June 16, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Dispatch Record posts sheriff’s office video from May 25 arrests

The Lampasas County Sheriff’s Office has released dashcam and body camera videos of an early-morning May 25 incident in which two Copperas Cove men reportedly struck local peace officers, and a sheriff’s deputy in turn threw punches at on More...

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Deaths

Mr. Dalton

Chester Lee Dalton, 78, of Cedar Park died June 9, 2017. Visitation will be June 17 at 1 p.m., with the funeral service to follow at 3 p.m. at Cook Walden Chapel of the Hills, 9700 Anderson Mill Rd. in Austin, with Pastor Daniel Patrick officiating. More...

Mrs. Nowlain

Debra Nowlain died June 3, 2017.   A memorial service will be held June 24 at Christ the Rock Church in Lampasas. Sneed Funeral Chapel has charge of arrangements.  Mrs. More...

Mr. Nunez

David Nunez Jr., 82, of Lampasas County died June 12, 2017 at his home.  Rosary was recited June 14 at Sneed Funeral Chapel.  Funeral Mass was held June 15 at St. Mary Catholic Church with Father Pedro Castillo officiating. More...

Sports

Wrestling coach hired at LHS

Oklahoma native also will oversee inside receivers

Brandan Rosa has been hired to lead the first-ever Lampasas Badger UIL wrestling team next season.  Rosa, who comes to Lampasas after a year at Rockport-Fulton, also will coach inside receivers for football.  Tentative dates for the UIL wre More...

Boys’ basketball camp starts June 26

Aaron Nuckles, new head coach of the Badger basketball team, will lead a skills camp for incoming second- through ninth-grade players June 26-28. Held at the Lampasas High School gym, the session for second- through fifth-graders is 9-11:30 a.m. More...

Mustangs, Billies overcome Badgers in 7-on-7 opener

Dylan Kannan came up with two interceptions, and Mason Steele led the Badgers’ passing attack, but the team lost both 7-on-7 games it played Monday evening.  Monday was the opening day of a three-team 7-on-7 league that will meet in Marble More...

Court to seek sealed proposals for jail project

Seeking to give local companies the best opportunity to be involved in construction of the new jail, the Lampasas County Commissioners Court voted Monday to seek competitive sealed proposals for the project. More...

Congressman recounts shooting that wounded colleagues

Congressman Roger Williams (R-Austin) was hitting ground balls to players on a typical morning as coach of the Republican baseball team.  The Wednesday morning practice in Alexandria, Virginia, was one day away from the Congressional Baseball Ga More...

BRIEFLY

BLOOD DRIVE   Rollins Brook Community Hospital is hosting a blood drive today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot on the Carter BloodCare bus.  More...

Life

LHS scores well on high school report

The Houston-area nonprofit organization Children At Risk has released its 2017 school rankings to provide the public with information about how Texas public schools are performing and how to improve education. More...

Loeffler lands overall award

Taylor Loeffler attended the Texas 4-H Round-Up on June 8. She competed in the Invitational Livestock Judging contest with 135 contestants. More...

Lampasas Band Boosters announce first ‘Mattress Fundraiser’

The Lampasas High School Band is hosting a unique sale for the first time to raise funds for the upcoming marching show, technicians, and to help lower band fees. A one-day mattress fundraiser sale Aug. 27 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. More...

News

Fire destroys motor home

A fire on West Avenue C resulted in the “total loss” of a GMC motor home on Tuesday, Lampasas Fire Marshal Ronnie Withers said. Lampasas Fire Department was dispatched to 902 W. Avenue C at 4:25 p.m. More...

DISTRICT COURT

Lampasas County 27th District Court convened last week with Judge John Gauntt presiding over the day’s proceedings.  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...