Challenger Brad Buckley defeated incumbent District 54 State Rep. Scott Cosper in the Republican Party Primary Runoff Election on Tuesday.

Buckley had a substantial margin of victory across the district, which includes Lampasas County and part of Bell County.

Those who plan to vote in the Democratic or Republican Primary Runoff election have until 7 p.m. today to visit one of the polling sites in the county. Voters may

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In light of National Foster Care Month, local Child Protective Services officials have shared how community members can help children looking for temporary or permanent homes. The need is high,

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An effort to consider the possibility of selling Kempner Water Supply Corp. has halted. By a one-vote margin, KWSC’s Board of Directors voted Wednesday to rescind a Nov. 15, 2017

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Cattle drives, horse thieves and Indian visitors are just a few of the stories born on the Langford Ranch in central Lampasas County. The ranch has been owned consecutively by

Henry Langford and his son-in-law, Robert Straley, work the Langford land -- which has been in the family since 1904. For a feature story about the agricultural legacy that Henry

A Tuesday evening storm caused significant property damage in the Rumley area and brought down large tree limbs along North U.S. Highway 281 near Adamsville. Some debris partially obstructed a lane or lanes of traffic until Texas Department of Transportation workers cleared the area. Hail was reported in Rumley and near Kempner. Rainfall totals varied throughout the county. The Lampasas Municipal Airport, according to the National Weather Service, saw just 0.27 inches Tuesday. 

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