Tammi Neely washes Journey, a female quarter horse, at her house in Lampasas after Mrs. Neely and her daughter Kelsey Crawford exercised several horses Monday. Temperatures in the 70s that

The Lampasas Independent School District Board of Trustees held an hour-and-a-half executive session at Monday evening’s meeting to discuss security. No further details were announced about what the closed session

Last weekend’s Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Benefit Dinner raised more than $2,000 for the family of Peyton Jones. At the dinner, a video was shown in memory of 15-year-old Peyton,

Kelsey Crawford brushes Lena, a quarter horse, at her house in Lampasas on Monday after she and her mother, Tammi Neely, exercised Lena and other horses in the country.

Equipment is submerged in a stock tank after the driver made an emergency maneuver because of a grass fire north of Lometa on Tuesday. The Lometa Volunteer Fire Department, Lampasas Fire Department, Adamsville VFD, San Saba VFD and Mills County VFD battled the blaze.

Because of numerous fires today, County Judge Wayne Boultinghouse has reinstated the countywide burn ban. The ban had been set to be off until Monday night, but now it is back in full effect.

A violation of the burn ban is a Class C misdemeanor, punishable by a fine not to exceed $500.


Rain over the last week and a half has helped ease drought conditions in Lampasas County and other parts of Central Texas. Since Feb. 20, Lampasas has received 2.52 inches

Kempner Volunteer Fire Department firefighter Patrick Moore, left, serves a barbecue lunch to Kempner resident Shelby Smith during KVFD’s annual BBQ Lunch and Auction fundraiser on Saturday. See related story

A wreck in Lometa on Thursday involving a passenger car and a tractor trailer sent a driver to Brownwood Regional Hospital. The accident, which happened around 8 p.m., was investigated