A HONOR ROLL FIRST GRADE Mckinley Farmer, Emerie Greenberg, Braxton Greiner, Chase Hay, Rhett Jones, Leona Lively, Mattie McBeth, Zaide Reza, Kaleigh Terrazas, Taegen Weeks and Brodie Whittington. And Ace

Austin Air Coolers, a Volkswagen vehicle club, conducted its annual car cruise Saturday, stopping at Hart’s Firehouse BBQ in Lampasas. The car club has members from all over Central Texas

The organizations Helping a Hero, MorningStar and Westin Homes have joined together to say “Thank you for your service” to a wounded warrior, nominated for his service in fighting for the nation’s freedom.

The Hill Country 100 Club held its 15th Annual Meeting & Awards Banquet in Burnet Jan. 18. The awards were presented by Roger Staubach, and they recognized the work of county civil servants.

Lampasas honorees are pictured below.

Eric Gooch releases pinewood derby cars down the track as Jimmy McAnally, Daniel McAnally and Damian Jerdon cheer the cars down the ramp. Cub Scouts gathered Saturday morning at First United Methodist Church to race their creations down the track.

When a child enters the Child Protective Services system due to evidence of abuse or neglect, the court appoints a volunteer known as a CASA – Court Appointed Special Advocate – to speak up for that child.

In November, the Lampasas Dispatch Record featured the story of a friendship between Lampasas resident Alan Harry and Josep Torres of Ibiza, Spain that led the Spaniard to travel to Texas to spend time with his friend after buying a 1966 Ford Mustang.