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Bell County has safety precautions in place when residents vote in the Tuesday runoff election, although masks are not required at polling places.

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Remote work, home schooling and social distancing practices accelerated the use of technology in times that already were marked by digitization.

 The response was good for the Friday and Saturday yard sale at American Legion Post No. 55.

“I’d call this a success,” said Roger Armstrong, post finance officer and adjutant. “When we first thought about this, and especially the first few weeks of donations, it was looking slim. The community has really stepped up to help us.”

“Kind, generous and smart” summed up the life of Sean Lee Eggleston, 32, said Staci Masson, executive director of Feed My Sheep, at a Saturday afternoon memorial service in front of the ministry at South Third Street and West Avenue G

An off-and-on homeless resident of Temple for seven years, Eggleston died about 3:45 a.m. last Sunday in a hit-and-run accident. He was riding his bicycle near Birdcreek Drive and Southwest HK Dodgen Loop when witnesses said he was struck by a white SUV.