Weather and Police Report

Weather and Police Report

The Weather

High yesterday was 76° The low this morning was 50°

  • Today: Sunny, with a high near 74° and N-NE wind around 10 mph as the cool front has arrived and cloudless skies will give us warm afternoons but cool nights.
  • Tonight: Clear and cool with a low around 45° overnight and just light N-NE wind at 5 mph.
  • Tuesday: Sunny, with a high around 79° and calm wind becoming E-SE around 5 mph.

Vehicles Vandalized at Local Dealership-Vandal Arrested

Vehicles Vandalized at Local Dealership-Vandal Arrested

Sunday morning at 9:03am a Benny Boyd’s CDJ Dealership employee reported that someone had broken into a service bay by damaging an exterior door. The person ransacked several offices, damaged property and the security system and had broken into about a dozen vehicles parked outside. While officers Larry Wilson, Eric Hernandez and Assistant Chief Jody Cummings were..

Sports

Sports

Badger Football (1-5) lost 13-49 last Friday on Badger Field to so-far unbeaten Gatesville. There were moments when the very capable Badger offense showed their stuff. Highlights included the TD passes to Clayton Beaver from freshman QB Ace Whitehead. Lampasas has a
great team of receivers that pair up with Whitehead for plenty of thrills. Unfortunately the young Badgers were unable to make up for a first-half Hornet success..

DPS Highlights School Bus Safety Efforts

DPS Highlights School Bus Safety Efforts

AUSTIN - In conjunction with National School Bus Safety Week (Oct. 16-20), the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is urging Texans to comply with laws prohibiting drivers from passing school buses. During this period, DPS Highway Patrol Troopers will be looking for drivers who violate the law. It is illegal to pass any school bus that is stopped..

Sports

Badger Varsity Football (1-4) will be under the Friday Night Lights at Badger Field this evening. It’s the Lampasas Badgers versus the Gatesville Hornets(5-0) in the first district game for both teams.   It should be a pleasant evening with low to mid 70s temps and no threat of rain or strong winds. Middle School Football scores from yesterday saw the 7th grade B team losing 0-8 and the A team winning 22-6. Middle School Volleyball goes to Burnet next Monday with 5 and 6pm matches.

Lady Badger Volleyball has a bye until Oct. 17th when they meet Leander Glenn at home with 5 and 6pm games. It will be the Senior/ Parent Night.

Badger Tennis, District Champs, await playoff alignments for the Area level matches next week. Badger JV Tennis was at Copperas Cove yesterday, winning 15-4. They swept Cove in doubles and won all but 4 of the singles matches. The JV will be off for a couple of weeks as the Varsity team goes into the playoffs, then be back in action after Thanksgiving with tournaments.

Badger Golf kicks off the Lampasas Fall Classic today at Hancock Park with 9am tee times. The Badger Boys and Girls Varsity, and the Boys JV will be seeing action in this Fall Classic. 

Badger Cross Country will be in action at Lampasas High once again today for the 8-3A District meet. Both High School and Middle School will be running with the first start at 8:30am

Funeral Notice

Funeral Notice

Gary G. “Big” Holland Sr., 70 of Lampasas, TX died Wednesday October 11, 2017 at his home. He was born August 9, 1947 in Houston, TX to parents, Ernest Weldon Holland and Gladys Pauline (Ivy) Holland. Gary grew up in Houston and once out of school lived and worked in the city for many years as a machinist. He married Freida McBride in 1968. In 1988 the family moved to Lampasas.  Gary was a member of Christ The Rock..