Category : Lifestyles

Join the Jingle Tour: Chorus celebrates the holidays with Dec. 13 concert

Special to the Journal     Chisholm Trail Chorus of Sweet Adelines International will perform a “Jingle Tour” concert Thursday, Dec 13, 2018 at The Beltonian Theater in Belton, TX. Doors open at 6 p.m. and show starts at 7…

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Junior League announces scholarships

Special to the Journal     The Junior League of Bell County (JLBC) is excited to announce that they are now offering up to three $1,000 scholarships. High School Senior women in Bell County are eligible to apply. Applicants receiving…

0 Comments / 57 View / December 9, 2018

Tur-Key to the Heart: Lion’s Club donates Thanksgiving dinners

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     Celebrating Thanksgiving can be challenging for those facing hard times or going through transition, but The Belton Lion’s Club is doing their part to make those times easier for a few lucky families in…

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Re-casting the coast

By John Jefferson, Contributor     I love fall in Texas. The air is crisp. Life begins anew. Cooler weather and shorter days get deer moving more during daylight. Overhead, geese are honking as they wing southward to marshes and fields…

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Chinese tallow tree invade Central Texas

By Pat Johnson, Bell County Master Gardener     Recently my husband removed a tree from behind our home while a neighbor and I cheered him on. This tree was a huge threat to our environment because it was an invasive species…

0 Comments / 50 View / November 11, 2018

Wildflower Country Club hosts 2nd annual Body of Christ golf tournament

By Kierra Pixler Managing Editor   The Body of Christ Community Clinic held it’s 2nd annual golf tournament at Wildflower County Club  on October 19 at 9:30 a.m. Hosted by Wildflower Country Club, the tournament began at 9:30 a.m. with…

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Strong but not silent: Author Brandi Rarus speaks at UMHB

By Pamela Grant, Correspondent     For many of us, it’s difficult to imagine a world without sound. We might imagine it as a loss, living in a world of silence. However, Brandi Rarus, author of Finding Zoe, asserts that if…

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Starbucks hosts 9-to-9 Oct. 9 voter drive

By Joshua Rivera, Lifestyles Editor     On Tuesday, Oct. 9, voter registrars were at the Belton Starbucks on I-35 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. registering residents to vote in this year’s general elections. The voter registration drive was hosted…

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World 5K Fun Run set for Saturday, benefits clean water worldwide

Special to the Journal     The 5th Annual Living Waters for the World 5K Fun Run will be held on Saturday, Oct. 13, with a start time of 8:30 a.m. The race will start and end at Confederate Park…

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As good as marigold

By Pat Johnson, Contributor     Summer’s heat and drought has brought wishful thoughts of showers and cooler times of autumn to our minds, especially those of us who would like to see our gardens and yards look less stressed. As…

0 Comments / 50 View / September 19, 2018