1. From left, Ellison High School cheerleaders Kaleigh Reynolds, Leigh Vargo, Alexia Brown and Ashley Dawn show support at the Killeen Kiwanis Salsa Fest on May 14 inside the Killeen Special Events Center. The inaugural event raised funds for youth programs and featured a salsa-tasting competition, raffles, local vendors, food and a fun zone for the kids.
Connie Swinden and a group of volunteers sit around a table at the Belton Senior Center writing Valentine’s Day cards to military men and women they’ve never met. Lovingly handwritten in cursive, each card is decorated with heart and flower stickers and carries a message of appreciation and hope to service members currently deployed in the Middle East.
A dedicated group of Temple-based runners log more miles with less pain by employing a run-walk-run method created by former Olympic athlete Jeff Galloway.
It’s really difficult to be in good holiday cheer when grieving the loss of a loved one or beloved pet.
If you could somehow take all your favorite, heartwarming Christmas movies — “It’s a Wonderful Life,” “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” — and shake them up in a snow globe, you would get a scene like what a small army of Project Angel Tree elves has been doing in Bell County for 15 years.