Diane Hurst, left, passes the ball through traffic to Jelecia Magee-Hodges (20)

The Lampasas varsity girls' basketball team beat Liberty Hill 55-46 in a district game Friday..

Lampasas overcame a double-digit first-half deficit.and handed Liberty Hill its first district loss since 2014.

The Lady Badgers are now 5-2 in district, 26-5 overall. 


Janice Castleberry allows Lampasas Kiwanis Club President Sue Ann Parsons to hold “Cuddles,” the 4-month-old female kangaroo joey. 

It’s not often one gets the chance to hold a kangaroo joey, but members of the Lampasas Kiwanis Club did on Wednesday when a local breeder visited the monthly meeting. 

The Jan. 10 market report from Mills County Commission Co. follows.

Total receipts: not available. Previous week: 1,398.

Trends: Light kids steady. Slaughter kids steady; slaughter nannies steady to $10 higher; replacement nannies steady.

The Badger varsity powerlifting team extended a regular-season winning streak that started in February 2017 with a first-place finish at home Thursday. Individual gold medalists included Preston Fox, Kyle Arriola and Rudy Esparza. 

Whitney Doyen cheers for the Lady Badgers from the sideline during a recent basketball game.

Whitney Doyen was promoted from within the Lampasas High School staff to head volleyball coach.
The announcement was made this week. 
Doyen has served as assistant basketball and softball coach this season after being hired last spring. 

John Ohnmeiss watches as his wife, Elizabeth, putts on the 18th hole at Putters & Gutters Fun Center on Wednesday. At property owner Roy Cockrell’s request, the city is annexing the 4-acre business property on U.S. Highway 281 South.

By David Lowe
Dispatch Record 

The Lampasas City Council voted unanimously Monday to pass the first reading of an ordinance to annex the Putters & Gutters Fun Center property on U.S. Highway 281 South.