The Aug. 30 market report from Mills County Commission Co. follows. Total receipts: 2,113. Previous week: 2,435. Trends: Light kids, slaughter kids, slaughter nannies all steady; replacement nannies $10 higher.

County Judge Wayne Boultinghouse has lifted the countywide burn ban until Sunday at 7 p.m. People are urged to use caution when burning.

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With the opening of the new school year, avid cyclists and law enforcement officials urge students to practice safe cycling habits on Lampasas roadways. 
Cycling enthusiast Mike Adams, president and CEO of First Texas Bank, said he was a beginning cyclist in adulthood.

Sgt. Stephen Bynum of the Texas Department of Public Safety in Lampasas oversees nine state troopers in four counties: Lampasas, Mills, San Saba and Hamilton.
He recommends the following to help avoid crashes on wet roadways.

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Five people in two vehicles apparently escaped injury late Friday afternoon in a collision on U.S. Highway 281, eight-tenths of a mile north of County Road 2207, authorities said. The Lampasas County Sheriff's Office received a call about the accident at approximately 4 p.m.

The Lampasas Police Department has identified the 60-year-old man who drowned Monday in what police believe to be an accident.

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Clayton Bever, left, breaks up a pass intended for a Joshua receiver in the end zone late in Friday’s game. The Badgers started the season with a 56-29 win and