Explosive materials found Sunday in the Smith Ranch area on the west side of the county were taken to Fort Hood for safe disposal, according to a Lampasas County Sheriff's Office news release.

Chuck Williamson

Filing will begin soon for the city of Lampasas’ May 2 general election. The following City Council positions will be up for election: • Place 3 -- incumbent Chuck Williamson.

BURN BAN AND FIREWORKS A countywide burn ban is in effect, prohibiting outdoor fires outside incorporated city limits. A violation of the burn ban is a Class C misdemeanor, punishable

BURN BAN AND FIREWORKS A countywide burn ban is in effect, prohibiting outdoor fires outside incorporated city limits. A violation of the burn ban is a Class C misdemeanor, punishable

Texas’ unemployment rate, seasonally adjusted, remained 3.4% for the sixth consecutive month. The 3.4% figure for November 2019 continues a trend of slightly lower unemployment in Texas than the nationwide

Lampasas County 27th District Court is scheduled to hear cases Jan. 3, Jan. 10, Jan. 17 and Jan. 24. (See the Dispatch Record’s Dec. 20 edition for listing of those.)

UPDATE: The Dec. 24 arrest report for 30-year-old Justin Ernest Rodriguez of Abilene has been corrected to reflect that one of Rodriguez's charges was aggravated assault against a public servant. The list of charges provided to the Dispatch Record by the Lampasas County Sheriff's Office contained an error, said Fonda Rhoades, administrative assistant for the sheriff's office.

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