April 28, 2017 RSS feed / Life

Volunteer Fair highlights needs of community organizations

The Lampasas Volunteer Fair on Saturday was designed with multiple purposes in mind: to help Lampasans learn more about non-profit organizations in the area and to increase the number of volunteers for those groups.  More...

Food safety course aims to limit illnesses

Statistics indicate that foodborne illness continues to be a health issue in the United States. Each year, one in six Americans will become sick, 128,000 will become hospitalized, and 3,000 will die due to a foodborne illness. More...

Lampasas High School senior awards given

Tuesday Brown, left, and Brogan Wykes lead Lampasas High School seniors to the stage at the start of the senior awards program. More...

With spring in Texas, being active as a family has benefits

Spring is a great time for families with children to spend time together outdoors. The Episcopal Center for Children, a nonprofit organization providing mental health and special education services to children ages 5-14, offers tips to help families. More...

CEMETERY ASSOCIATIONS

TOWNSEN The Townsen Cemetery Association will hold its annual meeting Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Adamsville Community Center. All interested persons are urged to attend.   More...

Courtyard garage sale Saturday

Don Hughes looks over a variety of horse-related items for sale at one of last year’s Courtyard Square Garage Sale events. Booths will be set up Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for shoppers. More...

Historical marker defaced

Members of the Lampasas County Historical Commission have reported the Pleasant Valley Farmers Alliance historical marker on U.S. More...

Tractor Supply 4-H fundraiser begins

Tractor Supply Co. is partnering with National 4-H Council for a nationwide in-store fundraiser to send thousands of students to 4-H youth development programs, camps and leadership conferences across the country.  More...

Kentucky Derby comes to Lampasas with party

The pomp surrounding the Kentucky Derby is heading to Lampasas. A pre-race event will be held at Still Waters Pavilion in Kempner, with shuttles to Twisted Oak Grille in Lampasas to watch the race.  More...

Archaeological school sets dig site in Lampasas

This weekend the Gault School of Archaeological Research is doing a reconnaissance survey on Lope Along Ranch in Lampasas County. More...

Aggie Moms to meet Tuesday

Central Texas Aggie Moms meeting is set for Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Kempner Brick Oven, located at 12093 U.S. Highway 190.  For more information, contact Alicia Straley, 512-556-7522 or email her at arstraley4@gmail.com.   More...

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

We would like to help get your group’s event(s) listed in the Dispatch Record Calendar. The listing of community events and meetings is free. Calendar items must be submitted in writing. More...

Eight Days of Hope leader to speak in Lampasas

Chris Chiles, director of the Eight Days of Hope Rapid Response Team, will speak in Lampasas Saturday at 6 p.m. at Grace Fellowship.  Eight Days of Hope is an organization that began after Hurricane Katrina devastated Louisiana. More...