A hand grinder being used to smooth out work on a fence threw sparks that ignited dry grass Wednesday, and high winds quickly fanned flames that burned almost 257 acres


New rental rates are in effect for the Hancock Springs Hostess House now that the city is managing the historic facility. The council voted unanimously in August to take over

EARLY VOTING Early voting for the state constitutional amendment election continues each weekday through Nov. 1. The early voting site is the county elections administrator’s office, 407 S. Pecan St.

Kempner City Council approved three city policies after an hour-long workshop Tuesday night. Although councilmen John Wilkerson and Bob Crane were absent from the workshop and meeting, the remaining quorum

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Edward Jones held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Oct. 18 for financial adviser Jeyde Kelly’s recently opened office, located at 102 E. Fifth St. Those present included Edward Jones staff members, family,

The report from the Oct. 23 Lampasas Cattle Auction follows. Cattle and calves: Total cattle 918, compared to 335 last sale and 508 at this time last year. Compared to


A fire that destroyed a mobile home Tuesday in far eastern Lampasas County remained under investigation at press time Thursday. The Lampasas Fire Department was dispatched at 4:06 p.m. to

The following arrests were reported to the Lampasas Dispatch Record by area law enforcement officials. The Dispatch Record prints the name and charge(s) of people arrested on at least one

Lampasas County 27th District Court convened last week. Judge John Gauntt presided over the day’s hearings. Defendant Danny Jay Robbins of Lampasas had his probation revoked, and he was sentenced