Skipper Wallace

By David Lowe
Dispatch Record

B.R. "Skipper" Wallace has announced he is stepping down after 28 years as Lampasas County Republican Party chairman.
The resignation will take effect Jan. 15 -- the anniversary of when Wallace began leading the county GOP.

Point guard Abby Martin (1) drives through a crowd of Salado defenders.

The Lady Badgers (22-3) won their 11th straight basketball game -- their first in district -- Friday at Salado. The final score was 52-41.

Jelecia Magee-Hodges led Lampasas with 13 points. 

A group of AdventHealth regional officials, local hospital staff and community members celebrate the lighting of the new sign at AdventHealth Rollins Brook on Thursday. 

On Thursday, Rollins Brook Community Hospital officially became AdventHealth Rollins Brook, carrying the name and unified philosophy of one of the nation’s largest faith-based healthcare systems. 

A benefit has been set this Sunday for Julius Castruita, who was burned in an accident in December. 

A benefit for a 6-year-old who suffered severe burns is set for Sunday.
Julius Castruita sustained burns over 20 percent of his body when he fell from a garden fixture onto an active barbecue pit, family friend Ginnefer Cook said.