FILE PHOTO Xavier Lacroix walks his dog Ginger at Campbell Park during a Bark for Life event earlier this year. Creation of a dog park was one of many suggestions offered by participants in a parks-related town hall meeting Monday. Also, Parks and Recreation Department Director Chris Eicher reported that the Campbell Park walking trails, which were made of gravel when this photo was taken, have been paved with concrete.

A town hall session Monday offered an overview of Lampasas' parks system and allowed participants to offer a plethora of ideas for expanding on what the city offers.
About 50 people participated in the meeting, held at the old Lampasas Middle School cafeteria on Western Avenue.

COURTESY IMAGE A Domino’s Pizza store will open at the former Extraco Bank building on North Key Avenue -- possibly by September.

Ranch Investments is relocating to the former Extraco Bank building at 302 N. Key Ave. after John Ed Stepan purchased the building April 27.
Stepan said he plans to move from his current office, which he has leased from another owner, to the new location by about Aug. 1.

Amid budget concerns, the Kempner City Council voted Tuesday to lay off two police officers. The decision leaves Kempner with two full-time officers, including Police Chief Forrest Spence, and two unpaid reserve officers.

Austinite Andrew Fish has just placed this vintage Model T Ford in Swain’s Lampasas Hardware – across the street from the historic Keystone Hotel, which Fish owns. The Model T

Judges of the 2018 South Texas Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest have named the Lampasas Dispatch Record the recipient of awards in numerous categories. The Dispatch Record took first place

The report from the May 9 Lampasas Cattle Auction follows. Cattle and calves: Estimated receipts 441, compared to 329 last sale and 558 at this time last year. Compared to

Lampasas County 27th District Court convened last week with Judge John Gauntt presiding over the day’s hearings. Jose Guadalupe Pineda Alfaro, 21, of Lampasas entered a plea and was found

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Ranch Investments is relocating to the former Extraco Bank building at 302 N. Key Ave. after John Ed Stepan purchased the building April 27. Stepan said he plans to move

The Texas Department of Transportation is looking toward several major construction projects in the coming years for roadways in Lampasas County, with a number of minor projects projected in the

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