Nearly 5,000 U.S. drop-off locations across the nation will open Nov. 12-19 to collect shoebox gifts for children overseas during Operation Christmas Child’s National Collection Week. Local families, churches and

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As McDonald’s Area Supervisor Mel Kohn hands out frozen treats, 4-year-old Witten Freeman, in center, shows off his snack. Last week, McDonald’s hosted a group of 4-year-olds from First Baptist

A travel presentation for an upcoming trip to Iceland will be offered at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Lampasas County Museum, 303 S. Western St. The trip will be June 5-13,

We would like to help get your group’s event(s) listed in the Dispatch Record Calendar. The listing of community events and meetings is free. Calendar items must be submitted in

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Trenton Miranda sets a flag atop the grave of Jack Reese King at Oak Hill Cemetery to prepare for Veterans Day. A number of events to honor veterans are scheduled

The 26th Annual Tri-County Toy Run of Central Texas has been set for Dec. 2.
The ride will begin at 8 a.m. at the American Legion Post 133 in Temple, and it will finish at 4 p.m. at the 281 Café and Dance Hall in Lampasas. 

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As a 10-year-old Norman, Oklahoma girl returned to class after a school bus crash on U.S. Highway 281 near the Lampasas Municipal Airport, her family has praised the Lampasas community for its support during a difficult time.