Category : Lifestyles

10-year-old Sofia LeJeune debuts at the Baugh

By Josh Rivera, Lifestyles Editor     Sofia Belle Ceciliana LeJeune is a precocious 10-year-old girl. She believes insects are the true rulers of world because there are 10 quintillion of them compared to humanity’s population of 7.7 billion. She is…

0 Comments / 152 View / January 24, 2019

The Peterson Brothers bring the blues to Temple

Special to the Journal   The Cultural Activities Center has The Peterson Brothers on it’s stage Friday, Jan. 11 at 7 p.m. The Peterson Brothers combine youthful energy and modern influences with soul, funk, blues & jazz to a create…

0 Comments / 172 View / December 29, 2018

Make it Brain: DJ Kyle Gonzales hosts pizza-infused trivia at Fire Street

By Josh Rivera, Lifestyles Editor   What movie has the quote “Ray, if someone asks if you’re a god, say yes?” Who is the most western NFL team? Who was the Titan condemned to hold the heavens on his shoulders? What…

0 Comments / 452 View / December 28, 2018

Elks care and Elks share

Special to the Journal     Temple Elks Lodge members delivered two hundred and forty-three (243) Christmas packages to two local organizations to make a difference in the lives of children at Christmastime. Project Heartbeat is a program coordinated by…

0 Comments / 73 View / December 21, 2018

Join the Jingle Tour: Chorus celebrates the holidays with Dec. 13 concert

Special to the Journal     Chisholm Trail Chorus of Sweet Adelines International will perform a “Jingle Tour” concert Thursday, Dec 13, 2018 at The Beltonian Theater in Belton, TX. Doors open at 6 p.m. and show starts at 7…

0 Comments / 70 View / December 10, 2018

Junior League announces scholarships

Special to the Journal     The Junior League of Bell County (JLBC) is excited to announce that they are now offering up to three $1,000 scholarships. High School Senior women in Bell County are eligible to apply. Applicants receiving…

0 Comments / 114 View / December 9, 2018

Tur-Key to the Heart: Lion’s Club donates Thanksgiving dinners

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     Celebrating Thanksgiving can be challenging for those facing hard times or going through transition, but The Belton Lion’s Club is doing their part to make those times easier for a few lucky families in…

0 Comments / 63 View / December 9, 2018

Re-casting the coast

By John Jefferson, Contributor     I love fall in Texas. The air is crisp. Life begins anew. Cooler weather and shorter days get deer moving more during daylight. Overhead, geese are honking as they wing southward to marshes and fields…

0 Comments / 66 View / December 3, 2018

Chinese tallow tree invade Central Texas

By Pat Johnson, Bell County Master Gardener     Recently my husband removed a tree from behind our home while a neighbor and I cheered him on. This tree was a huge threat to our environment because it was an invasive species…

0 Comments / 124 View / November 11, 2018

Wildflower Country Club hosts 2nd annual Body of Christ golf tournament

By Kierra Pixler Managing Editor   The Body of Christ Community Clinic held it’s 2nd annual golf tournament at Wildflower County Club  on October 19 at 9:30 a.m. Hosted by Wildflower Country Club, the tournament began at 9:30 a.m. with…

0 Comments / 105 View / November 2, 2018