January 29, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Council approves requests for rezoning

The Lampasas City Council on Monday approved two rezoning requests for properties on the west side of town.  More...

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Deaths

Mrs. Henderson

Mrs. Jean Hutton Henderson was born in Fairy, Texas, on June 21, 1923. She died after a brief illness on Jan. 22, 2016 at the age of 92 years and seven months.  She married Ayres Monroe Henderson on Jan. More...

News

Sun in driver’s eyes a factor in collision

An automobile-tractor collision late Wednesday afternoon on FM 581 East sent a Lometa woman to Rollins Brook Community Hospital in Lampasas.  Texas Department of Public Safety Cpl. V Monte Carroll received a call about the accident at 5:55 p.m. More...

Arrests reported

The following arrests were reported by area law enforcement officials. Jan. 24 • Jesse Joe Garcia Jr., 25, of Lampasas for possession of marijuana and unlawful carrying of a firearm. He remained in Lampasas County Jail as of press time. More...

Hotel construction

Cody Sheppard of Sheppard & Sheppard Dozing & Backhoe Service excavates the future site of a swimming pool at the Best Western hotel in Lampasas. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS OF THE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT Notice is hereby given that the Zoning Board of Adjustment of the City of Lampasas, Texas under Section 9.6 of the City of Lampasas Zoning Ordinance, will hold the following Public Hearings More...

County to buy animal control pickup

The county will buy a new animal control pickup, using revenue from fees on dog license tags. More...

Democratic candidates visit Lampasas

The Lampasas County Democratic Party met Monday with the two Democrat candidates for Texas House District 54. More...

Briefly

Cold swim   Hancock Springs Free-Flow Swim Area will host a Polar Bear Plunge Saturday at 4 p.m.  Warmer-than-normal weather is expected this weekend, but those who choose to jump in the pool still may feel a chill, as the city’s webs More...

Life

Lometa student earns VFW Patriots Pen award

Regan Gill, an eighth-grader at Lometa Junior High, received top honors recently in the VFW Patriots Pen essay contest and was awarded a $250 scholarship from Post 3393 and its auxiliary.  In addition, Regan took third place in the VFW District More...

Onward to state for Porter

Lampasas High School junior Rachel Porter won first place at the District 14 competition for her Voice of Democracy audio-essay. This weekend she will be in Austin with Lampasas VFW Post 8549 members to find out how she fares at state competition. More...

Pierian Club talks custom rocks, architecture designs

A Lampasas business’s unique impact on art and architecture was the focus of the Pierian Club’s monthly meeting, held Jan. 12 in the Foundation Room of the Lampasas Public Library.  More...

Sports

Badgers hold off Eagles 52-49 - Free Access

The Lampasas varsity boys moved to 2-3 in district basketball with a 52-49 win over Salado.Daniel Hurst scored a season-high 25 points for Lampasas in the win. Jason Murphy added 14 points. Please see Tuesday's edition of the Dispatch Recor More...

Hornets win 21st basketball game - Free Access

Lometa defeated Jonesboro 58-44 on Friday. With the win, the Hornets moved to  21-3 overall, 7-0 in district. Twenty-one wins marks the most wins in a season during coach Aaron Nuckles tenure. More...

Breaking News - 2/1/2016 10:58 AM

UIL announces new districts

For the 2016-2018 UIL realignment, Lampasas has been placed in District 13-4A Division I for football. The district includes Burnet, China Spring, Gatesville, Lampasas, Liberty Hill and La Vega. More...