July 28, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Kempner City Council discusses fire investigator position

In a regular session on Tuesday, the Kempner City Council discussed the possibility of Kempner Volunteer Fire Department adding the position of fire investigator. More...

Culinary demonstration at STEAM camp

Mali Windhorst, left, Ava Thompson and Ethan Casanova pick up beef from culinary arts teacher Jason Walsh during the Lampasas Independent School District’s Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math camp Tuesday at Lampasas High School. More...

BRIEFLY

BURN BAN IN EFFECT   A countywide burn ban is in effect. As a result, outdoor burns are prohibited outside incorporated city limits. More...

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Rollover early Tuesday morning occurs on curve along FM 1715

A one-vehicle rollover early Tuesday morning on FM 1715 left a man injured, and he was transported to Rollins Brook Community Hospital.  Mills County Department of Public Safety Trooper 3 Mark Owens is investigating the incident and gave the fol More...

DISTRICT COURT

Lampasas County 27th District Court convened last on July 14 with Judge John Gauntt presiding over the day’s hearings. In upcoming court action, the docket set for Sept. 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...

Restriping on U.S. Highway 281 South

Texas Department of Transportation Brownwood District Special Jobs Crew member Rex Miller, left, TxDOT Lampasas County Maintenance crew member Nick Rivera, center, and TxDOT Lampasas County Maintenance crew member Matt Reed work Wednesday at the inte More...

Renovation planned at Lampasas Garden Apartments

The Lampasas City Council passed two resolutions and approved an agreement Monday for rehabilitation of the Lampasas Garden Apartments at 1311 Central Texas Expressway. The 24-unit complex provides housing for low-income residents.  More...

Despite dry weather recently, county remains free of drought

In what is often the driest time of year, Lampasas County remained drought-free early this week, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. More...

Life

District launches renovated website in August

Lampasas Independent School District will launch a renovated district-wide website on Aug. 1, designed to give those who view www.lisdtx.org an aesthetically pleasing, easy-to-access experience. More...

Registering for school

From left, Aemilio Mayo, Reighn Webb, Adrian Mayo Sr. and Adrian Mayo Jr. enjoy a laugh while sorting through registration necessities during Wednesday’s district-wide school sign up. Linda Carpenter, at right, helps the group.   More...

New faces, new places

Jessica Wilkinson helps parent Shelley White gather the needed documents to register her daughter Addison, at far right. Addison’s friend Bethany Adcock was with the family. More...

Sports

Lady Badgers hold volleyball camp

Team practice begins next week

Priscilla Rodriguez attempts a kill at the Lady Badgers’ volleyball camp Monday. More...

Fishing the Dog Days of summer

HOOK UP

Whether we wanted it or not, the “dog days” of summer are fully upon us. With temperatures starting in the mid to high 80s in the morning and zooming up to and beyond the 100s by midday, it’s time to fish early and leave early. More...

Select softball

Aspen Wheeler and her select softball team Texas Blaze are competing at the Premier Girls Fastpitch Nationals in California this month. Wheeler, an incoming sixth-grader at Lampasas Middle School, has played for the organization for four years. More...