June 24, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Doctor, dentist picked to serve on state boards

Lampasas family physician Dr. Mark Lane and dentist Dr. Neal Leavell both have been appointed to state boards by Gov. Greg Abbott. More...

WEATHER

Date High Low Rain June 20 93 71 June 21 96 71 June 22 96 73 More...

Meetings

The Lampasas County Commissioners Court will meet Monday at 9 a.m. in the first-floor courtroom at the county courthouse. The Lampasas City Council will meet in regular session Monday at 7 p.m. in City Council Chambers, 405 S. Main St. More...

Special Sections

Deaths

Mr. Gacha

John M. Gacha, 64, of Kempner died June 20, 2016 at his home. Graveside service will be held June 24 at 10 a.m. at Kempner Cemetery. Sneed Funeral Chapel has charge of arrangements. Mr. Gacha was born Oct. More...

Mrs. Kennedy

Zella Mae Kennedy, 83, of Lampasas died June 19, 2016 at Metroplex Hospital in Killeen. Graveside services were conducted June 23 at Oak Hill Cemetery. Sneed Funeral Chapel had charge of arrangements. Zella Mae was born Jan. More...

Mrs. Morua

Sylvia C. Morua, 58, of Lampasas died June 20, 2016 at Metroplex Hospital in Killeen. Rosary was recited June 22 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lampasas. Mass was conducted June 23 at St. More...

Sports

Lometa hires boys’ basketball coach

Frank Reyes has built sports programs from the ground up. Now his task is to continue an already strong Hornet basketball tradition. Lometa Athletic Director Jamie Smart recently hired Reyes as head boys’ basketball coach for the Hornets. More...

Badgers rally against Llano

Lampasas beaten by Mustangs in 7-on-7 Monday

Lampasas overcame a three-touchdown deficit against Llano to win 21-19 in 7-on-7 football Monday. In the final game of the day, though, the Badgers lost 18-6 to the host, Marble Falls. More...

Summer hoops

Sarah Crawford goes for a lay-up against Marble Falls during Hill Country Hoops action on Monday. The Lady Badgers lost 35-25 to a team from Marble Falls and 57-28 to Faith Academy. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING OF THE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT Notice is hereby given that the Zoning Board of Adjustment of the City of Lampasas, Texas under Section 9.6 of the City of More...

Dispatch Record wins seven state press awards

The Lampasas Dispatch Record captured seven awards across various categories at the 2016 Texas Better Newspaper Contest, sponsored by the Texas Press Association. More...

Focus on service animals

Police give businesses information about handlers’ rights

Lampasas Police Department officials have taken service animal information packets to various Lampasas restaurants and businesses after two complaints were filed over a period of two months. More...

Democrats talk gun control at convention

Members of the Lampasas County Democratic Party attended the Texas Democratic Party Convention June 16-18 in San Antonio. More...

BRIEFLY

VFW Post 8539 The general membership meeting of the Lampasas VFW Post 8539 for July has been moved to July 16 at 11 a.m. More...

Sheep, goats

A workshop about parasite management for sheep and goats will be Tuesday in the meeting room at the Lampasas County Farm Bureau building, 1793 North U.S. Highway 281. The cost is $10. More...

Lifestyles

Headed to Italy

Lampasas doctor to present at international wound care convention

Lampasas’ Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Dr. Katherine Lincoln has submitted a paper in the World Union of Wound Healing Societies and will present it in Florence, Italy Sept. 25-29. More...

Emergency response

Acadian Operations Coordinator Elizabeth Hicks spoke about what to do in emergency situations with Lampasas Independent School District staff earlier in June. More...

Students recognized in Duke talent search

Several Lampasas students have been recognized by the Duke TIP 7th Grade Talent Search. Addison McDonald and Cole Wheeler from Lampasas Middle School were invited to the state ceremony this year. More...

News

Patteson to lead river authority

Kevin Patteson has been named general manager and chief executive officer of the Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority. He formerly served as Texas Water Development Board executive administrator, a post to which he was appointed by former Gov. More...

Foul play not suspected in fatal Lake Victor car fire

Burnet County authorities late Thursday morning said the body of a person found inside a burning vehicle near Lake Victor on Monday night has been confirmed to be that of a male. The man was pronounced dead by Justice of the Peace Lisa Whitehead. More...

Warrants issued after defendants fail to appear for 27th District Court

Lampasas County 27th District Court convened last week, and several defendants earned probated sentences. Judge John Gauntt presided, after visiting judge Joe Carroll had filled in for him the previous week. More...

Agribusiness

Cattle Auction

The report from the June 22 Lampasas Cattle Auction follows. Cattle and calves: Estimated receipts 413, compared to 443 last sale and 347 at this time last year. Compared to last sale, feeder steers and heifers were $6- $10 lower. More...

Welding course

Lampasas agriscience educator Clint Nygard prepares to TIG weld aluminum on the second day of a three-day welding workshop, sponsored by Austin Community College, that was held this week at Hays High School in Buda. More...