Category : Lifestyles

Daddies and daughters dance the night away

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   The 4th Annual Daddy Daughter Dance took place at the Harris Community Center on February 8-9. A buffet-style dinner consisted of sandwiches, chips, and cookies. The cost for the event was $30 per couple and…

0 Comments / 85 View / February 25, 2018

Temple College alum discovers career in science at A&M Central Texas

Special to the Journal   In March 2017, Tara Nawrocki didn’t spend spring break on the Texas coast. She didn’t get a tan, wear a bathing suit, try a tattoo, drink frosty margaritas, or go to a concert. She didn’t…

0 Comments / 70 View / February 20, 2018

The magic of unicorns brings families together

By Chanel Snapp, Correspondent   That Art Place opened in 2014 by Ben and Michelle Weaver. The studio is family owned and strives to provide joyful art to the community. It is located conveniently off of Lake road and offers…

0 Comments / 68 View / February 8, 2018

Casie Warnke headlines Artist 2 Artist Showcase

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   Artist 2 Artist Showcase presents “Infatuation” – a night of art, photography, wine, fashion, music, and food – on Feb. 3 at 7 p.m., at In The Mood Ballroom in Temple. Tickets will be available…

0 Comments / 87 View / January 30, 2018

West Belton-TB Harris School Assc. hosts Harlem Nights

Special to the Journal   The West Belton-TB Harris School Association will sponsor a Harlem Nights Extravaganza on Jan. 27. The event will include a private tour of “Dance Theatre of Harlem: 40 Years of Firsts” at the Bell County…

0 Comments / 91 View / January 26, 2018

Seton Medical Center Harker Heights & Wellstone Health Partners now accepting Scott and White Health Plan Insurance

Special to the Journal Seton Medical Center Harker Heights and Wellstone Health Partners are now accepting Scott and White Health Plan insurance products. “This is exciting news for our hospital and the medical staff as we will now be able…

0 Comments / 165 View / January 24, 2018

Celebrate the Big Game by tackling hunger

Special to the Journal Get your group involved in the Souper Bowl of Caring by holding a collection for the Helping Hands food pantry around Super Bowl Sunday. Churches, youth groups, Sunday School classes, schools, and businesses can work together,…

0 Comments / 69 View / January 22, 2018

Event venue hosts free yoga class to ring in the new year

By Julia Jones, Correspondent To start the new year on the right foot, downtown event venue Tirzah hosted a free “New Year, New Start, New You!” yoga class on Saturday morning. Newly-certified yoga teacher Alexa Mathews led a small group…

0 Comments / 115 View / January 21, 2018

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…

0 Comments / 63 View / January 19, 2018

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….

0 Comments / 56 View / January 3, 2018