April 28, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

City to require soil sampling before deciding about rezoning

To determine if the site is safe for a residence, the Lampasas City Council on Monday voted 6-0 to require soil sampling at an Old Convent Road property. More...

Longtime insurance agent Waymon Davis dies

Waymon Dalton Davis, 85, died April 26, 2017 at Rollins Brook Community Hospital after a lengthy illness.  Viewing will be held at Sneed Funeral Chapel today from 5-7 p.m.  Funeral services will be conducted at First United Methodist Church More...

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Deaths

Mrs. Bogard

Loyce Juverna Bogard died April 18, 2017 at Lampasas Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.  A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. April 29 at Sneed Funeral Chapel in Lampasas. More...

Mrs. Strickland

Richelle Alexandra Strickland, 25, of Temple died on April 22, 2017. She was born in Killeen at Darnall Hospital on Oct. 21, 1991 to Carmen Van Dyke and Jason Close. She attended Western Hills Elementary School and Temple Lamar Middle School. More...

Mr. Ratliff

Bunion Jack Ratliff, 83, of Lampasas died April 24, 2017 at Spring Oaks Nursing and Rehab in Lampasas. Visitation was held April 27. Mr. Ratliff’s body will be cremated. Sneed Funeral Chapel has charge of arrangements. He was born Nov. More...

Sports

Baseball team breaks playoff drought despite loss - Free Access

The Badgers dropped their district baseball finale 4-1 to Salado on Friday, but will still advance to the bi-district playoffs. More...

Girls’ golf team cruises to regional victory

Boys finish seventh; Wilkins qualifies individually

A 50-stroke win at district is hard to top, but the Lady Badgers managed to improve on that with a 52-stroke win at regionals. Lampasas shot 348-344 – 692 at the Region III-4A golf tournament Monday and Tuesday in Huntsville. More...

Softball playoffs, regional track keep Lady Badgers busy

Lady Badgers Blakeli Brookreson and Natalie Denoso are competing in the regional track meet this weekend, as well as the bi-district softball playoffs. More...

Council considers allowing swimming in Sulphur Creek inside W.M. Brook Park

The municipal staff is gathering information as the Lampasas City Council seeks to decide whether to allow swimming in Sulphur Creek within W.M. More...

FM 580 West arena decisions

Location changes again; construction budget capped at $200,000

After much discussion in recent weeks about a proposed arena at the FM 580 West Sports Park, the Lampasas City Council on Monday agreed to stay within its $200,000 budget instead of paying for a covered facility estimated to cost about $750,000.  More...

BRIEFLY

EARLY VOTING   Early voting for the new county jail proposal, the Lampasas and Lometa school board elections, and the Lampasas and Kempner municipal elections will be offered today, Monday and Tuesday at the Elections Administrator office, 407 S More...

Life

Volunteer Fair highlights needs of community organizations

The Lampasas Volunteer Fair on Saturday was designed with multiple purposes in mind: to help Lampasans learn more about non-profit organizations in the area and to increase the number of volunteers for those groups.  More...

Historical marker defaced

Members of the Lampasas County Historical Commission have reported the Pleasant Valley Farmers Alliance historical marker on U.S. More...

Food safety course aims to limit illnesses

Statistics indicate that foodborne illness continues to be a health issue in the United States. Each year, one in six Americans will become sick, 128,000 will become hospitalized, and 3,000 will die due to a foodborne illness. More...

News

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...

Court approves permits for utility work

The Lampasas County Commissioners Court breezed through a short agenda Monday in less than 10 minutes. In a unanimous vote, the court approved permits to let Corix bore under County Road 2337 for utility work. More...

National Day of Prayer gathering scheduled Thursday

In observance of the National Day of Prayer, the Lampasas Ministerial Alliance will host a community-wide prayer breakfast May 4 at 7 a.m. at the Holiday House, 908 E. Fourth St.  More...

Public Notices - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

IMPOUNDED: 1995 Plymouth Grand Voyager. Vehicle is located at ASAP Towing, 132 PR 4363, Lampasas, Tx. Telephone:512-556-5105. VSF#0650353VSF. www.tdlr.texas. gov/complaints Charges: $451.55.   More...