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Taped up at Kline Whitis

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State representative King seeks to move to Senate

Editor’s note: This is the last of the Dispatch Record’s profiles of each candidate in the Republican primary for Senate District 24. More...

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Deaths

Mrs. Weeks

Erna Beth Cooper Weeks, 71, of Cedar Hill died Feb. 7, 2016 in Grapevine, Texas.  Services will be held Feb. 12 at Pearl Community Fellowship Church at 6735 FM 183 in Pearl.  Visitation was Feb. More...

Mrs. Bryant

Martha Bryant, 87, of Goldthwaite died Feb. 5, 2016.  Services were held Feb. 8 at First Baptist Church of Goldthwaite with Doug Holtzclaw and Dan Connally officiating. Interment followed at Goldthwaite Memorial Cemetery. More...

Frances Lee Buchanan Calvert

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Sports

Burnet rallies past Badgers 49-43 - Free Access

After Lampasas led 26-10 in the second half, Burnet rallied to win 49-43 in varsity boys' basketball on Friday.  The teams combined for more than 40 fouls. Lampasas dropped to 3-6 in district play, with one district game remaining.&nbs More...

State-ranked Taylor ends LHS girls’ season

The Lady Badgers’ basketball season ended with a 56-48 loss to the state-ranked Taylor Lady Ducks.  Lampasas was competing for the final playoff spot in District 25-4A. More...

Lady Badgers take second at golf state preview

The Lampasas varsity golf team competed Monday in the 4A State Preview at Onion Creek Country Club.  Lampasas posted team scores of 368-369-737 to take second place behind defending state champion Andrews.  More...

Candidate James “Bobby” Evans

James “Bobby” Evans said his many years of construction experience make him well qualified to be the next county commissioner for Precinct 1. Evans, a Kempner native, graduated from Lampasas High School in 1999 and also is a graduate of the Cent More...

Candidate Bobby Carroll

Bobby Carroll believes his business background qualifies him for Lampasas County Commissioner Precinct 1. “I feel I am the best candidate to fill this void,” Carroll said of the Precinct 1 position that incumbent Com missioner Robert Vincen More...

BRIEFLY

Voting rule  Early voting for the Democratic and Republican primary elections will begin Tuesday. Elections Administrator Mark Bishop reminded voters they must choose either a Democratic or a Republican ballot. More...

Residents urge city not to sell park land

Facing heavy criticism, the Lampasas City Council on Monday ended a proposal to sell or convey about 2.3 acres of Campbell Park to Ajinomoto Windsor Foods.  In accordance with state requirements, the city would have had to hold an election about More...

Life

Groovy times at Kline Whitis Elementary

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Perception Creative Art School on the move

The Board of Directors of Perception Creative Art School met three times in January at the school’s new location to re-organize and elect new officers.  Newly elected officers are:  • Joe Adams, President. More...

American Legion to meet

The American Legion Post 277 will meet Feb. 20 at 7 a.m. at Country Kitchen restaurant. All veterans are welcome to attend.   More...

News

Valentine’s banquet set

School Creek Baptist Church is hosting a Valentine banquet on Feb. 14 at 5:30 p.m. starting with a Mexican food potluck.  More...

More candidates file

Several candidates have filed for local offices within the past week.  Mario Maldonado filed for Lometa school board, joining candidates Kathi Masonheimer and incumbent John Hines in seeking at-large seats on the board.  Lometa Councilman C More...

Arrests reported

The following arrests were reported recently by area law enforcement officials.  Feb. More...