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Ace Whitehead had five touchdowns, and the Badger secondary intercepted two passes as Lampasas crushed Wimberley 57-28 at home on Friday.

Lampasas (3-0) entered the game at No. 1 in the Harris Ratings for 4A Div. I, and No. 3 in Dave Campebll's Texas Football rankings.

Rain washes away miles of road base in precinct

Local rancher/businessman Mackey Thompson assists Precinct 2 County Commissioner Jamie Smart (not pictured) while assessing flood damage at a low-water crossing on County Road 1225 late last week. County Roads 1225 and 1457 re-opened Tuesday. Two low-water crossings, one bridge and more than eight miles of road in Precinct 2 were damaged by the roughly one foot of rain that fell last week.

Photo by Jeff Lowe

Harris Ratings 4A Div. I Top 10 (numbers after team name indicate power ranking)

1. Lampasas 253

2. Argyle 249

3. Waco La Vega 243

4. Dumas 241

5. Melissa 240

6. Corpus Christi Miller 238

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Lampasas Fire Chief Jeff Smith, left, Fire Capt. Corey Greiner and TxDOT personnel coordinate the response to a vehicle stranded between two flooded water crossings on FM 580 West early Friday afternoon.

Texas fall eludes your Northern writer

Home-designer Joanna Gaines admitted in an article published in the most recent issue of her magazine, The Magnolia Journal, that fall is elusive in Texas.

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Lampasas never trailed in a 55-23 season-opening victory in varsity football against Brownwood.

Case Brister had three touchdowns (two rushing and one on a kick return).

Jack Jerome ran for two touchdowns.