The Lampasas Independent School District Board of Trustees voted Monday night to extend Superintendent Dr. Chane Rascoe’s contract, which now is set to expire in June 2024. Board President David Millican said the trustees admire the work Rascoe has done for the district, especially during such an…
Lampasas won the varsity boys' and varsity girls' division of the Lampasas powerlifting meet on Thursday.  Gold medalists included Case Brister, Weston Reid, Caden Thrift and John Long for the Badgers and Alyssa Ayers and Nimsi Vergara for the Lady Badgers.  Ayers, a three-time state qualifier,…
A grass fire that started Thursday on CR 2234 north of Lampasas burned an estimated 453 acres and was 90% contained by Friday afternoon, according to the Texas A&M Forest Service. Paid and volunteer firefighters from Lampasas responded at around 12:40 p.m. Thursday, and were soon joined by…
UNDERGROUND WATER The Saratoga Underground Water Conservation District Board of Directors will accept public comments Tuesday about the proposed Desired Future Conditions for underground water. Comments may be presented in written or verbal form at the SUWCD board meeting, which will be at 5:30 p.…
The Lampasas County Commissioners Court voted this week to approve a contract between Turn Key Health Clinics and the Lampasas County Sheriff’s Office for the firm to provide medical services to inmates at the county jail. Under the agreement, Turn Key Health Clinics will provide comprehensive…
Robert Lamountain, Emma Jones -- second from right -- and Abriana Flores hold Jones’ chickens during poultry judging at last week’s Lampasas County Youth Livestock Show. More stock show coverage is in pages B1-B10 of today’s edition. CHRIS YBARRA | DISPATCH RECORD
Matthew Isaiah Lawson, 19, pleaded guilty Jan. 8 to deadly conduct for his involvement in the September 2019 fatal shooting of Kempner resident Vance Henry Helzer. 27th District Judge John Gauntt sentenced Lawson to six years’ probation. The judge also ordered Lawson to pay $4,845 in restitution…
The Browning Community Garden Club will hold its January meeting on Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the social hall of Clear Creek Baptist Church on FM 2657 in Kempner. Programs will include information on rainwater collection, and herbs and indoor gardening. The garden club serves members in the Kempner,…
Three names were chosen at random from among those who submitted ballots in the Lampasas Dispatch Record’s annual Reader’s Choice contest that determines the county’s Best of the Best winners. Shown with their checks presented by Advertising Director Teresa Thornton are Raymond Hicks, left, who won…
The next American Red Cross Community Blood Drive is set for Feb. 1 from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the First Street Church of Christ fellowship hall, 201 W. First St. Photo ID or Red Cross donor card is required. Potential donors can use RapidPass to complete the pre-donation questionnaire online…
Marissa Beth Banks of Springfield, Missouri became the bride of Casey Glenn Hardin of Omaha, Nebraska in an Aug. 1, 2020 ceremony at South Haven Baptist Church in Springfield – the bride’s childhood church home. Parents of the bride are Brian and Marianne Banks of Lampasas. Her grandparents are…
A grass fire that started Thursday on CR 2234 north of Lampasas burned an estimated 453 acres and…
The Lampasas County Commissioners Court voted this week to approve a contract between Turn Key…
Robert Lamountain, Emma Jones -- second from right -- and Abriana Flores hold Jones’ chickens…
The Lampasas Independent School District Board of Trustees voted Monday night to extend Superintendent Dr. Chane Rascoe’s contract, which now is set to expire in June 2024.
The Lampasas City Council voted Monday to amend an interlocal agreement with Lampasas County. The agreement governs subdivisions and land development in the…
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Dispatch Record Publisher David Lowe presents a $100 check to Callie Howard, whose name was drawn for the first-place prize in the newspaper’s Readers’ Choice…
Lampasas won the varsity boys' and varsity girls' division of the Lampasas powerlifting meet on Thursday.  Gold medalists included Case Brister, Weston Reid,…
Lampasas kept things close in the first half, down 2-1 to Copperas Cove in girls’ soccer on Tuesday. But the Lady ’Dawgs went on to win 9-3. Freshman Bella…
The Badger varsity soccer team was off on Tuesday, and the JV boys lost 7-0 to Midway. “We had ourselves a tough match tonight against the 6A Waco Midway…
Three names were chosen at random from among those who submitted ballots in the Lampasas Dispatch Record’s annual Reader’s Choice contest that determines the…
The Browning Community Garden Club will hold its January meeting on Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the social hall of Clear Creek Baptist Church on FM 2657 in Kempner…
Marissa Beth Banks of Springfield, Missouri became the bride of Casey Glenn Hardin of Omaha, Nebraska in an Aug. 1, 2020 ceremony at South Haven Baptist Church…