September 13, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Texas Senate candidate

Donnis Self, left, Shirley McClintock, in yellow vest, and George McClintock visit with Dr. More...

Study challenges long-accepted ideas about brush clearing

A recent Texas A&M AgriLife Research study concluded that clearing brush does not necessarily improve water supply. More...

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News

County to hold hearings about tax rate, budget

The county will hold three public hearings as officials prepare for the 2016-2017 fiscal year.  The first hearing will be Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. in the annex conference room at 409 S. Pecan St. on the downtown square. More...

School board session set

The Lometa Independent School District Board of Trustees will meet today at 6:30 p.m. More...

Kempner council to meet

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

Sports

Texans overcome early fumbles; Badger offense stalls

Defense kept Lampasas in the game through halftime, but offensive mistakes put Wimberley’s lead out of reach as Friday’s game went on. The visiting Wimberley Texans won 31-7 to improve to 2-1 for the season. Lampasas dropped to 1-2. More...

Hornets competitive in loss to No. 6 Panthers

The Lometa Hornets (1-2) lost 61-46 to Gorman (3-0) -- ranked sixth in six-man football at the time of Friday’s game.  Lometa head coach D.T. Torres said the Hornets led from the first quarter until late in the third quarter.  More...

Times drop as Badgers win gold at Pflugerville

The Badgers and Lady Badgers both placed first as a team in their division of the Pflugerville cross country meet on Friday.  More...

Letters

Thanks for all the good deeds done without recognition

I know that today’s fast media address things so rapidly and what I am writing has been written in different formats recently, but I still want to bring honor to those when it is due.  More...

Search underway in east end of county - Free Access

Officials looking for man wanted on felony warrant, Kempner police chief says

A manhunt that began Wednesday in the east end of the county continued at press time Thursday, Kempner Police Chief Forrest Spence said. More...

New contest will recognize ‘Best of the Best’

Lampasas County residents and other readers of the Lampasas Dispatch Record will have the opportunity to select their “Best of the Best” dining establishments, area retail businesses and service providers in a new contest that gets underw More...

Fire department event

  Members of the Lampasas Volunteer Fire Department walked in structural firefighting gear (bunker gear) from Lampasas High School to Hancock Park on Sunday as part of an annual LFD fundraiser run/walk. More...

BRIEFLY

Conservation   The Natural Resources Conservation Service in Lampasas and Burnet counties, as well as the Hill Country Soil and Water Conservation District, invite the public to attend a Local Working Group meeting Thursday from 10-11:30 a.m.&nb More...

Life

H-E-B Partner of the Year named

H-E-B recognized 27 employees from its stores and warehouse teams throughout Central Texas at the 17th Annual Partner of the Year Luncheon, held Sept. More...

Badgers and Books

Pictured above, varsity basketball player Daniel Hurst is filmed by Eric Folks Saturday morning for the first-ever session of Badgers and Books at the Lampasas Public Library. More...

Classics at the Classic

John P. Jones, of Copperas Cove, stands next to his 1953 Cadillac during the Classics at the Classic car show Saturday afternoon. More...

Opinion

Blame the voters, not the candidates

In a democracy, we generally get the leaders we deserve. So what does that say about this year’s election? Nothing good.  More...

Vote for St. Teresa

That St. Teresa of Kolkata (formerly Calcutta) could never, ever have qualified for the U.S. presidency is a blessing weighing nearly as heavily in her favor as does the plenitude of good works that led to her canonization. More...

The ‘Never Trumpers’ vs. reluctant Trumpers

Are you as sick as I am of the finger-pointing between never-Trumpers and certain Republicans who have decided -- many reluctantly -- to vote for Donald Trump? More...

Public Notices - Free Access

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Notice is hereby given that original Letters of Administration for the Estate of MARGARET SUE LANCASTER, Deceased, were issued on August 17, 2016, under Docket No. More...