The driver and a passenger in an eastbound pickup apparently escaped injury Monday afternoon when the vehicle rolled onto its side. Senior Cpl. Monte Carroll of the Texas Department of

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The Lampasas City Council voted Monday to display a metal sculpture in front of City Hall for the next year. The artwork, Pascale Pryor’s “Monarch on Grass” butterfly sculpture, will

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Last weekend brought Lampasas’ biggest rain in about three months, with 1.2 inches from Friday through Sunday, according to the National Weather Service. Much heavier totals were reported by residents

Lampasas enjoyed a double-digit percentage increase in its sales tax allocation this month from the Texas Comptroller’s office, while payments to Kempner and Lometa continued to decline significantly. August rebates

After many in the county hoped for rain to abate drought, storms between Thursday afternoon and Friday morning brought unexpected results.

Lampasas Fire Department officials cited lightning strikes as the cause of two fires Thursday evening and one damaged radio tower Friday morning.

SENATE CANDIDATE U.S. Representative Beto O’Rourke, the Democratic candidate running to unseat GOP Senator Ted Cruz, will hold a town hall meeting Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at

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Lometa Independent School District Board of Trustees scheduled a public hearing Aug. 30 to get input on a reduced tax rate for the 2018-2019 fiscal year. In a meeting Thursday,

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