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Show Pig Sale

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Monday, 29 September 2014
The Lampasas County Youth Livestock Association hosted a swine sale at their showbarn on Sunday. 
Lampasas County swine producers from Lometa and Lampasas put up for auction 75 prospect market hogs representing several breeds. Many FFA and 4h families, along with agscience teachers and county agents were on hand. Pigs produced by the Hopson , Carroll, Hail, Garcia, and Hines Swine farms were offered up for auction as livestock exhibitors get ready for the upcoming show season across Texas. 

 

Sheep/Goat Auction

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Monday, 29 September 2014
Mills Co. Commission Co.’s Friday auction last week had big numbers at 4,686 head, up from last week’s 4,026. 
Wool lambs steady, from $185 to $220/cwt for lightweight and heavies brought $170-$230/cwt. Slaughter ewes went for $70-$100/cwt and bucks $80-$130.
Dorper Lambs were lower at $200-$230/cwt for lightweight and $185-$235/cwt for heavies. Slaughter ewes went for $65-$110 and bucks $75-$125. Replacement ewes brought $130-$200/head and bucks $225-$350/head.
Barbados lambs went for $180- $225/cwt, replacement ewes $85-$125 head and bucks $150-$450/head.
Goats were steady to $5 lower on kids and $10 higher on nannies. Kids went for $200 at the bottom of the light class and up to $240/cwt. Heavies went for $170-$230/cwt.

 

Meetings 9.29.14

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Monday, 29 September 2014
Lampasas County Commissioners were to meet in a special session this morning on management of leftover funds from the Commissioners’ 2013-14 road and bridge budgets.
The 27th District Court jury trial scheduled for this week was canceled. Summons can be disregarded. 

 

Sports 9.29.14

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Monday, 29 September 2014
Badger Tennis was at Taylor and won another district match, putting them at 4-0 in district and guaranteed a place in the regionals at Willis at the end of October. If the team wins in the upcoming match against Burnet, they will be District Champions.
It was back and forth at Taylor in well matched doubles play.  The girls won all three doubles matches and 5 singles matches, then in mixed doubles with Audrey Kernes and Shrader Davis won their play. 
Taylor's boys were strong and took all matches on that side, then it came down to Veronica Werve as the last one on the court. She pulled it out 6-4, 6-3 to give Lampasas a 10-9 win and leave them undefeated in district so-far.
The team heads to Pflugerville today for a 4pm tournament, then on Tuesday (Oct. 7) they will meet Burnet in a 
 

Funeral Notice 9.29.14

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Monday, 29 September 2014
 Mildred E. Mickan, age 94 a longtime Copperas Cove resident passed away Friday, September 26, 2014 with her family at her side. She was born Mildred Esther Lea Schoppa in 1920 in Vernon, Texas and graduated from South Lockett High School with the Class of 1939. After high school she attended Draughons Business School in Lubbock and in 1945 she married Ben Mickan of Copperas Cove.
In 1951 the Mickan’s moved from Giddings to Copperas Cove where they built Ben’s Service Center/Humble Gas Station. Along with her involvement in the family business Mildred was active in the Copperas Cove Community with the PTA, the Red Cross and teaching Sunday School at
 

Public Hunts

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Saturday, 27 September 2014

With a hint of coolness in the air this week sportsmen are no doubt turning their attention to plans for hunting season. Hunters can still apply for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s popular drawn public hunts gun deer categories until 11:59pm CST Monday, September 29 through the new online-only Public Hunt Drawing System.

The online-only system is still accepting applications for some of the 2014-15 Drawn Hunts categories, including Special Permit hunts for Youth Only and Guided Hunt Packages, EPostcard hunts, and US Forest Service Antlerless Deer Permits. This is the first year that hunters can apply for

 

Atmos Energy, the natural gas supplier in the area, is urging its customers to prepare today for what could be another bonechilling winter. The United States faced extreme temperatures and record-setting natural gas consumption during the 2013-2014 winter heating season and according to industry leaders, the same may hold true this winter.

Atmos says, “The lessons learned from last year’s polar vortex is that there is no such thing as too much preparation.” John Paris, Mid-Tex

 

The Badger Varsity football team, coming off another win last week, carry their 3-1 record to Canyon Lake (2-2) tonight. Game time at Canyon Lake is 7:30pm. Canyon Lake is in neighboring District 14 of our Region IV of 4A-1, while Lampasas is in District 13 of the same Region. The Canyon Lake Hawks have a 2-2 record and are in the lower end of their district in win-loss so far. None of the teams they played have played teams the Badgers have played so it’s difficult to

 

Armed Robbery in Cove

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Friday, 26 September 2014

On September 25th at 2:05pm Copperas Cove Police responded to a report of an Aggravated Robbery at the Texas Partners Credit Union Bank, located at 809 S Main Street, Copperas Cove, Texas. Upon arrival Officers learned the suspect entered the bank and approached a teller. The suspect brandished a handgun and demanded money from the teller. The suspect was described as a black male, 5’ 09”, approximately 165-175 lbs., wearing a gray shirt, black ball cap

 


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