December 9, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Sales tax receipts rise for all local entities

The final sales tax allocations of the year brought good news to Lampasas County entities. The cities of Lampasas, Kempner and Lometa all showed gains this period. More...

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Court issues probated sentences

Lampasas County 27th District Court convened last week with Judge John Gauntt presiding.  At his punishment hearing, 27-year-old Christopher Ronald Bagley of Copperas Cove received 10 years’ probation for burglary of a habitation. More...

Recent arrests reported

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...

Hospital to host blood drive

Rollins Brook Community Hospital will sponsor a blood drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 20 at 608 N. Key Ave. More...

Agribusiness

Lampasas Cattle Auction

The report from the Dec. 7 Lampasas Cattle Auction follows.  Cattle and calves: Estimated receipts 377, compared to 1,222 last sale and 603 at this time last year.  Compared to last sale, feeder steers and heifers were steady. More...

Lampasas ISD gets ‘A’ grade on financial rating system

The Lampasas Independent School District Board of Trustees met Monday to discuss the 2015-16 audit report and to hold a public meeting on the School Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas report. More...

Tight defense

Kyle Sims, left, and Xavier Nix, center, try to block a Marble Falls player’s shot during the Badgers’ 63-41 win over the Mustangs on Tuesday. Bryce Winter (5) assists on the play. For details about the game, please see page 6.   More...

BRIEFLY

Passports The district clerk’s office will offer Passport Day on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The district clerk’s office, on the second floor of the county annex building at 409 S. More...

Life

Surgery nixes neighborhood Christmas lighting display - Free Access

For many years, Bill and Ruby Lewis put on an extensive Christmas lighting display at their 12 Lively Lane residence. More...

Newspaper to offer local calendar event listings

Beginning in January, the Lampasas Dispatch Record will offer a new feature for readers. A Community Calendar will list the various public meetings in the county, plus church, club and civic organization gatherings. More...

Republicans celebrate their success; gather toy donations

The Lampasas County Republican Party held its annual Christmas dinner Dec. More...

Sports

Walker joins elite Hall of Fame group

Badger varsity also honored at annual football banquet

Former Badger and TCU Horned Frog Dale “Heavy” Walker was inducted into the Lampasas Hall of Fame on Monday. Walker spoke briefly at the Badgers’ annual football banquet, where he was officially inducted and awarded with a plaque. More...

Cougars dethrone Pirates in re-match of 13-4A powerhouses

China Spring and La Vega, both district rivals of Lampasas, met in the regional finals once again last Saturday.  The China Spring Cougars, led by former Badger coach Mark Bell, beat the defending state champion Pirates 21-10. More...

Strong offense carries Badgers over Mustangs

The Badgers opened up strong outside shooting in a big first quarter Tuesday against Marble Falls. After downing four three-pointers in the quarter, Lampasas took an early 14-4 lead. More...