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Lost in time in tiny Fredonia

Calling Fredonia, Texas a town is like comparing a cloudburst to Hurricane Katrina. It needs to grow some to qualify. Fredonia, for those of you who’ve never been lost on the backroads in northern Mason County, is a small community just off the main expressway between Llano and Brady. And...
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Motorcade honors the fallen from 9/11

First responders from across Lampasas County took part in the Sept. 11 20th anniversary remembrance ceremony. A motorcade opened the solumn observance. JEROMIAH LIZAMA | DISPATCH RECORD.
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San Saba City Council holds Regular Meeting, August 10th, and Special Called Meeting, August 24th

Alderman Oleta Behrens was absent. Others present were: Sabrina Maultsby – City Secretary; Charlene Lindsay – City Treasurer; Scott Glaze – Public Works Supervisor; Michael Wadsworth – Code Enforcement Officer; Juan Montoya – Sanitation Department Supervisor; Eugene Bessent – Parks Department Supervisor; Chris Stewart – Parks Department Employee; Gail Bruner – Planning & Zoning Co-Chairman; Kathleen Hawkins – KSSB Chairman; Debbie Shahan – KSSB Member; Gale Ivy – KSSB Member; Rhonda Killion – KSSB Member; Sandra Vaughn – KSSB Member; Marcie Butler – KSSB Member; and Sarah Saldivar – KSSB Secretary Treasurer.
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San Saba Garden Club welcomes new members at first meeting of new year

On Tuesday, September 7th, at 2:00 p.m., San Saba Garden Club (SSGC) launched its 2021-22 year with new President Debbie Shahan presiding. Her chosen theme for the year is “Plant America . . . Enjoy the Journey!” What a great reflection of the attitude this Club has exhibited for almost 86 years!
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9-11-2001 Remembrance Ceremony held in Mill Pond Park

Practically everyone who was alive in 2001 knows exactly where they were on September 11th when they heard the news. This past Saturday morning, on the 20th anniversary of the attacks on our homeland, approximately 50 people from around the county gathered at Mill Pond Park to remember the events of September 11, 2001, that so changed our nation.
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Ballots available for annual Best of the Best contest

The Lampasas Dispatch Record’s popular Best of the Best Reader’s Choice contest kicks off this month. This marks the sixth year the newspaper has offered balloting to recognize readers’ favorite people and business services in Lampasas County. A ballot appears on page 5 of today’s edition. Readers are invited to vote for their favorite restaurants, retail outlets, service providers and business…
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Commissioners Court picks Tatum for JP position

The Lampasas County Commissioners Court on Monday selected Lampasas High School law enforcement teacher Michael Tatum to replace Andrew Garcia Jr. as Precinct 1 justice of the peace. Garcia, who has served in the capacity for 14 years, announced his retirement in early August, citing health reasons as well as a desire to spend more time with his family. Prior to serving as a justice of the…
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Chamber of commerce holds LTX BBQ Fest

TJ Wright, left, talks with barbecue teammates Brodi Bocanegra, center, and Wes Canales during preparation for the LTX BBQ Fest on Friday afternoon. The Lampasas County Chamber of Commerce held the two-day event at the county show barn. See Friday’s edition for results. MONIQUE BRAND | DISPATCH RECORD.
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County honors the fallen at 9/11 memorial event

On Saturday morning Lampasas County residents, veterans, first responders and active-duty servicemembers assembled around the courthouse square with solemn remembrances and vows to "never forget." The homage was part of a ceremony to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Another hijacked airliner, believed to have the…
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County properties included early-day jail before courthouse was built

EDITOR’S NOTE: Lampasas historian Jeff Jackson has researched numerous local history topics -- incuding the various courthouse sites that Lampasas County had in the county’s first three decades. The following is the final of a three-part series on the subject. Part one appeared in the Aug. 31 edition; part two was published in the Sept. 7 edition. Before the existing Lampasas County Courthouse…
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Burnet to continue housing some Lampasas County inmates

A unanimous vote by the Lampasas County Commissioners Court on Monday resulted in a new agreement to house local inmates in an out-of-county jail. The new agreement between the Lampasas County Sheriff’s Office and the Burnet County Sheriff’s Office will take effect Oct. 1. According to the contract, this would “increase their efficiency and effectiveness and such a consolidated effort for the…
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The Richland Springs Report

The sound of pop, pop, pop is ringing through the valleys and penetrating the walls of my house. I think it’s the hunters on Todd Lewis’s place. I hope they are getting a good supply of dove. Russ tells me it is good eating, but I can’t get my brain past the cleaning process. I guess if I was short on meat, it would be less of an issue. I’m quite happy with chicken breasts. I know; all my little dove fans are screaming at me for being silly. I just know it’s not for me.
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DISTRICT COURT

Lampasas County 27th District Court convened recently with Judge John Gauntt presiding over the day’s hearings. After taking action on several other cases, the following were placed on the 27th District Court docket for Oct. 1: Pretrial hearing for Douglas Christopher Wheat of Kempner, on a charge of driving while intoxicatedthird or more. A waiver of arraignment was filed. Arraignment of…
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