December 1, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Man charged with murder after shooting near Copperas Cove

Law enforcement officers from Lampasas County assist with search for suspect, who was arrested Wednesday morning

Multiple officers from Lampasas County assisted with the execution of an arrest/ search warrant for a man who has been charged with murder in a recent shooting north of Copperas Cove.  More...

BRIEFLY

BURN BAN   A countywide burn ban is in effect. More...

Special Sections

Deaths

Mrs. Dobbs

Barbara Seville Dobbs, 90, died after a brief illness on Nov. 27, 2017. More...

Mrs. McIlroy

Barbara Gene Mathews McIlroy, 83, of Evant suffered with dementia for several years and died Nov. 25, 2017 at Hillside Medical Lodge in Gatesville.  Graveside service was held Nov. 30 at Murphee Cemetery in Evant. More...

Mrs. Ratliff

Adeline Miller Ratliff, 70, of Lampasas died Nov. 27, 2017 at Rollins Brook Community Hospital.  A viewing will be held Dec. 2 from 10 a.m. to noon at Sneed Funeral Chapel. Mrs. More...

Sports

A raucous road win

Badgers overcome 30 fouls to beat Gatesville 68-58, extending streak

The Badgers’ Tuesday night game at Gatesville had the intensity of a playoff match-up, even if both teams’ execution looked more like the first week back from the Thanksgiving break. Lampasas overcame 30 fouls to beat Gatesville 68-58. More...

Soccer coaches tout boys’ technical skill, girls’ athleticism

The Badgers and Lady Badgers started soccer practice on Monday, both coming off several seasons of bi-district playoff appearances.  Badgers’ head coach Ryan Race said the 60-plus players trying out this week were close to the highest turn More...

Youth hunting

Dillon Brister, right, shot this 10-point native buck on Sunday, after he had been watching it since opening weekend. Brister harvested the buck on his family’s land near Bend. Also pictured is Dillon’s younger brother, Dean.   More...

Fire department toy drive

Lampasas Volunteer Fire Department President Jim Matchan, left, and Lampasas Fire Department Chief Reece Oestreich display toys donated to the toy drive organized by Lampasas firefighters. LFD is accepting money, new toys and new bicycles. More...

Saturday’s Carol of Lights to ring in Christmas season

The Lampasas courthouse square will host the annual Carol of Lights on Saturday with activities that embrace the Christmas spirit.  More...

Council addresses request about land on McLean Street

Returning to an item it discussed Nov. 13, the Lampasas City Council voted Monday to allow negotiations about the possible sale of approximately one acre in the industrial park on McLean Street. More...

Longtime Lometa businessman Leonard Williams dies

Lifelong Lometa resident and longtime businessman Leonard F. Williams, 74, died Nov. 28, 2017 at his home.  Funeral service was held Nov. 30 at Church of the Hills. Burial followed in Senterfitt Cemetery. More...

Life

Turning 100, Leo Perkins finds staying busy is one key to his longevity

Lampasas resident Leo Perkins turned 100 years old on Sunday, but he doesn’t have many secrets to tell about living for a century, other than maybe staying busy, drinking chocolate milk and eating Oreos.  More...

Lampasas County Museum Tour of Homes set for Sunday

Lampasas County Museum’s Tour of Homes is Sunday, with ticket holders to tour homes with unique or stand-out features. The homes are as follows. PAUL & TESS ALLAN 38 SAMAC LANE More...

Lighted Christmas Parade grand marshal happy to participate in community events

When Ajinomoto Windsor Foods Inc. Production Assistant Anna Cadengo learned she was going to be the Carol of Lights parade grand marshal, she was thrilled.  More...

News

Commissioners Court approves agreements with city

One document relates to utilities for new jail; other outlines authority to regulate development in ETJ

Two agreements already OK’d by the Lampasas City Council now have the Lampasas County Commissioners Court’s approval, as well. More...

CORRECTION

A Lampasas City Council story in the Nov. 17 edition contained an error about a condition in a development agreement the council approved for the Battreal- Drever Subdivision in the Sunrise Hills neighborhood.  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...

Public Notices - Free Access

PUBLIC NOTICES

ORDINANCE NO. 1539 AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CITY OF LAMPASAS CODE OF ORDINANCES, CHAPTER 78, TRAFFIC AND VEHICLES, ARTICLE II, DIVISION 4, SECTIONS 78-121 REDUCING SPEED LIMITS ON US HIGHWAYS 190 AND SOUTH 281;   More...