February 7, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Courthouse tours offered on Saturdays

Free, guided tours of the historic Lampasas County Courthouse are offered each Saturday at 11 am. More...

BRIEFLY

CASINO NIGHT   The annual Casino Night -- organized by Vision Lampasas, Lampasas Association for the Arts and the Lampasas County Chamber of Commerce -- is Saturday beginning at 5:30 p.m. at the county show barn, 283 North U.S. More...

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News

Teacher and coach acquitted of criminal trespass charge - Free Access

A Lampasas jury on Wednesday acquitted Lampasas Middle School teacher and coach Jerry Davis of the criminal trespass charge filed against him Aug. 22, 2016. More...

KWSC general manager: Sewage leak in Harker Heights had no effect on Kempner water

After the Killeen Daily Herald reported about a sewage leak from a manhole in Harker Heights, Kempner Water Supply Corp. More...

Workshop series scheduled for those who own small lands

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices of Lampasas and Burnet counties will host a "Small Landowner Workshop" series for landowners who want to increase their knowledge about basic land management.  Five sessions, each set for 2-4 More...

Sports

Badgers lose first game since November

Rival Burnet takes district lead with 54-43 win

Burnet’s 54-43 upset of Lampasas on Friday ended the Badgers’ 20-game winning streak and left three teams clamoring for the district title. More...

Sophomore runner gunning for Australian cross country event

Several Lampasas High School runners have received invitations from Down Under Sports to compete on the Gold Coast of Australia this summer. As of press time Monday, sophomore Mackenzie Best was the only LHS runner who had announced plans to attend. More...

Varsity girls drop home basketball finale

The Lady Badgers kept Friday’s district game close through halftime, before Burnet sped away for a 57-32 win.  At halftime of the final Lampasas home game, the Lady Badgers trailed the Lady ’Dogs 26-19. More...

Man flown for treatment after rollover west of Lometa - Free Access

A 29-year-old Lometa man was airlifted Wednesday to Temple's Scott & White Memorial Hospital after a one-vehicle rollover west of Lometa. Please see Friday's Lampasas Dispatch Record print edition for more details. More...

Candidate filing period continues for city, school elections

Those who plan to run for a city council or school board seat in Lampasas County have a week and a half left to file for their names to be included on the ballot. The candidate filing period will continue through Feb. More...

Countywide burn ban in effect, with several exceptions

A countywide ban on outdoor burning is in effect. The fire prohibition applies to areas outside incorporated city limits.  A violation of the burn ban is a Class C misdemeanor, punishable by a fine not to exceed $500.  More...

Life

4-H livestock judging team places fourth at Hays County contest - Free Access

The Lampasas County 4-H junior livestock judging team recently competed in the Hays County Livestock Judging Contest, where the group was the fourth-place overall junior team. More...

Former superintendent receives honor

Former Lampasas Independent School District Superintendent Dr. More...

Group works to restore meaning to Pledge of Allegiance

When educator Tom Yeats was teaching ninth grade at North Crowley High School in Fort Worth, he noticed the students weren’t exactly fond of reciting the Pledge of Allegiance.  More...

Opinion

The ‘Two-State Solution’ would destroy Israel

The so-called “Two-State Solution” has been touted for many years by Israel’s enemies as the only way to achieve peace. The fundamentals of this “solution” consist of the creation of two new countries.  More...

Two sides to the immigration brouhaha

No one gets anywhere by trying to roll Donald Trump’s immigration order and its varied implications into a spitball for hurling hard and fast at the Other Side.  More...

Lower conduct standards for liberals

One can only imagine the widespread media, political and intellectual condemnation of Republicans and conservatives if, after the inauguration of Barack Obama, they had gone on a violent and vicious tear all over the nation as did Democrats and liber More...

Public Notices - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Notice is hereby given that Letters Testamentary for the Estate of GLENN MORRIS VANN, Deceased, were issued on January 5, 2017, in Cause No. 6840, pending in the County Court of Lampasas County, Texas, to: KIM VANN and KIRK VANN. More...