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.


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

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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.