Rain, or Something Like It

has appeared in spotty fashion in different parts of Lampasas County this morning. Just ½ or so in the west part of the county, unfortunately none in some parts of the county. But, we hope for more as the chances are there all the way through the weekend.

Texas Sales Tax Holiday starts today and runs thru Sunday. Starting today there is no sales tax on school supplies, back to school clothes and shoes, etc. You can find a complete list in stores but the savings is basically about 8¢ on every dollar on things that have to do with back to school possibilities.

Two Hour Food Handler’s Class Aug. 10th                                                                                         The Lampasas Co. Extension Service is putting on the 2 hour Food handler’s Course today from 3-5pm at the County Annex Conference Room at 409 S. Pecan. The course is required for food service employees and the certificate is good for 2 years. Call 512-556-8271 to register or do it at the door the day of the course. The cost is $20 per person.

The Cove House Classic Bike Tour is taking place on Saturday, Aug 11 over at Copperas Cove. There should be 100-plus bike riders in that community and out in the surrounding countryside. They start about 7:30am and have rides of up to 63 miles.

The Lake Victor Homecoming will take place at the Lake Victor Community Center on Saturday, Aug 11th. BBQ, Beans, Slaw, and Iced Tea will be served at 12:30 pm. Please bring a dessert. It will be the 50th Anniversary of the event and everyone is invited to come share it.