June 30, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

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INDEPENDENCE DAY SCHEDULES   The Lampasas Dispatch Record will be closed Tuesday, although the newspaper for that date will be printed at the normal time.  County and city of Lampasas offices will be closed July 4 for Independence Day, alth More...

Special Sections

Deaths

Mr. Ivy

Charles D. Ivy, 89, of Lampasas died June 25, 2017 at Scott & White Medical Center in Temple. His body was to be cremated, and a memorial service was held at Calvary Baptist Church on June 29. Sneed Funeral Chapel had charge of arrangements. Mr. More...

Mrs. Waldrep

Graveside services were held June 28 at Blake Cemetery near Rising Star, Texas, for Delores Waldrep. She died June 24, 2017 at the age of 80. She was born Nov. 6, 1936 to her father and mother, Athel Leonard Ramsey and Ruby (Howell) Ramsey. More...

Mr. Marez

Orlando Rafael “Nano” Marez, 44, of Lampasas died June 26, 2017 in Burnet County.  Funeral Mass was held June 29 at St. Mary Catholic Church. Rosary was recited June 28 at Sneed Funeral Chapel.  Mr. More...

Sports

Badgers win 7-on-7 league finale Monday

The Badgers ended the Marble Falls 7-on-7 league on a high note, with two wins Monday. Lampasas built a comfortable 32-7 lead against Marble Falls before allowing two touchdowns for a final score of 32-19. More...

Assistant girls’ basketball coach named, pending school board approval

Sarah DeMasters, a Marine veteran, has been hired as Lady Badger assistant basketball coach, pending official approval from the school board at an upcoming meeting.  DeMasters originally is from Georgetown, and she played several sports for Geor More...

Golf camp on tap at Hancock Park

The Lampasas Badger Golf Camp is scheduled for July 11-13. More...

Turn lane, lower speed limits proposed on U.S. Highway 281 South

In response to safety concerns, Texas Department of Transportation officials have announced plans to add a turn lane and possibly decrease speed limits on U.S. Highway 281 at the southern end of town. More...

Dispatch Record receives awards for news, photos, advertising

The Lampasas Dispatch Record finished third in the Sweepstakes category at the 2017 Texas Better Newspaper Contest. More...

Life

Museum debuts new exhibit during Spring Ho activities

Origin of Lampasas’ street names detailed after research

When Margaret Oberender and Carol Wright started thinking about the uncommon and sometimes strange names several Lampasas County streets bear, they began looking for answers.  More...

COLLEGE HONORS

THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER   The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center held hooding ceremonies for The College of Pharmacy at the Civic Center Music Hall in Oklahoma City.  Degrees were conveyed to 100 candida More...

CLASS REUNIONS

CLASS OF 2002 The Lampasas High School Class of 2002 will host its 15- year reunion July 8 from 6-8 p.m. in the downstairs area of the Bar 17 Event Center on the downtown square. Please contact Ross Oliver for further information at 512-556-7819. More...

News

City Council approves plan to paint outdoor basketball court

In its meeting Monday, the Lampasas City Council voted unanimously to let Bobby Starr, a member of Vision Lampasas and Lampasas Association for the Arts, paint the outdoor basketball court at Campbell Park. More...

Document would clarify regulatory authority outside city limits

A proposed interlocal agreement would clarify the city of Lampasas' role in performing inspections and regulating development outside city limits but within Lampasas' extraterritorial jurisdiction. More...

Burn ban lifted

The burn ban is off until Sunday at 7 p.m., so fires are allowed outside city limits.   More...

Agribusiness

CATTLE AUCTION

The report from the June 28 Lampasas Cattle Auction follows.  Cattle and calves: Estimated receipts 379, compared to 335 last sale and 512 at this time last year.  Compared to last sale, feeder steers and heifers were $7-$10 higher. More...