The following arrests were reported to the Lampasas Dispatch Record by area 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.

MARCH 16

Lampasas County grand jury convened last week in its most recent term.

The Lampasas County Sheriff’s Office, represented by Inv. David Thorp, brought information that resulted in the indictments of:

Matthew Freeman Bowden for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle on Jan. 18.

Lampasas County 27th District Court convened last week with Judge John Gauntt presiding over the day’s hearings.

DAVID LOWE | DISPATCH RECORD

The Lampasas City Council is considering whether to restrict how close registered sex offenders may live to specific places where children gather. During a workshop session last week, the council

Don Nicholas, left -- from the office of Congressman Roger Williams -- shakes longtime Lampasas volunteer firefighter Donnell Rathman’s hand during a ceremony Wednesday in Rathman’s honor. For more details

WEATHER SIREN TESTING Weather sirens in Lampasas will be tested on Fridays beginning today. Tests are scheduled at 4:30 p.m. to minimize disruptions, officials said -- as the school day

The report from the March 20 Lampasas Cattle Auction follows. Cattle and calves: Estimated receipts 531, compared to 357 last sale and 452 at this time last year. Compared to

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Johnny “Lam” Jones, a football and track star with world-class speed who captured a gold medal in the 1976 Olympics, died Friday morning at a Round Rock hospital. He was

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