The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for Lampasas, Coryell, Bell, Milam and surrounding counties. 
The freeze warning will take effect at 6 p.m. Monday and will remain in effect until 9 a.m. Tuesday morning.


With results available Thursday from all but one of the more than 7,900 precincts statewide, Republican U.S. Senator Ted Cruz defeated Democratic challenger Beto O'Rourke. O'Rourke, an El Paso congressman,

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Bear Pack 100 Cub Scout Pablo Cortez places a flag atop the grave of J.T. Hill at Oak Hill Cemetery during an event last Saturday that prepared for Veterans Day.


Meeting in regular session Monday evening, the Lometa City Council welcomed two new members to its police force. After their swearing-in by outgoing Municipal Judge Mary Watson, Sixto Rocha and

Lampasas Independent School District Board of Trustees announced in its meeting Monday the hiring of a new school resource officer. Police officer Eric Hernandez started his first day as an

BURN BAN LIFTED The county’s burn ban is lifted until Monday at 6 p.m. As a result, controlled outdoor fires are allowed outside incorporated city limits. COMMUNITY BARBECUE Saturday at

After a break at the end of October, Lampasas County 27th District Court convened last week at the courthouse. Judge John Gauntt presided over the day’s hearings. Defendant Kenneth Alan