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

In a unanimous vote Tuesday, the Kempner City Council approved an ordinance to prohibit smoking in certain public places within city limits. Mayor Carolyn Crane said city staff began researching

BURN BAN LIFTED County Judge Randy Hoyer has lifted the burn ban until Monday at 6 p.m. As a result, controlled outdoor fires are allowed outside incorporated city limits. Officials

Lampasas County 27th District Court convened March 8 with Judge John Gauntt presiding over the day’s hearings. Defendant Joseph Randall Jacobs of Lampasas had his probation revoked, and he was

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