West Avenue B Church of Christ, located at 407 West Avenue B, invites the public to a Gospel meeting that continues through Aug. 7.

The U.S. Census Bureau’s Central Texas team will launch its Stop the Knock campaign this week. The campaign is designed to encourage residents to respond to the Census now to lessen the possibility of a Census employee knocking on their door later in the month. The initiative is part of the Bureau’s Rural Week efforts.

The report from the July 29 Lampasas Cattle Auction follows.

At any given time, the Texas Department of Transportation has as many as 3,000 active work zones on the 80,000 miles of roadway it maintains across the state.

DAVID LOWE | DISPATCH RECORD Jared Rice, left, and Nichole Stone, second from left, register their children Cole Thacker -- an incoming freshman -- and Chloe Thacker -- an incoming seventh-grader -- for the upcoming Lampasas Independent School District academic year.

Jared Rice, left, and Nichole Stone, second from left, register their children Cole Thacker -- an incoming freshman -- and Chloe Thacker -- an incoming seventh-grader -- for the upcoming Lampasas Independent School District academic year. During the registration event July 22 at Lampasas High School, 88 students signed up, Assistant Superintendent Dr. Kevin Bott said. LISD normally has 150-200 sign-ups at new student registration days, Bott said. See related photo on page 3.

The Lometa Independent School District Board of Trustees voted Monday to push the first day of the upcoming school year back from Aug. 10 to Aug. 19.

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