A luncheon to honor Lampasas County first responders will be held Sept. 11 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bella Italia, 208 N. Key Ave. in Lampasas.
In a brief ceremony Thursday in the county courthouse, District 24 State Senator Dawn Buckingham recognized five Lampasas County Sheriff’s Office deputies and one communications officer who received awards for life-saving actions. The sheriff’s office recognized the staff members in February, but Buckingham was unable to attend at that time. Pictured, left to right, are Deputies Calvin Wilcox, Rhett Levingston and Johnny Arellano; State Senator Dawn Buckingham, Sheriff Jess G. Ramos, Communications Officer Elaine Tobar, and Deputies Justin Wilson and Jerome Ervin.
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will host a residential rainwater harvesting and turf management training on Thursday for those in Lampasas and Mills counties.
The St. Mary Catholic Church food pantry will offer produce-only boxes Aug. 25 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. while supplies last.
The Benny Boyd auto dealership in Lampasas recently acquired a 1970 Plymouth Superbird built by NASCAR driver Richard Petty. Sales Manager Danny Marquez said the Superbird, a modified version of the Plymouth Road Runner, was once banned from NASCAR, as officials were concerned about its high speed. MADELEINE MILLER