Casino Night provides evening of entertainment

Enjoying the festivities and games at Wild West Casino Night are, from left, Elke White, Loretta and Gary Reid, David Yancy, and Nick and Diana Kramer. The Lampasas County Chamber of Commerce, Lampasas Association for the Arts and Vision Lampasas hosted the annual event at the Lampasas County Show Barn.

Valentine’s Day courier makes special deliveries

Arriving unannounced with gifts of flowers, Joe Corcoran made an estimated 40 deliveries on Valentine’s Day to residences, nursing homes, City Hall and several businesses around Lampasas.

AIMEE TAGGERT | COURTESY PHOTO Sara La Comb, a 2017 graduate of the A&M-Central Texas teacher education program, has grown to love her elementary students in Suzhou, a Chinese city of 11 million people northwest of Shanghai.

When Lampasas resident Sara La Comb, 26, talks about her first two years of teaching in China, her countenance changes. She smiles as she speaks, her dark brown eyes sparkle with inspiration, and her entire body seems full to the brim with happy animation.

Citizen awarded for charitable work

Mayor Misti Talbert, left, presents a framed Community Champion certificate to Esmeralda Sanchez during the Lampasas City Council meeting Feb. 10. Talbert recognized Sanchez for conducting Lampasas Middle School shoe drives the past two years.

Mayor Misti Talbert, left, presents a framed Community Champion certificate to Esmeralda Sanchez.

Mayor Misti Talbert, left, presents a framed Community Champion certificate to Esmeralda Sanchez during the Lampasas City Council meeting Feb. 10. Talbert recognized Sanchez for conducting Lampasas Middle School shoe drives the past two years.

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Lampasas Middle School seventh-grader Brylie Turner, third from right, exhibited the Champion Hampshire Ram and Reserve Supreme Champion Ram in the Junior Breeding Sheep Show at the Fort Worth Stock Show & Rodeo on Feb. 2. Turner also showed the Champion Dorset Ram, Champion Hampshire Ewe and Reserve Supreme Champion Ewe in the Open Division Breeding Sheep Show. The Fort Worth show included nearly 15,000 junior livestock show entries.

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