Lampasas High School junior Coby Campbell managed to place 11th in the Association of Texas Small School Bands All-State band, earning a performance with the prestigious group. He is the third student in 50 years to make the band.

The Lampasas Public Library will host seven authors Saturday for its annual Book Festival event. Authors Renee Alter, Elaine Kelley, Marji Laine, Carol Marturano, Alan and Inda Williams, and Peggy

The FFA chapter volunteered at Spring Oaks Nursing Home on Valentine’s Day. The students helped decorate the dining hall, passed out flowers to the residents, took photos with the residents,

The Central Texas Herb Society held its January meeting in the home of Kim Garner. The Herb of the Month, dandelions, was discussed by Mrs. Garner. Dandelion root tea was

The Texas State Library and Archives Commission have revised guidelines for school libraries. “School Library Programs: Standards and Guidelines for Texas” provides communities, educators and the public a tool for

American Legion Post 277 Commander James Briggs, at right, gives Leo Perkins a plaque commemorating his dedication to the legion and service to his country. Perkins also received a plaque

Council member Greg Smith, right, gives Perkins a plaque in honor of his service in the military. The award was presented at Country Kitchen Saturday morning. Perkins turned 100 earlier