By ROB GILLIES Associated Press
A new Bell County Annex in Temple is now planned for the coming years following changes to an agreement between the county and Temple.
Candace Cartwright, the founder of Foster Love Bell County, will be the featured speaker at the 2022 Temple Daily Telegram Day for Women.
With the renewed backing of Gov. Greg Abbott, legislation to cut property tax rates is on a fast track through the Texas Legislature.
The Fall 2021 edition of Tex Appeal Magazine puts a spotlight on the dedicated health care professionals who serve our community.
An annual awards banquet that honors local individuals who have overcome challenges is postponed until next spring, organizers said.
The Rusty Awards, presented by the Bell County Judge and Commissioners’ Committee on People with Disabilities, was initially scheduled for Oct. 19 at the Bell County Expo Center in Belton.
However, a decision was made to postpone the ceremony until spring 2022, Melissa Ingriola, executive director of Belton-based Heart of Central Texas Independent Living Center Inc., told the Telegram.
Ingriola said an announcement will be made when a new date for the banquet is set.
Each year eight awards are presented to individuals, honoring “those who inspire while living with a disability, bring notice to people with disabilities through advocacy and further the case of people with disabilities.”
In 2020, recipients were recognized privately throughout October in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The recognitions were captured on video and stitched together for an online presentation.
The Senior Expo, an annual showcase of senior-related businesses, organizations and activities in Central Texas, will be Tuesday at the Bell County Expo Center.
The event will be held from 8 a.m. to noon. The Senior Expo is free and open to the public.
More than 90 vendors will be feature at the event.
A Texas dairy has added a local shop to the list of stores that sell glass-bottled milk.
Volleman’s Family Farm is now stocking its products at Green’s Sausage House, 16483 State Highway 53 in the Zabcikville community just east of Temple.
The Bell County Public Health District reported an increase of 40 unreported COVID-19 deaths Thursday following a reporting glitch by the state.
Temple College was awarded a $3.6 million federal grant to work with other local educational institutions to prepare Hispanic and low-income students for high-paying jobs in the science, technology, engineering and math fields.
Aidan Whitehead, 8, of Temple pulls a wagon full of pumpkins Friday that he and his father, G.A. Whitehead (not pictured), picked out and purchased at the Main Street Pumpkin Patch, a fundraising project of Christ Episcopal Church and The Un-Included Club, in a lot across from the church in …
FORT HOOD — The 1st Cavalry Division hosted a parade, reception and interactive displays to celebrate the division’s 100th birthday at Cooper Parade Field on Friday.
A Coryell County grand jury this month indicted a man on a felony injury to a child charge after an alleged incident in Copperas Cove earlier this year.
Grammy Award-winning artists Flaco Jimenez and Los Texmaniacs will perform Saturday during a Hispanic Heritage event sponsored by Rogers LULAC Council 22196.