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LHS wins powerlifting regionals

Dakota Cavazos squats in the regional powerlifting meet on Saturday, where he won gold individually, and the Badgers placed first as a team. More...

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KEMPNER CITY COUNCIL   The Kempner City Council will meet today at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 12288 East U.S. Highway 190. The agenda includes possible action about pothole repairs.  BLOOD DRIVE   More...

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Retirement reception

Micky Tower, holding a certificate of appreciation from the city of Lampasas, stands with family members during a retirement reception in his honor Friday at City Hall. More...

Luncheon planned for CTE ‘community partners’

Business and civic leaders are invited to a CTE Community Partner Luncheon, hosted by the Lampasas ISD, April 5 from noon to 1 p.m. More...

Accident at U.S. 190, CR 2461 injures woman on Saturday

A Lampasas County Sheriff’s Department spokesperson reported that two accidents occurred Saturday within several hours.  In the first accident – shortly before 4 p.m. – a Toyota Tundra rolled, injuring a 22-year-old female. More...

Opinion

Free market solutions must infuse reforms

Health care reform is an enormous challenge because when it comes to economic policy, Republicans always have an uphill battle. Their free market solutions are harder to sell in a nation that has long had one foot in the socialism door. More...

Moral universes of our own construction

Wild times, these, in America: students (and some non-students) at Middlebury College driving away a distinguished intellectual with false claims about his “racism”; fiery accusations flooding the land concerning wiretapping and collabora More...

College campus disgraces abound

While college administrators and professors accept disgraceful behavior, we as taxpayers, donors and parents should not foot the bill. Let’s look at some of that behavior.  More...

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Man gets 40-year prison sentence for DWI fatality

Driver in May 2016 crash pleads guilty to murder

The family of Yolanda Cruz Garcia gained closure in a months-long process that began after her death in a vehicle accident last May, as Jose Matias of Lometa pleaded guilty to murder. More...

Sales tax gains seen across area

Cities across the Central Texas area, for the most part, had positive sales tax figures in March as shown by statistics from the Texas Comptroller’s office. More...

Judge halts new feral hog poisoning rule

A state judge has issued a temporary restraining order suspending new Texas Department of Agriculture rules that would have permitted the use of warfarin-based poison on feral hogs.  The Dispatch Record reported Feb. More...

Life

Veteran named recipient of training stipend for locksmithing

Wade Martin has received the first Associated Locksmiths of America Veterans Sponsorship award.  Sponsored by Allegion, this stipend will help Martin pay for travel and lodging while taking training that is paid for by his GI Bill benefits.  More...

Showcasing rocks, minerals and other earthly goods

Merritt Romans’ geology collection was seen by third-grade students from Hanna Springs Elementary School on Friday. The students walked to the building on East Second Street. More...

Using a pig for a desk

Lampasas County FFA and 4-H students are spending their “spring break” at the Houston and Austin stock shows to exhibit their animals. More...

Sports

Badgers win powerlifting regionals

Lampasas placed first as a team, in addition to winning three individual gold medals, at the THSPA Division 2 Region 2 meet on Saturday.  Preston Fox, Dakota Cavazos and Jace Hankins each placed first in their weight classes and will advance to More...

LHS defends home track

Badgers’ young mile relay team stays undefeated

Lampasas topped the varsity boys, junior varsity boys and junior varsity girls divisions of the Badger Relays hosted Thursday.  The Lady Badger varsity squad finished in fourth place in the team standings behind Georgetown East View, Taylor and More...

State-ranked Salado wins softball district opener over Lady Badgers

No. 13 Salado took an early lead and never let go in Friday’s district softball opener against Lampasas. More...

Letters

Horse race excitement

At least once in a lifetime everyone should go to a horse race! My wife and I were fortunate to experience one recently. More...