September 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Best of the Best’ contest opens today - Free Access

Lampasas County residents and other readers of the Lampasas Dispatch Record will have new opportunities to select their "Best of the Best" dining establishments, area retail businesses and service providers in a Reader's Choice contest that gets unde More...

BRIEFLY

TAX HEARING   The county will hold public hearings Monday about its proposed tax rate and budget for the 2017-2018 fiscal year.  Both hearings will be in the annex conference room at 409 S. Pecan St. More...

Special Sections

Deaths

Mrs. Alvarez

Beverly Ann Alvarez, 49, of Kempner died Sept. 10, 2017 at her home.  Visitation will be Sept. 15 from 6-8 p.m. Memorial service is Sept. 16 at 11 a.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel. Her body will be cremated.  Mrs. Alvarez was born Feb. More...

Mr. Hamilton

Robert Preston Hamilton, 47, of Blanket died Sept. 13, 2017 at his home.  Visitation will be at 2 p.m. Sept. 16 at Sneed Funeral Chapel in Lampasas. More...

Mrs. Holbert

Louise Null Holbert, 94, of Lampasas died Sept. 12, 2017 in Temple. Visitation is Sept. 15 from 9-10 a.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel. The funeral will begin at 10 a.m. Burial will be at 3 p.m. in Cleburne. Mrs. More...

Sports

No. 5 Texans improve offensively

Well-rounded Wimberley will host high-scoring Badgers tonight

Defense may have carried Wimberley last year, but the 2017 Texans are no one-sided team. The back-to-back regional qualifiers bring a 2-0 record into their home game tonight against the Badgers. More...

BADGER FOOTBALL INJURY UPDATE

The Badgers could benefit, this week and in upcoming weeks, from the improving health of recently injured players. Senior middle linebacker Michael Nguyen has done well in practice after a hyperextended elbow during two-a-days. More...

VOLLEYBALL

The Lady Badgers lost 14-25, 17-25, 20-25 to Salado in a varsity volleyball road match on Tuesday. Coach Denise Ponder said her team “couldn’t get into a rhythm against Salado. More...

Another outage

Tension high after latest phone, internet disruption

It would be safe to say Lampasans are frustrated with repeated internet and cell phone outages that have plagued the city, which happened again Thursday morning and persisted into the afternoon. More...

Commissioners Court picks attorney to write jail construction contract

The Lampasas County Commissioners Court voted unanimously Monday to hire an attorney to negotiate a construction contract for the new jail/sheriff's office facility the county is building off Barnes Street. More...

Lampasas City Council approves rezoning request for properties on East Third Street

The Lampasas City Council unanimously approved a rezoning request Monday for properties at 800 and 804 E. Third St.  More...

Life

Eagle Scout project looks to pave way to popular fishing spot in W.M. Brook Park

For his Eagle Scout community project, 17-yearold Zach Gautier wants to complete a sidewalk in W.M. More...

Unorthodox recruiting

EDITOR’S NOTE: Humorist Don Newbury offers a column this week about Sandra Mattson of Lampasas. More...

New location announced for class reunion

The Lampasas High School Class of 1957 will hold its 60-year reunion Oct. 14 at Country Kitchen, 307 N. Key Ave. in Lampasas.  Classmates should arrive around 1 p.m. through the south-side door. More...

News

City of Kempner donates toward fire training

Mayor Carolyn Crane gives the Kempner Volunteer Fire Department a check for $2,000 from the city of Kempner for KVFD to use for fire school. More...

School board approves architect, procurement method for roof repair projects

The Lampasas Independent School District Board of Trustees approved budget amendments Monday and prepared for the upcoming roof repairs at Lampasas Middle School, Kline Whitis Elementary School and the former middle school.  The school board sel 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 for at least one Class B misdemeanor – or more serious – offense. More...

Agribusiness

CATTLE AUCTION

The report from the Sept. 13 Lampasas Cattle Auction follows.  Cattle and calves: Estimated receipts 673, compared to 690 last sale and 450 at this time last year.  Compared to last sale, feeder steers and heifers were $5-$7 lower. More...