A group of local car enthusiasts will participate this weekend in an annual car race to the Grand Canyon, known as “2 the Crack & Back.” Competitors race through multiple states, all the way to the Grand Canyon in Arizona and returning home to Texas.



Browning Community Garden Club installs

Browning Community Garden Club held its first meeting of the 2020-2021 club year last week and installed a slate of officers. Pictured left to right are Monica Huereque, president; Amy Parke, first vice president; Anelicia Cheney-Campbell, second vice president; Ann Laver, secretary; and BJ Logue, treasurer.

Yard Manager Frank Wesche organizes 2-by-4s at Lampasas Builders Mart.

By Madeleine Miller | Dispatch Record
Supply-chain disruptions compounded by unprecedented consumer demand have sent the cost of lumber soaring, and local retailers and contractors are feeling the pinch. 

As part of its commitment to support education initiatives for youth, Pedernales Electric Cooperative recently donated $24,000 to education foundations, school districts and public libraries across its service territory.

The Lampasas County Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center has decided to cancel the 2020 Wine Celebration, which had been scheduled for Sept. 26.

The Texas Food Establishment Rules require all food employees to complete an accredited food handlers training program within 60 days of employment.