Category : Lifestyles

Learning and fun link at Bricks 4 Kidz summer camp

By Julia Jones, Correspondent Excited gasps and giggles escaped the crowd of kids as they watched a model train roll on its tracks around a moving Lego amusement park of their creation. Bricks 4 Kidz ran its first week-long camp…

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Bell County Expo hosts City-Wide Garage Sale

By Taylor Powell, Correspondent On June 10 and 11, the Bell County Expo Center held the City-Wide Garage Sale. The City-Wide Garage Sale is an event in Belton held three times a year since 1993. The sale is open to…

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Bell County Museum hosts first Educator Day

By Taylor Powell, Correspondent For the first time this year, the Bell County Museum held Educator Day. This event was held on June 7 and it welcomed educators from the Bell County school district. The museum held this private event…

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CHIPS coordinator Wyatt speaks at Rotary Club

By Haley Watson, Correspondent Every Tuesday, the Belton Rotary Club gathers for their lunch meeting at 12 p.m. at The Gin with a guest speaker. On June 6, Anita Wyatt, Volunteer Coordinator for Citizens Helping in Police Service (CHIPS) spoke…

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Central Texas Food Bank holds 5th Annual Meals That Matter

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor There’s a large-scale charity movement about to take hold in Central Texas and The Central Texas Food Bank needs your help in feeding families. Nearly one in six Central Texans and one in four Central…

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In memoriam: Daniel Ray Ernest McIsaac-Dunn

Editor’s Note: Presented as submitted. In Loving Memory Of Daniel Ray Ernest McIsaac – Dunn, 53, owner of K Town Coffee Bean & Danny’s Transmissions, Killeen, who suddenly passed on April 26, 2017. Very sadly missed by your biological father,…

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Ark foundation honors local student and budding designer

By Heather Regula Correspondent Approximately 30 people gathered at the Hope for the Hungry Retreat Center in Belton for an appreciation dinner organized by the Ark Foundation. “The Freedom Fest was a great success last month,” the Foundation said in…

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Local nursery provides job training for special needs young adults

By Danielle McCarthy Everett Correspondent For Bell County resident Margaret Chadwick, working with people with disabilities and special needs is both a passion and a calling. On a given day, you may find her alongside young adults with special needs,…

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Bella Sona choir performs annual spring concert

By Kyle Cushman, Correspondent The Bella Sona concert choir, a female choir at Holy Trinity High School in Temple, held their annual spring concert on May 12 at Christ The King Catholic Church in Belton. Preceding the choir performance, the…

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Nolan Creek School bolstered in upcoming school year

By Danielle McCarthy Everett, Correspondent Nolan Creek School, an open-enrollment public charter school in Belton, will soon wrap up its first full school year. As summer vacation quickly approaches, Principal Ken Wiseman said he is looking forward to seeing the…

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