November 21, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

BRIEFLY

STOCK SHOW ENTRIES All entries for the Lampasas County Youth Livestock Show and Food Fair are due by Nov. 30. There will be no exceptions. Entry forms may be picked up and completed during swine validation today from 4-6 p.m. More...

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Deaths

Mrs. McGarry

Patricia Anne McGarry, 76, of Lometa died Nov. 14, 2017 due to complications following respiratory surgery at Scott & White Medical Center in Temple.  Graveside services and interment were scheduled for Nov. More...

News

Temple, Copperas Cove men injured in motorcycle accidents

Two motorcycle accidents Saturday afternoon – reported about an hour apart – kept law-enforcement officials busy.  More...

GRAND JURY

Lampasas County grand jury convened Wednesday in its most recent term and returned indictments against 26 individuals. More...

City’s brush-chipping program set to conclude next week

The city of Lampasas’ brush chipping program will conclude next week. The program offers residents a way to dispose of brush and leave it by the curb for free pick-up by city crews.   More...

Opinion

‘Now Thank We All Our God’

This is the season to be grateful and to acknowledge our many blessings, even in the midst of extremely difficult times for so many of our neighbors and friends the last three months in particular.  More...

Why the silence on Bob Menendez?

The verdict is in. I pronounce Democrat leaders, left-wing feminists and Beltway journalists guilty of gross negligence and hypocrisy over a dirty rotten sleazeball in their midst.  More...

AMERICANS FOR LIMITED GOV’T

Trump is moving America toward energy independence

Despite what the media is spewing, President Donald Trump is continuing his push to improve the American economy. The president has made not just energy independence a priority but energy dominance. The president knows the U.S.  More...

Agribusiness

CATTLE AUCTION

The report from the Nov. 15 Lampasas Cattle Auction follows.  Cattle and calves: Estimated receipts 918, compared to 659 last sale and 561 at this time last year.  Compared to last sale, feeder steers and heifers were $5-$7 higher. More...

Speed limits to decrease on U.S. Highway 281 South

Speed limits are set to decrease by the end of the year along U.S. Highway 281 south of Sulphur Creek. The Lampasas City Council voted unanimously last week to reduce speed limits on U.S. 281 South by 5-10 mph. More...

Free flu vaccination

  Roxanne Leal, nurse manager at Rollins Brook Community Hospital, gives a flu shot to Lometa resident Deborah Rubio during a free flu vaccination clinic Thursday at the hospital. More...

Life

How LISD second-graders prepare turkey for Thanksgiving

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Windsor donates to school attendance incentives

From left, Hanna Springs Elementary School Assistant Principal Lindsay Duhon and Principal Leslie Talamantes hold a thank-you banner with Ajinomoto Windsor, Inc. More...

Local club visits renovated museum

The Oran Milo Roberts Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas met Nov. 7 in the Lampasas County Museum for a tour of the newly renovated county treasure. Hostesses were Carol Wright and Patti Spradley.  More...

Sports

Basketball team extends winning streak

Highlights include season-high score against Bandera, first road win at Brownwood

The Badgers’ clean defense and improved offense was too strong a combination for Bandera on Friday. Lampasas beat the visiting Bulldogs 67-40 to end a three-game home stretch at 2-1. More...

Lady Badgers beat two large Austin schools in tournament

The Lady Badgers went 2-4 in the Austin Crockett tournament last week.  Both wins came against Conference 5A teams, Austin McCallum and Austin Reagan, by large margins. More...

First week of wrestling brings big turnout

The Lampasas High School wrestling program’s debut season got rolling last week with the first after-school practices.  Head coach Brandan Rosa said about 40 boys and 12 girls had turned out, as of Friday. More...

Letters

Time off at Thanksgiving

A huge “Thank you” to the LISD school board for allowing an entire week of holidays for Thanksgiving this year. For the first time in nine years, we are able to travel and spend an entire week with family out of town. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

LEGAL NOTICE  Application has been made with the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission for a Winery Permit by Wildflowers on the Wall LLC, to be located at 516 East 4th Street, Lampasas, Lampasas County, Texas. More...