Category : Lifestyles

Altrusa announces scholarship availability

Special to the Journal Altrusa International of Temple, Texas Inc. will be awarding scholarships to students who attend Bell County high schools, including Academy, Bartlett, Belton, Holland, Rogers, Salado, Temple, Troy, Holy Trinity, Central Texas Christian School and students in…

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BCMGA to host state conference

By Lyle Zoeller, Bell County Master Gardener Association The Bell County Master Gardener Association (BCMGA) is hosting the 2015 Texas Master Gardener State Conference April 16 –18 at the Bell County Expo Center in Belton. The Conference features amazing speakers…

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Skydive Temple celebrates warm weather, Safety Day

By Devin Corbitt, The Belton Journal Skydive Temple hosted a national Safety Day last weekend to welcome spring and refresh skydivers’ memories just in time for the warmer weather. “The United States Parachute Association, also called the USPA, started Safety…

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Wildflower Guild presents Junior Wildflower Belles

By Lindsay Starr Platt, The Belton Journal The scene was glitz, shimmer and crystals Saturday night at the Frank Mayborn Center in Temple, as the Central Texas Orchestral Society and Wildflower Guild presented 18 young ladies in their junior year…

0 Comments / 9 View / March 25, 2015

Second annual Crawfish Boil draws 600 hungry locals

By Lindsay Starr Platt, The Belton Journal Two thousand pounds of crawfish and more than 600 people took over the dining room and patios of Dead Fish Grill Sunday as other patrons braved the rain and cold waiting in line…

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Kiwanis Turtle Festival returns to Belton

Special to the Journal It’s that time again! The 8th Annual Belton Kiwanis Turtle Festival, Home of the Ultimate Turtle Race is around the corner and it’s time to round up the turtles and set the stage for another Fun…

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Take 190 West hosts local authors, aspiring artists

By Patrick Lacombe, The Belton Journal The seventh annual Take 190 West Festival celebrated the arts Saturday at the Killeen Civic & Conference Center. The theme, Rock, Paper, Scissors, highlights the variety of mediums and techniques that were featured at…

0 Comments / 9 View / March 20, 2015

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Contemporaries to host Havana Nights fundraiser

By Patrick Lacombe, The Belton Journal The Contemporaries invite you to spend an evening with them in Havana, Cuba, during the 1950s. On March 28 at 6:30 p.m. at the Cultural Activities Center, located at 3011 North 3rd Street in…

0 Comments / 7 View / March 19, 2015

Bush’s Spring Chicken 10K

Special to the Journal Temple Parks and Recreation presents the 5th Annual Bush’s Spring Chicken 10K Race on Saturday, March 28th at 8:00 a.m. This chip timed event begins and ends at West Temple Park and will take runners on…

0 Comments / 6 View / March 17, 2015

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BHS, Solar Flight Productions speak out against human trafficking

By Nikki Velarde, The Belton Journal It was a long day of filming Thursday as Solar Flight Productions teamed up with Tiger Media from Belton High School to work on filming one of five short films to premiere at Grand…

0 Comments / 9 View / March 14, 2015