February 21, 2017 RSS feed / Life

High school student performs in all-state band as tuba player

Lampasas High School senior Isaiah Margis, a tuba player in the Badger Band, recently performed in a concert in San Antonio as part of the Association of Texas Small School Bands All-State Symphonic Band.  More...

100 days of school have gone by in Lometa

Lometa Elementary students joined hands last week in celebration of the first 100 days of school. The students held an energy stick that conducted electricity when their hands completed the circuit. More...

Tractor Supply collects donations for FFA grant program

The Lampasas-area Tractor Supply Company store will collect donations during National FFA Week to support grants for FFA chapters in Texas.  During National FFA Week, Feb. 17 through Feb. More...

Rutland’s honored by historical commission

Rutland’s Fashion and Western Wear on the Lampasas courthouse square received the Texas Treasure Business Award from the Texas Historical Commission for its contributions toward the economic gr More...

Metroplex now accepting scholarship applications

Metroplex Health System volunteers are accepting scholarship applications through Feb. 28. Scholarship funds are available for students pursuing two-year or four-year degrees in health care human health services during the 2017-2018 school year. More...

Rachel Porter named finalist in National Merit Scholar program

Lampasas High School senior Rachel Porter has been named a finalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program, becoming one of 15,000 students across the country to make it to that level. More...

Scholarships available from Democratic Women

Highland Lakes Democratic Women has announced it will award three $1,000 college scholarships annually: one to a female graduating high school student and two to female adult learners.  More...

Lampasas debate teams perform well

From left to right: Calum Folks, Keely Wilson, Sena Kucukkarca, Brooke Branum, Christian Cisneros and Jonah Folks pose for a photo wearing their medals after the Feb. 9 District UIL meet. More...

Couple announces engagement

Marcus and Janice Mitchell of Lometa have announced the engagement of their daughter, Taylor Beatrice, to Zane Thomas Byrd, son of Chad and Kerry Byrd of Petersburg.  The bride-to-be is a 2013 graduate of Lometa High School and a student at Texa More...