News

Sales tax revenues remain up for area entities

Body
Business activity remains good for Central Texas-area cities, as many continue to post double-digit growth in their monthly sales tax allocations. Lampasas recorded a 19% rise in its sales taxes compared to what it garnered in January 2020.

Snow falls in county for second time in 2021

Body
Jared Payne, Shane Wolfe, Callan Wolfe and James Sommerville built this snowman, estimated to be 10 feet tall, at the sports park on FM 580 West. JEFF LOWE | DISPATCH RECORD Sebastian Gauna rides his horse in the snow.

BRIEFLY

Body
BLOOD DRIVE A Carter BloodCare drive is scheduled for Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

NEWSMAKERS

Body
Temple College Kempner resident Jaston Surfass was named to the fall 2020 President’s Honor List at Temple College. Kempner residents Christina Holcomb and Jaden Surfass, and Lampasas resident Maggie Garrett earned recognition on Temple College’s fall 2020 Vice President’s Honor List.