Category : Lifestyles

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…

0 Comments / 113 View / April 10, 2018

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…

0 Comments / 119 View / April 4, 2018

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…

0 Comments / 140 View / March 12, 2018

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…

0 Comments / 87 View / March 6, 2018

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 / 109 View / March 4, 2018

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 / 106 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 / 110 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 / 82 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 / 141 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 / 126 View / January 26, 2018