ALEXANDRIA RANDOLPH | DISPATCH RECORD During a job fair on Friday, Rebecca Ramos, left, and Cristopher Brister, second from left, talk to Hanna Kirk and her mother, Carrie Kirk, about jobs at the Lampasas County Sheriff's Office.

By Alexandria Randolph
Dispatch Record 

Whether they were moving into town, changing careers or just starting out in a vocation, visitors at the Summer Job Fair had plenty of options to peruse on Friday.

A house shows extensive damage after a sudden wind storm Sunday.

BY JEFF LOWE AND ALEXANDRIA RANDOLPH
Dispatch Record

A National Weather Service damage survey determined that an EF-2 tornado struck Sunday three miles west-northwest of Copperas Cove, close to the Lampasas County line. Estimated peak winds reached 115 miles per hour, and the twister followed a path that was about 1.57 miles long and 500 yards wide. No fatalities or injuries were reported. Copperas Cove Deputy Fire Chief and Emergency Management Coordinator Gary Young said 196 homes in the Big Divide area east of Kempner were damaged. 

BY ALEXANDRIA RANDOLPH
DISPATCH RECORD 
National Weather Service meteorologists predict more stormy weather Thursday afternoon following last night’s rainfall.

Ace Whitehead was the unanimous pick for District 27-4A's baseball Offensive MVP. 

All-district awards were announced Saturday, after the last district team standing, Liberty Hill, lost to La Vernia in the regional finals. 

Other Badgers honored include:

BY ALEXANDRIA RANDOLPH
DISPATCH RECORD 
The National Weather Service has issued another hazardous weather outlook for North and Central Texas, including Lampasas and surrounding counties.
The outlook, issued just after 3:30 a.m. Friday, cites stormy weather ahead. 

On Thursday morning (May 30), Lampasas Police Department was notified about a damaged gas pump at the Valero station at 207 N. Key Avenue. A credit card skimmer was located inside. Lampasas police are working with Valero to attempt to identify the suspects.

The annual Badger golf fundraiser tournament, a three-person scramble, is Saturday at Hancock Park Golf Course at 1 p.m.
The cost to enter is $165 per team. Proceeds will benefit the Lampasas High School golf program. 
The course will have carts available for an additional fee.

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