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DISTRICT COURT

When Lampasas County 27th District Court convened last week, several defendants received probated sentences from the court. Judge John Gauntt presiding over the March 3 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...

Commissioners Court, City Council to meet Monday

The Lampasas County Commissioners Court will meet Monday at 9 a.m. in the first-floor courtroom at the county courthouse.  The Lampasas City Council will hold its regular session Monday at 7 p.m. in City Council Chambers, 405 S. Main St. More...

Agribusiness

CATTLE AUCTION

The March 8 Lampasas Cattle Auction report follows.  Cattle and calves: Estimated receipts 363, compared to 497 last sale and 90 at this time last year.  Compared to last sale, feeder steers and heifers were steady on lightweights; $3-$5 hi More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE TO CREDITORS Notice is hereby given that original Letters Testamentary for the Estate of BILLY EARLWILBURN, Deceased, were issued on March 1, 2017, in Cause No. More...

High school’s GPA system could change

Lampasas High School plans to change the way students’ grade-point averages are calculated, starting with the Class of 2021 – next year’s freshmen.  High school principal Mark Kehoe and counselor Penny Wilson attended Monday&rs More...

City Council seeks new sign ordinance

Business owners on committee that will draft proposal

Simplify, simplify, simplify. Business leaders seeking a new, less cumbersome sign ordinance gave that recommendation repeatedly during a nearly two-hour meeting Monday with the Lampasas City Council. More...

Court collects more than $50,000 in Warrant Round-up

March 5 marked the conclusion of the 2017 Texas Warrant Round-up, with Lampasas Municipal Court collecting a total of $50,426 in fines, which cleared 250 warrants.  Municipal Court Judge Robert Gradel said his office opened additional hours befo More...

Life

Students learn math, science and bike safety at Family Night

Kline Whitis Elementary School held Family Night Tuesday with a notable addition to the science and math-related projects. More...

Time to check smoke detectors, firefighters say - Free Access

Two-thirds of home fire deaths result from lack of a working smoking alarm, according to the National Fire Protection Agency. More...

BIRTH

SON BORN Mary and Jason Taylor of Conroe are the parent of a son, Zachary Elwood Taylor, born Jan. 30, 2017 at 7:14 p.m. in Houston. More...

Sports

Barrage of hitting

Big sixth inning leads Lampasas past Taylor 11-7 in district opener

A six-run onslaught in the sixth inning propelled the Lady Badger softball team to an 11-7 win over Taylor in the district opener Tuesday.  The big inning helped the visiting Lady Badgers (10-3 for the season) pad their lead after the Lady Ducks More...

Baseball tournament

Clayton Daugherty catches a pitch during the fourth inning of the Badgers’ 1-0 win over Jarrell in Lampasas’ home tournament on Thursday. Hunter Gholson drove in Devin Morphis for the winning run in the seventh inning. More...

LHS senior, Salado team roping partner win region

Lampasan Kirby Blankenship and his team roping partner Garett Chick of Salado are the region champions in their event.  The duo accumulated 82 points in 12 rodeos this season. More...