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Ifeel that I should say something about school shootings since I have been writing about guns since the early 1950s. The gun is being blamed for these horrible actions by

Cannot override state law

I am writing regarding the article in the Feb. 16 Dispatch Record pertaining to the actions on the part of the district clerk and his obtaining a county credit card.

So, let’s imagine that in response to the Parkland, Florida mass shooting, the government, federal or state, strongly tightens control of firearms.

And then what? No more shootings? No more Nikolas Cruzes and such like, taking out their personal malice on the innocent and unwary?

Where are all the grown-ups in times of crisis and grief ? Don’t bother searching America’s prestigious law schools. Two adult men, occupying lofty perches as law professors, argued last week that the voting age in the U.S.

Ireturned just now from a memorial service, at a packed Presbyterian church, for an 86-year-old orthodontist who was loved. Loved? That’s not quite the measure of it. Friends and family

There has been so much media attention in the last couple of weeks pertaining to the arrest of Lampasas County District Clerk Cody Reed, most of which was initiated by

From The Washington Post, Feb. 4, 2018: “The White House has withdrawn its controversial nominee to head the Council on Environmental Quality, Kathleen Hartnett White, whose selection failed to gather momentum with some Senate Republicans raising questions about her expertise.”

Lampasas County RSVP volunteers donate hours

Re: Community volunteer service hours – Hill Country RSVP Program volunteer statistics for Jan. 1-Dec. 31, 2017, RSVP volunteers in Lampasas County.