The annual Lampasas Artober Fest will explode in a colorful variety of painting, music and performance at Hanna Springs Sculpture Garden in Campbell Park on Saturday.

First United Methodist Church of Lampasas has welcomed a new music director, just in time to prepare for the annual Christmas Cantata.
“Don Peterson retired this year, and we are pleased we were able to find someone to fill his shoes,” Pastor Paul Allan said.

Lampasas ISD officials confirmed that Lampasas High School Principal Robert White is on indefinite leave as of Thursday evening. 
Superintendent Dr. Chane Rascoe said Friday morning that White is “currently on leave for an undetermined amount of time."

The Lampasas County Chamber of Commerce has a new executive director.
The chamber's Board of Directors voted last week to hire Arlington resident Melissa Unger. Her first official day of work in Lampasas will be Oct. 22.

It's a good thing Shenanndoah Norman knows some Japanese.
The 17-year-old from Kempner will be able apply her knowledge Oct. 20-27, when she, her mother and one of her cousins enjoy a Make-A-Wish trip to Tokyo.

New city regulations and fees for burglar alarm systems officially takes effect Monday, although the city is giving about a 90-day grace period to help people become familiar with the new requirements.

In their native language, the Comanches call themselves Numunuu, which simply means, “the people.” 
On Thursday evening, Burleson resident Lance Tahmahkera – a descendant of the famous chief Quanah Parker – visited the Lampasas Public Library to share stories of his people.