie More...

Museum to host Col. Wright for Veterans Day program

Lampasas County Museum will host Col. Robert A. Wright IV at 2 p.m. on Veterans Day. More...

News

Man freed from car after two-vehicle crash at Third and Walnut

Acadian Ambulance Service took a Lampasas man to Rollins Brook Community Hospital after a two-vehicle collision Saturday at the intersection of South Walnut and West Third streets.  Lampasas Police Department Patrol Officer Eric Hernandez gave t More...

Sports

Badger golf places sixth in two-day tournament - Free Access

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Unbeaten Hornets spread scoring; seize on turnovers

Gatesville used an explosive offensive start and two defensive takeaways in the red zone to defeat Lampasas 49-13 on Friday.  The unbeaten Hornets entered the game ranked 12th statewide in the Conference 4A Harris Ratings.  Jett Truss recor More...

Regional-bound

Badger runners overcome early slip to place second at district; girls take third

For the third year in a row, both Lampasas varsity teams are heading to the cross country regional meet. More...