August 4, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Another outage prompts city meeting

City leaders and representatives of the Central Texas Council of Governments met Thursday morning to discuss what action could be taken to address recent phone and internet outages that have affected many in Lampasas.  More...

Special Sections

Deaths

Mrs. Hamilton

Lena Josephine Hamilton, 77, of Lampasas died July 30, 2017 at her home.  A graveside service will be held Aug. 7 at 11 a.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lampasas. Sneed Funeral Chapel has charge of arrangements.  Mrs. Hamilton was born Jan. More...

Mr. Peak

Don Peak, a Lampasas native, passed away on July 29, 2017 at Metroplex Hospital in Killeen. He was born at his North Avenue home on Dec. 20, 1929. Mr. Peak was valedictorian of Lampasas High School in 1947 and attended The University of Texas. More...

Mrs. Snell

Sherri (Bloom) Snell, 79, of Lampasas died July 29, 2017 of natural causes in Lampasas.  She was born Aug. 4, 1937 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Glenn and Lorena Bloom.  Mrs. More...

News

Minor injuries reported after wreck on South Key

Acadian Ambulance Service took a Lampasas woman to Rollins Brook Community Hospital after a two-vehicle crash Tuesday at the intersection of South Key Avenue and Central Texas Expressway.  More...

DISTRICT COURT

Lampasas County 27th District Court convened last week with Judge John Gauntt presiding over the day’s hearings. Action was taken on several cases.  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...

Public Notices - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

Notice Initiation of the Section 106 Process: Tillman Infrastructure proposes to construct a 199’ self-support telecommunications tower and associated compound at 20932 N US Hwy 281, Lampasas, Lampasas County, TX 76550. More...

Suspect arrested after armed robbery on North Ridge

An 18-year-old was arrested Tuesday by the Copperas Cove Police Department after Lampasas Police Department officials determined he was one of two suspects involved in an armed robbery here Saturday.  More...

City Council begins planning for upcoming fiscal year’s budget

Revenue and employee compensation were key topics at a Lampasas City Council budget planning meeting Monday. More...

BRIEFLY

BOIL-WATER NOTICE CANCELED   The boil-water notice the city issued earlier in the week has been lifted.  SCHOOL BOARD   More...

Life

Crazy hats at marching band practice

From right to left, Josh Smith, Matthew Hollowell, Waylon Smothers and Elijah Rivera of the low brass section practice keeping in line while wearing “crazy hats” to beat the heat and have fun during Thursday morning practice at Lampasas H More...

Area piano technician attends international event

Bill Yick, registered piano technician from Copperas Cove, was among more than 700 people -- including piano service specialists, manufacturers and suppliers from around the world -- who attended the Piano Technicians Guild Annual Convention and Tech More...

Tours offered of courthouse

Free, guided tours of the historic Lampasas County Courthouse are offered each Saturday at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., except on major holiday weekends. The Lampasas courthouse, built in 1883, is the third-oldest continuously used courthouse in Texas. More...

Sports

QB: Who will it be?

Sophomores lead the competition for Badgers’ starting signal caller

Troy Rogers is keeping his options open, evaluating quarterbacks as his Badger team prepares for the first football practice on Monday.  Rogers, in his second year as LHS head coach, still works closely with the quarterbacks, but Justin Reeves w More...

Finding and fishing the thermocline

HOOK UP

In an earlier column, I talked about the dog days of summer being here, and that it’s the time of year when you need to go deep to fish. In this article, let’s talk about the lures and tactics needed for the doldrums in fishing. More...

Brown named Cheerleader of the Year

Texas Girls Coaches Association awarded Tuesday Brown as the Cheerleader of the Year for all 1A-4A schools, which includes about 700 schools in the state. More...