December 8, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Boil notice removed after water line repair

Water service has been restored, and a boil notice has been lifted for the southern parts of town affected by a water main break Friday.  The service interruption and notice to boil water affected areas generally from Bush’s Chicken to Lam More...

Lometa play

The Lometa High School Theatre group will perform its fall play, “Noises Off,” at a dinner theater Thursday.  The group will begin serving at 6 p.m., and the play will begin around 7 p.m. More...

Special Sections

Deaths

Veronica Brazell

Veronica Lyn Brazell, 15, of Lampasas died Dec. 5, 2015 at Scott & White Memorial Hospital in Temple.  Funeral service will be Dec. 10 at 2 p.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel. More...

Mrs. Hibler

Easter Reynolds Hibler, 97, formerly of Lampasas and Kempner, died in Friendswood, Texas, on Dec. 1, 2015.  Funeral service was held at Sneed Funeral Chapel in Lampasas. Burial followed at Oatmeal Cemetery.  Mrs. More...

Mr. Woolley

James Jim Anthony Woolley died at his home Dec. 2, 2015, surrounded by his family.  A memorial service was held Dec. 6 at Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home in Burnet.  Mr. Woolley was born Dec. 3, 1943 in Canton, Ohio to the late Herman F. More...

Opinion

No need to ban guns in Council Chambers

These are dangerous times, and Americans’ right to bear arms for self-defense remains as important as ever.  That is why it was encouraging to learn that those who hold a concealed handgun license are allowed to carry concealed firearms in More...

Obama not believable on climate change

The president of the United States landed in Paris last Monday, his mouth full of grave and ominous reproaches for the heedless. Climate change, the central topic of the world summit he expects to lead, must be dealt with. Do we hear that? More...

Call it Islamist terrorism, Mr. President

Everything we know so far about the slaughter of 14 people in San Bernardino, Calif., points to Islamist terrorism. Yet President Obama’s comments on Wednesday suggest he thinks the best response is to stiffen gun control laws.  More...

Santa visits downtown

Ella Calkins, 3, smiles at Santa Claus during the North Pole visitor’s stop at the Ajinomoto Windsor Foods lobby Saturday as part of Carol of Lights. More...

Police officers to use body cameras

Body cameras for police officers have become a reality in today’s society. More...

Kempner

The Kempner City Council will meet today at 7 p.m. in Council Chambers in City Hall, 12288 East U.S. More...

Burn ban lifted

Those outside incorporated city limits have permission to conduct controlled burns this week, as County Judge Wayne Boultinghouse has lifted the burn ban until Sunday at 7 p.m.  Officials ask those who conduct controlled burns to use caution and More...

Life

Rollins Brook hospital earns top designation

For the second year in a row, Rollins Brook Community Hospital has been named to The Leapfrog Group’s annual list of Top Rural Hospitals.  Metroplex Hospital in Killeen was given the title of Top Hospital, as well.  More...

Young Life event to raise funds for summer camp

Lampasas County Young Life will host its Christmas Club Dec. 14 at 7 p.m. More...

Son born

Seth and Allison Rodrigue of Lampasas are the parents of a son, Sawyer Rodrigue, born Oct. 30, 2015 at St. More...

News

Let it snow

Frosty the Snowman walks through a flurry of fake snowflakes by the Kline Whitis Elementary PTA float in the Lighted Christmas Parade held Saturday during Carol of Lights. More...

Sports

Football Banquet and Hall of Fame ceremony

Varsity players awarded at the Lampasas Badger football banquet on Monday are shown with their plaques. Please see the Dec. 11 edition of the Dispatch Record for a list of awards and coverage of the Hall of Fame induction ceremony.  More...

Badgers extend basketball winning streak

The Lampasas varsity boys defeated Marble Falls 63-57 on Monday. More...

Lometa wins Celtic Shootout

The Lometa Hornets swept the competition at the Holy Trinity Catholic High School Celtic Shootout. Lometa (6-0) clinched the tournament title on Saturday with a 62-37 win over Conference 2A Axtell. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

BID NOTICE  The City of Lampasas is accepting sealed bids for the following: Property generally described as 0.11 acres out of Lot 5, Block 57, A.H. Barnes Addition to the City and County of Lampasas.   More...