March 27, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Diamondback Jubilee set for tonight, Saturday

Shake, rattle and buzz; it’s time for the Lometa Diamondback Jubilee. The annual event, sponsored by the Lometa Lions Club, is set for this weekend at the Lometa Regional Park. More...

Kempner recognizes Fair Housing Month

The Kempner City Council met Tuesday and approved April as CTCOG Fair Housing Month. The proclamation celebrates the 47th anniversary of the passage of the Fair Housing Act. More...

BRIEFLY

Car show Rain last weekend prompted the Classics at the Classic car show to be rescheduled. The show will be Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Lampasas Building Components, 1303 McLean Street. More...

Special Sections

Deaths

Mrs. Lee

Betty G. Lee, 89, of Lampasas died March 25, 2015 at her home. Her body will be cremated. No services have been planned at this time. Mrs. Lee was born Dec. More...

Mr. Powell

Walter Lee Powell Sr., 76, of Austin died March 24, 2015 at his home. Funeral services will be March 31 at 2 p.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel in Lampasas. His body will be cremated. Mr. Powell was born Oct. More...

Sports

Soccer teams advance to area playoffs - Free Access

Lady Badgers defeat Smithville 4-0; Badgers win 7-3

The Badgers survived a wild ride to beat Smithville 7-3 in the boys' soccer bi-district playoffs on Friday. More...

State powerlifting meet

Jason Ayers set a Lampasas High School record for the 114-pound weight class by lifting a total of 870 pounds at the state meet on Saturday. More...

No. 12 Lampasas goes 1-1 to start district softball

After a 3-2 loss to state ranked Burnet in Monday’s district softball opener, Lampasas hammered Salado 12-3 on Tuesday. Lady Badger pitcher Regan Dunn threw 14 strikeouts in the road win at Salado. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notice

ORDINANCE NO. 1444 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LAMPASAS, TEXAS, AMENDING CHAPTER 22, OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF LAMPASAS, TEXAS TO ADD ARTICLE V RELATED TO THE REGULATION OF “MOBILE FOOD VENDOR UNITS” AND More...

Lampasas ISD race draws challengers

Alanna Cook

Alanna Cook is not your average soccer mom. She is a retired lieutenant colonel after 21 years of service in the U.S. More...

Lampasas ISD race draws challengers

Rick Baxter

Lampasas Independent School District trustee candidate Rick Baxter said he could bring leadership to the school board if he is elected by voters. More...

City puts sludge proposal on hold

Responding to several area residents’ opposition to a sewage sludge proposal, the Lampasas City Council on Monday decided to investigate the cost of alternative options. More...

WEATHER

Date High Low Rain March 23 80 50 March 24 78 71 March 25 82 58 More...

Lifestyles

Autism support group now in Lampasas

After meeting for almost a year at Taylor Creek Elementary School, a support group for parents with children who have autism has moved to Tyson’s Corners Retreat and Wellness Center. More...

Bloomin’ Fest just around the corner

The Lampasas County Chamber of Commerce will host the annual Bloomin’ Fest April 4 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in downtown Lampasas. More...

Saturday fun

A handy schedule for all things going on March 28

•9 a.m. events Adopt a Dog Day The Lampasas County Animal Shelter will hold an adoption drive at 301 College St., right off the East Fourth Street location in Lampasas from 9-11:30 a.m. The cost to adopt is $30 plus spay/neuter costs. More...

News

Law enforcement reports arrests

The following arrests were reported recently by area law enforcement officials. March 24 • John Backer, 29, of Los Angeles for possession of marijuana under two ounces. He was released from the Lampasas County Jail on bond the same day. More...

Probation revoked during District Court proceedings

At his adjudication announcement on March 20, Robert Felan had his probation revoked, and he was sentenced to 12 months in state jail. Felan, 29, of Lampasas is charged with possession of a controlled substance less than 1 gram. More...

Accident occurs before FM 580, FM 2313 intersection

A one-vehicle accident Tuesday morning on FM 580 East sent a high school student to Family Medicine Clinic in Lampasas. Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Jacob Wheeler of Goldthwaite gave the following account. More...

Lometa Reporter

Teens vie for Diamondback Jubilee Queen

Jaton Wootton, a freshman at San Saba High School, is active in tennis, varsity cheerleading, San Saba County 4-H and FCCLA, serving as chapter and Region II officer. Jaton has been competing on her horses, AP and KG, since she was 5 years old. More...

School Menu

For week of March 30- April 3

Monday, March 30 BREAKFAST: Pancake on a stick or cereal, graham cracker, fruit or juice and milk. LUNCH: Popcorn chicken, carrots, broccoli, mixed fruit and milk. More...

Vehicles collide

A Wednesday morning crash on U.S. Highway 183 North sent one man to Scott & White Memorial Hospital in Temple after he made a U-turn just outside of Lometa. More...