February 3, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

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BURN BAN  A countywide burn ban is in effect.  HANNA SPRINGS FAMILY NIGHT   More...

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Deaths

Mr. O’Neal

Donald Glenn O’Neal, a Dallas-area electronics entrepreneur from 1957 until 1983, died at home Jan. 16, 2017, after a 10-month battle with gastric cancer. He was born in 1933 in Lampasas County to Arvel and Opal Jewel O’Neal. More...

Mrs. Middaugh

Eleanor S. Middaugh, 78, of Lometa died Jan. 30, 2017 at her home.  Visitation was held Feb. 1 at Sneed Funeral Chapel in Lampasas. Funeral service was Feb. More...

Mrs. Roberts

Carolyn Yvonne Curry Roberts of Lampasas was born on March 5, 1950 in Ballinger, Texas to Clifton and Ollie Curry.  She died Jan. 25, 2017 at the age of 66.  Mrs. More...

Sports

District basketball lead at stake

With 20-game winning streak, Badgers host top challenger Burnet tonight

The Badgers shattered their season-high scoring total with a 97-20 blowout against first-year varsity team Leander Glenn on Tuesday.  Lampasas (8-0 in district, 21-2 overall) has won 20 consecutive games. More...

LHS girls earn road win, host home finale tonight

Kamri Corbin led the Lady Badgers with 18 points in Tuesday’s 51-33 road win over Leander Glenn. More...

Lady Badgers silence Grizzlies in JV hoops

In JV action, Lampasas pulled off a 48-22 victory over Leander Glenn. Jessica Ball scored 19 points, her season-high, to lead the Lady Badger offense. Lampasas led 13-5 after the first quarter, 21-12 at halftime and 35-20 after the third. More...

School administrators to change

Assistant superintendent will retire in June; high school, Hanna Springs principals tabbed for promotions

Lampasas ISD Assistant Superintendent Nancy Yeary has announced she will retire at the end of June. Superintendent Dr. Chane Rascoe said Tuesday he plans to nominate Lampasas High School Principal Mark Kehoe to take Mrs. More...

Architect gives cost estimate for potential new jail

A new county jail and sheriff's department facility could cost about $18 million, an architect estimated in a meeting Monday with the Lampasas County Commissioners Court. More...

Life

Bookshare program helps students with reading disabilities

Lampasas Independent School District is using Bookshare to help students with print disabilities – everything from dyslexia to cerebral palsy to blindness – stay on pace with their peers in terms of reading. More...

CTC Police Academy hosts graduation ceremony

The Central Texas College Police Academy held a graduation ceremony last Saturday for 17 cadets who completed the Basic Peace Officer course. More...

Auction to benefit His Kids organization

A Valentine brunch and silent auction will be held Feb. 12 at Pearl Church of Christ to benefit His Kids. The fundraiser is being hosted in memory of Richard Williams, who founded the youth organization.  More...

News

Driver flown for treatment after 18-wheeler wreck Wednesday

The driver of an 18-wheeler hauling gasoline was pulled from the wreckage after an accident Wednesday night on U.S. Highway 183 South and transported by helicopter for medical treatment. An ambulance from Burnet County was the first unit to arrive. 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...

Man charged with theft of firearm; three guns recovered

The Lampasas Police Department received a report Sunday of a burglary of a motor vehicle in the 1000 block of Cloud Street.  The victim reported numerous items had been taken from the vehicle, including two handguns and two rifles. More...

Agribusiness

Do not be fooled by product labels

Have you ever found yourself reading labels on the backs of products in the grocery store? You stand in the pasta aisle for 10 minutes looking at ingredients listed for two bottles of pasta sauce. What made you choose a particular sauce? More...

CATTLE AUCTION

The report from the Feb. 1 Lampasas Cattle Auction follows.  Cattle and calves: Estimated receipts 454, compared to 577 last sale and 482 at this time last year.  Compared to last sale, feeder steers and heifers were $8-$10 lower. More...