JEFF LOWE | DISPATCH RECORD

Lampasas Adult Softball Association started its summer league Thursday at the 580 Sports Complex. With nine men’s teams and nine women’s teams, “That is the most we have had in

A house shows extensive damage after a sudden wind storm Sunday.

BY JEFF LOWE AND ALEXANDRIA RANDOLPH
Dispatch Record

A National Weather Service damage survey determined that an EF-2 tornado struck Sunday three miles west-northwest of Copperas Cove, close to the Lampasas County line. Estimated peak winds reached 115 miles per hour, and the twister followed a path that was about 1.57 miles long and 500 yards wide. No fatalities or injuries were reported. Copperas Cove Deputy Fire Chief and Emergency Management Coordinator Gary Young said 196 homes in the Big Divide area east of Kempner were damaged. 

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Jacob’s Well near Wimberley has drawn daredevils, tourists and easy-going swimmers due to its cold waters and underwater cave system. Now, only licensed SCUBA divers are allowed to explore the

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Seventy-five years ago this Thursday, Allied forces launched the largest amphibious invasion in recorded history. Known as “D-Day,” the June 6, 1944 crossing of the English Channel began Operation Overlord,

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