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Nolan Creek became a roaring river after rain inundated Bell County.

Steady, sometimes heavy rain on Friday evening and Saturday morning prompted the Belton Police Department to close low-lying areas to motorists.

The closures included Interstate 35 north and southbound frontage roads near Central Avenue and Confederate Park, as well Central and Spring streets in the Shirt Tail Bend area.

Most of the challenges Brad Dusek has faced in his life have been related to his long and successful football career.

Whether as a Parade All-American quarterback for Temple High School, a versatile stalwart for Texas A&M or an All-Pro linebacker for the Washington Redskins, Dusek rose to every challenge put before him.

The challenge he faces now is for his life.

The Azalee Marshall Cultural Activities Center in Temple will host a free artists’ reception 6-8 p.m. Friday to introduce new exhibits.

The new exhibits will include works by Vikki Kern and members of the Chamlee family including architect William Chamlee, former musician and artist Ann Chamlee, artist Betsi Chamlee, and writer and vocal performer Meg (Chamlee) Pitrucha.