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Local youth place at San Antonio Stock Show

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Cole Rutland placed first with his Class 1 Berkshire hog at the San Antonio Stock Show. From left are Chad Hopson; Cole Rutland’s father, Jeff, and mother, Stephanie; Cole Rutland; Braeden Hopson; and Cole’s sister, Paige. LAMPASAS FFA FACEBOOK PAGE

Brenda Smith and Doug Smith

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Brenda Smith and Doug Smith of Lampasas proudly announce the graduation of their daughter, Stephanie K. Baumann from the University of Houston-Victoria on December 12,2020. Stephanie received her Master of Education in Administration and Supervision with an emphasis on the Principalship. She graduated with a 4.0 after attending a one year program with the University.

Tax-Aide help available on Tuesdays by appointment

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Tax Aide-certified volunteers will be available this year to help individuals with their income tax preparation. This free service is offered at the Lampasas Senior Center, 901 S. Live Oak, each week from Feb. 2 through April 13.

Registration opens for Silver Classic 5K

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Registration has begun for AdventHealth’s annual Silver Classic 5K Run and 3K Walk, set for March 28. The race is part of the CenTex Race Series, which offers local runners more than a dozen races throughout the year.

A fond farewell to Lampasas and Texas

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After nine months as a Dispatch Record staff writer, the time has come for me to say goodbye to Lampasas. This week’s frigid weather foreshadows the conditions that await at my next destination.

Heart Month focuses on central part of wellness

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February is American Heart Month, and the heart still is one of the most crucial components of overall health. Heart disease and related heart conditions are the leading cause of death in America each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control.