October 13, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Kempner City Council approves purchase of police body armor

In a unanimous vote Tuesday, the Kempner City Council approved the purchase of police department body armor. More...

U.S. 281 project nears completion

A Texas Department of Transportation project on U.S. Highway 281 between Lampasas and Burnet could be finished in a few weeks. More...

Special Sections

Deaths

Mr. Adams

Waite Hoyt Adams, age 92 of Burnet, died peacefully Oct. 7, 2017.  He was born in the Lake Victor community of Burnet County to William “Bill” Adams and Glen (Wolf) Adams.  Mr. More...

News

DISTRICT COURT

After a several-week break, Lampasas County 27th District Court convened again last week with Judge John Gauntt presiding over the hearings. 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 for at least one Class B misdemeanor – or more serious – offense. More...

Agribusiness

CATTLE AUCTION

The report from the Oct. 11 Lampasas Cattle Auction follows.  Cattle and calves: Estimated receipts 751, compared to 314 last sale and 503 at this time last year.  More...

Public Notices - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

PUBLIC NOTICE OF TEST OF AUTOMATIC TABULATING EQUIPMENT Notice is hereby given that the automatic tabulating equipment that will be used in the State Constitutional Amendment Election and the Copperas Cove City Elec More...

City Council OKs specific-use permits for storage units, home day care

In unanimous votes Monday, the Lampasas City Council approved three separate items to allow for mini-warehouses on property at the intersection of FM 580 West and North Willis Street. More...

Lometa ISD trustee resigns

Board votes to appoint new member

The Lometa Independent School District Board of Trustees accepted longtime trustee Xavier Alaniz's resignation Tuesday and voted to appoint Cristopher Brister to fill the unexpired term.  More...

Setting up the big top

In foreground, Francisco Carmmona of Culpepper & Merriweather Circus works on ropes while setting up a tent to prepare for the circus that was held Monday at Western and North avenues.   More...

BRIEFLY

DONATIONS FOR CANCER PATIENTS   Lampasas High School cheerleaders will be collecting monetary donations for The Pink Fund during today’s varsity football home game.  More...

Life

Flexible seating enriches high school classrooms

Students come to school to learn, and some to excel in academics. A couple of Lampasas High School teachers thought it would be a better classroom environment for students if they had flexible seating. More...

Art in the Park set for Saturday

The 23rd annual Herb & Art Fest/Jammin’ with Art in the Park event this Saturday looks to delight participants of all ages.  The combined celebration was a big success last year, and this year the Lampasas County Chamber of Commerce an More...

Lometa to start ‘Trunk or Treat’

Lometa will host its first “Trunk or Treat” Halloween event in the city’s park on Oct. 31 from 6-8 p.m.  Officials ask those who wish to participate to register for a free spot to hand out candy by calling 512-752-3331.   More...

Sports

‘New season’ starts today

Gatesville rivalry has history of close games at Badger Field

Ranked No. 12 in this week’s Harris Ratings for Conference 4A, Gatesville is off to its first 5-0 start in five seasons. The Badgers enter tonight’s district football opener at home with a 1-4 record. More...

HARRIS RATINGS CONFERENCE 4A

DIVISION I 1. Carthage 2. Waco La Vega 3. Argyle 4. Kennedale 5. Midlothian Heritage* 6. Van 7. Boerne 8. China Spring 9. Lubbock Estacado 10. Henderson 11. Abilene Wylie More...

OTHER DISTRICT 13 MATCH-UPS

La Vega (5-0) at Liberty Hill (3-1) China Spring (4-1) at Burnet (4-1)   More...