AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety commissioned 102 men and women as Highway Patrol troopers during the recruit graduation ceremony. Attorney General Greg Abbott was the keynote speaker during the ceremony, which was held at Great Hills Baptist Church.

The new troopers will report to duty stations across Texas in the coming weeks and spend the first six months in on-the-job training.

Regina Rogers

Lamar University is scheduled to confer 1,193 degrees at fall commencement Saturday, Dec. 15, in the Montagne Center. Community activist Regina Rogers will be the keynote speaker.