February 3, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Burn ban lifted temporarily

Thanks to recent rains, County Judge Wayne Boultinghouse has suspended the countywide ban on outdoor burning until Thursday at 6 p.m.  More...

A place to call home

His Kids, ‘Big R’ hope to build permanent facility

Richard Williams trusts in the Lord to provide. More...

Felonies decrease from 2010

Sammy Bailey believes felonies are down in the city because people are calling the Lampasas Police Department to report suspicious activities.  “With all of us working together, we are making a difference in our community,” said the More...

WEATHER

Date High Low Rain Jan. 30 63 41 Jan. 31 75 55 Feb. 1 77 54   More...

Realignment

The University Interscholastic League on Thursday announced the results of its biennial realignment for high school sports teams.  For information about Lampasas’ district alignment, which also affects UIL academic competitions and other e More...

Key Avenue

Traffic signals at Second and Third streets are activated, and the temporary light at Fourth Street is set to be removed from service due to Key Avenue work. More...

Special Sections

Deaths

Mr. Gholson

Karl Kenneth Gholson, 87, of Lampasas died Jan. 29, 2012, at the Temple Veterans Administration Hospital. Funeral services were Feb. 2 at Sneed Funeral Chapel. Burial with military honors followed at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lampasas. Mr. More...

News

Pesticide applicator training scheduled

The Lampasas County Extension Service will hold a private pesticide applicator training and testing Feb. More...

DWI charge nets probation for local man

In recent 27th District Court action, Kevin Cory Havins, 26, of Lampasas was given 10 years’ probation and a $1,000 fine for driving while intoxicated and felony repetition.  Lonnie Gene Simmons, 48, of Killeen was given five years’ More...

Law enforcement officials release arrest list

The following arrests were reported by area law enforcement officials. Jan. 29 – Steve Dwayne Jacks Jr., 32, of Lampasas for driving while intoxicated. More...

Lometa Reporter

Eden comes out on top in contest

The Lometa boys’ basketball team had an opportunity to put the district race out of reach for any of its opponents.  But in the Hornets’ game against Eden last week, when they had an opportunity to do that, Lometa was unsuccessful, a More...

Realignment changes Lometa's UIL district

University Interscholastic League realignment on Thursday resulted in the Lometa Independent School District moving into Class 9 along with May, Rochelle, Santa Anna and Zephyr.  Look for a full story in next week's Lometa Reporter.   More...

Hornets' season-ending loss to Abbott earns mention in magazine

The Lometa football team’s seasonending 118-100 loss to Abbott has been selected as the six-man game of the year by Dave Campbell’s “Texas Football” magazine.  More...

Breaking News - 2/6/2012 3:52 PM

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Breaking News - 2/6/2012 1:45 PM

New photos added to Lampasas boys' and girls' basketball photo galleries - Free Access

Photos from the Badger and Lady Badger victories over Llano on Friday night have been added to their respective photo galleries. All of these photos are for sale at the Dispatch Record. Be sure to check them out! More...

Filing for council, school board seats set to begin

Filing will get under way Monday for seats on the Lampasas and Lometa independent school districts’ board of trustees, and for places on Lampasas, Lometa and Kempner city councils. Filing will continue through March 5.  More...

Former Kempner postmaster dies Jan. 31

Former Kempner and Oakalla postmaster Dorothy Ellen Hunt Reavis. 81, died Jan. 31, 2012, at Heart Hospital of Austin.  Graveside services are Feb. 4 at 11 a.m. at Tobey Cemetery at Oakalla.  Mrs. More...

Prater Equipment Co. superintendent Dewey Grider scoops dirt with a backhoe as Key Avenue reconstruction proceeds near East Avenue B on Tuesday morning. More...

School Board

The Lampasas Independent School District Board of Trustees will meet Monday at 6 p.m. More...

Conaway

A representative from Congressman Mike Conaway’s district office will be in Lampasas Wednesday from 1:30-3:30 p.m. More...

Life

Banks-Barksdale

Couple exchange vows in Missouri church

Brianna Marie Banks became the bride of Steven James Barksdale in a June 4, 2011, ceremony at South Haven Baptist Church in Springfield, Mo.  Pastor Ryan Palmer officiated the ceremony.  The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

See You at the Library

201 South Main Street

Lampasas Public Library has two Facebook contests under way: "How I Met My Valentine" and "Bitter and Brokenhearted." Both run through Feb 12.  Log onto the library's contest Facebook page and tell us how you met your Valentine. More...

LMS yearbooks still on sale; ad sales continue through Feb. 10

Lampasas Middle School yearbooks are still on sale and may be purchased during Prime Time in the computer lab for $30 each.  Eighth-grade ads are on sale through Feb. 10. Cost is $10 each. They are being sold on a first-come. More...

Sports

Breaking News - 2/6/2012 1:45 PM

New photos added to Lampasas boys' and girls' basketball photo galleries - Free Access

Photos from the Badger and Lady Badger victories over Llano on Friday night have been added to their respective photo galleries. All of these photos are for sale at the Dispatch Record. Be sure to check them out! More...

Breaking News - 2/6/2012 3:52 PM

Basketball photos advertisement - Free Access

This story contains a video Full Story

Falling just short

After comeback attempt fails, Lady Badgers need to win out for shot at playoffs

When Lady Badger basketball coach Jenny Bowden walked into the locker room after Tuesday’s game against Burnet, the tears were evident from her players following Lampasas’ 51-46 loss to the visitors.  “They wanted this one [win More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notice

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of ALTON T. BERRY, Deceased, were issued on January 24, 2012, in Cause No. 6420, pending in the County Court of LAMPASAS County, Texas, to: VAN BERRY.  More...


 

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