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Belton Journal Podcast – Episode 01

Welcome to the inaugural episode of the tentatively titled Belton Journal Podcast. Featuring Annie Dockery, Devin Corbitt, Nikki Velarde, and Josh Rivera, this bi-monthly audio feature covers topics relevant to the Bell County area, as well as whatever topic is…

0 Comments / 21 View / April 7, 2015

Pleasant Ramblings: A Brand New Car!

Marc Magnan Well maybe not a brand new car, but a much improved car, or in this case, a truck. Since the truck is the primary vehicle for most Texans, they have become just as nice and comfortable as most…

0 Comments / 1 View / March 29, 2015

Out & About: The Looney Bin

Patrick Lacombe I have a problem, and they say the first step in solving a problem is recognizing that it exists. I’m sure I’m not the only one with this affliction, so I hope others will read this and maybe…

0 Comments / 24 View / March 29, 2015

Looking Up: Do you know who you are?

Joe Baisden In John 13, John describes the scene as the earthly life of Jesus was fast coming to an end. He writes: “Jesus knew that the time had come for Him to leave this world and go to the…

0 Comments / 2 View / March 29, 2015

Pleasant Ramblings: Endless Summer, not the Movie

Pleasant Ramblings: Endless Summer, not the Movie

Mark Magnan As I write this week’s column we are still in the grips of our winter storms. It seems likes this winter has just not let up. We have had cold and wet weather for quite a while without…

0 Comments / 3 View / March 22, 2015

Out & About: Cabin Fever Humor

Out & About: Cabin Fever Humor

Patrick Lacombe This cold weather has a lot of us down in the dumps, so I decided to forgo the usual serious subject matter in my weekly column and try to lighten your mood by telling a few jokes. Hope…

0 Comments / 3 View / March 22, 2015

Looking Up: Try devoting yourself to a different motivation

Looking Up: Try devoting yourself to a different motivation

  Joe Baisden Fifty-four years ago in January of 1961, John F. Kennedy jarred our nation with a call for a different motivation. In his inaugural address he issued this challenge: “Ask not what your country can do for you,…

0 Comments / 7 View / March 22, 2015

Pleasant Ramblings: Real Life in a Texas Town

Pleasant Ramblings: Real Life in a Texas Town

Mark Magnan Last week I asked the philosophical question, did I actually exist. That was answered last week, for those that missed the answer to that deep question you can dig up a paper, perhaps from your neighbor or you…

0 Comments / 3 View / March 15, 2015

Out & About: Hooplaw

Out & About: Hooplaw

Patrick Lacombe This cold, icy weather suddenly got me thinking about someone I knew back in 1972 while overseas in the Army. He was from Ohio and his name was Francis Hooplaw. In the service, no one calls you by…

0 Comments / 11 View / March 15, 2015

Looking Up: Deliver!

Looking Up: Deliver!

Joe Baisden A century or so ago, it was considered most prestigious to have been to college in Europe. An old-time preacher pointed out, however, that it did not matter very much to be “educated on the Rhine, if you…

0 Comments / 3 View / March 15, 2015