Category : Lifestyles

Iron pumped at the Battle of Armageddon

By Carissa Flores, Correspondent On Saturday, Oct. 28, Derek Tittle and Victor Olvera hosted the Battle of Armageddon, a family-friendly bodybuilder competition held at the Bell County Expo Center. Tittle and Olvera started this competition as just a mere idea,…

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The flower shop that wins customers and communities

By Josh Rivera, Lifestyles Editor The dream started in Las Vegas. After attending floral design school, Bobbye Jacobs hoped to make her living crafting floral masterpieces for ritzy hotel casinos. That dream never materialized, but she is just as happy…

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Halloween must go on

By Carissa Flores, Correspondent   This past Tuesday on Halloween, Morgan’s Point Resort Police and Fire department officers hosted the community’s annual Halloween bash, held this year at the fire station. “The facts that kids are safe and knowing kids…

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David Shepperd Charity Bass Fishing Tournament

By Heather Regula, Correspondent “What would you do if I sang out of tune… “Would you stand up and walk out on me? “Lend me your ears, and I’ll sing you a song… “And I’ll try not to sing out…

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Taekwondo Renegades bring home honors

Special to the Journal World martial art academy/team Renegades had the honor to compete in the P.A.T.U. region of the President cup, held in Las Vegas. The tournament ran from Oct. 5 – 8 at the Westgate Las Vegas Convention…

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BEEF hosts and rolls out the Red Carpet

By Taylor Powell, Correspondent On the evening of Oct. 10, the Belton Education Enrichment Foundation held the 5th Annual Red Carpet Event for its donors. The event took place at 6 p.m. and was held at the beautiful Tenroc Ranch…

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Arusha’s: A hidden gem

By Heather Regula, Correspondent Arusha’s, nestled in downtown Belton, is known for its’ unhurried atmosphere and wide selection of coffees and teas. Many locals venture to Arusha’s to enjoy Open Mic Night, A Cup of Art, and live music events….

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National Night Out for the Belton Community

By Taylor Powell, Correspondent An exciting night of fun-filled activities was held at First United Methodist Church of Belton on October 3 from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Although the event was planned to be held outside the church, the plans were…

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A Cup of Art shines a light on Help Heal Veterans

By Heather Regula, Correspondent The monthly “A Cup of Art,” hosted by My Giving Tree, coincides with Market Days and takes place on the third Saturday of each month at Arusha’s. “A Cup of Art continues to grow. Word is…

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Texas Honey Queen graces local beekeepers

By Taylor Powell, Correspondent Local beekeepers in the community gathered together on the evening of Thursday, Sept. 14 at the Troy Community Center to hear a presentation given by Texas Honey Queen Megan Pettibon. The congregation of beekeepers began at…

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