The city of Lampasas’ brush chipping program, which offers free brush pick-up for residents, will begin Monday.

On that day through March 9, city crews will haul off brush on the northwest side of town -- west of Key Avenue and north of First Street.

The Lampasas Dispatch Record is seeking entries in its annual Guide to Lampasas photo contest.

Photo submissions will be considered for inclusion in the full-color Guide to Lampasas magazine, which the Dispatch Record distributes in April.

 Close to two inches of rain was reported this week from Tuesday through Thursday, according to the National Weather Service. Data taken at Lampasas Muncipal airport showed 1.97 inches for those days, with the heaviest rain (1.77 inches) occurring on Wednesday.

The lowest-priced proposal the county received for the new jail is under budget. Victoria-based Don Krueger Construction submitted a price of $15.92 million. The county's estimated construction budget is $16.2

Two roller-skating rinks are coming soon to Lampasas County. Putters & Gutters owner Roy Cockrell hopes to complete a 6,500-square foot addition by mid-May, on the one-year anniversary of Putters

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