Lampasas Beer Barn holds ribbon cutting

Lampasas Beer Barn owner Deanna Juarez, holding the scissors, is surrounded by friends, family members, employees and Lampasas County Chamber of Commerce board members. Lampasas Beer Barn is located at 310 South U.S. Highway 281. TERESA THORNTON

The Pearl Church of Christ, located at 6790 FM 183, will celebrate its 125th homecoming service Oct. 18 at 10:30 a.m.

Lampasas team wins race to Grand Canyon and back

Brant Martin, left, and R.J. Miller of Lampasas won the 2 the Crack and Back race to and from the Grand Canyon. The competition, which required teams to complete a set of challenges and race in cars purchased for no more than $500, was featured in the Dispatch Record’s Sept. 25 edition. 2 THE CRACK AND BACK SPECTATORS FACEBOOK PAGE

Plant trees now for decades of shade, beauty

Cooler temperatures and warm soil make fall a great time to add trees to your landscape. Make the most of this investment of money and time, and give your tree its best chance at survival with proper planting and care. C

‘American Pickers’ show heads to Texas

Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz and their antiquehunting team from the History Channel TV show “American Pickers” have announced they are headed to Texas. They plan to film episodes of the series throughout the state in November.