October 21, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Nice catch

Joe Rosa displays a bass before releasing it back into Sulphur Creek in W.M. Brook Park. More...

BRIEFLY

Sheep, goats Sheep and goat validation will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Lampasas County Youth Livestock Show Association show barn on North U.S. Highway 281. More...

Fundraiser set

“Beast Feast,” an exotic game supper to raise funds for Hunting with Soldiers, will be Saturday from noon to midnight at VFW Post 8539, 481 North U.S. Highway 183. A variety of exotic meats will be served for donations. More...

Lifestyles

Horseshoe pumpkins

Lampasas High School Ag Mechanics students are crafting items like these horseshoe pumpkins for the upcoming Reverse Raffle and Barn Dance that will be held Nov. 8 at the Lampasas County Youth Livestock Association Showbarn. More...

Church of Christ to host free Fall Festival

First Street Church of Christ will hold its Fall Festival Sunday from 6-8 p.m. at the church parking lot. Everything offered at the festival is free. More...

Pierians meet

The GFWC/TFWC Pierian Club met in the home of Myrna Bozarth Oct. 14, with 20 members present. Hostesses were Diane Davis and June Davis. The invocation was offered by Carolyn Bulloch. More...

Letters

End of electric car revolution

Letters

Editor’s note: This letter is a follow-up to a story the Dispatch Record ran June 24, about Mr. Newsom’s new electric car “and the operating expenses he thinks it will save him over a long term.” More...

Kudos to LISD

The Lampasas Independent School District Board of Trustees recently announced a vacancy on the board due to the resignation of trustee Mark Bishop. LISD trustees are to be commended for the process they have chosen to fill this position. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notice

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of MINNIE L. HENDERSON, Deceased, were issued on October 8, 2014, in Cause No. More...

Flu vaccines advised

Health officials are encouraging people to get flu vaccines early this fall, as the shots can take up to two weeks to become effective in protecting the body against the influenza virus. More...

Extended voting hours offered today - Free Access

Early voting for the Nov. 4 general election began Monday and will continue weekdays through Oct. 31. The early voting site is the elections administrator office, 407 S. Pecan St. on the downtown square. Today and Oct. More...

Appraisal district considers 5-acre minimum size for some ag uses

The Lampasas Central Appraisal District is considering setting a minimum size of five acres for grazing land to receive an agricultural tax appraisal. More...

WEATHER

Date High Low Rain Oct. 16 85 52 Oct. 17 89 57 Oct. 18 83 58 Oct. 19 More...

Man injured by train

A Lometa man sustained major injuries Sunday when he tried to jump on a train in Lometa, according to Lampasas County Sheriff’s Office Investigator John Seery. More...

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On the ballot

Proposition 1 deserves passage to help fund highway projects

With the start of early voting for the Nov. 4 General Election, we encourage Lampasas County residents to exercise their right to participate in selecting leaders for our state. More...

Voting should require a sense of duty, sacrifice

Americans will cease arguing over the federal Voting Rights Act and its intricacies -- oh, I imagine around the time Texas starts exporting ground water to Minnesota, or the Lord returns to judge the quick and the dead. More...

Sports

Lady Badgers defeat Llano in four sets - Free Access

The Lampasas High School varsity volleyball team beat Llano 25-21, 25-12, 21-25, 26-24 on Tuesday. The Lady Badgers improved to 3-5 in district play. On Friday, the Lady Badgers host Liberty Hill at 5 p.m. More...

Orlando Flores qualifies for regional meet - Free Access

Lampasas High School junior Orlando Flores placed fourth at the district meet in Lampasas on Wednesday to advance to regionals. Flores was the only Badger runner to qualify for the regional meet.  More...

Middle school runners compete in district meet - Free Access

Lampasas Middle Schooler Emili Andrade won the individual title in the seventh-grade girls' cross country district meet. The Lady Badgers placed second in that division, and the eighth-grade boys also took silver. More...

Poll

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