During a recent Lampasas City Council meeting, Mayor Misti Talbert, center left, hands 2018 Spring Ho Committee Chairwoman Beth Hensley a framed certificate to designate the Spring Ho Committee a Community Champion. The Community Champion honor recognizes individuals or groups whose volunteer efforts or other community projects improve the quality of life in Lampasas. Pictured are, front row from left, Spring Ho Committee members Terri Stubbs, Jamie Garrett, and Tracy Irvin, Talbert, Hensley, and Spring Ho

During a recent Lampasas City Council meeting, Mayor Misti Talbert, center left, hands 2018 Spring Ho Committee Chairwoman Beth Hensley a framed certificate to designate the Spring Ho Committee a Community Champion.

With large wildfires ongoing in areas surrounding the county, several organizations are accepting donations to assist the various fire departments involved.

The Lampasas Spring Ho Committee received notice from carnival company Magic Valley Rides, based in San Antonio, that the company will not provide rides and attractions at the festiva

At press time Monday, a burn ban with exceptions remained in effect for Lampasas County.

A De Leon man was transported Friday to Rollins Brook Community Hospital after a one-vehicle rollover on U.S. Highway 183. The accident occurred at approximately 4:55 p.m., about 4.5 miles northwest of Lampasas.

The Lampasas County Commissioners voted 4-0 Monday to appoint Gordon Nelson to fill the office of Precinct 1 constable. Commissioner Mark Rainwater was absent.  

Emily Elaine Wilson, 30, of Lampasas died June 24, 2018 in San Diego, California.

Funeral service will be July 1 at 3 p.m. at Grace Fellowship. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery. Sneed Funeral Chapel has charge of arrangements.

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