June 23, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

BRIEFLY

MOVIE NIGHT AT POOL   Hanna Springs Swimming Pool will host Dive In Movie Night today from 8-11 p.m. The movie is “The BFG.”  Free snow cones will be available, although there will be no concessions. More...

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Deaths

Ms. Garcia

Justine Marie Garcia, 41, of Lampasas died June 2, 2017 as a result of injuries sustained in a car accident.  Memorial graveside service will be June 26 at 10 a.m. at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen with military honors. More...

Mrs. Van Winkle

Alma Louise Van Winkle, 79, of Evant died June 17, 2017, at home.  The daughter of Thomas Alva Hurd and Dorothy Louise (Flowers) Hurd, she was born Aug. 31, 1944, in Hugo, Oklahoma. She married Gayle Van Winkle.  More...

Ms. Walker

Vivian D. Walker, 75, of Kempner died June 18, 2017, at home.  A graveside service will be June 23 at 10 a.m. at Kempner Cemetery. Sneed Funeral Chapel has charge of arrangements.  Ms. Walker, the daughter of Clarence B. More...

Sports

Lampasas cruises past Hico, Tolar in summer hoops

A big second-half run against Hico helped Lampasas turn a fairly competitive game into a blowout on Tuesday. After leading 31-20 early in the second half, the Badgers scored 18 straight points and finished with a 51-29 win. More...

Badgers lose low-scoring 7-on-7 games

The Badgers dropped a pair of close 7-on-7 games Monday in Marble Falls.  The Marble Falls Mustangs beat the Badgers 19-14 in the first game of the day.  Then, Fredericksburg beat the Badgers 14-7, rallying after Lampasas scored first.  More...

Agility training

Xavier Nix, left, and Michael Nguyen run lines on the practice football field as part of the Speed, Weights and Agility Training program at Lampasas High School on Tuesday.   More...

Almost time for Spring Ho

Spring Ho Grand Parade Marshals Sabrina and Tim Angermann, left and second from left, join 2016 Miss Spring Ho Sam Hudson and Spring Ho Committee Chairman Van Berry for a photo at W.M. Brook Park on Wednesday. More...

Gasoline prices continue to fall

Average gasoline prices at press time Thursday -- one day after summer officially began -- remained just below the average for the same date last year statewide and nationwide.  Summer is the prime traveling time for many Americans, and reasonab More...

Life

Lampasas High School art submissions earn gold

Lampasas High School art students earned a total of 47 gold medals in regional, area and state contests, art teacher Sylvia Berry reported.  There were 34 students who participated in the Visual Art Scholastic Event regional art competition, spo More...

Couple to celebrate 40th anniversary

Jerry and Gloria Haile will celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary Saturday. The couple’s family congratulated them for completing 40 years of marriage.   More...

Lampasas Animal Shelter full

Lampasas Animal Shelter has 72 animals inside the compound, with 21 dogs, 50 cats and one rabbit.  Some of the animals are held for impound, but there are 12 dogs ready for adoption and 32 cats ready.  Of those adoptable animals, there are More...

News

Fire destroys RV southeast of Kempner last Friday

A fire on FM 2657 Friday resulted in the total loss of an RV and damage to two neighboring properties.  Because the damage was so extensive, Lampasas Fire Marshal Ronnie Withers – who investigated the incident – said the origin of th More...

The rise of protein for livestock

COMMENTARY

King Cotton was the money crop for farmers all across the South before synthetics came on the scene. 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 on at least one Class B misdemeanor – or more serious – charge. More...

Agribusiness

CATTLE AUCTION

The report from the June 21 Lampasas Cattle Auction follows.  Cattle and calves: Estimated receipts 335, compared to 389 last sale and 413 at this time last year.  Compared to last sale, feeder steers and heifers were $5-$6 lower on fleshy More...