Larry Causey

Scores of young couples with small children frolicked in the cool breeze Saturday, the opening day of Fall Days at the Robinson Family Farm, 3780 White Owl Lane. There was live music, farm animals to feed, a playground, a pumpkin patch, a corn maze and much more.

Activities on the 40 acres of the 200-acre farm continue from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today.


By all accounts, there is truly a shortage of small-arms ammunition in Central Texas, the rest of the state and for that matter the entire country. There’s hardly a debate about that.

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Many cars rolled through the south parking lot of Temple College on Saturday morning for the Central Texas Food Bank monthly distribution.

“This is wonderful for people,” said Minnie Hart, sitting in the front seat of a Chevrolet Traverse with her husband, Gary.

“Some people started at 5 this morning,” she said. “We arrived at 7 o’clock — 25 cars back at 7 o’clock.”


In lieu of the annual Back to School Prayer Service, the CARE Leadership Network of Bell County led 13 area churches Sunday afternoon in visiting and praying for 16 Temple schools.


Travis County American Kennel Club will culminate three all-breed conformation and obedience dog shows with the naming of the best of show winner Monday night at the Bell County Expo Center.

Chance of rain may have dampened the Wild West Family Day on Saturday at the Temple Railroad and Heritage Museum.

The doors opened at 10 a.m. and 22 visitors showed up by about 10:30 a.m., said Genevieve Stockburger, the museum’s education coordinator.

The museum usually holds a free family day the first Saturday of every month. Due to COVID-19, the August family day was the first since March. About 100 visitors came to that one, she said.

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