The Weekend

Lampasas FFA Members leave for Indy Group 1 of the Lampasas FFA delegation left Killeen International Airport at 5:30am this morning to participate in the annual National FFA
Convention in Indianapolis.

FFA members Amanda Odom and Kaylee Lovejoy (l-r above) were selected in August to be a part of the National FFA band. They left this morning in order to practice and prepare for the opening session beginning October 19th. The Lampasas FFA officer delegation will join them and be part of a 13 member Lampasas group headed to the convention.

Young Eagles Flight Rally:

Kids 8-17 were showing up at the airport this morning for free airplane rides with some Central Texas private pilots. At 8:30am the pilots were watching the sky (above) for a break in the cloud cover. They only had about an 800 ft ceiling and need 1000 ft to go up. So-o, if it didn't clear, they said they would have to postpone until the 22nd, next Saturday.

Lampasas VFW at their Choc Gillen Post in Lampasas is celebrating their 70th anniversary today with a pot-luck lunch at noon. Hunting with the Soldiers, an organization that provides hunts and fishing trips to veterans and service members that are suffering fromPTSD, is having a fun-fundraiser at the Crawford Party House today. Plans for the day include BBQ-Pulled Pork, hamburgers and hot dogs, along with washer pitching, raffles and a big live auction for
their fund raiser. For pure entertainment, the Back Creek Band will perform.

 Courthouse Tours to Begin
Representatives of Lampasas civic and business organizations have announced guided tours of the state's third oldest operating courthouse. " Our goal is to give the public an opportunity to see their historic treasure ", stated Wallace, adding the tour will include visits to all three floors of the courthouse so visitors can see the distinctive staircase, the commanding courtroom, and the fascinating clockworks. Local representatives from the Historical Commission and Vision
Lampasas will host the tours each Saturday at 11am and 2pm except during holidays and downtown community festivals. 

The Mooonlight Madness Golf Tournament, a fundraiser for the Colorado River Cattlewomen, is having its very different kind of golf tournament this evening. Players will show up at the golf
course on Saturday at 5pm for a dinner, some information and instructions, tee-times, etc. and shortly after they'll tee-off with glowing golf balls and an evening of fun. You can still register by calling 512.556.3202.