FOOD PANTRY POSTPONED
Due to ongoing weather issues and poor road conditions, St. Mary Catholic Church has decided to cancel the drive-through food distribution planned for Feb. 19.
The food pantry instead will be held Feb. 26 from 10:30 a.m. to noon. This will be the only one offered this month. The temporary warming station for those in need during power outages also was scheduled to end Feb. 18, according to the latest information at press time.
WEATHER-RELATED SCHOOL CLOSURES
Both the Lampasas Independent School District and the Lometa Independent School District canceled in-person classes – without requiring students to complete at-home lessons – through Feb. 19 because of the winter storm.
Lometa and parts of Lampasas struggled with electric outages and water problems throughout the week because of the storm.
Asked whether Lampasas ISD will have to hold in-person classes on previously scheduled “bad weather day” holidays to compensate for lost classroom time, Superintendent Dr. Chane Rascoe said the district will request a waiver for the missed time. LISD officials will not know for a few weeks whether the waiver is approved, Rascoe said.