The Olin E. Teague Veterans Medical Center will hold a Job Fair on Saturday, Dec. 3, at the Temple VA . The hiring event will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Building 204 library. “We’re looking for housekeeping aids, food service workers and cooks,” said Bill Negron, public affairs officer for the Central Texas Veterans Health Care System.
While the North Pole garners a great deal of attention this time of the year, a Temple birdwatcher turned her attention to the opposite end of the world earlier this month and journeyed to Antarctica. Deidre Dawson and her daughter, Emma Wenkert of Austin, spent several days exploring the Antarctic Peninsula and miles of frozen coastline.
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There’s nothing wrong with a little believing. Just ask Anabelle, the animated star of Anabelle’s Wish, or the real Anabelle, a partially blind Holstein calf who resides at a Temple rescue. Families can enjoy both Anabelles at a Dec. 20 fundraiser for Tiny Hooves Rescue & Petting Zoo, the local rescue that took in the blind calf earlier this month. Waffles with Annabelle will start at 9 a.m. at The Beltonian.
Holiday festivities set for Temple, Troy, Belton, Morgan’s Point Resort and Salado. Parades, holiday movies, tree-lightings and a whole lot more are set for the first two weeks in December.
Maybe it’s time The Buggles released a new hit single; after all it’s been 41 years since Video Killed the Radio Star celebrated the launch of MTV. Perhaps the new song could be titled Streaming Services Killed the Cable-TV Star. The demise of cable has been coming for years, but today’s numbers are staggering nonetheless.
This year’s Chisholm Trail Christmas Ball, an annual gala benefiting the Bell County Youth Fair scholarship fund, will feature music by the legendary McBride & The Ride. The Christmas Ball will be Saturday, Dec. 3, at the Bell County Expo Center beginning at 6 p.m.
Looking for the perfect gifts for your loved ones? Holy Trinity Catholic High School will host its annual Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, Dec. 3. Doors will open at 10 a.m. and more than 40 vendors will be selling a variety of wares, crafts and gifts. There also will be entertainment, food and door prizes.
That Thanksgiving meal will be a distant memory by Dec. 10, and Central Texans will be flocking Downtown Temple for a taste of Food Truck Frenzy, a quarterly mobile-food extravaganza held in conjunction with the monthly market day. One of the many popular food trucks will be Lone Star Burgers, a Moffat-based business that has been cooking cow sandwiches for 7-and-a-half years.
While Christmas traditions such as exchanging gifts, putting up a tree, watching holiday movies and singing carols are practiced across the US and in many other countries, many Temple area residents have personal family traditions that have been enjoyed for years — in some cases decades. And, most of these local traditions involve food.