Two structure fires a few miles apart on May 23 brought a multi-agency response from firefighters in Lampasas and Burnet counties.
Members of the Texas Military Department, from left, Sgt. Sukup, Pfc. Ramon and Sgt. Lambuth work in a COVID-19 mobile testing collection site at the Lometa Fire Department. The test site opened on Wednesday. At press time, the number of total tests, and positive and negative results, had not been announced.
Stacie Fesler drives a carriage pulled by “Big Boy,” a 14-year-old Belgian draft gelding, as Fesler’s mother, Julie Figurski, waves Sunday afternoon on West First Street. Longtime horseman Russell Smith, standing at the back of the carriage, coached Fesler throughout the old-fashioned excursion -- a Mother’s Day treat for Figurski. Fesler got Big Boy from an Amish farm in Kentucky about three months ago.