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Arusha’s coffee shop debuts new and unique “Sha Taco” menu

By Heather Regula, Correspondent Photos by Christopher Winston   “Sha” (derived from the French word “cher” meaning darling or dear) is a Creole slang expression used to show how precious something is. The “sha” family, friends and regular customers of…

0 Comments / 90 View / February 12, 2018

Cedar Crest celebrates 30 years in business

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor   Privately owned by Acadia Healthcare, Cedar Crest Hospital began its mental health career in the medical field in 1988. The company will celebrate its 30th business anniversary with the start of 2018. They continue…

0 Comments / 35 View / February 11, 2018

Former Belton teacher Kent Lester to run for Congress

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor   Kent Lester is running against long-time Republican incumbent John Carter for the Texas 31st Congressional District seat for the United States House of Representatives. With Carter holding the seat for the past 16 years,…

0 Comments / 56 View / February 10, 2018

42nd Annual Boat Show floats into the Expo Center

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   Many Central Texans took advantage of the Superbowl LII bye week by attending the 42nd Annual Central Texas Boat Show, hosted by the Central Texas Marine Association. This event, organized by the CTMA (Central Texas…

0 Comments / 92 View / February 9, 2018

The magic of unicorns brings families together

By Chanel Snapp, Correspondent   That Art Place opened in 2014 by Ben and Michelle Weaver. The studio is family owned and strives to provide joyful art to the community. It is located conveniently off of Lake road and offers…

0 Comments / 39 View / February 8, 2018

Casie Warnke headlines Artist 2 Artist Showcase

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   Artist 2 Artist Showcase presents “Infatuation” – a night of art, photography, wine, fashion, music, and food – on Feb. 3 at 7 p.m., at In The Mood Ballroom in Temple. Tickets will be available…

0 Comments / 42 View / January 30, 2018

MPR to add two vehicles for firefighters

By David Tuma, Publisher Funding for two fire fighting vehicles were approved by the Morgan’s Point City Council. MPR’s fire and police vehicles are vital for emergency services in the West Temple-MPR area. An off road water tanker/brush truck in…

0 Comments / 26 View / January 29, 2018

Belton Masons focus on basic health needs

By Heather Regula, Correspondent Belton Masonic Lodge #166 opened their doors Saturday morning and provided a place for the Red Cross to hold their Basic Life Support class. The scenario-based class covered breathing and cardiac emergencies for patients of all…

0 Comments / 56 View / January 28, 2018

Council considers hike and bike trail expansion

By Julia Jones, Correspondent   The Nolan Creek Hike and Bike Trail is currently stopped short by a railroad, but with a new proposal by Belton’s Public Works Department, it may expand northward by early 2020. The Hike and Bike…

0 Comments / 59 View / January 27, 2018

West Belton-TB Harris School Assc. hosts Harlem Nights

Special to the Journal   The West Belton-TB Harris School Association will sponsor a Harlem Nights Extravaganza on Jan. 27. The event will include a private tour of “Dance Theatre of Harlem: 40 Years of Firsts” at the Bell County…

0 Comments / 44 View / January 26, 2018