January 27, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Commissioners Court to discuss plans for new jail

The Lampasas County Commissioners Court will meet with an architect Monday to continue talks about the possibility of building a new jail and sheriff's office.  More...

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Deaths

Mr. Poole

Arden Poole, 92, of Lampasas died Jan. 23, 2017 at a local nursing home.  Graveside service will be Jan. 28 at 2 p.m. at Nix Cemetery. Sneed Funeral Chapel has charge of arrangements.  Mr. More...

Mrs. Tamez-Torres

Rosemary Tamez-Torres was born on June 29, 1952 in Elgin to Maximilano and Oralia Tamez. She resided in Lometa for over 37 years, and loved her home and the people of her community.  She died Jan. 20, 2017.  More...

News

National Banks of Central Texas changes name to National United

The National Banks of Central Texas has changed its name to National United, effective today. More...

DISTRICT COURT

Lampasas County 27th District Court convened last week with Judge John Gauntt presiding over the day’s hearings.  Among the cases heard Jan. 20 were several adjudication announcements.  More...

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...

Public Notices - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS Design Consultation and Construction Management for Sports Facilities Office and Workshop  More...

Council approves contract related to renovation of old City Hall

The Lampasas City Council on Monday awarded a contract for mechanical, electrical and plumbing services at the old City Hall building that will become the council's new meeting area. More...

Camping-themed family night

Teacher Tammy Burks reads a camping book to students, who are gathered around a pretend campfire, during Kline Whitis Elementary School’s Family Night on Monday.   More...

BRIEFLY

BURN BAN   A countywide burn ban is in effect. The ban prohibits outdoor fires in areas outside incorporated city limits. A violation is a Class C misdemeanor, punishable by a fine not to exceed $500.  BLOOD DRIVE   More...

Life

Sophomore donates livestock show winnings to Read On Lampasas

A Lampasas High School sophomore has decided to donate her Lampasas County Youth Livestock Show winnings to Read On Lampasas. Emma Cleaton, 15, said she had broilers entered in the livestock show. It was her first time showing an animal. More...

LMS Robotics places third

The Lampasas Middle School Robotics Inventions Team took third place at the Texas Computer Educators Association Region 12 Robotics competition. More...

Rock Church Cemetery named to historical registry

Rock Church Cemetery, located a half-mile south of Rumley on CR 3210, has been designated a Historic Texas Cemetery by the Texas Historical Commission. This designation signifies its legal recording in the county deed records. More...

Sports

Badger defense limits Llano; offense hits lull

Llano outscored the Badgers during a stretch in the middle of Tuesday’s basketball game before Lampasas silenced the rally with a 14-0 run. More...

Popular caliber had ties to early-day Lampasas

GUN TALK

The .44-40 cartridge was a part of Lampasas County’s history, especially during the 1870s and 1880s. More...

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL RECAP

Llano defeated the Lampasas varsity girls 34-30 on Friday, dropping the Lady Badgers to 2-7 in district play.  The Lady Badgers trailed 19-17 early in the fourth quarter. Abby Martin soon hit a field goal to give Lampasas a 23-21 lead. More...