Lometa hosts colorful trail ride

During the 2020 Lometa Benefit Trail Ride on Saturday, Adrian Smailus rides in a purple MorphSuit and other purple garments, with his horse decorated in purple balloons and ribbons. Among the competitions during the ride was a contest for which rider and horse displayed the most purple. CHRIS YBARRA


Communities celebrate National Night Out

From left, Taylor, Tracy, Tanner and Tammie Davis talk to Kempner Police Chief Charlie Rodriguez during the city’s National Night Out event on Tuesday. CHRIS YBARRA

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Brad Buckley, the Texas House District 54 incumbent, said Texas should budget responsibly and rely on free-market solutions to improve health care.

Early voting to begin Tuesday

Balloting in the Nov. 3 General Election is set to commence Tuesday. Early voting in Lampasas County will be on weekdays from Oct. 13-30.

Ellis funeral set for Saturday

Businessman and entrepreneur Morris Leslie Ellis, 93, of Lampasas died Oct. 5, 2020 at AdventHealth Central Texas in Killeen.


The Browning Community Garden Club will hold a Gardener’s Bazaar on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Cleaton’s 4E Farms, located at 1186 County Road 4530 in Kempner.