Lometa kindergarten students entertain the Christmas program crowd with an Alvin and the Chipmunks song.

The Dec. 20 market report from Mills County Commission Co. follows.
Total receipts: 3,168. Previous week: 2,176.
Trends: Light kids steady. Slaughter kids and slaughter nannies steady; replacement nannies steady.

The report from the Dec. 19 Lampasas Cattle Auction follows.
Cattle and calves: Estimated receipts 478, compared to 390 last sale. 
Compared to last sale, feeder steers and heifers were $12-$15 higher. Slaughter cows and slaughter bulls were $5-$6 higher.

After investigating several energy-efficiency projects over the last several months, the Lometa Independent School District Board of Trustees approved a contract with an energy conservation company Thursday night. In a

BURN BAN IS OFF County Judge Wayne Boultinghouse has lifted the burn ban until Thursday at 6 p.m. As a result, outdoor fires are allowed outside incorporated city limits. County