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Cub Scouts to hold downhill derby in March

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Cub Scout Pack 100 is inviting the community to its derby race on March 27. Dubbed the Cub Mobile, the race will feature several packs competing for the title of “Fastest Cub-Mobile.” Awards also will be given based on cart decorations.

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

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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.

Books distributed to Hanna Springs students

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Kindergarten teacher Haylee Brewer, at left, is shown with Lampasas County Retired Teachers Association member Julia Phillips, center, and Hanna Springs Elementary library aide Roberta Wall as the campus accepted book donations for kindergarten students. The LCRTA chapter will hold a book donation drive Wednesday to enable the retired teachers to provide more books this semester to schools in Lampasas County. COURTESY PHOTO

ARRESTS

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The following arrests were reported by local law enforcement officials. The Dispatch Record prints the name and charge(s) of people arrested on at least one Class B misdemeanor – or more serious – charge.

Atmos to work with customers on gas bills

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Atmos Energy officials acknowledged that customers may have concerns about how the recent extreme weather could affect their natural gas bills. In the near-term, bills will not include any of the unusually high gas prices from the historic winter storms, they said.

Catholic church to offer food pantry

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St. Mary Catholic Church will hold its drive-through food pantry distribution Feb. 26 from 10:30 to noon. This will be the only pantry date available for February. Groceries are available for anyone in Lampasas County in need.

City says electric wholesale rates unchanged by recent ice storm

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Wholesale electric rates for city of Lampasas customers will not change because of the recent deep freeze, the city announced Monday. Although high electric use during extreme cold will cause residents’ bills to increase, the rate per kilowatt will remain the same, city officials said.