October 31, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Repaving

City of Lampasas street department employee J.C. West uses a chip sealer to apply gravel to a fresh layer of asphalt Tuesday on Western Street. More...

Inside BRIEFLY

Tennis and cross country regional previews are on page 6. Safety tips The public is invited to attend a free holiday safety seminar Monday from 1-3 p.m. at the First Baptist Church fellowship hall. More...

Lifestyles

What’s for Dinner?

Lampasas quilter’s pastry-themed entry featured in international festival

Lampasas quilter and fabric shop owner Cindy Lee Monroe fulfilled a dream when she saw her work displayed last week at the International Quilt Festival in Houston. More...

Couple plans Nov. 15 wedding

Vincent Scottino of Dallas and Martha Quinton of Lampasas announce the engagement and approaching wedding of their children, Lia Scottino of Austin and Edward Hood of Lampasas. The bride’s mother and the groom’s father are deceased. More...

Field trip

Hanna Springs Elementary fifth-graders, from left, Dylan Jones, Paige Goldston, Carley Roberts, Catherine Hicks and Jasmine Woodward pose with First Texas Bank Senior Vice President Kelvin Barkowsky More...

News

Grand jury hands down indictments

The Lampasas County grand jury convened recently and handed down numerous indictments. More...

Several arrests reported

The following arrests were reported recently by area law enforcement officials. Oct. 28 • Cory Anthony Schubmehl, 26, of Lampasas for possession of marijuana under two ounces. He remained in the Lampasas County Jail on Wednesday. Oct. 27 More...

History books

From left, Travis Herring, Dorthy Morrison, Janie Potts, Mary Anna Beard, Joe Wittenburg and Jim Anderson are shown during a history book distribution at the L&M Garden Club earlier this month. More...

Lometa Reporter

Hornets to host Elks in ‘must win’ game

There is little room for error as Lometa competes for one of two playoff spots in the four-team district. Lometa and Evant each enter tonight’s contest with an 0-1 district record. More...

Lometa Menu

For week of Nov. 3-7 Monday, Nov. 3 BREAKFAST: Oatmeal, toast or cereal/graham cracker, fruit or juice, milk LUNCH: Hoagie, salad, tots, banana, milk Tuesday, Nov. 4 More...

Cross country team to run at regional meet Saturday

­Hornet cross country coach David Fisher believes Lometa has a shot at advancing runners to the state meet, as a team as well as a couple of individuals. More...

Lampasas may host goat roping

An event organizer is eyeing Lampasas as the possible host for what he said could be “the world’s richest goat roping.” The Lampasas City Council on Monday heard a proposal about the event, which Crawford resident Will Stevens of Ma More...

County approves preliminary plat

The Lampasas County Commissioners Court on Monday approved a preliminary plat of Country Estates Section III. More...

Fall chill runs behind schedule

Lampasas’ warmest October in several years ends today. The average monthly temperature through the first 29 days was 72.1, 4.1 degrees above average for the month, according to the National Weather Service. More...

WEATHER

Date High Low Rain Oct. 27 83 63 Oct. 28 82 64 Oct. 29 77 58 More...

Deaths

Tyler Garcia

A rosary for Tyler Andrew Garcia will be recited Nov. 1, 2014, at 6 p.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel. A funeral Mass will be Nov. 2 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Tyler died Oct. 26, 2014, at his residence in Iowa Park. He was 14. More...

Mr. Perry

Harold Bryant Perry, 51, of Denton, formerly of Lampasas, died Oct. 17, 2014. Mr. Perry was born Nov. 19, 1962, in Riverside, Calif. He was a Lampasas High School graduate and a member of the Church of Christ. More...

Jesse Ray Miles

Jesse Ray Miles, 78, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. Jesse Ray Miles was born Aug. 28, 1936, in Hamilton to Ruby and James Townsend “Doc” Miles. More...

Sports

Flores aims to keep pace with elite runners

­Through two miles of the 5K district race last week, Orlando Flores hung right with the eventual champion, Drew Kiser of Burnet. More...

Badger tennis team eyes regional championship

The Badgers’ competition at tennis regionals may not be as tough as it was in 2013, but advancing to state probably will be at least as difficult as it was last season. Only one team from each region will move on to the state tournament. More...

Badgers seek first district win against Cougars

Lampasas looks to shed a three-game losing streak as it hosts China Spring, and the Badgers know it is a doable -- although challenging -- task. More...