Crews pave on county road near Nix

Crews from Lampasas County Commissioner Precinct 2 started paving a section of County Road 1403 between Nix and Lometa last week.

Lampasas Mayor reported that Lampasas County, as of Wednesday evening, had 24 active cases of COVID-19 and 28 recoveries. That added up to a total of 52 cases since early spring.

Kempner Water Supply Corp. has rescinded a boil-water notice for customers in the Pecan Valley subdivision on County Roads 3350 and 3351. KWSC sent a notification Tuesday afternoon that customers in the subdivision north of Kempner city limits no longer need to boil water before consuming it.

Plea hearing set for second murder suspect

Of the four men charged in connection with the murder of Vance Henry Helzer last Sept. 16, Javier Kristian Gutierrez has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.


Maura Gibson, 30, of Burnet drove off U.S. Highway 281 just south of the Lampasas High School entrance when she experienced a sneezing fit July 6, Lampasas Police Department Officer Garrett Bradley said.