December 16, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Prize drawings

Participants in the Dispatch Record’s recent Best of the Best contest had their names entered in a drawing for cash prizes. Here, Advertising Director Teresa Thornton, left, is pictured with the winners. More...

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Officials report multiple arrests

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...

Commissioners Court approves contract for uniforms

In a meeting Monday, the Lampasas County Commissioners Court approved a contract for road crew members’ uniforms. The court voted unanimously to enter into a five-year contract with UniFirst, which has a site in Hewitt. More...

Kempner council member resigns

City secretary, administrative judge appointed during meeting Tuesday

Kempner City Councilman Robert Stafford is resigning his office, effective Jan. 1. The council accepted Stafford’s resignation during its meeting Tuesday. Stafford has served on the City Council since May 2014. More...

Agribusiness

Lampasas Cattle Auction report

The report from the Dec. 14 Lampasas Cattle Auction follows. Cattle and calves: Estimated receipts 848, compared to 337 last sale and 445 at this time last year. Compared to last sale, feeder steers and heifers were steady. More...

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Public Notices

Notice of Public Sale of property to satisfy a landlord’s lien. Sale is to be held at Store-It- All, located at 129 PR 3019, Lampasas, TX 76550, on January 11, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. Cleanup deposit is required. Se More...

Lometa stock show slated Saturday

The annual Lometa FFA Junior Livestock Show is set to kick off Saturday morning at the Lometa Show Barn, off Eighth Street behind the football field. And this year, the event will offer some improvements.  More...

Engineering approved for new water tower

The Lampasas City Council awarded an engineering service contract Monday as the city prepares for construction of a new water tower.  For $192,400, HDR Engineering Inc. More...

BRIEFLY

Benefit event   A fundraiser raffle for 14-year-old Madisyn Morua will be Saturday at the Valero Corner Store at South Key Avenue and Central Texas Expressway.  More...

Life

HLSR/Area Go Texan scholarships expand

The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo will award more than $14.2 million in scholarships in 2017, increasing its previously announced commitment by 5 percent and bringing the full 2017 educational commitment to more than $26 million.  More...

Carolers spread cheer

Fine arts teacher Jan Klose leads a group of fifth-grade students from Lacey Plouff’s and Raelene Freasier’s classrooms around the Lampasas courthouse square Tuesday. More...

Sorting out the toy drive

Volunteers gathered Tuesday evening to select toys for the families receiving them this Christmas after the Lampasas Fire Department Toy Drive came to a close. The volunteers picked donated toys for more than 250 families.  More...

Sports

Badger varsity riding high as district starts

The Badgers enter district basketball action with one of their best pre-district winning percentages on record. More...

Seniors receive rare Australian football offer

Lampasas High School seniors Harrison Gillespie and Nathan Keese have been invited to represent the 2017 All-Texas team at the Down Under Bowl Championship in Australia. More...

LHS lead slips in double OT contest

Free-throw shooting and a strong finish by Salado’s Sara Kate Kelarek carried the Lady Eagles past Lampasas 57-49 in double overtime Tuesday night. Kelarek scored 24 points, including 10 in overtime. More...