Central Texas bikers raise thousands to help children in need have a Christmas
TEMPLE, Texas (KWTX) - On Sunday bikers from all around Central Texas raised close to $15,000 to make sure children in need have presents under the tree this Christmas. Around 600 different motorcycle riders participated in the 31st annual TriCounty Toy Run of Central Texas. The riders came from various...
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Puppies Up for Adoption in buchanan dam, TX
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to buchanan dam..
Two-car crash on North Key sends one driver to hospital
A two-car crash at the intersection of North Key Avenue and East Avenue J on Tuesday morning sent a 78-year-old Lampasas County woman to the hospital. Agencies on the scene included the Lampasas Police Department, Lampasas Fire Department and Hamilton EMS. According to Patrol Lt. Chuck Montgomery, the police department received a call at 10:07 a.m. from the Lampasas Fire Department regarding a…
Oglesby prevents Richland Springs from playing for 10th state title, 62-48
DUBLIN – A pair of turnovers at the opponents’ 2 yard line resulted in two length-of-the field scoring drives for the Oglesby Tigers, who also scored on a pair of kick returns en route to ending the Richland Springs Coyotes’ season, 62-48, Saturday in the Class A Division II state semifinals.
Train Wreck Or Art? What Is This ‘Thing’ In Marfa, Texas?
I have been planning a big trip to Big Bend, Texas for a long time now and hopefully, 2024 is going to be the year... fingers are crossed. A small but significant part of that trip will be after leaving the Big Bend area I would like to experience the mysterious Marfa Lights, near Marfa, Texas, population 1750, not including paranormal entities of course. But now I see there may be other reasons to go to Marfa, they call it, art.
Teenager dead in Kempner shooting
KEMPNER, Texas (FOX 44) – A 19-year-old has died in a shooting in Kempner. The Kempner Police Department responded to a report of a domestic disturbance in the 100 block of Orchard Street on Wednesday. When officers arrived, they found a gunshot victim, along with the residents of this location.
Zephyr girls win Lometa tournament, Zephyr boys place third
LOMETA – The Zephyr Lady Bulldogs won the Lometa basketball tournament over the weekend while the Zephyr Bulldogs placed third. The Lady Bulldogs defeated Cherokee, 70-41; Santa Anna, 55-26; and Priddy, 42-33, in the championship game. The Bulldogs opened with a 44-42 victory over Cherokee, dropped a 47-46 decision...
Sun Festival scheduled for April in Lometa
As this year begins to wind down and ushers in the holiday season, people already have begun planning ahead for next spring’s total solar eclipse. The eclipse, dubbed the “Great North American Eclipse,” will pass over parts of Canada, Mexico and the United States. Lampasas County is expected to be directly in the path of totality during the event. Bret Cali, owner and operator of the Bend…
‘Dancing with the Stars’ event set for tonight at LHS
New Beginning of Restoration and Hope Resource Center will host “Dancing with the Stars of Lampasas” tonight at the Lampasas High School cafeteria. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. Admission is $3 per person, or one can make a donation of women’s selfcare products such as fuzzy socks, face masks, nail polish, lotion and related items. Children under 5 years old will receive free admission. The…
County authorities confirm Kempner homicide investigation
Lampasas County Sheriff Jess Ramos confirmed there is an active homicide investigation taking place in Kempner as of Wednesday. Kempner Police Department is the primary investigating authority, but Ramos said his office and the Texas Rangers are assisting in the investigation. Kempner residents took to social media to ask about...
Savor the Flavor: Top 3 Must-Try Burgers in Llano
In this article, we will be exploring three delectable burgers found in Llano. Have you had the pleasure of tasting any of these yet? If yes, we would love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Texas High School Football Schedule, Live Streams in San Saba County This Week
Want to learn how to stream high school football games in San Saba County, Texas this week? We have the information here. Follow High School Football this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Other Games in Texas This Week. San...
BCISD launches online superintendent search survey
A survey seeking input into the search for a new Burnet school district superintendent went online Friday, Dec. 1. It will be up until 5 p.m. Dec. 22. Officials will hold in-person feedback sessions the week of Dec. 4 (details to come). The Burnet Consolidated Independent School District is replacing...
Ballet pays faith-based homage to ‘Nutcracker’
Exquisite ballerinas are part of the Harmony Academy of Dance performance of ‘Gifts of Christmas,’ scheduled for Dec. 9. Tickets are on sale now. Special to The Highlander Harmony Academy of Dance will present two performances of the Harmony School of Creative Arts annual “Gifts of Christmas” ballet Saturday, Dec. 9, at Hill Country Fellowship in Burnet. The ballet, a Christian spin on the…
Lady Jackets ‘Keep Showing up,’ Ready to Work
Freshman Addison Priem takes the open 3-pointer after getting a good look and setting her feet. The Llano High School girls basketball team lost to Bandera 39-28 Nov. 28, to Rocksprings 56-20 Nov. 21 and San Saba 59-17 Nov. 20. San Saba is expected to contend for the District 29-2A championship with Goldthwaite and Mason this season. “We went there last year,” head coach Jay Parker said.
Commissioners Court selects KTMPO board alternate; approves expansion of downtown farmers’ market
The Lampasas County Commissioners Court named County Engineer Joe England as an alternate/proxy member to the Killeen-Temple Metropolitan Planning Organization. The action came during Monday’s regular meeting of the court. The position on the KTMPO board previously was held by former Kempner city manager David Williams. Precinct 1 Commissioner Bobby Carroll is the current voting representative…
Unbeatens Richland Springs, Oglesby vie for Class A Division II state championship game berth
RICHLAND SPRINGS – What many prognosticators expected to be a down season for the Richland Springs Coyotes finds the nine-time state champions one victory away from a trip to AT&T Stadium to compete for the Class A Division II state championship. But to accomplish that goal, the undefeated, fifth-ranked...
Burnet busy with Thanksgiving basketball
Burnet busy with Thanksgiving basketball Wayne Craig Bulletin Sports Wed, 11/29/2023 - 01:52 Image Journey Denton establishes a position and gets a hand in the face of Fredericksburg’s senior point guard Taylor Grona. Photos by Wayne Craig/Clear Memories Burnet Lady Dawg senior, MaeSyn Gay, looks for a lane at the top of the key while picking up some...
Lady Bulldogs took on Lady Billies in Tuesday's matchup
Lady Bulldogs took on Lady Billies in Tuesday's matchup News Staff Wed, 11/29/2023 - 01:52 Image Lexi Leatherwood finds a gap in the defense and goes up for a shot during Burnet’s Tuesday home game versus the Lady Billies. Find the story on Page 12. Wayne Craig/Clear Memories Body Lexi Leatherwood finds a gap in the defense and goes up for a shot during Burnet’s Tuesday home game versus the Lady Billies. Find the story on Page 12. Wayne Craig/Clear Memories
Santa and a C-47
The Highland Lakes Squadron of the Commemorative Air Force in Burnet is hosting Santa and a C-47 from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8 — a unique Christmas photo op. Squadron leader Kirk Noaker and cadet leader Aedan McLennan told KBEY 103.9 FM listeners about the high-flying event.