November 8, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Veterans Day programs set

In recognition of Veterans Day, school and community programs this week will honor those who have served the United States in the armed forces.  Information follows about one Thursday event and several programs on Veterans Day. More...

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Completed ballots for the Lampasas Dispatch Record’s inaugural Best of the Best contest are due Friday at 5 p.m. at the newspaper office, 416 S. More...

Special Sections

Deaths

Mrs. Eaton

Juanita May Eaton, 92, of Round Rock died Nov. 4, 2016 at an assisted-living center.  Graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Nov. 9 at Florence Cemetery. Sneed Funeral Chapel of Lampasas has charge of arrangements.  Mrs. More...

News

Rain falls across county

After about a month of dry and warmer-than-average weather, conditions in Lampasas County have turned wet again.  More...

Firefighters urge residents to check smoke alarms

Two-thirds of home fire deaths occur at homes without a working smoke alarm, according to the National Fire Prevention Agency.  The Lampasas chapter of the International Association of Fire Fighters, IAFF Local #5068, recommends checking smoke a More...

Brush program continues

The city of Lampasas’ free brush chipping program continues, with brush collection set through Friday on the southwest side of the city, west of Key Avenue and south of First Street.  More...

Opinion

A fifth term for Clinton?

I keep hearing that Hillary Clinton would be “Obama’s third term.” The math is wrong. Barack Obama served the Clinton crime family’s third and fourth terms. More...

Oh, what a year!

“Argh!” I think that’s a reasonable, however inelegant, take on this fall’s electoral fun -- whose elements I suppose I need not summarize. More...

Economist offers random thoughts

Random thoughts on the passing scene:  There seem to be fewer bumper stickers this year than in previous presidential election years. People may decide to vote for one of these candidates, but apparently they are not proud of their choice.  More...

Republican Cody Reed wins district clerk race - Free Access

Republican Scott Cosper elected to Texas House of Representatives District 54

Republican Cody Reed defeated Independent candidate Edith Wagner Harrison in a landslide Tuesday night in the district clerk race. With all precincts reporting, Reed collected 5,230 votes -- or 70 percent -- to Mrs. More...

Polls open until 7 p.m.

Today is the last opportunity to vote in the general election, which features candidates for president, Congress, state and local offices.  Polls will be open until 7 p.m. More...

Deer season has busy start

The general season for white-tailed deer hunting opened Saturday, bringing a busy weekend for many local businesses. More...

BRIEFLY

Free flu shots   Metroplex Health System will offer a free flu immunization clinic Wednesday from 1-4 p.m. at Rollins Brook Community Hospital, 608 N. Key Ave.  Flu shots are available at no cost to people ages 6 months and older. More...

Life

Ornament heads to Austin

Dianna Hodges, Dorinda Barrett, State Rep. More...

Wind ensemble band performs

On Saturday the Lampasas High School Wind Ensemble and the Heights Concert Band from Harker Heights will combine to present a concert in the Lampasas High School cafeteria.  The concert will begin at 7 p.m., and the public is invited.  Admi More...

Texas Legato awarded medals

Texas Legato Winery won five medals in the Wines of the South Regional Competition held in Knoxville, Tenn.  The Lampasas-area winery’s estate-grown 2014 Malbec was awarded a Silver Medal, and its 2015 Family Reunion, 2014 Tempranillo, Fig More...

Sports

District 13 gauntlet ends in 38-20 loss

Badgers drop season finale 38-20 to state-ranked China Spring

Lampasas held the China Spring Cougars to their second-lowest scoring of the year in the Badgers’ season finale on Friday. But China Spring’s big first-half lead was too much to overcome, and the visiting Cougars won 38-20. More...

Playoff-bound Hornets sink district favorite Eden

Lometa outscored Eden 24-0 in the second quarter on the way to a playoff-clinching 48-20 win Friday night. The Hornets claimed the No. 2 spot in the district, at 2-1, and will face Jonesboro in Blanket for the first round of the playoffs. More...

LMS seventh-grade teams win district

Badger eighth-graders also beat China Spring in football season finale

Lampasas Middle School teams took all four football games Thursday night against the China Spring Cougars. Games were played at the high school practice field to help protect the turf at Badger Field before the varsity season finale. More...

Letters

What kind of president do you want?

While a large portion of the voting population has already voted in this presidential election, this letter is designed to help those apparently undecided who have yet to cast their ballots.  More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS AGAINST THE ESTATE OF DOROTHY LEE BELL, DECEASED  Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of DOROTHY LEE BELL, Deceased, were issued on November 3, 2016, in Cause No. More...