November 20, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Digging in dirt

Texas Master Gardener Emily Butts helps students learn about plants and gardening during Plant Pals, a special presentation on plants during a recent presentation at Hanna Springs Intermediate School by the Lampasas County Extension Office. More...

Bell-ringers

Salvation Army volunteers are gearing up for another season of bell-ringing to raise funds to assist Lampasas County needy residents for the year. Bell-ringers will be in front of Wal-Mart from Friday through Dec. 22. More...

Deadlines

Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, early deadlines are in effect for the Lampasas Dispatch Record. Deadline for classified ads, display ads and news items for the Nov. 23 issue were Monday at 5 p.m. Deadline for submission of items for the Nov. More...

Special Sections

Deaths

Mr. Greathouse

Lampasas resident Ted S. Greathouse, 88, died Nov. 16, 2007, at Scott & White Memorial Hospital in Temple. Funeral services are Nov. 20 at 10 a.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel in Lampasas with burial to follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. More...

Mr. Steudeman

Loyd Steudeman of Ardmore, Okla., died Nov. 16, 2007, at his daughter's residence in Lampasas. he was 80. Funeral services are Nov. 20 at 10 a.m. at Crystal Rock Cathedral in Ardmore with burial to follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Ardmore. More...

Sports

No Upset on This Night

Ethridge, champs end Hornets' season Richland Springs 54, Lometa 6

Richland Springs didn't win two of the last three state titles by beating itself. More...

Badgers drop home-opener to Class 5A Austin Anderson

For three of the four quarters on Friday, the Lampasas boys' basketball team held its own with Class 5A Austin Anderson, but a 20-14 Anderson advantage in the second quarter proved the majority of the difference as Anderson spoiled the Badgers' hom More...

Lady Badgers fall to powerful Peaster on the road, 61-50

The Lampasas girls' basketball team went on the road to Peaster on Friday and was handed a 61- 50 loss. The Lady Badgers (1-3) lost their previous game at home, 60- 42 against China Spring. More...

Letters

Inexcusable animal brutality evidenced in Lampasas

What is this world coming to that a person's animals can be so brutally poisoned! More...

Agribusiness

Cattle Auction

The report from the Nov. 14 sale at Lampasas Cattle Auction is as follows. Cattle and calves: Estimated receipts 807 compared to 738 last week and 1,059 last year. More...

Kempner observes 10th anniversary

Kempner residents, City Council members, city staff, former council members and others crowded into Kempner City Hall recently to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the city. More...

Lampasas, Burnet law officials pool resources to aid citizens

Neighboring community's police chief, former Lampasan Paul Nelson, enjoys working with local Police Department

Just as two heads are better than one, small communities are finding that by pooling their resources a lot more can be accomplished by local police departments, and a lot less can be accomplished by criminals. More...

Vendors

Courtyard Square Association is offering local non-profit food vendors an opportunity to set up a booth during the Carol of Lights Festival Dec. 7 at no charge to the organization. More...

Road closed

County Road 2200 north of the Lampasas Municipal Airport will be closed for construction work Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. to allow installation of a culvert. The road closure will begin at the railroad tracks. More...

Life

Welcome home treat

Members of Fort Hood's 2-82 Field Artillery, 3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division received a big welcome home and thanks from Lampasans upon their return from overseas duty. More...

Program for job-seeking seniors open

Experience Works, a Senior Community Service Employment Program, is a job-training program for low-income persons ages 55 and older. More...

Multi-Service Center

901 S. Live Oak - Lampasas • 556-3858 · 556-2550

8 a.m.-4 p.m. Lunch is served Monday through Friday, 11:30 a.m. Public transportation, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Reservations may be made by calling 24 hours in advance, 556-3858, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. More...

News

Former rector expected to enter plea

A scheduled announcement of a jury trial for Jim Wooldridge took a different turn Friday, as the former Lampasas clergyman waived his right to a jury trial. Wooldridge, 62, instead now is to go before a judge Jan. More...

New Braunfels woman dies in accident at Briggs

A one-vehicle accident Sunday afternoon just over one mile south of Briggs on U.S. Highway 183 left a New Braunfels woman dead and another with serious injuries. More...

Fire destroys double-wide house

CR 3415 blaze south of U.S. 190 is county's third in four days

A fire of undetermined causes destroyed a double-wide manufactured house early Friday afternoon about one-half mile south of U.S. Highway 190. Officials received a call about the blaze at 12:39 p.m. More...

Opinion

Terror in the skies: We must be serious about security

Just in time for the busiest travel week of the year, we have this news from the General Accountability Office, Congress' investigative arm: It's relatively easy to get bomb-making materials through security checkpoints and onto airplanes. More...

Cartoon

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The power of belief

Curiously, it was the death of a committed Christian believer the other day that got me thinking about nonbelievers. Bear with me a moment here. The Christian believer to whom I refer was a longtime member of my Episcopal parish in Dallas. More...


 

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