Motorcycle raffle in Nolanville Saturday

Central Texas Fallen Heroes Memorial Association will have a raffle drawing for a custom-made motorcycle at 3 p.m. Saturday at Kay´s Motorcycle Mania, 103 S. Main St., Nolanville.

All proceeds benefit the Central Texas Fallen Heroes Memorial Association. Tickets are $5 each and may be purchased at Kay’s Motorcycle Mania. Ticket holders do not have to be present to win.

Live music with the Red Dirt Ramblers is from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., and Rat Ranch performs from 2 to 6 p.m. Requested donation at the door is $5. A full bar will be provided, so patrons are not allowed to bring their own bottles.

For more information, call (254) 698-6545.

Citizens for Soldiers meet Monday

The Citizens for Soldiers Club will prepare care cards and pack goodie boxes for deployed troops at its monthly meeting from noon to 3:30 p.m. Monday at the Belton Senior Activity Center, 842 S. Mitchell St.

Anyone with an interest in supporting the troops is welcome to be part of this group, which meets every second Monday of the month in Belton. For more information, call the military projects coordinator at (254) 421-4051 or the Belton Senior Activity Center at (254) 939-1170.

Class offers insect advice to gardeners

The Harker Heights Community Garden will host a class on “Insects in the Garden,” led by Bell County Master Gardener Gary Slanga, from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Activities Center, 400 Indian Trail.

Slanga will teach gardeners how to manage insects in order to produce healthier plants and a more fruitful garden.

“The class is very beneficial for citizens to attend because they will learn how to classify, fare with, regulate, and prevent ruthless insects,” Sarah Mylcraine, activities specialist, said. “With this knowledge they can yield an improved ample harvest.”

For more information, call (254) 953-5466, email, or go to

Free legal clinic for veterans Nov. 16

Veterans who need legal advice or legal assistance can visit a free legal clinic scheduled Friday, Nov. 16 in Harker Heights.

The legal clinic is staffed and sponsored by attorney members of the Bell County Bar Association in conjunction with the Veterans Legal Initiative, a coalition of local bar associations to provide pro bono legal services to U.S. veterans in 17 counties in Texas.

The clinic will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at American Legion Post 573, 225 Cox Drive, Harker Heights. No appointment is necessary.

Any veteran, or spouse of a deceased veteran, can receive advice and counsel from a volunteer attorney in any area of law, including family, wills and probate, consumer, real estate and tax law, as well as disability and veterans benefits.

Veterans who need ongoing legal representation and who qualify for legal aid may be assigned a pro bono attorney to handle their case.

A schedule of upcoming clinics is posted at

For more information on the Veterans Legal Initiative, call the Houston Bar Foundation at (713) 759-1133, or Cynthia Champion at (254) 743-7341 or Cindi Parker at (254) 213-7715 of the Bell County Bar Association.


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