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


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,

Pre-K 3 and pre-K 4 registration is open for the Lometa Independent School District. Parents or guardians may come by any regular weekday between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. to

A Lampasas County Farm Bureau delegation and Farm Bureau members from neighboring counties met Thursday in Gatesville with District 25 U.S. Representative Roger Williams. The Lampasas County Farm Bureau group

A heavy equipment crew from C&J Petroleum removes underground tanks from the former Alon Fuels station at 108 S. Key. Real estate broker Ronnie Vineyard said he has received inquiries

Clint Lang makes a donation during an American Red Cross Community Blood Drive on Monday at First Street Church of Christ. The drive netted 44 pints of blood -- which,