CATTLE CLINIC The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will host a Central Texas Cow/Calf Clinic on Sept. 25 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., with a barbecue lunch at noon.

No one was seriously injured after a grease fire damaged a duplex early Saturday morning. Lampasas Fire Marshal Ronnie Withers said firefighters responded to a report of a fire in the 200 block of South Broad Street at 4:36 a.m. “It was an unattended kitchen fire,” Withers said.


Two drivers were hospitalized with nonlife-threatening injuries after a collision Thursday afternoon that officials attributed to drowsy driving. Nathan Herrin, 18, of Kempner and Karen Copps, 65, both were transported

County Judge Wayne Boultinghouse has lifted the county’s burn ban until Sunday at 7 p.m. As a result, controlled outdoor fires are allowed outside incorporated city limits. Officials urge people to use caution when conducting controlled burns.


Although Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar’s office reported that total sales tax allocations across the state were up for September, most entities in the surrounding area saw declines in their receipts