Leander Glenn beat the Lady Badgers 55-39 in district basketball Friday night. Lampasas had won the previous seven games.

Lampasas head coach Mark Myers said Glenn’s Gabrielle Thomas (#34) played a big role, as expected.

Leander Glenn took the next step toward an incredible turn-around season with a 52-50 upset over the reigning district champion Badgers on Friday.

Last season, as a first-year varsity basketball team, Glenn lost 81-25 and 97-20 to the Badgers.

According to a New Year’s Day New York Times story, business has become energized and optimistic: to the point of backing its hopes and ambitions with investment capital. Is all this about tax cuts? Not quite all, say Times writers Binyamin Appelbaum and Jim Tankersley.

It is disheartening to see the ongoing rift between those conservatives supporting President Donald Trump and those opposing him -- a rift that began before Trump and may survive his presidency.

This year’s flu season, which typically starts in the late fall and runs through the winter, has been one of the worst Family Medicine Clinic pediatrician Dr. Ashley Chamberland has seen since her residency in 2012 in Connecticut.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is conducting field trials in Texas and Alabama this year to study the effectiveness of sodium nitrite toxic bait for removing feral hogs.

The Lampasas County Youth Livestock Show, now in its 81st year, means a lot of things to a lot of people.

It “teaches good values, hard work, life lessons of good healthy competition, winning and losing, and how to handle all that stuff,” LCYLA Vice President Bobby Gene Carroll said.

Kenneth Lee Pavey, 70, of Lampasas died Jan. 5, 2018 at Scott & White Medical Center in Temple.

Visitation and viewing will be Jan. 10 from 4:30- 6:30 p.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel. The body will be cremated after that.