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Spring Ho fireworks

Spectators sit on Hancock Park Golf Course to watch the Spring Ho fireworks display Wednesday night. The festival continues through Sunday with a wide variety of activities.   More...

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Deaths

Mrs. Eckermann

Doris J. Eckermann, 87, of Lampasas died July 4, 2017 at Lampasas Nursing and Rehab Center.  Visitation will be July 7 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel.  Funeral services will be held July 8 at 1 p.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel. 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...

Performing back in Lampasas

Grammy Award winner Jason Roberts, foreground, plays the fiddle during the Hayloft Party on Tuesday at Ruth Eakin Outdoor Theatre. More...

Big-name songwriter, musician visit town - Free Access

David Lee plays the guitar during the Hayloft Party. Lee, a Grammy-nominated songwriter, graduated from Lampasas High School in 1987 and has written numerous hit songs for major country artists. More...

Big growth projected

2016 Census estimates show Lampasas added more than 1,000 people since 2010

Census figures released early this summer estimate that the Lampasas population has grown more than 15 percent since the 2010 census.  The figures show an estimated population of 7,722 as of July 1, 2016. More...

City re-evaluating water tower proposal, other possible options

City officials and an engineering team are re-evaluating water options that could be less expensive than building an elevated storage tank at the sports complex on FM 580 West. More...

BRIEFLY

MEETINGS   The Lampasas County Commissioners Court will meet Monday at 9 a.m. in the first-floor courtroom at the county courthouse.  The Lampasas Independent School District Board of Trustees will meet Monday at 6 p.m. More...

Life

Selling lemonade, snacks for charities raises funds

From left, 11-year-old Kalyn Mulcahy, 14-year-old Addie McDonald and 11-year-old Reagan McDonald raised more than $1,000 during an afternoon’s work Friday selling lemonade and other snacks. More...

After car burglaries, police advise community to lock vehicle doors

The Spring Ho festival week is supposed to be fun, eventful and a great time to gather with family and friends, but the Lampasas Police Department wants people to be safe while having a good time.  More...

Colorful sharks created at camp

Perception Creative Art School Executive Director Judith McGinty led kids ages 5-9 in a 2.5- hour Shark Day Camp on June 28. More...

Sports

Kids haul in dozens of fish in derby Wednesday

Young fishermen lined the banks of Sulphur Creek in W.M. More...

Fitness and family

Spring Ho races draw nearly all ages

Spring Ho’s annual 10K, 5K and one-mile race bring together serious competitors, casual joggers and – in some cases – nearly the entire family.  Members of the Lancaster family have run the races for years. More...

Local anglers compete in tournament on Falcon Lake

Randy Fesler of Lampasas and Willie McGuffey of Kempner were among the Copperas Cove Bass Club members to fish a recent tournament on Falcon Lake.  The club held its tournament June 24-25 on the South Texas lake, located near Zapata. More...