With the first day of classes in the Lampasas Independent School District 2018-2019 term set for Aug. 16, several events for parents and students are on the calendar. Freshman Orientation

An American Red Cross blood drive will be Aug. 6 from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall at First Street Church of Christ. Types A, B, and

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Four days a week in July, a group of 28 students from Taylor Creek Elementary School loads a bus and goes to college. The college, Texas A&M University-Central Texas, hosts

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With large wildfires ongoing in areas surrounding the county, several organizations are accepting donations to assist the various fire departments involved. On Saturday, the Keepin It Local group will offer

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The Lampasas High School Class of 1983 held its 35-year reunion July 14 at the Crawford Party House. The class had several special guests join them for the afternoon: Joyce

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The 1961 graduation class of Lampasas High School met July 14 for a “mini” reunion. Class members agreed in 2010 to make a memorial donation to the Bozarth-Fowler Alumni Scholarship

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Ellett Vann, grandson of Lee and Faydell Vann of Lampasas, received a $20,000 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Scholarship at the 90th annual FFA Convention, held recently in Fort Worth.

Pictured at right is Clovia Ketchum, president-elect of Texas Young Farmers. She attended the 90th Texas FFA Convention in Fort Worth and awarded five Young Farmer scholarships. Shown with her,

The Lampasas County Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center and Lampasas Association for the Arts are seeking vendors, exhibitors, artists and artisans to participate in this year’s Artober Fest. Formerly

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