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Donations for Hurricane Harvey victims

Hoffpauir Chevrolet employee Ross Oliver stacks water in a trailer bound for neighboring cities around Houston after Hurricane Harvey devastated the area. More...

BRIEFLY

NEWSPAPER DELIVERY   The Lampasas Dispatch Record will be closed Monday for Labor Day. As a result, the Sept. 5 edition will be printed and mailed to subscribers one day later than usual.  RECEPTION   More...

Special Sections

Deaths

Mrs. Wilson

Ernestine Wilson, 93, of Lampasas died Aug. 27, 2017 at Lampasas Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.  Funeral service was Aug. 29 at First Baptist Church with Marcus Foster officiating. Burial followed in Naruna Cemetery. More...

Mr. Graham

Jimmie “Jim” Ray Graham, 63, of Lampasas died Aug. 25, 2017.  Funeral service was held Aug. 31 at Calvary Baptist Church in Lampasas. Burial followed at Garden of Memories in Killeen. Pastor Preston Lindsey officiated the services. More...

Mr. Peak

Billy Joe Peak, 59, died suddenly on Aug. 25, 2017.  Visitation is Sept. 1 from 6-8 p.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel.  Funeral service will be Sept. 2 at 10:30 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Lampasas.  Mr. Peak was born Aug. 28, 1957. More...

Sports

Coaches want fundamentally sound season opener

The Badgers’ first step toward redemption from last season comes tonight as they face the Fredericksburg Billies on the road. More...

Lady Vikings fend off Lampasas in three sets

Lago Vista topped the Lady Badgers 25-8, 25-15, 25-11 on Tuesday.  The Lady Vikings, a defending 3A area qualifier, held comfortable leads throughout the match.  More...

LADY BADGER STATISTICAL LEADERS

Aces: Emma Cornish, Diane Hurst, Abby Martin 1  Kills: Sena Kucukkarca 3  Assists: Tori Martinez 4  Digs: Monica Garza, Taylor Moore 5  Blocks: Ana Perez, Diane Hurst 1   More...

Electric rates set to rise

The Lampasas City Council voted unanimously Monday to approve the first reading of an ordinance to increase electric rates.  In the first billing period in October, the monthly base rate will increase $1, and the distribution energy rate will in More...

Deputy resigns

Officer faces investigation for use of force

Lampasas County Sheriff’s Office deputy Logan Jones turned in his resignation letter Aug. 7, and the resignation was effective Aug. 18, LCSO Records and Evidence Specialist Fonda Rhoades said.  More...

Lampasas school board approves 2017-2018 budget

In a special called meeting Monday night, the Lampasas Independent School District Board of Trustees approved the 2017-2018 budget, which totals $34,351,122 in revenue and $35,257,810 in expenditures. That leaves a deficit of $906,688.  More...

Life

Local wound care clinic receives Center of Excellence award

Rollins Brook Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine has been recognized with a national award for continued excellence in wound healing. More...

Columbarium approved for Oak Hill Cemetery

Lampasas’ Oak Hill Cemetery now has a columbarium open for those who wish to place the cremated remains of their loved ones in a respectable, beautiful spot.  “[We picked the area] for the sheer beauty of it,” cemetery caretake More...

Central Christian Church plans service for 9/11 remembrance

Central Christian Church will hold a community prayer and worship service Sept. 11 at 6 p.m. at 204 S. Broad St.  In recognition of the Patriot Day designation for Sept. More...

News

Commissioners Court proposes tax increase

The Lampasas County Commissioners Court voted unanimously Monday to set the 2017- 2018 proposed tax rate at 69.769 cents per $100 property valuation.  More...

Meal provides respite for Harvey evacuees

enjoyed the scenery in Lampasas and has felt very welcomed in his first visit to the city.  He said the post-hurricane images he has seen from Aransas Pass show extensive destruction -- with businesses damaged, boats sunk in the harbor, fences t More...

CORRECTION

A Kempner City Council story in the Aug. 25 edition contained incorrect information about Kempner's proposed budget for the 2017-2018 fiscal year.  The reference to hours for police officers should have stated that as of Oct. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

NOTICE OFPUBLIC HEARINGSOF THE ZONING BOARDOF ADJUSTMENTNotice is hereby given that theZoning Board of Adjustment ofthe City of Lampasas, Texasunder Section 9.6 of the City of More...