High yesterday 85° Low this morning 55°
Sunny, with a high of 88° and calm winds.
Clear, with a low of 70°a E-SE wind 10 mph.
Sunny, with a high of 91° and S-SE wind 10 mph
reported one minor accident in the 600 block of E. Ave. F at 12:45pm
Lampasas Sheriff’s Office
blotter shows the arrest of a 29 year old Kempner man for DWI, and they responded to several calls including arson, robbery, a terroristic threat and 3 disturbances.
Lampasas Fire Department
had a quiet day
On Saturday police were back and arrested Hall again, this time they charged him
The 63rd Annual A.C. January Memorial Invitational Golf Tournament will kick off at Hancock Park Golf Course on Saturday for its three day run - winding up on Monday.
The format will be 54 holes of stroke play. Golfers will be pre-flighted according to their last three year average, two year average, or last year’s score depending on the number of years played.
Tee times will be 8am and 1pm each day. There will be golfers in town as early as Thursday or Friday for their free practice rounds. There’ll also be a meal for two and a gathering on Sunday evening at the park.
Prizes for each flight will be: 1st - $500, 2nd - $400, 3rd - $300 and Lame Duck $200. Door prizes will be given during the “business meeting” that follows the meal on Sunday evening.
There are currently 201 entries, as of late Tuesday evening. The entries are from all over Texas including Texarkana, Edinburg, Houston an El Paso. They are also coming from other states as well, such as California, Tennessee and Louisiana .
For more information on the tournament, contact Richard Stockman at 512-556-1827
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct a Sheep and Goat Workshop in Lometa, kicking off at 4pm on Thursday, May 30th. The workshop will be held at the Lometa Garden Club Building at 514 N Main in Lometa.
“The main focus of the workshop will be to teach sheep and goat producers to reduce their dependence on traditional de-worming practices,” according to Heath Lusty, AgriLife Extension agent.
Lusty said although much of the region remains under severe drought, very little rain is needed to trigger sheep and goat internal parasite infestations and the recent rains may have activated this trigger.
In a 24-6 vote on Tuesday, the Senate approved a bill intended to help the state's youngest students develop nutritious drinking habits by allowing schools to sell only water, low-fat milk and pure juice.
State Sen. Carlos Uresti, D-San Antonio, said the change
Last night the Lampasas City Council opened a special meeting to canvass the votes from the City Election on the 11th . It was declared valid and the Council proceeded to take care of the necessary follow-up procedures.
Municipal Judge Robert Gradel swore in new council members Wanda Bierschwale for Place 1, Christian Toups for Place 2 and incumbent Chris Harrison for Place 6.
A fire that broke out Sunday afternoon on a railroad trestle across the Lower Colorado River between San Saba and Lometa continued to burn Monday and officials at the scene estimated the bridge could be a $10 million loss.
The fire started a little after 4pm Sunday on the San Saba side of the river and the 300-yard-long bridge was engulfed in flames when firemen arrived 20 minutes later.
The firefighters decided it would be too dangerous to fight the flames from the
More Texas troopers will be on patrol over the Memorial Day weekend watching for speeders, drunken drivers and travelers not wearing seat belts.
The Department of Public Safety says increased holiday patrols will begin
We first reported the trouble with a Burnet County fire at a Spicewood home. It took place shortly before midnight Wednesday. When officials got to the fire they found two dead people inside – Dorrina Ruth Reese, 42, and Thomas Edward Wells, 30 – the residents of the home.
Earlier there had been a call-in report of someone else there, and a dispute, and a certain car that was seen at the location.
Lawmen soon picked up three people; Gregory Mark Currie , 30, of Cedar Town