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Police offer advice for Black Friday

The Christmas shopping season has arrived in Lampasas and the rest of the country.  When buying gifts for loved ones, it’s important to stay safe, the Lampasas Police Department said.  Local officers offered a myriad of tips for Black More...

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Early deadlines   Because of the Thanksgiving holidays, the Dispatch Record has announced that early deadlines will be in effect.  Deadlines for the Dec. 1 edition are today at 5 p.m. for classified advertisements. More...

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News

Injuries from Thursday wreck not considered major

Three people were taken to Rollins Brook Community Hospital for evaluation after a two-vehicle wreck Thursday morning.  The accident occurred around 11 a.m. at the intersection of U.S. Highway 281 North and U.S. More...

10-point buck

Rey Barron of Round Rock bagged this 10-point buck at the Doug Faught Ranch in Lampasas County. The antlers had an inside spread of 21 inches. Barron harvested the buck on Friday morning. More...

Family time

Randy Paul Perez, Allicia Perez and Samantha Renee Perez dress up as turkeys during Hanna Springs Elementary School’s Grandparents’ Day. More...

Opinion

A time to pause and give thanks

The holiday season is upon us.  For many retailers, Halloween items made their appearance on store shelves back in September, and the marketing of Christmas gifts and decorations began just as soon as November arrived.  More...

In search of a new free-world leader

Is Vladimir Putin the new leader of the free world?  All we currently know is that the job seems open, and that Putin has seemingly sent in his resume, showing openness to the idea of an anti-Islamic State alliance with British Prime Minister Da More...

France closes its borders; why can’t we?

Phyllis Schlafly

The Friday night massacre of over 100 people at a soccer game, a rock concert and five restaurants in Paris was apparently committed by eight men working on behalf of ISIS, also called ISIL or the Islamic State.  More...

Agribusiness

Bar 17 Ranch revives former Little Bear Ranch arena

The owners and managers of Bar 17 Ranch hope to expand the use of their vast horse facilities and covered arena.  Therapeutic horseback riding, rodeos, team pennings and various events are all in the plans for the roughly 300-acre ranch north of More...

Farm Credit to honor 100 rural visionaries

The next few weeks mark the final month to submit nominations for Farm Credit 100 Fresh Perspectives, a program that will recognize rural visionaries across the United States who are changing the future of rural communities and agriculture for the be More...

Court approves preliminary plat for subdivision

The Lampasas County Commissioners Court on Monday approved a preliminary plat for the second phase of a subdivision in the far southeast corner of the county.  The plat is for Cactus Creek, Phase II, a 72-lot development off FM 2657 and County R More...

Thanksgiving closures planned

Government offices, schools and some businesses will be closed part of this week because of Thanksgiving.  The break will begin early for the Lometa Independent School District, as Wednesday through Friday are student holidays.  Lampasas In More...

Band concert

The Lampasas High School Wind Ensemble joined with the Heights Concert Band Thursday evening, playing a variety of music for the audience. More...

Life

Just in time: How a second-grader would cook a turkey

Second-graders from the Lampasas Independent School District have a few ideas on how to cook a turkey this Thanksgiving. More...

Multi-Service Center Menu

901 S. Live Oak, Lampasas 512-556-3858   Lunch is served Monday-Friday at 11:30 a.m. Lunch reservations may be made by calling 512-556- 3858 24 hours in advance.  For week of Nov. 25-Dec. 1  Wednesday, Nov. 25  More...

Fire Department toy drive continues

The Lampasas Fire Department has begun its annual toy drive. The department, located at 1107 E. Fourth Street, will take new toys or bikes. More...

Sports

‘Two different worlds’

Badgers’ 54-40 loss to Lanier reflects much higher level of competition than season opener

Austin Lanier’s speed and athletic ability made Friday’s game a completely different story than the Badgers’ season opener last Tuesday. The Lanier Vikings beat the Badgers 54-40, with one player contributing 30 points. More...

Cross country banquet

Lampasas High School cross country runners were recognized Saturday night at the team’s banquet at New Covenant Church. More...

JV boys win with 24-0 run in second half

The Lampasas junior varsity turned a close game into a blowout with a dominant third quarter. The Badgers defeated Austin Lanier 45-19 at home on Friday. The score was tied 5-5 at the end of the first quarter, and Lampasas led 17-15 at halftime. More...

Letters

Silence is not an option

While reading an area newspaper the other day, I saw an article titled “Politics & Religion” by a preacher, Paul Wrightsman. More...

Lometa VFD fundraiser

The Lometa Volunteer Fire Department wants to thank the property owners and residents of Lometa and Lampasas County who supported our barbecue fundraiser on Sunday, Nov. 15. More...

From the Bible

“Let us come before His presence with thanksgiving; Let us shout joyfully to Him with psalms. For the Lord is a great God, and a great King above all gods.”  -- Psalm 95:2-3   More...

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Public Notices

NOTICE TO CREDITORS  Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of MANLEY DARRELL GALLOWAY, Deceased, were issued November 12, 2015 under Docket No. More...