High yesterday 30° Low this morning 21°
Today: A 20% chance of sleet today, otherwise cloudy and a high near 27°. Mostly cloudy and cold, a high near 27°. North wind 10 to 15 mph.
Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15°. N-NE wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight.
Sunday: Partly sunny, a high near 44° and calm SE wind..
Sunday Night: Cloudy, a low of 26°. Calm NE wind.
Monday: A 20% chance of rain after noon, otherwise mostly cloudy and a high near 41°. N-NE wind around 10 mph.
- Lampasas Police arrested 17 yr old Mason Cole Tabor of Lampasas at 6:35am Friday in the 300 block of E. 4th Street on a police warrant for delivery of a dangerous drug. Later in the day, at 1:45pm, also in the 300 block of E. 4th, a 52 yr old local man, Roel Ybarra, was arrested for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
- Lampasas Sheriff’s Dept. had an additional arrest as a 22 yr old Copperas Cove man was arrested on a bond revocation.
- Traffic Problems occurred in the Kempner area as two incidents were reported, possibly due to the bad weather.
With stores and shops hoping to see more Christmas shoppers today, it would be nice to see a little better weather.
It certainly isn’t going to be any warmer today, and any undisturbed ice is certainly going to stay frozen today, but the likelihood of any more moisture or sleet is pretty well out of the picture.
Though it won’t likely get above 27° today, and it will likely be down to a bone-chilling 15° tonight, it will simply the
Maudie Estelle Walker, age 96 of Lampasas, TX died Friday December 6, 2013 at Regal Nursing and Rehab in Lampasas. Estelle was born July 11, 1917 in Kempner, the daughter of Tim Trousdale and Ollie (Hoover) Trousdale. She was a farmer and a homemaker.
Survivors include her son, Tim Walker and his wife, Sue of Kempner; daughter Vivian D. Walker of Kempner; 2 grandchildren, Shannon Wayne
How many times have you heard it said by people from Michigan or Minnesota, “Texans are sissies, when it comes to cold weather.” Yeh, it’s true, but then they’d prob’ly have a hard time coping with our July and August weather!
This morning we all hated to go outside and clear the windshield and try to navigate the car through what might or might not
I-35N at Temple was closed this morning about 7am because of a fatal accident. A Temple man died after striking a guard rail, then getting out of his car and being hit by another vehicle traveling north on I-35.
Another I-35 problem came at Bruceville-Eddy at the old Blevins exit where a Fed-ex truck lost part of its load due to the icy conditions. No-one was injured.
Several problems occurred on I-20, with one of them causing a closing at Ranger Hill. One case of an 18 wheeler pulled off-but not far enough off-the roadway, causing a crash.
Lampasas County Commissioners met Friday morning to grant an audience to retirement fund officials. The County Auditor, Chris Munn, said he didn’t feel comfortable discussing the cost of living allowance matter without those representatives.
Lampasas Lady Badgers lost to Queensland 42-43 in Thursday morning game at the Salado tournament.
Lampasas Boys basketball team lost to Salado 55-52 Thursday in their first game in the Salado tournament. They were ahead 24-20 at the half, then lost it in the second half. Ralph Marez had 12 points and 10 rebounds, Shon Howard had 10 points and 6 blocks
They’ll were to be back to play Porter this morning at 9am. The girls will play Snook at 1:30pm.
The 9th and JV basketball teams are at Waco ISD in a tourney. The 9th grade boys beat Mexia 49-45, then lost to Waco High 54-38. The JV lost to Mexia 44-36.
The Lometa boys varsity opened the Rochelle tournament with an 69-27 win over Lohn, we will play Brady’s JV tomorrow @ 4:30. Ivan Jasso was the leading scorer
Lampasas Cattle Auction had a shorter run on Wednesday and saw prices down a bit because of the bad weather forecasts. There were 516 head thru the ring with that down from 711 head last week.
were down $5-$7/lb while slaughter cattle were steady. 300-400lb feeder steers brought $1.90-$2.30/lb and same size heifers
The Badgers and Lady Badgers basketball
teams are headed to Salado for a tournament. The first game for Lampasas was to be the girls, kicking off at 9am against Salado. The Badger boys are to play at 6pm this evening against Salado.
The Lometa Hornets