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Lampasas City Council extends lease agreement for Verizon tower site

The Lampasas City Council voted Monday to amend a lease agreement so Verizon Wireless may extend its lease of a telecommunications tower site on Old Convent Road. More...

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Deaths

Mrs. Lenz

Marie Morrison Lenz, 90, died on Oct. 30, 2017. Schur Funeral Home in Pewee Valley, Kentucky had charge of arrangements.  A celebration of her life will be held at 11 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Lampasas on Dec. 16.  More...

Mrs. Martin

Lenola Martin, 81, of Hamilton died in Temple, Texas on Dec. 10, 2017.  Visitation was held Dec. 13 at Riley Funeral Home in Hamilton.  Graveside services were Dec. 14 at Whitehall Cemetery in Woodway, Texas.  Mrs. More...

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Sports

Defense returns home much improved

Badgers beat Joeys 43-38, hosting Australian team after long road stretch

The question facing the Badgers on Wednesday was how they would respond to their biggest disappointment of the season so far. They answered with one of their best defensive showings of the year to beat St. Joseph Academy 43-38. More...

CHEERLEADING

The Lampasas High School cheerleaders competed Dec. 2 at the NCA State of Texas Championship in Frisco. See www.lampasas dispatchrecord.com/ current/sports for results. More...

Several basketball opponents highly ranked

Liberty Hill, a district opponent of the Lady Badgers, is ranked first in Conference 4A according to the Texas Girls Coaches Association poll and Texas Association of Basketball Coaches poll.  Canyon Lake, ranked 17th in the TGCA poll, faced the More...

County preparing to seek proposals for jail construction

The county is ready to finalize documents related to procuring competitive sealed proposals for the new jail construction project. More...

Slate of candidates finalized as filing ends for March primaries

Monday was the filing deadline for anyone interested in running for elected office in the March 6, 2018 Republican and Democratic party primaries.  Following is a list of those who have filed for positions that will appear on Lampasas County bal More...

Kempner to request stoplight at U.S. Highway 190, FM 2808

The Kempner City Council voted unanimously Tuesday for Mayor Carolyn Crane to ask the Texas Department of Transportation for a stoplight at the intersection of U.S. More...

BRIEFLY

CHRISTMAS MUSIC First Baptist Church will host a Christmas festival with special music on Saturday and Sunday at 6 p.m. There will be congregational carol singing, instrumental and choral music, and solos to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. More...

Life

Taylor Creek students excel at UIL art contest

Taylor Creek Elementary School released results of a recent UIL competition in creative art. There were four categories: painting, drawing, 3D and miscellaneous. Eleven students had 13 wins across 12 categories. More...

LHS culinary students host soldiers

Lampasas High School Culinary 1 students cooked up 20 dishes, including desserts, for Fort Hood soldiers. Staff Sgt. Stephen Hawkins is pictured kneeling holding a thank-you card from the students while Sgt. More...

Sock drive held at Spring Oaks

Spring Oaks Nursing and Rehabilitation is holding a sock drive through Dec. More...

News

DISTRICT COURT

Lampasas County 27th District Court convened last week after a break following Thanksgiving. Judge John Gauntt presided over the day’s hearings.  More...

Suspect arrested in aggravated robbery

Sgt. Tim Ryan of the Lampasas Police Department has made an arrest in the early-morning Sunday aggravated robbery at the Alon convenience store at 108 S. Key Ave. More...

Wreck occurs at Sixth Street, Western

No major injuries were reported as a result of a two-vehicle collision Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of Sixth Street and Western.  Lampasas Police Department Field Training Officer Larry Wilson gave the following account of the wreck, wh More...

Public Notices - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS The Planning and Zoning Commission of the City of Lampasas, Texas will hold a public hearing on January 4, 2018 at 6:00 P.M. More...