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The Central Texas Wildlife Center in Belton has a passion for aiding any abandoned, injured and distressed wildlife. Residents that come across abandoned, injured, or distressed wildlife can call the center at 254-702-0042.

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Topsey Exotic Ranch in Copperas Cove is the perfect place to spend a weekend afternoon with your family. Visitors have the opportunity to get up close to exotic wildlife.

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Sun rises on a midsummer day at Caddo Lake as an early morning fog drifts over the mirror smooth-water while blue dasher dragonflies flit about. Caddo Lake in northeastern Texas is the largest and perhaps only natural lake in Texas.

The Temple Symphony Orchestra is ready to spread joy during its 28th season. “We are excited to be offering live music after being absent from the concert stage since January of 2020,” said music director Thomas Fairlie.

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Alfred Vrazel, 80, has been host of a Sunday polka music show on radio station KMIL in Cameron since 1955. Currently in its 66th year, it is believed to be the longest-running Sunday polka music radio program with the same host in the nation.

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For any music act, releasing that first album is a moment for celebration. For local band Lilly and the Implements, that momentous occasion also was tinged with relief after being delayed at least a year by the coronavirus pandemic.

Avian field biologist Chris Waas has worked at the Great Place eight spring seasons in the last nine years. Every spring, Waas brings her unmatched passion to work with one bird: the golden-cheeked warbler.

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The ol’ wagon train keeps rolling on. But rather than heading west on the famed Oregon Trail, the Long Wagon Train meanders through the streets of Belton on an annual trek during the city's annual Fourth of July parade.

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Mesquite-based artist Tony Morris captures local landmarks in watercolor during his lunch breaks as a truck driver.

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Last month 180 adults became kids again at the Temple Children’s Museum inaugural Celebrity Host Dinner at the Azalee Marshall Cultural Activities Center in Temple.

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The Azalee Marshall Cultural Activities Center in Temple promises to be a hot-spot for summer camp fun. Summer programs offered at the CAC will include writing, science and art camps.

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Several members of The Contemporaries were recognized for their service to the group and the community during a recent awards luncheon in Temple.

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Several local high school students were among the winners of the 2021 Congressional Art Competition sponsored by Rep. John Carter.

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Elvira is turning 40. Can I get an “oom-poppa-oom-poppa-mow-mow?” The Oak Ridge Boys are celebrating the ruby anniversary of one of country’s most enduring sing-a-longs and will perform May 22 in Salado.

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The 1st Cavalry Division will celebrate Armed Forces Day with a free concert 7 p.m. Saturday, May 15, at the Tablerock Amphitheater, 409 Royal St. in Salado.