Lampasas County 27th District Court convened last week with Judge John Gauntt presiding over the day’s hearings. Defendant Wesley Lee Collins of Lampasas garnered a punishment of 20 years in

The Feb. 21 market report from Mills County Commission Co. follows. Total receipts: 2,389. Previous week: 2,505. Trends: Light kids steady to $10 higher. Slaughter kids steady to $10 higher;

A date change for the upcoming Bark For Life event was announced after the printing of the Lampasas Dispatch Record's Feb. 26 edition.

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life will host Bark For Life on March 31 from noon to 3 p.m. at the Hanna Springs Sculpture Garden in Campbell Park.


Jason Walsh’s Lampasas High School barbecue team qualified for the May 3-4 state championship with a third-place finish in Fort Worth. LHS competed in brisket, ribs, chicken, beans and dessert.

City leaders are seeking to develop a communitydriven “comprehensive plan” to address how Lampasas will handle growth, traffic, economic development, quality of life and other issues in the coming years.

RECEPTION FOR FIRE CHIEF The Lampasas fire station, 1107 E. Fourth St., will host a public reception for outgoing Fire Chief Reece Oestreich on Thursday from 2-4 p.m.