These bluebonnets were on display even before the area’s last hard freeze. Lower Colorado River Authority Chief Meteorologist Bob Rose said this “wildflower season should be one of the best”

EMERGENCY TRAINING Emergency Response Training for the community will be offered Saturday from 9-11 a.m. at the former middle school cafeteria on Western Street. Active shooter training will be presented,

As the U.S. Census approaches in 2020, residents are urged to beware of scam attempts. County Judge Randy Hoyer offered that cautionary note -- as well as information about the

Johnny Jones played for the University of Texas before he was drafted by the New York Jets. 

A public funeral service for Johnny "Lam" Jones is scheduled for 10 a.m., Friday, March 22 at Ebenezer Baptist Church, 1010 East 10th Street in Austin. Viewing will be Thursday, March 21, from 3-9 p.m. at Mission Funeral Home Serenity Chapel, 6204 South 1st Street in Austin.

Harrison Woods, left; Gabe Myers, center; and Neil Mauer watch a test fire of the Firefly Reaver rocket on Saturday. The Henry Middle School students from Leander were three of

DAVID | LOWE

The Lampasas County Commissioners Court voted unanimously Monday to approve several change orders for the jail construction project. Don Krueger Construction, based in Victoria, is building a new jail and

JIM LOWE | DISPATCH RECORD A 2012 Ford F-350 dually hydroplaned late Tuesday morning on FM 580 West before it struck a high game fence and a tree.

By Jim Lowe
Dispatch Record

In a wreck Tuesday morning on FM 580 West – similar to a crash about four hours earlier on FM 580 East – a westbound truck hydroplaned, crossed the center line of the road and entered the eastbound bar ditch.

The Lampasas City Council and Kempner Water Supply Corp. Board of Directors both voted this week to approve a settlement to resolve a contract-related lawsuit between the city and the

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