Lampasas County Museum will host “Roundtable: Memories of Lampasas County Schools” this Saturday at 2 p.m. This special discussion event coincides with the museum’s exhibition, “Celebrating Public Education in Lampasas.”

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The TFWC 36 Club met Feb. 8 at the Lampasas Public Library in the Foundation Room. Hostesses were Juli Chaney, Crystal Hammett and June Davis. Carolyn Hamilton let the Club

Financial services firm Edward Jones ranks No. 5 on the 2018 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For list. This marks Edward Jones’ 19th appearance on the prestigious list, according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE magazine.

Twenty-six art projects were presented at Visual Arts Scholastic Event. All of the following students were awarded a gold medal for their works. Three students received two gold medals. In total, LHS brought 18 gold medals home.

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett has unveiled a new webpage featuring resources to help rural communities respond to the opioid crisis.

The National Center for Health Statistics estimates that more than 63,000 Americans died from drug overdoses in 2016.

Mariah Maldonado tapes Hanna Springs Elementary School Principal Leslie Talamantes to a door after Mariah’s class won the Dr. Seuss decorated door contest Friday. Classmate Roy Carr is behind Mariah, ready with another strip of tape.

Missy Dunning’s fourth-grade class at Hanna Springs Elementary won the door decorating contest with the theme from Dr. Seuss’ “My Many Colored Days.” For their reward, the class taped the elementary school principal to a door.

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is hosting a community-wide benefit dinner and cake auction March 3 at 7 p.m. at Grace Fellowship to support LLS and the family of Peyton Jones.

Madisyn Morua, a student at Lampasas High School who is fighting cancer, also will be honored.

Panda Express employees, from left, Fabian Garcia, Ben Lempo and Irene Espinoza pose for a photo with Taylor Creek Elementary School second-grade students Chase Fjeldal, Shelby Davis and Caytlin Craddock Thursday afternoon.

Taylor Creek Elementary School students Akuma Staples and Isaias Sanchez Garcia smile as Irene Espinoza hands out a fact sheet and mini quiz for students to take after they learned about the Lunar New Year.

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