February 17, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Clearing the way

Cody Sheppard operates an excavator Wednesday, as he pulls a wooden truss roof off the top of a former car wash bay for trucks. More...

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Deaths

Mr. Boultinghouse

Funeral services for Jimmie “Chief” Boultinghouse, 87, of Winona, Texas were held Jan. 27 at Jackson’s Burks- Walker-Tippet Funeral Home in Tyler. The Rev. More...

News

DISTRICT COURT

Lampasas County 27th District Court convened last week with Judge John Gauntt presiding over the hearings. 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...

Wreck causes minor injuries, officer says

Acadian Ambulance Service transported two Dallas residents to Rollins Brook Community Hospital after a two-vehicle collision Monday morning at South Key Avenue and U.S. More...

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Public Notices

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALETO SATISFY LANDLORD’SLIEN. SALE TO BE AT BOONERV PARK, FEBRUARY 21,2017, 1: 00 P. M., 1907 S.HIGHWAY 281, LAMPASAS,TX. UNIT ITEMS TO BE SOLDFOR CASH. THE SELLERRESERVES THE RIGHT TOWITHDRAW PROPERTYFROM SALE. More...

Sammy Bailey named police chief

Lampasas Police Department Interim Chief Sammy Bailey has been named chief of police. City Manager Finley deGraffenried announced her official promotion at Monday’s City Council meeting. More...

City to buy panels, equipment for rodeo arena at FM 580 West park

The Lampasas City Council on Monday unanimously approved the purchase of equipment and panels for a rodeo arena at the FM 580 West Sports Complex. More...

Court mulls calling May bond election for construction of new county jail

In a workshop meeting Monday, the Lampasas County Commissioners Court made plans to hold a bond election so voters may decide whether to issue debt for new jail construction. More...

BRIEFLY

AMERICAN LEGION The American Legion Post 277 will meet Saturday at 7 a.m. at Country Kitchen, 307 N. Key Ave. All veterans are welcome. BURN BAN LIFTED More...

Life

Camp soothes veterans through equestrian training

A ranch in the Kempner area has set up a veterans program aimed at rehabilitating former soldiers through horsemanship.  Scott Robison, owner of Robison Ranch where the program takes place, said he wanted to help other veterans.  More...

Retired teachers learn of art program at high school, name officers

The Lampasas County Retired Teachers Association met Feb. 7 in the board room of the Lampasas ISD Administration Building with President Dr. More...

Student earns third in district

Brynn Wittenburg, 17, received third place in the district Voice of Democracy oral essay contest. VFW Post 8539 Commander Danny Aguirre gave her a plaque and the District 14 Women’s Auxiliary awarded the high school junior a check for $200. More...

Sports

Undisputed district champs!

Badgers coast to big win over Salado; prepare for playoffs against Caldwell

There may have been confusion about the final score, but there is no doubt the Badgers are the District 19-4A champions. More...

Girls’ basketball coach to resign

Lampasas High School Athletic Director Troy Rogers announced Wednesday that girls’ head basketball coach/girls’ athletic coordinator Jenny Roberts had submitted her resignation. More...

LHS grad performing well in NCAA track

Former Badger Steffin McCarter has had a strong start to the 2017 collegiate indoor track season. With the Big 12 Conference Championship a week away, the Texas Longhorn sophomore has earned two gold medals and one silver. More...