Lampasas resident David Y. Garcia Jr., 40, was pronounced dead at AdventHealth Rollins Brook on Thursday after a two-vehicle collision that afternoon in the 3400 block of U.S. Highway 190.

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A Lampasas teen places a tealight candle into a floating luminaria during the inaugural Lantern Lighting ceremony at W.M. Brook Park on Saturday evening. The luminarias -- which represented community

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Badger football players, left to right, Ethan Rascoe, Jack Jerome, Ace Whitehead and Jaylon Porter pour a Gatorade cooler over head coach Troy Rogers to celebrate a 47-35 district-title-clinching victory

DAVID LOWE | DISPATCH RECORD Street Department light equipment operators, from left, Bryan Hall, Jonathan Guerra and Cody Kepler work along West Second Street, picking up bundles of cut tree branches to load into a brush-chipping machine.

Residents who need to dispose of brush may do so for free over the next several weeks by leaving brush at the curb of their property. City crews will pick