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Two Dental Assistants Get Scholarships

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Saturday, 20 December 2014

The Lampasas County Higher Education Center (LCHEC) is pleased to announce that two W.J. McLean scholarships of $350.00 each were awarded to two of LCHEC’s dental assistant students, who will graduate this month. Their names are Kristin Thompson and Chantay Hibler. The McLean scholarship is sponsored by W.J. McLean of Lampasas.

 

 
At noon on Monday the Lometa School Trustees will meet in the library at the school. 
They are to consider naming a general contractor for the new school building project, along with regular business and hearing several reports.

 

Next Week

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Saturday, 20 December 2014
No school! Lots of shopping and getting ready, and some offices and services will be closing – at least for a day.!
Lampasas City Hall will be closed for three days next week. If you need to do business with the City you’ll have to do it on Monday or Tuesday, they’ll be closed from Wednesday until Monday the 29th.  
Trash will be picked up, except for Dec. 25th. That Thursday (Dec. 25th) trash will be picked up on Friday, Dec. 26th and Friday’s trash will be picked up on Saturday (Dec. 27th).


 

Sheep and Goat Market 12.20.14

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Saturday, 20 December 2014
There was a little lighter run Friday at the Mills County Commission Company in Goldthwaite. The auction saw 3128 head of sheep and goats, compared to 4350 last week.
Wool lambs were steady with 70-90lb animals going for $175-$230/cwt. Slaughter ewes brought $90-$130/cwt.
Dorper lambs brought $230-$310/cwt up to 75 lbs and the
 

Toil and Trouble

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Thursday, 18 December 2014
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KCEN TV Weatherman Shot 
Wednesday morning at KCEN TV's Bruceville-Eddy studio the station's morning weather man was shot by an unknown assailant. The incident happened in the parking lot. 
Meteorologist Patrick Crawford evidently exchanged words with a man who shot him multiple times in the stomach and shoulder and one bullet grazed his head. Somehow Crawford managed to get in his car and speed off with the man still shooting at him. Lawmen were still 
 

If the above is not enough...

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Thursday, 18 December 2014
In Victoria a young police officer became angry and threw a 76 yr old 5 ft -5 in man to the ground and tased him twice. The story, that is given by a witness, and backed up by video from the patrol car, seems to have the elderly Pete Vasquez dropping off a vehicle at an auto dealer's lot in Victoria. There was an expired inspection sticker and the officer questioned Vazquez about it. The witness said Vazquez told Officer Nathanial Robinson that it was a dealer's car with dealer-plates and didn't require a current inspection sticker. At that, he says, Robinson got angry, grabbed Vasquez by the arm and started 
 
Lampasas HS FFA members were busy Wednesday checking in and packaging individual fruit orders. Their shipments came in for the annual fall fundraiser and they'll be delivering $6,000 worth of fruit, as well as Christmas hams and turkeys for local purchasers. It should all be done by Friday, when local schools close the doors for the holidays.

 

LCHEC Health Classes

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Thursday, 18 December 2014
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Three students graduated this month from the nurse aide program at Lampasas Higher Education Center (LCHEC). The three will now go on to take their state certification exams to become certified nurse aides.
Registration for health classes is going on again right now at LCHEC for classes offered by Allied Health. 
 

Cattle Auction 12.18.14

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Thursday, 18 December 2014
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In their last sale of the year Lampasas Cattle Auction saw low numbers and steady to weaker prices on Wednesday. There were 362 head of cattle through the ring at the regular weekly sale, compared to 418 last week. The feeders were steady to $3-$5 lower per hundred weight (/cwt).
300-400lb steers were $2.54-$3.35/lb, heifers $2.66-$3.48
400-500lb steers $2.78-$3.40 and heifers $2.39-$2.92
500-600lb steers $2.41-$2.96/lb and heifers $2.18-$3.10/lb
 


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