The judge who gave a hug and Bible to a former Dallas police officer after she was sentenced to 10 years in prison for killing her neighbor said that she watched the woman change during her trial and wants her to live a purposeful life.

BELTON — The annual fundraising banquet for J.A.I.L. Ministry Inc. will be 6:15 p.m. Thursday  at the Bell County Expo Center in Belton. Jesus Acts in Inmates Lives is a non-profit, non-denominational ministry that provides services to Bell County inmates, former inmates, victims and their f…

In late August, the time came for our church family to say goodbye to Gary DeSalvo, our beloved pastor. This faithful servant-leader accomplished much between his birth and death. He left an amazing spiritual legacy.

Dottie Compton, founder and executive director of Creative Outreach Ministries and New Life Women’s Center in Montgomery County, will be the guest speaker for the upcoming Ladies’ Retreat event set at Canyon Creek Baptist Church, 4306 S. 31st St. in Temple. The retreat will be held 6-9 p.m. …