April 7, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

City switches engineering companies for water projects

In a meeting last week, the Lampasas City Council voted unanimously to award Jones-Heroy & Associates Inc. a contract for $139,255 for engineering services on several water-related projects. More...

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EASTER FESTIVAL   The Boys & Girls Club of Lampasas’ annual Community Easter Festival will be today from 4-6 p.m. More...

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Man flown to hospital after accident on U.S. Hwy. 281

An emergency medical helicopter airlifted the driver of a vehicle to an area hospital after a rollover and fire late Thursday. The accident was about seven miles north of town on U.S. Highway 281. More...

Uncertainty over turn leads to collision - Free Access

A vehicle and motorcycle collided Friday evening near the Lampasas fire station on East Fourth Street. The Lampasas Police Department received a call at 6:04 p.m. about the accident at East Fourth and Briggs streets. More...

DISTRICT COURT

Lampasas County 27th District Court convened last week with Judge John Gauntt presiding. Probation was revoked for 27-year-old Michael Wayne Leech of Mesquite, charged with possession of a controlled substance less than 1 gram. More...

Agribusiness

CATTLE AUCTION

The report from the April 5 Lampasas Cattle Auction follows.  Cattle and calves: Estimated receipts 385, compared to 398 last sale and 338 at this time last year.  Compared to last sale, feeder steers and heifers were steady; slaughter cows More...

Public Notices - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION (AVISO DE ELECCION GENERAL) To the Registered Voters of Lometa ISD, Texas: (A los votantes registrados  More...

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Lampasas school board votes not to increase pay for new teachers

After two years of pay raises for new teachers, Lampasas Independent School District Board of Trustees has decided to stop increasing the salary scale.  The wage for teachers with 0-5 years of experience is $40,000 – a benchmark that was i More...

Area residents aid Panhandle ranchers after major wildfires

Lampasas-area residents have joined a continuing effort to assist Panhandle ranchers after devastating wildfires burned hundreds of thousands of acres.  More...

Life

LISD hosts CTE Luncheon, seeks community involvement in program

Lampasas Independent School District’s Career and Technical Education program has set a plan to offer a variety of certifications for students after several recent hires by district officials.  CTE Director Randy Brady has filled positions More...

Pinwheels placed for child abuse prevention

Blue pinwheels were placed around Lampasas for Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness Month, which is held during April. More...

Delta Kappa Gamma chapter reunites

Eight former members of the local Delta Kappa Gamma chapter met together at Alfredo’s Mexican Restaurant on March 28 for lunch and to catch up with each other.  Delta Kappa Gamma is an international honor society of key women educators. More...

Sports

Lometa track results - Free Access

Both Lometa varsity teams placed fourth at the district track meet in Blanket on Wednesday. The top four individual finishers in each meet advance to the area meet.  100-meter dash 5. Pedro Almaguer 12.09 1600-meter run More...

Tennis players advance to regionals

Lampasas won three divisions of the district tennis tournament this week in Llano.  Megan Dwamena clinched the girls’ singles title with a win over teammate Megan Hunter on Thursday morning.  Cassidy Gillis/Nora Lawson placed first in More...

Powerlifting nationals

Tuesday’s edition of the Dispatch Record mentioned that former Lady Badger Gabby Martinez will compete this weekend at collegiate powerlifting nationals.  Anthony Montes, a 2016 Lampasas grad, will compete for the University of Texas power More...