Category : Lifestyles

Antiques, collectibles and unexpected treasure hunting

Special to the Journal The City Wide Garage Sale hosted another successful event in Belton on January 6-7. “We had a great crowd yesterday and there’s more to come. If you come Saturday you get first pick but if you…

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Woods, Waters and Wildlife: Ever pheasants

By John Jefferson, Contributor If you’ve never seen a pheasant in Texas or didn’t even know they exist here, you’re probably in the majority. Most wild pheasants keep to themselves in 34 counties in the Panhandle and the Rolling Plains….

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Church holds Blue Christmas service for those suffering loss

By Julia Jones, Correspondent On Sunday, Dec. 17, candles representing grief, courage, pain and love lit a silent room of worshipers remembering their loved ones who have died. Congregants knelt at the altar or sat in their pews, some shedding…

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Sudden Changes has a sudden bazaar

By Carissa Flores, Correspondent On Saturday, Dec. 9, Jeannie Duncan opened her doors after hours for women of the Bell County community to come together and share a few of the items they sell. “I did this event so people…

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Elf Jr. kicks off the Christmas season at CAC

By Taylor Powell, Correspondent The Performing Arts Studio presents Elf Jr. the Musical and this is a holiday musical that can easily become an annual tradition for any theater. The musical was held on Saturday, Dec. 2 and the first…

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Rose rosette ravages Bell County

By Pat Johnson, Contributor Rose rosette is a lethal disease that affects roses. There is no known cure for it. It has been around for more than seventy years, first noticed in Canada in 1941, and again in Wyoming in…

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Burden, Stephen and Osborne featured at A Cup of Art

By Taylor Powell, Correspondent My Giving Tree Gift Shop & Art Gallery presented A Cup of Art on Nov. 18 at 10 a.m. This event gave Texas artist a chance to show off their art to the many individuals attending…

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Letters & hammocks – Kameryn Boggess

By Josh Rivera, Lifestyles Editor   Kameryn Boggess is a graduating art major at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. She crafts art prints on stationery note cards. The designs are usually striking, composing her thinly-stroked line work alongside the texture…

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Student 2 Student hold annual fundraiser

By Heather Regula, Correspondent Belton High School’s Student 2 Student organization held their annual Christmas Bazaar fundraiser from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11. Twenty-two local vendors set up shop in the cafeteria during Saturday’s event, and high school…

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First BHS concert featuring 12 all-region performers

By Carissa Flores, Correspondent Pictured above: 12 of the 16 All-Region performers. Mariah Montgomery, Julie Johnson, Emma Merideth, Annie Bailey, Sydney Fox, Julia Wagner, Gwyneth Sachsenmaier, Elizabeth DeVault, Antoinette Lynne, Sethen Corlew, Ethan Wong, and Celia Bowen.     On…

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