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 Dr Steve Forsysthe and a contingent of LHS staffers were in Waco on Tuesday and Wednesday for the annual conference of the Vocational Agriculture Teachers Assoc. of Texas. On Tuesday there were certain recognitions and awards and local LHS Principal Mark Kehoe received recognition as the VATAT Outstanding Administrator

 

Wednesday's Cattle Sale

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Thursday, 30 July 2015
Lampasas Cattle Auction had 407 head thru the ring at their regular Wednesday sale on July 29. Last week it was 418 head and a year ago 621. Compared to last week feeder steers and heifers were $3-$5 lower. Slaughter cows were steady and slaughter bulls weren't tested. Steers Heifers 200 – 300 lbs not tested 200 – 300 lbs not tested 300 – 400 lbs $2.56 – $3.35/lb 300 – 400 lbs $2.31 – $2.95/lb 400 – 500 lbs $2.40 – $2.98/lb 400 – 500 lbs $2.18 – $2.90/lb 500 - 600 lbs $2.08 – $2.39/lb 500 – 600 lbs $2.00 –$2.86/lb
 

Sports 7.30.15

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Thursday, 30 July 2015
Lampasas High School is hosting Big Blue Football Camp this week from 6-8pm at LHS. Today there is a Coaches/Leaders Workshop with Proactive Coaching at HUB Cafeteria from 2-5:15pm, located at the old Middle School across from Badger Stadium. Students are showing up with a pen/pencil and paper before 2pm. This evening at 7pm in
 

Sales Tax Holiday

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Wednesday, 29 July 2015
AUSTIN — Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar reminds shoppers they can save money on certain items priced under $100 during the state's annual sales tax holiday. This year, the sales tax holiday is scheduled for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 7 - 9.
The law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks priced under $100 from sales tax, which could save shoppers about $8 on every $100 they spend during the weekend.
“As the father of three young children, I know back-to-school expenses can really put a strain on family budgets this time 
 
Beginning August 4, personnel from Burlington, Northern, & Santa Fe (BNSF) will close the railroad crossing at FM 2313 for repairs. This closure is expected to last until August 6.
Motorists will need to seek alternate routes by accessing FM 580, FM 1715, and US 190. Signs will be posted alerting travelers to the detour.
As with most projects, the start date, duration, and completion date will be contingent on weather. These times are subject to change.
Those traveling in the area are urged to use caution around personnel and equipment, avoid any distractions, and obey all posted traffic signs.


 

Moonlight Swim Coming Up

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Wednesday, 29 July 2015
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Coming up this Saturday, August 1, is another Moonlight Swim at the Hancock Free Flow Swimming Pool. There will be live music, a pot-luck supper (attendees are asked to bring a covered dish) and drinks. General admission for this event is $3.50 per adult and $2.50 per child. The event kicks off at 8pm and goes until 11pm.
 
Are you a type 2 diabetic or a caregiver of a loved one with type 2 diabetes? Would you like to learn how to better manage your diabetes? If so, you can join the AgirLife Extension Service for their fall Multi County “Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes!” program.
The “Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes” is an educational program for people with type 2 diabetes. The classes will be conducted by area physicians and health and nutrition professionals. The five week series will address topics such as Getting Started: How Food Affects Your Blood Glucose, Are You Eating the Right Number of Carbohydrates? Let’s Find Out, Beyond the Diet: Improving Your Blood Glucose Control with Physical Activity, Beyond Diet and Physical Activity:  Improving Your Blood Glucose Control with Medication Celebrating
 

Meetings Yesterday

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Tuesday, 28 July 2015
Lampasas County Commissioners met for a regular meeting yesterday morning at 9am.  Among the usual, the committee voted to implement the burn ban until October 24th.  Because Judge Boultinghouse is unavailable, Pct. 1 Commissioner Robert Vincent, Jr. will sign the burn ban notice in his place.  Also on the agenda, was the assignment of Capital Ambulance 911 Ambulance Service Agreement to Acadian Ambulance Service of Texas, LLC.  The contract was voted down 2 to 2 but there will be no interruption in ambulance service and Acadian Ambulance will abide by the original contract until the next meeting.  As of press time, there is no information whether The Court will call a special meeting or wait until the next scheduled meeting to discuss the contract.  
Also, Commissioner Robert Vincent, Jr. had a message for whoever is leaving their drug paraphernalia in the culverts on CR 4820; they can pick them up at the Sheriff’s Office.
The meeting adjourned at 9:47am.
Lampasas City Council met yesterday evening for a special joint workshop session with the Parks and Recreations Advisory Board. Discussion ranged from the state of the Gavin Garrett Soccer Fields and Turner Softball Field to the future of the Hwy. 580 Sports Park. Mayor Toups brought up the topic of the Goodrich Memorial Tennis Park and the 
 

VATAT Conference in Waco

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Tuesday, 28 July 2015
The annual Vocational Agriculture Teachers Professional Convention is being held this week at the Waco Convention Center July 26-July 3 in Waco. 
Lampasas County is well represented as Lampasas ISD / FFA advisor Dr. Steve Forsythe and Lometa ISD ag teacher Brad Barnett currently serve on the board of directors representing the Area 7 VATAT region. Forsythe also serves on the VATAT Credit Union Board of Directors and was appointed Secretary of the VATAT Board of Directors at their annual 
 


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