High yesterday 81° Low this morning 56°
Today: Mostly sunny and a high of 86° with a south wind 5-15 mph, gusting to 20 mph.
Tonight: Increasing clouds and a 20% chance of rain after 8pm with a low of 64° and S-SE wind 15 mph with gusts of 25 mph.
Thursday:A 20% chance of a shower early morning, partly sunny later with a high of 86° and south wind 10-15 shifting to northwesterly in the afternoon.
The weekend ahead looks to be partly sunny on Saturday for all the events, then clouding up a little at night and on Sunday.
- Lampasas Police report no accidents and only one arrest on Tuesday as a 27 yr old Lampasas man was picked up at the intersection of 5th and Main on a Lampasas County warrant for failure to appear on a driving with an invalid license charge at 5:35pm yesterday.
- Lampasas Sheriff’s Office had a couple of jail bookings as a 26 yr old Copperas Cove woman was arrested on a failure to appear warrant out of district court and a 19 yr old Kempner male was charged with possession of marijuana.
- The call log shows an unattended death, a theft report in Kempner and a juvenile problem there. Other county locations saw a sexual offense in the later afternoon, along with an illegal dumping and a disturbance to attend to.
The Burn Ban has been lifted again, this time to Sunday at 6pm. You have between now and Sunday evening at 6pm to burn outdoors – safely- and you need to report your burn plans to the Lampasas Fire Department.
Saturday, a busy day in Lampasas, will feature an 8am start for the City-wide Garage Sale on Courtyard Square. There’ll be treasures as well as trash in the booths downtown and, in addition, lots of people will take the opportunity to have their own sales on driveways and in garages around town. The weather should be nice and with spring-cleaning on our minds it’s a great time to sell your old stuff—which is probably just what somebody else is looking for. If you’re not in the mood to sell stuff, be a buyer and have something different to take home with you.
Paws for a Cause, presented by the Friends of Lampasas Animal Shelter, along with the Lampasas Walmart
In one case a Lampasas Sheriff’s Patrol car was traveling east on FM580 E when it passed two WB motorcycles and clocked them at 95 and 85 mph.. The patrol car went in pursuit and the motorcycles continued at high speed. The one in back went to the south side of the
The Lady Badgers Softball Team bi-district playoff schedule against Stephenville has changed since its original announcement. The first game of the best 2 of 3 will be played Thursday night in Lampasas at 6:30pm as we originally announced, but that second game is now set for Friday night in Stephenville at 6:30pm. If a third game is needed, it will be played at noon on Saturday.
The Lady Badgers finished their district 8 season in third place and their opponent, the Stephenville Honeybees, finished their district 7 season in 2nd place.
The Lampasas Badgers Baseball team played their last game of the 2014 season last night against Gatesville, finishing up
Temperatures were up in the mid-80s in Lampasas yesterday afternoon before a series of thunderstorm clouds began drifting into the area. A little after 4pm some ominous clouds began coming in and there were thunderstorm warnings sounding on Lampasas Radio’s Emergency Alert System (EAS). But…no-one said anything about a tornado watch or warning. It was a surprise to us when we got a cell phone text picture from Terri Harris of
First started in the early 70’s, Earth Day is a day to note the wonderful biodiversity of our planet, and to do what we can to take care of it.
In our part of the world, we can all testify to a change in it. Several years of drought now causes us to wonder if this is the new normal. Planting drought-resistant trees, shrubs and gardens is becoming common-place and the subject of discussion across back fences and garden
Art in the Park, an annual presentation of The Lampasas Association for the Arts (LAFTA) will be held in the Hanna Springs Sculpture Garden at Campbell Park in Lampasas on Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 10am until 2pm.
Events include an unveiling of “Badgers – Sign of the Times” a piece by Michael Kuehne’s Lampasas Middle
Lometa ISD will be holding a public meeting on Thursday, regarding the May Lometa School Bond Election. The meeting will be in the Lometa School Cafeteria at 6:30pm and information will be provided, having to do with the Bond Election.
The election itself will take place on May 10th, Early Voting begins on April 28th, and the subject is some
Clifford Louis “Cliff” Lambert, Jr. age 83
of McKinney passed away Friday, April 11, 2014. He was born in 1930 in Kempner, was a graduate of Lampasas High, and served in the U.S. Air Force. He married Patricia Ann “Pat” Davis in 1960.
Cliff was a graduate of Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois and was employed as a Research Chemist at Jefferson Chemical Company in Austin. He retired from Texaco Chemical Company in 1987 and retired to Lake Buchanan in 1999.
Cliff is survived by children, siblings and several grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife Pat and by a son.