October 24, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Rodeo announcer nominated for honor

Wayne Brooks of Lampasas is the reigning PRCA Announcer of the Year, and he has been nominated for that honor once again. More...

Lifestyles

Veterans share memories from recent Honor Flight

A recent Honor Flight trip to Washington, D.C. allowed several Lampasas County World War II veterans to visit sites that honor their generation’s military sacrifices. More...

Lampasan’s work to be displayed at International Quilt Festival

A Lampasas quilter’s work has been selected for inclusion in the 40th anniversary of the International Quilt Festival in Houston. The event will take place next week at the George R. Brown Convention Center. More...

Deer Hunter’s Barbecue set

Adamsville Volunteer Fire Department will hold its 47th Annual Deer Hunter’s Bar-B-Que Nov. 1 from 5-8 p.m. at the Adamsville Community Center. Brisket, sausage, beans, potato salad, cole slaw and desserts will be offered. More...

Sports

Four-set win over Llano tightens volleyball postseason race

Late in Tuesday’s district volleyball match, Llano was poised to snatch the lead, but Lampasas survived to win 25-21, 25-12, 21-25, 26-24. At 3-5, the Lady Badgers have secured their best record in district play since 2010. More...

Flores places fourth; advances to regional cross country meet - Free Access

Orlando Flores is the lone Badger to advance to the regional cross country meet, but all the Lampasas varsity runners recorded their best times of the season, according to head coach James Allison. More...

Badgers look to lower boom on Pirates

Lampasas enters tonight’s football Homecoming matchup against the La Vega Pirates with renewed intensity and focus on physical play. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notice

NOTICE OF AN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROJECT The public is hereby notified that the Lampasas Economic Development Corporation intends to finance an economic development project consisting of the extension of water and sewer lines and telecommunications More...

Early voting continues

Early voting for the Nov. 4 General Election will continue weekdays through Oct. 31 at the elections administrator office, 407 S. Pecan St. in Lampasas. On most of the early voting days, polls will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Lometa ISD trustees report on financial rating

The Lometa Independent School District has continued its string of superior ratings from the Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas. The state rating system is designed to assess each school district’s management of financial resources. More...

WEATHER

Date High Low Rain Oct. 20 81 58 Oct. 21 81 55 Oct. 22 81 58 More...

BRIEFLY

Sheep, goats Sheep and goat validation will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Lampasas County Youth Livestock Show Association show barn on North U.S. Highway 281. More...

Deaths

Mrs. Eddings

Funeral services were held Oct. 23, 2014 at First United Methodist Church in Burnet for Mary Kay Eddings. She died at her home in Burnet on Oct. 20. Burial followed at Long Cove Cemetery near Lometa. Mrs. Eddings was born in Austin on Sept. More...

Mr. Scevers

Larry W. Scevers, 72, of Lampasas died Oct. 22, 2014 at his home. Funeral services will be Oct. 25 at 10 a.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow at the Gardens of Memory Cemetery in Comanche. Mr. Scevers was born Aug. More...

News

Prison sentences given

In 27th District Court action last week, 33-year-old Jesse Robert Ford of Lampasas had his probation revoked, and he was sentenced to five years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on a charge of burglary of a habitation. More...

Arrests reported

The following arrests were reported recently by area law enforcement officials. Oct. 21 • Cory John Birchfield, 21, of Burnet on a Lampasas Police Department warrant for sexual assault of a child. He was released on bond Tuesday. More...

Agribusiness

Cattle Auction

The report from the October 22 Lampasas Cattle Auction follows. Cattle and calves: Estimated receipts 673 compared to 709 last week and 595 at this time last year. Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers steady. More...

Lometa Reporter

Hornets look to level Mountaineers tonight

The Hornets have had an extra week to prepare for tonight’s district-opener football game against the Santa Anna Mountaineers. An off week last Friday “couldn’t have come at a better time,” according to head coach D.T. Torres. More...

Archaeology presentation set Monday

In observance of Archaeology Month, the Lampasas County Historical Commission invites the public to hear historian and author Bill West Monday at 7 p.m. in the District Courtroom of the Lampasas County Courthouse. More...

Lometa Menu

For week of Oct. 27-31

Monday, Oct. 27 BREAKFAST: Pancake on stick/syrup or cereal/graham cracker, fruit or juice and milk. LUNCH: Orange chicken, oriental-blend vegetables, rice, mandarin oranges and milk. Tuesday, Oct. More...

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