BURN BAN A countywide ban on outdoor burning is in effect. A violation of the burn ban is a Class C misdemeanor, punishable by a fine not to exceed $500.

DAVID LOWE | DISPATCH RECORD

Rain created some delays this week, but construction continues on the new county law enforcement center at the south end of town. County officials and project architect Kenny Burns met

Crepe myrtle blooms are appearing all over town. Although these are bright pink, crepe myrtles can come in many other colors. See related photos on page 10.

It’s official. A spokeswoman with the Texas Attorney General’s Office told the Lampasas Dispatch Record this week: “We have closed the case involving Cody Reed and are not pursuing prosecution.

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