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After the meeting on October 17, (from left) Liz Smith of the Temple Public Library and BCGS members Nancy Kelsey and Becky McEntire enjoyed a closer look at one of the books donated by the society to the library.

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Bell County Genealogical Society
Temple, Texas

At the BCGS meeting on October 17, member Linda Judd presented the program.  She explained how to prepare books that introduce children to the deceased relatives they did not have an opportunity to meet, and she offered tips on content for those attempting to document their own story.

On December 9, 2017, members Jalenn Ellis, Juanita Jones, Nancy Kelsey, Becky McEntire, Kathy Taylor, and Ginny Parsons gathered at Temple Public Library to work with Reference Librarian Liz Smith to archive the E. A. Limmer Collection.

At the Christmas dinner and meeting of the Bell County Historical Commission on November 27, 2017, are (from left) BCGS members David and Donnie Yeilding, Ginny Parsons, Nancy Kelsey, Jalenn Ellis, Terry and Judy Tyler, Doris Kemp, Kathy Taylor, and Gloria Harris  The majority of this group are members of both organizations.