December 19, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

BRIEFLY

Deadlines The Lampasas Dispatch Record will have early deadlines next week because of the Christmas holiday. For the Dec. 26 edition, the deadline for news, photos and advertisements will be Monday at 5 p.m. For the Dec. More...

Lifestyles

Rollins Brook awarded top hospital distinction

The Leapfrog Group has named Metroplex Hospital of Killeen a “Top Hospital” and Rollins Brook Community Hospital of Lampasas a “Top Rural Hospital” in the organization’s annual list of hospitals. More...

College honors

Midwestern State University

Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls recognized 916 honor students for the Fall 2014 semester. More...

Toy drive termed ‘record-breaking’

Some 300 families are participating in the Lampasas Volunteer Fire Department’s Christmas for the Needy program this year. More...

Agribusiness

Cattle Auction

The report from the Dec. 17 Lampasas Cattle Auction follows. Cattle and calves: Estimated receipts 362 compared to 418 last week and 443 at this time last year. Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers steady to $3- $5 lower. More...

Lometa Reporter

Strong post play leads Lometa over Priddy

The Lometa varsity girls held off a late surge by Priddy Tuesday to win 42-33 and stretch their winning streak to four games. The Lady Hornets’ towering post Tori Shoemaker had a great game, with 20 points and at least eight blocks. More...

Eight straight

Hornets beat improved Priddy team 54-34 to stretch winning streak to eight games

Tuesday’s 54-34 win over Priddy may have been harderearned than last year’s blowout, but Lometa head coach Aaron Nuckles was pleased with the outcome. “We played hard,” Nuckles said. “[Our] motors never stop.” More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notice

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Notice is hereby given that original Letters of Administration for the Estate of PATRICIA ANN WILBURN, Deceased, were issued on December 10, 2014, in Cause No. More...

New public works director

Promoted from street department, Shane Brown eyes goals for city infrastructure

Lampasas native and longtime city employee Shane Brown has a new professional title -- along with a big list of public infrastructure projects to oversee. More...

WEATHER

Date High Low Rain Dec. 15 65 48 0.01 Dec. 16 58 38 Dec. 17 More...

Deaths

Mrs. Lewis

Ramona Joyce Lewis, 80, of Kempner died Dec. 14, 2014 at her home. Graveside services were Dec. 18 at Tobey Cemetery near Marble Falls. Mrs. Lewis was born Oct. 9, 1934 in Crescent, Okla., the daughter of John D. Mize and Rhoda (Hicks) Mize. More...

News

Warrants issued after court no-shows

Judge John Gauntt sentenced Lampasas resident Vincent Garza Sanchez, 29, to eight years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Institutional Division for possession of a controlled substance over 1 gram and less than 4 grams. More...

Law enforcement notes arrests

The following arrests were reported recently by area law enforcement officials. Dec. 15 • Fabian Barrientos-Godinez, 20, of Lampasas for failure to identify-false/fictitious information and driving while intoxicated with open alcohol container. More...

Legal service available

Lone Star Legal Aid of Belton offers free legal aid to Lampasas residents the first Monday of each month. Assistance is available from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the county judge’s office in the Lampasas County Courthouse. More...

Sports

LHS alumni aim high in OU track and field

From the practice schedule to the dietary requirements to the level of competition, college athletics is a major step from the high school level. More...

All-Americans

Rush Seaver (Lampasas High School Class of 2010) and Bobby Joe Nielsen (Class of 2014) have been named All-Americans in college football. More...

Freshman boys’ basketball team off to roaring start

Through one month of the basketball season, the Badger freshmen have maintained a near-perfect record, losing only one game. More...