Executive orders, weather, elections made headlines in 2020

  • In December, Jupiter (left) and Saturn (top-right) aligned more closely than they have in several centuries. The conjunction showed most clearly on Dec. 21. BILL INGALLS | NASA
    In December, Jupiter (left) and Saturn (top-right) aligned more closely than they have in several centuries. The conjunction showed most clearly on Dec. 21. BILL INGALLS | NASA
  • Little Lucy RV Resort flooded on Sept. 4. Emergency personnel responded to reports that a person or people may have been swept into the water, but by the day’s end, all inhabitants were accounted for. COURTESY PHOTO
    Little Lucy RV Resort flooded on Sept. 4. Emergency personnel responded to reports that a person or people may have been swept into the water, but by the day’s end, all inhabitants were accounted for. COURTESY PHOTO
EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is part two of the Dispatch Record’s year in review. The Dec. 29 edition focused mainly on the first half of 2020. In the second half of 2020, reopening efforts generally prevailed over shutdowns in Texas, but COVID-related cancellations and scaled-down events were common. Schools reopened in Lampasas County, but in-person classes and extracurricular events were…

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