Category : Lifestyles

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 / 136 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 / 228 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 / 93 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 / 153 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 / 94 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 / 82 View / January 3, 2018

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…

0 Comments / 73 View / December 29, 2017

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…

0 Comments / 122 View / December 26, 2017

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…

0 Comments / 78 View / December 18, 2017

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…

0 Comments / 173 View / December 5, 2017