The Third Street railroad crossing will be closed until further notice. The crossing is not safe to cross at this time and may cause damage to vehicles and/or could cause a vehicle to become stuck on the tracks. The road will remain barricaded until BNSF advises the crossing is safe to cross.
Tonight: A 50% chance of rain overnight with a low of 49° and N-NE wind 10 mph.
Thursday: An 80% chance of rain with a high of 56° as the cold front is moving away slowly. The NE wind is down to 5-10 mph.
Lampasas Police Dept. blotter for Tuesday showed an 8am report of suspicious activity in the 900 block of Campbell St. Surprisingly, there were no accident reports. There were three arrests made.
Lampasas relatives were notified last night that Rebecca Elaine Biddy, 58, was found deceased in her car.
Though the Lampasas River at Kempner was down this morning from its peak on Tuesday, it is still on a huge rise.
The weekly sale at Lampasas Cattle Auction was canceled due to the rainfall in the area over the past few days. They plan to have the regular sale at the regular time next Wednesday.
Lampasas County Commissioners will likely be on hand, along with local law enforcement officials, at a special “Construction Progress Meeting” on Thursday. The construction of course is on the Lampasas Law Enforcement Center that is being built on the south side of Lampasas. The meeting will be at the construction side at 1210 Barnes Street at 9:30am.
Badger Varsity Football (1-0/3-3) will face possibly their biggest challenge of the season when they travel to Liberty Hill on Friday to meet the Panthers (1-0/4-1) who are now ranked at #4 in the entire 4A-1 Division. Lampasas is ranked #29 at this point.
Lampasas has an uphill battle for sure, and the game is to be played at Liberty Hill. That’s their turf, but at least, it’s artificial turf – not mud.
Avery Grace Shirhall was born December 5, 2014 and passed away October 11, 2018. She is survived by her parents Valinda McGehee of Lampasas and Gregory Shirhall of Hamilton. She has these siblings, Jordan Rodriguez, Erica Rodriguez, Alexander Rodriguez, Cash Shirhall and Addisyn Shirhall. Grandparents are Donna Shirhall and Johnnie and Linda McGehee. Her grandfather, Peter Shirhall preceded her in death.
Wednesday: Showers are still likely with a 60% chance, along with a continuing north wind at 10 mph. The high should reach about 48° mid-morning and stay there.