Cheyenne Butler, 6, of Lometa reacts as water from the bucket feature at Hanna Springs Swimming Pool drops onto her 8-year-old brother Derek on Sunday. The pool drew a fairly large crowd in the afternoon as area residents sought relief from the 107-degree heat.

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Beef producers should be making plans regarding their herds in case drought conditions continue, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Jason Banta, AgriLife Extension beef cattle specialist

Some landowners in the county are concerned about “near misses” and incidents of neighbors shooting across property lines. Lampasas County does not have an ordinance requiring a minimum acreage to

Lampasas’ official high temperature of 107 degrees on Sunday was the city’s hottest day since August 2011, according to National Weather Service records.

Monday’s heat was expected to reach about the same level before temperatures moderated by a few degrees today.

A young motorcyclist suffered minor injuries after a collision with a vehicle Wednesday night, the Lampasas Police Department said.

Authorities said the collision occurred at 8:44 p.m. at the intersection of East Fourth Street and Old Georgetown Road.

The July term of the Lampasas County grand jury convened last week.

After hearing information brought by Investigators John Seery, Matt Barnes and David Thorp of the Lampasas County Sheriff’s Office, indictments were returned against the following:

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Sales tax figures released recently by the Texas Comptroller’s office show continued decline in the local revenues for Lampasas County cities. Lampasas, Kempner and Lometa all posted lower numbers for

›››››››› A countywide ban on outdoor burning is in effect. A violation of the burn ban is a Class C misdemeanor, punishable by a fine not to exceed $500. Despite

In a unanimous decision Thursday night, Lometa ISD Board of Trustees approved a contract for the installation of solar panels on campus. The board approved a contract with Solar CenTex,

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