June 27, 2008 RSS feed / Life

Fire department donations

Proceeds from the 2007 Firehouse Biker Rally were distributed recently to the Lampasas Fire Department, Briggs Community Center, Bend Community Center, volunteer fire departments in Lometa, Adamsville. More...

School Menu

Week of June 30-July 4

Monday, June BREAKFAST: Oatmeal, toast, orange juice and milk. LUNCH: Pizza, Italian vegetables, oranges, cookie and milk. Tuesday, July 1 BREAKFAST: Sausage. biscuit/ gravy, apple juice and milk. More...

Tickets on sale for LAFTA picnic

Lampasas Association for the Arts will sponsor a Spring Ho picnic at the sculpture garden in Campbell Park July 12 from 1:30- 3:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults for a shrimp boil and jambalaya, and $5 for a kids' hot dog meal. More...

Yeary family holds gathering

The descendants of Callaway Clinton Yeary (1857-1932) met June 7 at the Lake Victor Community Center for their reunion. Thirty-two Yeary family members were in attendance for the visiting, reminiscing and food. More...

Local cemetery group to meet

The executive board of Oak Hill Cemetery Association will meet today at 4 p.m. at the City Administration Building conference room. Anyone interested is invited to attend. More...

College honors

Tarleton State-Central Texas

Diplomas were awardced to Tarleton State-Central Texas graduates during spring 2008 commencement ceremonies. More...

Littlefield reunion set Saturday

Descendants and friends of the Littlefield Community are invited to the 47th annual reunion Saturday at 9 a.m. at the Lampasas Senior Center. More...

CTC lists upcoming non-credit courses

The Central Texas College (CTC) Continuing Education Department is conducting registration for its July classes. Classes include exercise, dance and language sessions. More...

TASA plans business meeting, dance

Texas Association of Single Adults will hold a business meeting at Jody's Family Restaurant, 1301 S. First St., in Temple, on Wednesday at 7 p.m. Arrive earlier to eat. All single, widowed or divorced adults ages 21 or older are welcome. More...

Blood drive set for Wednesday

When donors give blood, they make life possible for hundreds of people in their community every day. This summer, Carter BloodCare encourages donors to keep the blood supply strong and available to those whose lives depend on it. More...

Sublimating dry ice

Mad Science of Austin sponsored a presentation at the Lampasas Public Library that held the interest of all those in attendance. More...

Waiting for the onslaught

Mad Science of Austin instructor Laser Lauren waits for the hoard of local youths who were entertained at the library's recent science program. More...

Donations being accepted for longtime local barber

Donations are being accepted to defray medical expenses for longtime Lampasas barber Terry Reed. Reed is in Metroplex Hospital in Killeen with serious health issues. Donations may be mailed to or dropped off at Community Church, 219 E. More...

Girl Scouts tour museum, visit rock collector, park

Seventeen Girl Scouts of varying ages visited the Keystone Square Museum earlier this month to learn about Lampasas County history. The visit was part of a summer program, "Museum Mondays," initiated by the Girl Scouts of Central Texas in Killeen. More...

LHS sets new student registration

New student registration and orientation for the 2008-09 term at Lampasas High School will be as follows. Aug. 11: new 11th- and 12th-graders; and Aug. 12: new 9th- and 10th-graders. Both sessions will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Class reunions

1950 Medina's Parrilla is the site for the 58th Lampasas High School reunion. Participants will gather July 11 between 6-6:30 p.m. 1953 The 55th class reunion is July 12 from 3-6 p.m. on the lower floor of the Hancock Spings Hostess House. More...

Sixth-grade end-of-school awards day held

Hanna Springs Intermediate School held an awards day event at the end of the school year. Recognition went to the following sixth-graders. More...

Sunday Singing slated at church

Sunday Singing at Lake Victor Baptist will be Sunday at 6 p.m. at the church, located half-way between Lampasas and Burnet, three miles off U.S. Highway 281 South on FM 2340. More...

Alcoholics Anonymous hotline open

Alcoholics Anonymous has a hotline open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For information, phone 556-5656 or visit www. austinaa.org. More...

Hospice volunteers sought

Lighthouse Hospice of Burnet is seeking volunteers to be friendly visitors and provide companionship for another person. Office help also is sought. Free training is provided. More...

Club welcomes new member

Members of Browning Community Garden Club met recently at the home of Sharron Van Weelden, newly installed president. Julie Guill was welcomed as a new member. More...

Fest badges now on sale

Spring Ho badges to be used for the festival week for reduced or free admission to various events, are on sale for $5 each at Cattles Pharmacy, Hodges & Sargent Pharmacy, Lampasas branch of The National Banks, First Texas Bank, First State Bank of More...

LISD serving twice daily

The summer food service program is providing meals during the summer at no cost to children ages 18 and under through July 31 at Hanna Springs Intermediate School's cafeteria. Breakfast is from 7:30-8:30 a.m., and lunch is from 11:30 a.m. More...

Mad science shower

A cannister of dry ice and water and a nozzle dipped in dish soap provides a host of bubbles for the audience at the Lampasas Public Library in the top and bottom photos. More...

Not so tasty

A participant in the library science program dislikes the taste of the dry ice exhibited by Laser Lauren of Mad Science of Austin. More...