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NEW YORK — The raging coronavirus pandemic kept crowds thin at malls and stores across the country on Black Friday, but a surge in online shopping offered a beacon of hope for struggling retailers after months of slumping sales and businesses toppling into bankruptcy.
After having an opponent cancel for a third time this season, Temple head coach Michael Thomas sent out a message into the high school basketball-sphere earlier this week in hopes of getting the Wildcats — who played just twice during the first 14 days of the season — some action.
Richardson, the second-ranked team in Class 6A according to the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches’ poll, answered and made its way to Wildcat Gym on Saturday afternoon.
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Virgil and Irlene Schneider of Temple celebrated their 60th anniversary with a family dinner.
Dear Readers: Temperatures are getting low in most parts of the country. Let’s make sure our pets are safe and warm:
Christmas is coming to Central Texas early as multiple events with holiday themes will take place this weekend. Area events include a “Merry Mistletoe Marketplace” at the Bell County Expo Center and the start of the annual Salado Christmas Stroll.
Central Texans experiencing cabin fever have several options for local entertainment this weekend, including a Temple High School theater performance, a new exhibit at the Bell County Museum, and the annual market days event in downtown Belton.