Category : Lifestyles

Swing into spring with 4-H

By Jackie McLaughlin, Contributor 4-H Clubs in Bell County have come a long way. A book found at a local estate sale by Bell County Extension Education Association member, Joy Scott, depicts the “Boys 4-H Club Handbook of 1951 in…

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Ronald McDonald House Charities: A home away from home

By Rebecca Pesqueda, Correspondent With over 300 in operation across the globe, the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Temple is just one of many that continues to impact the lives of families who walk through its doors. The RMHC serves…

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Madrigal’s performace outstands at MOAA

By David Tuma, Publisher The Madrigal ensemble performed for the Military Officers Association of America at Wildflower Country Club on Feb. 4. MOAA is a growing organization of retired, active duty and former officers of the seven uniformed services located…

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Missing important member of our family

On January 18, 2017 at 10:45 AM, one of our family pets got out of the fence and ran away from home. Linkon (pronounced Lincoln) is a male fawn colored Boxer with a white chest. We have not seen him…

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In The Mood hosts New Year’s Eve dance

By Kierra Pixler Managing Editor Since 1999, In the Mood Ballroom has been offering dance lessons to the public for more than 16 years. Renovation of the building started in April of 1999 and it opened in November. The building…

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Belton businesses celebrate the season at Holiday Open House

By Danielle McCarthy Everett Correspondent The businesses at River Oaks Center on Lake Road in Belton organized a Holiday Open House last Thursday as a way to spend time with clients and customers while celebrating the season. Participating businesses held…

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BJ’s Flower Shop settles into new location

By Kierra Pixler Managing Editor BJ’s Flower Shop is a well-known full-service florist that is family owned and operated. Since beginning in 1991, they have kept up their dependable reputation by providing excellent customer service to our community. Her team…

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Master Singers’ Christmas concert series finale set for Monday

By Danielle McCarthy Correspondent The Central Texas Master Singers will finish its annual lineup of Christmas concerts on Monday, Dec. 12, in Georgetown after kicking off the series in Belton last week. The nonprofit performance group, accompanied by a live…

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AWARE Volunteers help to prepare for their annual Christmas on the Farm

COURTESY PHOTO AWARE volunteers are counting bookmarks which are being counted out for area schools to give a free admission to elementary age children to attend this year’s Christmas on the Farm. This is AWARE’s 10th year to host this…

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Profile: Belton Church of Christ

By Adam Zachariah Ramirez Correspondent The Belton Church of Christ has been present in the community for more than 100 years, with its beginning sometime around 1903. The Belton Church of Christ has three main points that are put across…

0 Comments / 113 View / November 18, 2016