Category : Lifestyles

Bell County Museum celebrates Cinco de Mayo in festive style

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   Cinco de Mayo, or the fifth of May, is celebrated in commemoration of the Mexican Army’s victory over France, at the Battle of Puebla, during the Franco-Mexican War, in 1862. While Cinco de Mayo is…

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When big dreams come in tiny packages

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor   Tiny homes are a new trend that more home buyers are looking into. The benefits that come along with tiny homes are something that is attracting attention.   Traveling is a hobby of many…

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Belton to host senior domino tournament

The Belton Senior Activity Center is partnering with the City of Belton to host a Domino Tournament on Saturday, May 19 at 9 a.m. at the Center, 842 Mitchell St., Belton.   People may enter as individuals or teams at…

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Amor Ciego serves up cups of 5-Joe

By Guillermo Lopez, Correspondent     The Belton Police Department hosted their Coffee with a Cop event on Wednesday, April 11 at the Amor Ciego Coffee Shop. Members of the Belton Police force came together to introduce themselves and become…

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CenTex Chiropractic Center debuts in Belton

by Guillermo Lopez, Correspondent   Quinn Arnaud, along with his wife Ashley Arnaud, have decided to open a new practice here in Belton: the CenTex Chiropractic Center. The center, which has been open for about six weeks now, was officially…

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Texans unite to eradicate porcine pests

By Emily Jones, Correspondent   Some of the good people of Belton and all over the state came together on March 16-18 for a memorial hog hunt & accompanied activities in honor of the late David Shepperd. Adam Lucksinger, generously…

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Harker Heights Teen Court versus UMHB’s “Moot Court”: A legal faceoff

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor   The award-winning Harker Heights Municipal Teen Court as garnered much acclaim statewide for their contributions to the legal community.   On March 1, they got to compete against a group of University of Mary…

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Fort Hood Chapter of Heroes on the Water receives equipment donation from Bass Pro Shop

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   The Fort Hood Chapter of Heroes on the Water received an equipment donation from Bass Pro Shop on Friday, February 23. Chapter Coordinator Frank Aguilar and other members of the team were on hand to…

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BEEA Luncheon with Style benefits 4-H scholarships

Special to the Journal     On March 17, the 13th annual Luncheon with Style will be celebrated on St. Patrick’s Day at Bell County EXPO! Center at 11 a.m., doors open at 10 a.m.   Donations will also be…

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Bell County’s first Adopt-A-County-Road litter clean-up honors Christopher Wenger

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   The inaugural Adopt-A-County-Road In Memory of Christopher Wenger litter clean-up, hosted by Janet Sutton, took place on Saturday, Feb. 17. The Adopt-A-County-Road Program was approved by the Bell County Commissioners’ Court in August 2017. The…

0 Comments / 73 View / March 4, 2018