Category : Lifestyles


National Day of Prayer observed at Expo Center

By Elizabeth Varville, Correspondent The 65th annual National Day of Prayer was held May 5 at the Bell County Expo Center. Members of churches from the surrounding areas of Bell County gathered to participate in the event. Guest speakers recited…

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Summer of fun awaits you at UMHB!!!

By Elizabeth Varville, Journal Correspondent The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor is offering several camps for the summer of 2016. Camps range in interest from athletics to music instruments and singing to nursing. The camps do have a registration deadline and…

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Mayborn Science Theater makes science fun

By Elizabeth Varville, Correspondent The Mayborn Science Center located in Killeen offers a wide variety of summer activities that students of all ages can benefit from. The center offers the traditional camps to include art lessons, swimming lessons, music lessons,…

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Disc Golf Course approved

By David Tuma, Publisher A disk golf course was approved for Smith Park by the Morgan’s Point Resort city council Tuesday night. A group of citizens called the Friends of Smith Park will develop and provide the labor of the…

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Temple Civic Theatre hosts annual mother/son dance

By Emily West, Correspondent This past Saturday, the Temple Civic Theatre held its Third Annual Mother Son Dance in support of their continued productions and ongoing mission “to produce theatre of the highest caliber, to enlist regional talent through open…

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On your mark, get set, go!

By Emily West, Correspondent The United Methodist Church of Belton put on their annual 4G 5K Walk Run Race this week in support of Building Smiles, the ongoing local efforts to raise funds to complete construction on the Body of…

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Art & Wine on the Square benefits downtown

By Elizabeth Varville, Correspondent Art and Wine on the Square, hosted by Belton’s downtown Historic Bell County Courthouse Square, showcased local artists and wineries April 30. Stephanie Kiser, Brandon Luna, Lori L. Lamb, Pat Clymer, Robert Ruiz, Belinda Walker, Irene…

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Arusha’s hosts Coffee with a Cop

On Friday, April 29, Belton Police Department hosted Coffee with a Cop at Arusha’s. Citizens were able to ask questions to the officers and find out about the programs that they offer. Sargent Kim Hamilton of the Belton Police Department…

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Shop Local spotlight: McWha Book Store

By Emily West, Correspondent The McWha Book Store has now been open in historic downtown Belton for over five years, and has been contributing to the identity of the town in beautiful ways ever since its modest beginnings as Grisham’s…

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Belton Iris Society holds annual Iris Show

By Emily West, Correspondent The Belton Iris Society of the City of Belton (BIS) held its annual Iris Show in the fellowship hall of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church this past Saturday, drawing the local gardeners to come and view…

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