February 28, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Financial Literacy Fest is success

Close to $700 was raised for scholarships through a variety of raffles at last Tuesday night’s Financial Literary Festival, sponsored by the Lampasas County Higher Education Center.  More...

Quilt show opening set for Friday

Over 90 entries were accepted Saturday for the annual Stitches in Time Needle Art and Quilt Show slated Friday and Saturday.  Keystone Square Museum volunteers and committee members were on hand to take in quilts, table coverings, dolls, embroid More...

Lometa

All parents and family members of Lometa Independent School District students are invited to attend a parent informational meeting regarding the After School Program and the new STAAR test that will replace the TAKS test.  The event is Thursday More...

Filing

Filing for seats on the Lampasas and Lometa independent school district board of trustees and for places on Lampasas, Lometa and Kempner city councils continues through Monday.  Early voting for Lampasas elections will be handled at the office o More...

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News

Multi-car crash

One person was transported for medical treatment as a result of a collision Friday morning involving four vehicles. The accident occurred at Fourth and Chestnut streets. More...

Second response

City Fire Marshal Reece Oestreich listens to a message on his walkie-talkie as he and firefighters Josh Straley, left, and Bart Baker, center, look over the 205 S. Rice St. More...

Mobile home lost in blaze

A fire Friday morning destroyed a family’s house a few miles west of Lampasas, although no one was injured.  The cause of the blaze, which consumed a doublewide mobile home at 989 County Road 1154, is undetermined, County Fire Marshal Gene More...

Opinion

Political Cartoon

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Lighten up on political correctness

Have we become so hypersensitive that a phrase in use for half a millennia must now be banished from the English lexicon? More...

The anti science brigade

Rick Santorum is right. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notice

LEGAL NOTICE: This Texas Lottery Commission Scratch-Off game will close on March 18, 2012. You have until September 14, 2012, to redeem any tickets for this game: #1367 Black Onyx 7’s ($5) overall odds are 1 in 3.84. More...

Breaking News - 3/1/2012 9:37 AM

Tennis Team Regional preview - Free Access

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Breaking News - 2/29/2012 10:42 AM

New photos added to Lampasas girls' soccer gallery - Free Access

Photos from the Lampasas girls' soccer team's game against Waco Midway have been added to the "Lampasas girls soccer" photo gallery on our website. All of these photos are for sale at the Dispatch Record. Be sure to check them out! More...

Sales tax payments drop in February

February sales tax rebates to Lampasas County cities erased much of the positive results those entities recorded in January – except in Lometa.  Afterpostinga6percentriselast month, Lometa saw its sales tax payment in February increase by More...

WEATHER

Date High Low Rain Feb. 23 82 54 Feb. 24 57 43 Feb. 25 61 30 Feb. 26 More...

Writing clinic

Lampasas County Historical Commission members will hold a writing clinic for those who need help writing their history for the second volume of the county’s history book.  The event is March 6 at 1:30 p.m. More...

GOP meeting

The Lampasas County Republican Party Executive Committee will meet Thursday at noon at the County Seat. More...

Life

Carnley's Corner

Beauty is in the eye of the purseholder

If every product worked just like its package claimed, everyone would have perfect hair, perfect teeth, perfect skin and perfect health.  We would all be perfect.  But we all know that is not the case, and just because a shampoo bottle clai More...

Jump Rope for Heart

Kline Whitis Elementary held its 15th annual Jump Rope for Heart to benefit the American Heart Association. Students raised $5,425 to be donated to the AHA. More...

Lampasas Multi-Service Center

901 S. Live Oak - Lampasas • 556-3858 • 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Lunch is served Monday through Friday, 11:30 a.m. Lunch reservations may be made by calling 24 hours in advance, 556-3858. HOP transportation available Monday through Friday.  More...

Sports

Breaking News - 2/29/2012 10:42 AM

New photos added to Lampasas girls' soccer gallery - Free Access

Photos from the Lampasas girls' soccer team's game against Waco Midway have been added to the "Lampasas girls soccer" photo gallery on our website. All of these photos are for sale at the Dispatch Record. Be sure to check them out! More...

Breaking News - 3/1/2012 9:37 AM

Tennis Team Regional preview - Free Access

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Lady Badgers fall to Lorena in final seconds

Four seconds.  That’s all the Lady Badgers soccer team needed to hang on for in the game against Lorena Friday night.  With the score tied at 2-2 in the final seconds, it appeared the game was headed for two 10-minute overtime periods More...

Letters

Twisting unemployment statistics

All our lives we’ve heard the expression “Statistics don’t lie; statisticians do the lying.”  U.S. More...

From the Bible

“Thus says the Lord, 'Let not a wise man boast of his wisdom, and let not the mighty man boast of his might; let not a rich man boast of his riches; but let him who boasts boast of this, that he understands and knows Me, that I am the Lord who More...

Agribusiness

LHS group visits quail facility

Lampasas High School freshman and sophomore Wildlife Science and Natural Resources students recently toured the “Fly Bye Birdie” quail farm in DeLeon. FFA members, and FFA/agriscience instructors Ricky Prescott and Dr. More...

Restock carefully, economist warns

Cattle producers should be mindful to not get too caught up in reacting to high market prices, according to a Texas AgriLife Extension Service economist.  He advised producers not to overstock due to the potential for continued drought condition More...

Farm Service Agency offers aid for new ranchers

James B. More...


 

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