Lampasas County grand jury convened Jan. 15 for a new term. Inv. Matt Barnes of the Lampasas County Sheriff’s Office brought information that resulted in indictments against: Brandon Leslie Bishop

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The general contractor on the construction of the new county jail has stopped its work with the facility unfinished and defaulted on its contract, County Judge Randy Hoyer said. “They

DAVID VALDEZ PHOTOGRAPHY | COURTESY PHOTO Lampasas’ inaugural Corvettes on the Square gathering, held Saturday on the courthouse square, attracted more than 130 Corvettes, according to event organizer Shawn Jones.

Lampasas’ inaugural Corvettes on the Square gathering, held Saturday on the courthouse square, attracted more than 130 Corvettes, according to event organizer Shawn Jones.

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The Kempner City Council voted last Tuesday to appoint Betty Parker to fill the vacant Place II position. That seat has been open since November, when Bob Crane resigned from

LOMETA SCHOOL BOARD The Lometa Independent School District Board of Trustees will meet Jan. 21 at 6:30 p.m. in the school library. Agenda items include consideration of a board member

Lometa High School senior Kyndle Groves won the Class 1A UIL Congress state championship on Wednesday at the Texas Capitol. Eighteen students competed in the finals, after three advanced from

The Jan. 16 market report from Mills County Commission Co. follows. Total receipts: 2,307. Previous week: 3,786. Trends: Light kids steady. Slaughter kids steady to $5 higher; slaughter nannies steady; replacement nannies $5 higher.

Lampasas County 27th District Court convened Jan. 10 with Judge John Gauntt presiding over the day’s hearings.

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A load of steel purlins on a flatbed truck shifted, causing the vehicle to jackknife and overturn Wednesday morning on U.S. Highway 281 between Lampasas and Adamsville, officials said. In

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