November 17, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Creek clearing

A Dispatch Record file photo from a month ago and a snapshot taken Monday show how the same section of Sulphur Creek -- seen from the Western Street bridge looking east -- looked before and after bru More...

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Top musicians

Lampasas Middle School students who were named to the Texas Music Educators Association Region VIII-West Zone Concert Band stand for recognition during a concert Saturday at Lea Ledger Auditorium at More...

Theft charge results in probation term

Lometa resident Buck Ryan Felan, 29, was given five years’ deferred adjudication probation and a $1,000 fine for theft over $1,500 and less than $20,000.  The sentence was handed down at a plea hearing in Lampasas County 27th District Cour More...

Fire response

Lampasas firefighters, from left, Reece Oestreich, J.P. Harris, Bart Baker and Ronnie Withers prepare to start a fan to clear smoke from a house at 909 East Avenue G on Monday morning. More...

Opinion

Obama’s amnesty falls apart

Last Monday, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals told the immigration power-grabbers in the Obama administration to stuff it. More...

Offside at Mizzou

I tell you, it’s great to be alive and cognizant that the greatest thing going on at the University of Missouri, large-domed citadel of learning and culture, is -- you guessed it -- football!  More...

Media bias against Carson

Dr. Ben Carson’s whole life has been very unusual, so perhaps we should not be surprised to see the latest twist -- the media going ballistic over discrepancies in a few things he said.  More...

Lometa Reporter

Lometa students participate in annual Harvest Festival

Lometa High School seniors Alex Torres and Morgan Bridges were crowned King and Queen of the recent Harvest Festival. More...

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Public Notices

APPLICATION HAS BEEN MADE WITH THE TEXAS ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE COMMISSION FOR A BQ WINE AND BEER RETAILER’S OFF-PREMISE PERMIT BY STEPHEN R. MEYER DBA M&M DEER PROCESSING, LLC, TO BE LOCATED AT 608 FM 580 E, LAMPASAS, LAMPASAS, COUNTY, TEXAS. More...

Council looks at sign policies

In a meeting Nov. 30, the Lampasas City Council will discuss whether to amend the ordinance that governs signs at buildings.  More...

Business leader runs for Texas Senate District 24

Ryan Downton became motivated to run for office after seeing the effects of federal government action on his business. Downton, a Republican from Salado, is president of Little River Health Care in Temple, a hospital and provider network. More...

BRIEFLY

Filing begins   Lewis Bridges of Lometa has filed to run for Precinct 3 county commissioner in the March 1 Republican Party primary.  The filing period for the election is Nov. 14 through Dec. 14. More...

Life

Lometa ISD staff member earns excellence award

There is a sound that resonates with longtime Lometa students, its identity indelibly marked upon their memories as certain as if a name were called or a voice echoed. More...

Raffle for Young Farmers

At the Lampasas County Courthouse the Lampasas County Young Farmers set up at the annual citywide garage sale Nov. 7 and sold raffle tickets for their local scholarship efforts. More...

High Valley Cemetery Association to meet

Members, supporters and prospective members of the High Valley Cemetery Association are invited to a special called meeting of the association Nov. 29 at 2 p.m.  The meeting will be at High Valley Baptist Church on FM 501 west of Bend. More...

Sports

Wimberley limits fouls, controls boards in 39-35 win

Wimberley, a defending regional quarterfinalist team, scored the opening basket on Friday and never lost the lead. The Lady Badgers fought back after trailing by double digits to pull within four points, but the Lady Texans prevailed 39-35. More...

Badgers begin regular season tonight on road

With three of their top players out, the Badgers weren’t fully healthy for the boys’ basketball scrimmages on Thursday. More...

Lometa Hornets competitive in scrimmages against 4A teams

Hornets’ season opener moves to Santa Anna this Friday

The Conference 1A Lometa Hornets outscored Brownwood in one 20-minute scrimmage on Thursday. Lometa’s other 20-minute scrimmage against the Lions ended in a 20-16 loss. More...

Letters

Racial profiling is offensive

Last week Austin-area TV news station KXAN presented an investigative report that concluded Texas DPS troopers were violating Texas’ antiprofiling law (CR2131) by listing Hispanics/ Latinos as “White” allegedly in order not to show More...

‘Cool pool’ staff did great job

We would like to shout out a thank you to the managers, lifeguards, cashiers and maintenance personnel at the Hancock Springs Free-Flow Pool last summer. They did a terrific job!  More...