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Early voting commences Monday and extends through Nov. 2, ahead of the Nov. 6 General Election. Registered voters may cast a ballot during this earlyvoting period at the Lampasas County

County Judge Wayne Boultinghouse has lifted the county’s burn ban until Sunday at 7 p.m. As a result, controlled outdoor fires are allowed outside incorporated city limits.

Officials urge people to use caution when burning.

No major injuries were sustained after a collision on Farm to Market Road 2313 Tuesday morning.

Texas Department of Public Safety officials said the accident occurred about 8 a.m. on the Lampasas River bridge when a white 2002 Dodge Ram rear-ended a white 2005 Chevrolet pickup.

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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