August 11, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Lampasas school board renews insurance, software license

The Lampasas Independent School District Board of Trustees met Monday night to approve a large consent agenda and to speak with their attorney in closed session about the petition for detachment/ annexation.   More...

BRIEFLY

BURN BAN   The countywide burn ban remains in effect. The ban prohibits outdoor fires in areas outside incorporated city limits. More...

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DISTRICT COURT

Lampasas County 27th District Court convened last week with Judge John Gauntt presiding over the day’s hearings.  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...

CORRECTION

A city of Lampasas budget story in the Aug. 4 edition incorrectly paraphrased City Manager Finley deGraffenried’s explanation of a potential electric rate increase. More...

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PUBLIC NOTICES

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING OF THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF LAMPASAS, TEXAS FISCAL YEAR 2017-2018  More...

Electric rates could increase

The Lampasas City Council may increase electric rates in the upcoming fiscal year, but the council has discussed trying to balance the budget without changing the property tax rate.  The council held a workshop session Monday to follow up on tal More...

Kempner appoints former member to City Council

Kempner City Council unanimously approved both the resignation of Councilman Steve Martin and the appointment of former council member Clifton Morse on Tuesday to fill the vacancy. More...

Lometa fills council vacancy

Meeting in regular session Monday evening, the Lometa City Council addressed a council vacancy as well as a number of municipal staffing changes. More...

Sales tax-free weekend offers savings for back-to-school shoppers

Parents and guardians can do some much-needed school supply shopping during the state sales tax holiday this weekend.  From today through Sunday, many school items will be exempt from sales tax, including clothing and footwear priced less than $ More...

Life

Pastor sees beauty, heritage in New Hope Baptist Church

When entering New Hope Baptist Church, one immediately is welcomed by white swinging-style doors that open to reveal a church full of history. The Rev. Spencer J. Majors said the building has all the makings of a spiritual experience. More...

Police remind Lampasas residents to follow school-zone laws

It’s almost time for school to start, and the Lampasas Police Department wants to remind residents to travel safely through school zones, obey traffic laws, and be aware of at least one major intersection change. More...

District 7 4-H honors volunteers

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s annual District 7 4-H Silver Clover Recognition Banquet honored 27 adult leaders, including Lampasas County honoree Gennifer Brister.  More...

Sports

Getting down to business

With basics covered, Badgers move on to full-contact drills today

If you ask Offensive Coordinator Heath Naragon, the hardest part of two-a-days is over, and the fun starts today. The Badgers’ first full-contact drills are today, after four days of conditioning Monday through Thursday. More...

After close start, volleyball team loses opener

The Lady Badgers had a closer season-opening match than last year, but they lost in three sets Tuesday to Gatesville.  The Gatesville Lady Hornets won 25-18, 25-11, 25-15 on their home court, after a competitive start by the Lady Badgers.  More...

Terry signs with Angelo State

Former Lady Badger Niki Terry joined five other golfers in signing with the Angelo State University Rambelles this summer. More...