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A miniature pony walks underneath its much larger counterpart during an equine act as part of a Culpepper & Merriweather Circus performance Wednesday at North and Western avenues. The Lampasas Kiwanis Club hosted two circus shows Wednesday.

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Maricela Soto and daughter Nohely Soto, right to left, examine Cherokee beaded jewelry offered by CheTan Palermo, not pictured, during the Indian Artifact & Mineral and Gem Show on Saturday.

The Lampasas VFW Post 8539 hosted a memorial ceremony at Lampasas Fire Department on Wednesday to honor the fallen in the terrorist attack of Sept. 11, 2001. The memorial was held around a beam that was removed from the rubble of the Twin Towers and homed at the Lampasas fire station. 

The Make-A-Wish Foundation, with the help of Friends for Wishes, paid for Tazlyn Hanly, 17, and several family members to visit the Walt Disney World Resort in April. Pictured left to right are Friends for Wishes Executive Boardmember Chaille Voelkel, local sponsor Tommy Fogle, Make-A-Wish Foundation Central & South Texas Chief Executive Officer Kathrin Brewer, Hanly, and local sponsor Lee Hoffpauir. See Tuesday's edition for the full story. 

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These swimmers were among the more than 460 people who attended the Back to School Rally at Hanna Springs Swimming Pool on Aug. 3. The first day of classes for Lampasas Independent School District students is Aug. 15.

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This photo of a hummingbird nest was captured at the Faught home on FM 1478. The nest, made of plant fibers and lichen, was spotted June 28 when the eggs were just the size of pinto beans. Hummingbirds usually hatch in pairs, and fledglings often leave the nest after just three weeks.

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The Lometa community came out in full force to enjoy Hometown Fourth of July festivities at the Lometa Regional Park. Activities started with a picnic dinner under the oak trees.

Robert Resa, right, landed a monster 70-pound flathead catfish on the Colorado River in a tournament benefiting a young boy in need. Resa’s fishing partner, Kevin Harris, shows another big catch. Resa’s team caught 264 pounds of fish in a 24-hour period, and the total of all fish weighed in the Fishin’ 4 William tournament was 1,200 pounds. 

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Sulphur Creek Car Cruise visitors Rylee Haywood and her father, Bruce, look at a 1967 Chevrolet Camaro owned by Brian Sullivan of Lampasas. The event -- held June 15 in W.M. Brook Park -- featured a wide range of vehicles, including 1950s classics, muscle cars and custom trucks.

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