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Lometa speech team wins state again

For the fourth year in a row, Lometa claimed the speech team championship at the UIL state academic meet. The competition was held last week at The University of Texas. More...

BRIEFLY

FUNDRAISER FOR BOYS STATE Lometa American Legion Post 116 will hold a yard sale Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon in front of Lometa Mini Storage, located on U.S. Highway 183 across from the old train depot. More...

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Deaths

Mr. Kocian

Zefrin Lawrence Kocian, 87, of Lampasas died on May 29, 2017. Funeral services were June 1 at Holy Family Catholic Church in Copperas Cove, with burial following with full military honors at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery. More...

Mrs. Juarez

Frances J. Juarez, 85, of Lampasas and formerly of San Antonio died May 31, 2017 at Spring Oaks Nursing and Rehab.  Graveside funeral services will be June 3 at 1 p.m. More...

Joyce Tyson Slaydon

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Sports

Texas 4000 cyclists start 70-day trip Saturday

The Texas 4000 charity bicycle ride once again will pass through Lampasas on its opening day before splitting into three separate routes to Alaska. More...

Tennis clinic

Jonah Folks returns a volley near the baseline while Mario Aguirre plays the net on Wednesday during a tennis clinic led by LHS head coach Kenneth Peiser. The four-day clinic ended Thursday morning.   More...

MEMORIAL SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT

The 7th Annual Robert Andrew Morriss Jr. co-ed and men’s memorial softball tournament is June 17. More...

Local woman pronounced dead after accident Friday afternoon - Free Access

A 41-year-old Lampasas woman was killed Friday afternoon in a two-vehicle collision just north of town at U.S. More...

Superintendent recommends finalist for high school principal - Free Access

Lampasas Superintendent Dr. Chane Rascoe said at Monday's school board meeting he plans to recommend McGregor High School Principal Robert White be hired as principal at Lampasas High School. More...

Nine apply to fill council vacancy

Appointment of new officeholder set to take place in meeting Monday

Nine Lampasas residents have applied to fill the vacant Place 4 seat on the City Council. The position has been unfilled since Misti Talbert left her Place 4 seat to become mayor. More...

Art teacher says goodbye after 44 years heading program

Lampasas High School’s art program was built essentially from the ground up with 25 students and a  $50 budget 44 years ago when Sylvia Berry went from corrective reading and yearbook duties to teaching art.  More...

Life

CIA honors former Lampasans

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following information about the late smokejumpers John S. Lewis and Darrell A. Eubanks of Lampasas was submitted by Lewis’ sister Leah Lewis Hessel and her husband Ken Hessel.   More...

Spring Ho beauty pageants open for entrants

Entry forms are available for the Miss Spring Ho and Little Miss Spring Ho contests.  The Spring Ho Beauty Pageant is scheduled for July 3 at 7:30 p.m.  Entry deadline is June 9.  Miss Spring Ho contestants must be entering their sopho More...

HEB donates to festival

HEB presented a $5,000 check to the Spring Ho Committee last week. Holding the check are HEB employee Tamia Johnson and Spring Ho Committe member Tracy Irvin.  More...

News

Accident occurs Thursday near Kempner - Free Access

The Lampasas County Sheriff’s Office responded to a one-vehicle accident Thursday morning just north of Kempner on FM 2313. The sheriff’s office was called at 8:40 a.m. More...

Man threatens suicide; courthouse evacuated

A caller’s exact whereabouts remained unknown as of mid-morning Thursday, after the man threatened suicide in a telephone call earlier this week to police.  Lampasas police said the man called their office Tuesday shortly after 4:40 p.m. More...

ARRESTS

The following arrests were reported by law enforcement. The Dispatch Record prints the name and charge(s) of people arrested on at least one Class B misdemeanor – or more serious – charge. More...

Agribusiness

CATTLE AUCTION

The report from the May 31 Lampasas Cattle Auction follows.  Cattle and calves: Estimated receipts 387, compared to 431 last sale and 422 at this time last year.  Compared to last sale, feeder steers and heifers were steady to $2 higher. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING OF THE ZONING BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT Notice is hereby given that the Zoning Board of Adjustment of the City of Lampasas, Texas under Section 9.6 of the City of Lampasas Zoning Ordinance, w More...