Betty Stewart, center, was visited recently by her sons-in-law Ralph Ringstaff, left, of College Grove, Tenn., and Bryan Neaves of Belton at the Stoney Brook of Belton assisted living facility.

Camden Williams, a recent graduate of Academy High School, received the 2019 Live Connected Scholarship from Temple Dental Trails. Camden will attend the University of North Texas this fall to pursue a degree in computer science.

Webb White Jr. of Salado recently hauled in this 9-pound, 2-ounce black bass at a private lake in East Texas while on his first fishing trip with his grandfather Raleigh White.

Sandra Miller recently captured this close-up view of a cactus flower blooming on her back deck in Temple.

Members of the Bell Extension Education Association recently took a field trip to the Mayborn Planetarium on the campus of Central Texas College in Killeen to view the program “Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity.” Pictured are, from left, Sandra Bolch, Lora Blacklock, Mary Ann Niekamp, …

Members of the Bell County Historical Commission and other volunteers recently gathered in historic South Belton Cemetery to clean some of the tombstones.

Jaeleen Elis, Bell County Historical Commission secretary, scrubs a flat grave marker recently in South Belton Cemetery.

Several kids from Temple qualified for the Texas Amateur Athletic Federation’s State Games in College Station. Picture are, back row from left, Layla Reed, Reagan Ramsey, Jewel Torres, Bruce Reed, Luke Anderson, Abby Rockwood, Sydney Jolly, Katie Jolly, front row from left, Seth Anderson, Ma…

Hilde Cort of Temple used a special filter to capture a colorful picture of fireworks in the skies over Temple to celebrate Independence Day.

Some Central Texas Travel Club members recently returned from a tour of Spain. Pictured, from left, are Marvin Weir, Juanita Weir, Celinda Hallbauer and Peggy Stewart, all of Belton, and Patti Brown, Arnold Bragowitz and Bennie Bragowitz, all of Temple. They are standing in front of the uniq…

Louis B. Wells American Legion Post No. 183 in Bartlett recently selected Dan Ford Jr., its post adjutant, as its Legionnaire of the Year.

A recent sunrise filled the sky over the UPS distribution facility in South Belton with vibrant colors.

Jennifer Stepp of Moody gets a base hit during a recent co-ed softball tournament in Bruceville-Eddy. The mother of two girls has played softball most of her life, and coached her daughters’ teams.

Temple KJT (Catholic Union of Texas) Society No. 114 recently held a flag-raising ceremony at St. Mary Catholic Church in Temple to celebrate Flag Day. Pictured are, from left, Eugene Pavlat, Edwin Vasicek, James Hosch, Rachel Oujezdsky, the Rev. Kurtis Wiedenfeld, Kevin Oujezdsky, Leonard K…

Five generations of one family recently gathered in Central Texas. Pictured from left are Matthew Ellis holding his daughter, Jo Lynn Ellis; grandmother Lori Hobbs; great-great aunt Vada Sutton; and great-grandfather Beauford Lackey.

Ambrie Dunn, a 2019 Temple High School graduate, recently signed a Letter of Intent to dance at Stephen F. Austin University beginning in the fall semester.