April 21, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Dispatch Record names photo contest winner

The Lampasas Dispatch Record has named Kristen Chavis the winner of its 2017 Guide to Lampasas photo contest.  Jackie Baltrun has been named runner-up.  More...

House fire south of Lampasas

Firemen pour water on this house in northern Burnet County on Wednesday afternoon. Neither the cause of the fire nor its origin was immediately known.   More...

Special Sections

Deaths

Mrs. Gonzales

Esther Rios Gonzales, 77, of Lampasas died April 17, 2017 at St. Luke’s Baptist Hospital in San Antonio.  Funeral Mass was held April 20 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Lampasas, with Father Pedro Castillo officiating. More...

Mrs. Marquez

Leonila Marquez, a longtime resident of the Lampasas area, died April 19, 2017 at her residence surrounded by her family.  Mrs. More...

Mr. Hall

Vernon Darrell Hall died on the late evening of April 12, 2017 at the age of 72.  No services are planned.  Mr. Hall was born Feb. More...

Sports

Track athletes advance past area

Boys’ team places second; individuals qualify for regional meet

The Badgers finished one point behind area champion Giddings and one point ahead of Burnet in the boys’ team division of the area track meet on Wednesday. More...

Softball team dominates home finale 10-0

The Lady Badgers coasted to a 10-0 win over Burnet on Parent/ Senior Night Tuesday in Lampasas.  Lampasas (8-3 in district, 21-9-1 overall) is third in the district standings heading into tonight’s regular-season finale at Liberty Hill.&nb More...

Doubling down at regionals

Two Lampasas duos advance to state tennis; girls win bracket

For the first time in coach Kenneth Peiser’s 18-year tenure, Lampasas qualified its doubles teams for the state tournament in the individual tennis season. More...

Chris Harrison seeks re-election

As he runs for re-election to the Lampasas City Council, Chris Harrison is emphasizing infrastructure -- which he said is important for serving residents and spurring economic growth. More...

Delana Keele Toups runs for City Council seat

Delana Keele Toups said her desire to support economic development, improve infrastructure and help provide youth activities are among the reasons she is running for a seat on the Lampasas City Council.  A Lampasas native, Ms. More...

BRIEFLY

BURN BAN LIFTED   County Judge Wayne Boultinghouse has suspended the county’s burn ban until Sunday at 7 p.m. As a result, controlled outdoor fires are permitted outside incorporated city limits.  More...

Life

No longer forgotten for his service

Honor Flight Austin gives Lampasas veteran the welcome home he never received after serving in Korea, Vietnam

When Lampasas resident retired Master Sgt. More...

Lometa garden club’s flower show winners announced

Lometa L-M Garden and Civic Club held its annual flower show Monday evening at the club building, located at Fifth and Main streets.  The judging of flower entries started with club member Marci Chown reviewing arrangements. More...

Fill the Boot campaign heads to Lampasas

Members of the Lampasas Fire Department, together with the Muscular Dystrophy Association, are coordinating a Fill the Boot fundraising campaign to benefit patients of muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases.  ALS and muscular dystrophy sev More...

News

Three candidates seek Lometa school board seats

EDITOR’S NOTE: Stacy Pauly, Mario Maldonado and Jimmy Thompson are running for two at-large seats on the Lometa Independent School District Board of Trustees. More...

Two run in Lometa ISD special election

EDITOR’S NOTE: Lowell Ivey and Megan Lusty are running in a special election to fill a vacancy created by the resignation of school board member Ben Leggett.   More...

ARRESTS

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 Class B misdemeanor – or more serious – charge. More...

Agribusiness

CATTLE AUCTION

The report from the April 19 Lampasas Cattle Auction follows.  Cattle and calves: Estimated receipts 405, compared to 341 last sale and 50 at this time last year.  Compared to last sale, feeder steers and heifers were steady. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION (AVISO DE ELECCION GENERAL) To the Registered Voters of the City of Lampasas, Texas: (A los votantes registrados del ciudad de Lampasas, Texas):   More...