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In another hydroplaning incident, a truck tractor Wednesday evening hit a wet spot on U.S. Highway 183 northwest of town, lost control, ran into a ditch and rolled onto its side.

The following arrests were reported to the 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.

OCT. 17

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

By several measures, last flu season was one of the worst in years. The Centers for Disease Control rated the 2017-2018 influenza severity as “high” across all age groups –

METHODIST CHURCH FALL FEST First United Methodist Church, 2 Alexander Lane, will host its Fall Fest this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Pulled pork plates and a pumpkin

Texas Parks and Wildlife Game Wardens from left, Adam Clark of Lavaca County, Brent Biggs of Aransas County, Ray Milloway of Lampasas County and Chris Sanchez of Bell County safely evacuated several residents from along the Colorado River on Wednesday.

Former Lampasas resident Rebecca Elaine Biddy, 58, died as a result of this week’s flooding in Llano County, according to her brother-in-law, Ronnie Witcher. 

The Third Street railroad crossing will be closed until further notice.

Lampasas police said the crossing is “not safe to cross at this time and may cause damage to vehicles and/or could cause a vehicle to become stuck on the tracks.”