The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning Tuesday afternoon for Lampasas and Coryell counties. The alert was issued at 4:35 p.m. and expires at 4:45 p.m. 


Cameron Everts, right, takes the handoff from Ace Whitehead in the 4X400-meter relay at the state track meet Saturday. The relay team finished fourth, and Everts placed second in the

The Lampasas High School Class of 2018 salutatorian is Nora Lawson, left, and the valedictorian is Kyndal Moyer, right. Miss Lawson is the daughter of Dan and Andrea Lawson, and

A one-vehicle wreck killed a Temple man after he failed to maintain his lane around a curve on FM 580 East near the intersection of County Road 3430 on Thursday

Runoff elections in the Democratic Primary and Republican Primary will offer early voting opportunities through Friday for county residents eligible to participate. Election day is May 22. To cast a

Former Badger head football coach Joey McQueen, shown coaching in the 2015 Fellowship of Christian Athletes Victory Bowl, is returning to Lampasas to become Lampasas High School assistant principal.

Lampasas Independent School District Board of Trustees approved the hiring of a former coach and athletic director to be the new assistant principal at Lampasas High School.

FILE PHOTO Xavier Lacroix walks his dog Ginger at Campbell Park during a Bark for Life event earlier this year. Creation of a dog park was one of many suggestions offered by participants in a parks-related town hall meeting Monday. Also, Parks and Recreation Department Director Chris Eicher reported that the Campbell Park walking trails, which were made of gravel when this photo was taken, have been paved with concrete.

A town hall session Monday offered an overview of Lampasas' parks system and allowed participants to offer a plethora of ideas for expanding on what the city offers.
About 50 people participated in the meeting, held at the old Lampasas Middle School cafeteria on Western Avenue.

COURTESY IMAGE A Domino’s Pizza store will open at the former Extraco Bank building on North Key Avenue -- possibly by September.

Ranch Investments is relocating to the former Extraco Bank building at 302 N. Key Ave. after John Ed Stepan purchased the building April 27.
Stepan said he plans to move from his current office, which he has leased from another owner, to the new location by about Aug. 1.