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School ratings

Lampasas ISD official responds to state’s new A-F system

Assistant Superintendent Nancy Yeary responded Monday to a preliminary state accountability rating issued by the Texas Education Agency on the Lampasas school district.  More...

Kempner council appoints new member

The Kempner City Council on Tuesday appointed Steven Martin to fill the vacant Place 1 seat. Martin succeeds Robert Stafford, who recently resigned from the council because he is moving to Florence. More...

Stock show continues

The Lampasas County Youth Livestock show offers a busy line-up of events today and Saturday at the show barn at the north end of town where U.S. 281 and U.S. More...

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Deaths

Mrs. Smith

Melanie Christine Wilson Smith, 39, of Lampasas died Jan. 7, 2017 at her home. Visitation was held Jan. 11 at Sneed Funeral Chapel. Funeral services were Jan. 12, also at Sneed Funeral Chapel. Burial followed at the Smith Cemetery in Oakalla. Mrs. More...

Ms. Sams

Leann O. Sams, 46, of Lampasas died Jan. 6, 2017 at Scott & White Memorial Hospital in Temple.  Her body will be cremated, and a private memorial service will be held. Sneed Funeral Chapel has charge of arrangements.  Ms. More...

Marion Nolan Green

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Sports

Badgers subdue archrival Bulldogs

Murphy’s free throw in final seconds seals 49-48 district win

The Burnet-Lampasas district basketball match-up on Tuesday had all the elements of a classic rivalry game. The Badgers survived with a 49-48 win in one of the hardest-fought games of the year in front of a wild audience. More...

Texas teams vying for Super Bowl appearance

Lampasas head coach follows Cowboys’ rise to top

Like countless other Lampasans, Badgers head football coach Troy Rogers is a loyal Dallas Cowboys fan. More...

Corbin chosen for softball Victory Bowl

Lady Badger senior catcher Kloe Corbin has been nominated for the 2nd annual FCA Victory Bowl softball game. More...

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Badgers earn crucial district win

Jason Murphy (23) drives to the basket in the second half of the Badgers’ 49-48 basketball victory at Burnet on Tuesday. See page 7 for details and related photos.   More...

City not buying gymnastics facility for civic center use

After more than a month of investigation, the Lampasas City Council on Monday voted unanimously not to pursue a purchase of the Fierce Pierce Gymnastics facility – formerly the home of Tumbleweeds Gymnastics – for use as a civic center.&n More...

BRIEFLY

PILOTS MEETING   The Lampasas Pilots Association will meet Jan. 21 at 8 a.m. for a pancake breakfast meeting at Tyson’s Corners Retreat and Wellness Center, 1135 County Road 1045. More...

Life

New CTE director brings wealth of experience

Lampasas Independent School District Career and Technical Education Director Randy Brady – who started his tenure here on Nov. 8 – has made several recommendations and changes to how the district’s CTE program functions. More...

COLLEGE HONORS

UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS Cody Carpenter earned a Bachelor of Arts in history, with a minor in government from The University of Texas at Austin during December 2016 Commencement exercises. More...

Health event scheduled

United Way of Central Texas healthcare navigators will be at the Lampasas Public Library Jan. 24 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to assist Lampasas County residents with questions regarding healthcare and options for coverage.  More...

News

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

We would like to help get your group’s event(s) listed in the Dispatch Record Calendar. The listing of community events and meetings is free.  Calendar items must be submitted in writing. More...

New Covenant Church to host IF:Gathering

Tens of thousands of women worldwide are expected to participate in the IF:Gathering on Feb. 3-4 via livestream from a sold-out event in Austin. More...

Council approves permit for Boone RV Park expansion

The Lampasas City Council on Monday unanimously approved specific-use permits for Boone RV Park and for Vaping Elements, a vapor/ electronic cigarette shop that plans to move to Lampasas. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

ORDINANCE NO. 1505 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ADOPTED BUDGET FOR THE MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT OF THE CITY OF LAMPASAS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR OF OCTOBER 1, 2015 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 30, 2016   More...