Lampasas Police Department Officer Garrett Bradley and Lt. Investigator Charlie Boswell received Life Saving Awards on Thursday from the American Police Hall of Fame.

The Central Texas College continuing education department is offering a series of free, self-paced career enhancement tutorials designed to help employees adapt to today’s changing job market. The 10 self-paced courses include a mix of hard and soft skills relevant to job seekers looking to enter the workforce and to career advancement for those already employed.

Spring Ho sponsors recognized

H-E-B presented a $5,000 check to the Spring Ho festival committee for the July 8 fireworks show. Pictured left to right are Sherrie Berry, Dayna Berry, Holly Hill, Bradley Johnson, H-E-B administrator Lucy Hernandez, Henry John Langford, Spring Ho Committee Chair Jackie Lindeman, Reese Vann, H-E-B Lampasas Top Store Leader Jonathan Hetzel, Travis Clark, Louis Ikonen, Derrek Eckermann, Terri Stubbs and Monica Wykes.

The Central Texas College Police Academy is accepting applications for admission to its full-time Basic Peace Officer daytime academy course. While primarily open for agency-sponsored cadets, there are 15 non-sponsored spots available for applicants not currently affiliated with a law enforcement agency.

Couple celebrates 50th anniversary

Jerry Glenn Faught and Judy Lynn Bell were married on Friday, July 12, 1970 at First Street Church of Christ in Lampasas. The couple now are celebrating their 50th anniversary. Their daughter is D’Ann (Faught) Melnick of Rockville, Maryland.

The Lampasas High School Class of 1965 will hold its 55-year reunion on July 11 from noon to 3 p.m. at Putters & Gutters Fun Center, 2341 South U.S. Highway 281 in Lampasas.