October 21, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Lampasas posts big gain in sales tax rebate

October sales tax figures translated into double-digit increases for area cities – all except Kempner and Lometa. More...

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Deaths

Mr. Rodriguez

Fermin Pantoja Rodriguez, 65, of Lampasas died Oct. 17, 2016 at Christopher House in Austin.  Funeral service is Oct. 21 at 10:30 a.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel in Lampasas. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.  Mr. More...

News

Drug Take-Back Saturday

On Saturday from 10 a.m. More...

District Court issues sentence on drug-related charge

Lampasas County 27th District Court convened last week with Judge John Gauntt presiding.  At a plea hearing for 31-yearold Jedidiah Marshall Prichard, the defendant was found guilty and sentenced to four years in the Texas Department of Criminal More...

Arrests reported by law enforcement

The following arrests were reported to the Lampasas Dispatch Record by area law enforcement officials. The Dispatch Record prints the name and charge(s) of people arrested on at least one Class B misdemeanor – or more serious – charge. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

CITY OF LAMPASAS REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS The City of Lampasas is seeking proposals for equipment and installation of an elevator in the Old City Hall, 302 East Third Street, Lampasas, Texas. Proposal information More...

Early voting begins Monday

Lampasas County voters may start casting their ballots Monday in the November general election. Early voting dates are Oct. 24 through Nov. 4. Election day is Nov. 8. More...

LISD trustees sued

Action seeks to require vote on detachment, annexation petition

*This article has been updated with enrollment information received from CCISD after press time Thursday. More...

BRIEFLY

Harvest Festival   Lometa Independent School District will hold its annual Harvest Festival on Saturday at 7 p.m. in the school’s new gymnasium.  Library fundraiser   More...

Life

Trick-or-treat, don’t give me something to eat

Teal Pumpkin Project aims to help kids with food allergies enjoy Halloween more

Halloween can offer fun for children and teens, but what if a trick-or-treater has food allergies and can’t eat many of the candies handed out? More...

Squared Silly swings back to town

On the Saturday before Halloween, benevolent ghosts, superheroes, princesses and other costumed children will take to the Lampasas courthouse square for Squared Silly.  Vision Lampasas Vice President Dianna Hodges said this year’s celebrat More...

36 Club donates to Patriot Paws

The GFWC/TFWC 36 Club met Oct. 13 at My Girls with co-hostesses Gail Callahan, Kay Briggs and Mary Ann Roberson.  President Danielle Tucker Shepard called the meeting to order. More...

Sports

Badgers aim to spoil La Vega’s unbeaten streak

It has been said that all good things must come to an end. The Badgers hope to prove that point to La Vega tonight as they face a Pirate team that has won 23 straight games. La Vega is 7-0 this year after a 16-0 state-championship run in 2015. More...

Night golf tournament benefits scholarship fund

Twenty-six teams played Saturday night in the 15th Annual Colorado River Cattlewomen’s Moo-oonlight Madness Golf Tournament. More...

Texas Tennis Coaches Association 4A rankings

1. Abilene Wylie 2. Boerne 3. Fredericksburg 4. Kaufman 5. Andrews 6. Lampasas 7. Wills Point 8. Liberty Hill 9. Center 10. Vernon   Lampasas (10-1) qualified for the regional tournament -- Oct. More...