Upcoming May 4 City Council general election questionnaire

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     With the May 4 general election coming up, we asked the City Council candidates to respond to a series of questions that pertain to relevant topics in Belton. Their answers are in their...

Local Nonprofit helping special needs kids fly sky high

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     Flying Vikings was created to change the perception of children with special needs through the gift of flight. Paul Hansen, Founder of Flying Vikings, is committed to making a difference in the lives...

Foster Love Bell County has grand opening for new Foster Love House

By Brianna Bullion, Correspondent     The community gathered to celebrate Foster Love Bell County at the new Foster Love House on Friday, Feb. 22. Members of the community came to view the house and the facilities it offers for...

Beautification in Belton continues at council meeting

By Victoria Ybarra, Correspondent     At Feb. 26’s Belton City Council meeting, members met at the Harris Community Center to discuss a multitude of things. The evening began with the reciting of the United States Pledge of Allegiance and...

Mother Earth News Fair presents hands-on learning opportunities for Belton community

By Brianna Bullion, Correspondent     The Mother Earth News Fair hosted an event at the Bell County Expo Center on Feb. 16 through Feb. 17. The event included seminars on organic gardening, natural health, renewable energy and modern homesteading....

On the trail of treasure: Belton teacher engages youth

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     Animation, video game design, graphic design, video editing, and programming are just a few of Belton New Tech teacher Mark Williams’ specialties. Williams’ and his wife, Emily, have lived in the Belton area...

Tigers’ Holman earns TSWA First Team All-State returner, Brown honorable mention

  Two members of the Belton Tigers Football offensive unit collected Texas Sports Writers Association All-State honors for the 2019 season. Denver Holman, Belton’s multi-talented wide returner/return specialist, was named Class 6A All-State First Team returner. In the return game,...

Blizzard selected to All-District 12-6A First Team, three on second team

The Belton Lady Tigers were well represented on the 2018-2019 District 12-6A postseason teams, as four Belton starters on the girls’ basketball squad picked up All-District honors. Senior forward Natasha Blizzard picked up District 12-6A First Team honors. A two-year...

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Upcoming May 4 City Council general election questionnaire

by - March 15, 2019

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     With the May 4 general election coming up, we asked the City Council candidates to respond to a series of questions that pertain to relevant topics in Belton. Their answers are in their...

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Local authors to speak at Friends of Belton Library event

by - February 8, 2019

Special to the Journal     The 15th annual Friends of Belton Library Book and Author Luncheon will be held Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Harris Community Center 401 N. Alexander St, Belton. The event is held from 11 a.m....

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A Tiger in Memoriam: Rumfield passes away, leaves behind legacy to grateful family, students, friends

by - March 19, 2019

Coach. Teacher. Mentor. Father. Husband. Grandfather. Friend. Shelby Rumfield all of those and more. He was born on January 25, 1947 in Temple to Shelby and Leta Rumfield. A multisport athlete, Rumfield was a fullback on the football team, forward...

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Upcoming live and online auctions!

by - November 9, 2016

UPCOMING LIVE AND ONLINE AUCTIONS- Mega Tool Auction- November 12th – 9AM, 402 S Austin, St, Holland, TX 76534- Estate Auction 1 Car, 3 Trucks, 2 Buses, Trailer & Thousands of Tools plus much, much more! Premium Signs Business Liquidation...

Upcoming May 4 City Council general election questionnaire

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     With the May 4 general election coming up, we asked the City Council candidates...

by - March 15, 2019

Local Nonprofit helping special needs kids fly sky high

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     Flying Vikings was created to change the perception of children with special needs through...

by - March 8, 2019

Foster Love Bell County has grand opening for new Foster Love House

By Brianna Bullion, Correspondent     The community gathered to celebrate Foster Love Bell County at the new Foster Love House...

by - March 7, 2019

Beautification in Belton continues at council meeting

By Victoria Ybarra, Correspondent     At Feb. 26’s Belton City Council meeting, members met at the Harris Community Center to...

by - March 5, 2019

A Tiger in Memoriam: Rumfield passes away, leaves behind legacy to grateful family, students, friends

Coach. Teacher. Mentor. Father. Husband. Grandfather. Friend. Shelby Rumfield all of those and more. He was born on January 25, 1947...

by - March 19, 2019

Tigers’ great Hogan hangs up cleats, prepares for life after baseball

Professional. Hard-worker. Perseverance. Those are just a few adjectives to describe Belton Wall of Fame member and Tiger Baseball alumnus Max...

by - March 13, 2019

Make It Seven! Lady Tigers win seventh straight district title, Tigers second by seven points

  Fast, energetic, loud, and spirited. Four words to describe the 2019 District 10-6A Swimming and Diving Championships at Roy and...

by - January 23, 2019

Tigers, Lady Tigers sweep Belton Invitational Powerlifting Meet

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Belton Powerlifting program is one of the strongest in Central Texas. The program hosted the...

by - January 23, 2019

Local authors to speak at Friends of Belton Library event

Special to the Journal     The 15th annual Friends of Belton Library Book and Author Luncheon will be held Saturday,...

by - February 8, 2019

Welcomed with open palms: New Belton karate studio teaches self-discipline, anti-bullying

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     Developing courage, inner strength, self discipline and respect are just a few core values that...

by - February 7, 2019

Red’s: The caring t-shirt printing shop

By Brianna Bullion, Correspondent     In October 2012, Darren Perkins opened the doors of Red’s Custom Tees in Belton. Since 2012,...

by - February 3, 2019

10-year-old Sofia LeJeune debuts at the Baugh

By Josh Rivera, Lifestyles Editor     Sofia Belle Ceciliana LeJeune is a precocious 10-year-old girl. She believes insects are the true...

by - January 24, 2019

The blues come to Belton: local musician to play at Firestreet Pizza

By Kierra Pixler Managing Editor Growing up hearing the soulful voices of artists like Stevie Wonder, Curtis Mayfield, and Al Green,...

by - January 24, 2018

Moffat resident honors late son with Adopt-a-Road program

By Kierra Pixler Managing Editor Funny and adventurous were just some of the words used to describe Christopher Wenger. Four years...

by - January 24, 2018

Goodyear celebrates Belton grand opening

By Kierra Pixler Managing Editor Goodyear recently held their grand opening of their store on Main Street and it was quite...

by - December 15, 2016

Aware holds Annual Christmas on the Farm

  By Danielle McCarthy Everett Correspondent Local nonprofit Aware Central Texas celebrated the 10th anniversary of its annual Christmas on the...

by - December 15, 2016

Upcoming live and online auctions!

UPCOMING LIVE AND ONLINE AUCTIONS- Mega Tool Auction- November 12th – 9AM, 402 S Austin, St, Holland, TX 76534- Estate Auction...

by - November 9, 2016

APS assists elderly by putting resources in hand

By Kiera Pixler Correspondent Adult Protective Services (APS) investigates abuse, neglect, and exploitation of the elderly (65 and older) and persons...

by - September 20, 2016

Residents brag on care, services at Park Place Manor

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent “It is not home, but they care about me, and that makes it my home now.”...

by - August 31, 2016

Save the date: Senior Expo 2016 is near

Special to the Journal The 7th annual Senior Expo will be held on Tuesday, September 27, from 8:30 to 12:00 at...

by - August 21, 2016

Senior Expo features Roaring Twenties theme

By Patrick Lacombe The Belton Journal The annual Senior Expo was held Tuesday, and it was standing room only as people...

by - October 16, 2014

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