July 14, 2017 RSS feed / Life

Spring Ho pageant brings glitz, glamour and personality to festival

The Lampasas Spring Ho Festival named its Little Miss and Miss Spring Ho pageant winners.  LITTLE MISS SPRING HO   The Little Miss contest featured 19 girls ages 4 and 5 from the county.  More...

Diaper Derby pits crawlers, toddlers in race

The Spring Ho Diaper Derby featured crawling, walking and falling across the finish line for multiple age groups of young competitors. More...

Bringing youth to BBQ

Nine-year-old Nathan Maples held his own, competing against seasoned adult cooks in the Spring Ho barbecue cook-off last weekend. More...

Wine, beer journey a popular event

Susan Vandiver of Red Wing Dove Vineyards hands a glass of wine to Kristi Denis. Mrs. Denis and her husband, John, were visiting one of the stops on the wine and beer journey -- a new Spring Ho event in W.M. Brook Park. More...

Couples dance during Spring Ho contest

The Charles “Choc” Gillen VFW Post 8539 was the site for this year’s Spring Ho Dance Contest. Held last Thursday, the contest featured a variety of music and a DJ to lead the event.  TWO-STEP   1. More...

Arts and Crafts Fair

Brynnley Chappell holds a mug of old-fashioned soda purchased at the Arts and Crafts Fair in W.M. Brook Park.   More...

Crowds gather for Creager show

The intersection of Live Oak Street and Third Street filled with spectators at the Saturday Night Street Dance, where Roger Creager was the headlining act.   More...

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

We would like to help get your group’s event(s) listed in the Dispatch Record Calendar. The listing of community events and meetings is free.  Calendar items must be submitted in writing. More...

LHS graduate receives legacy scholarship

Nathan Berryhill of Lampasas is a winner in the Heroes’ Legacy Scholarships for Children of Fallen or Disabled Service Members.  More...

Local talent performs Friday

Allison Hendrick sings the Randy Travis hit “I Told You So,” while John Groves plays the guitar during the opening act at the Friday Night Street Dance. More...

Spring Ho Grand Parade entertains

Four-year-old Lillian Fargason waves with her sucker to parade floats traveling down East Third Street during the Spring Ho Grand Parade. More...

Display Contest results announced

The 2017 Spring Ho Display/ Window Decorating Contest results have been announced. The following businesses and organizations won rosettes and a cash prize. More...

Pet Parade features unique costumes

The Spring Ho Pet Parade offered unique costumes and animal entries this year.  The grand champion title went to the dog Bentley and his owner Rylie Smith.  Reserve champion honors went to the group consisting of dogs Tillie and Allie, with More...

County Fair showcases Lampasans’ skills

The County Fair featured a number of talented Lampasas-area residents contributing homemade recipes, art, crafts and other items. The fair was held at the Lampasas County Office Building July 5-7, in conjunction with the Spring Ho festival. More...

Barbecue contest brings out big flavors

Cook-off bragging rights earned

The 2017 Hot As Hell BBQ Cook-Off results are as follows. GRAND CHAMPION Rio Valley Meat, with chief cook Fred Robles of Weslaco. RESERVE GRAND CHAMPION Oakalla Que, with head cook Randle Johnson of Oakalla. More...

Park entertainment

Madyson Edgar sings and plays the guitar at the park gazebo Friday afternoon during Spring Ho activities.   More...

Travel club holds meeting Tuesday

The Central Texas Travel Club will meet at noon Tuesday in the Bell County Museum.  The club is open to everyone who enjoys traveling, with no dues or membership requirements.  The speaker for July will be Dr. More...

New ramp to be dedicated

Boy Scout Garrett Eddinger created a ramp at the Hancock Springs Free-Flow Swim Area to aid people in getting in and out of the pool. The ramp is part of his Eagle Scout project for the community. A dedication event is set for tonight at 7 p.m. More...