Belton featured in Texas Highways magazine

Special to the Journal The January 2019 issue of Texas Highways magazine has an article in the Getaway section that features Belton as a great location to visit. The article points out the merits of Bell County as a whole...

Bell County swears in new county judge

By Lindsay Starr Platt, Correspondent     County commissioners were busy this past week with two meetings in a week’s time. Commissioners held a meeting last Wednesday for a swearing-in ceremony and a regular meeting this Monday morning to discuss and...

Local sculptor immortalizes the military through art

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     Many artists convey their emotions through their artwork and other do it for first-hand participants. Steve Carter, a 27-year veteran does both. Having traveled the world while enlisted, he came across various solders who...

Belton PD honored by the Texas Police Chief Associations for the third time

By David Tuma, Publisher     The Belton Police Department was honored by the Texas Police Chief Associations for the third time. Belton is one of only 33 departments statewide to receive this award for the third time.     Luke...

Belton ISD holds final district boundary meeting

Special to the Journal The committee tasked with developing new attendance boundary maps for consideration by the Belton ISD Board of Trustees concluded their work on Monday evening. Belton ISD Superintendent Dr. Susan Kincannon noted that since the committee’s previous...

Morgan’s Point Resort City Council addresses ATV ban and ball rental rates

By Gary Emmert, Correspondent     The City Council of Morgan’s Point Resort met Tuesday evening for the first time in 2019.  In attendance were Mayor Dwayne Gossett, Mayor Pro-Tem Donna Hartmann, Council Members Dennis Green, Ronald Snow and Bruce Leonhardt,...

Former UMHB basketball player uses talent to make an impact

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     “Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. It speaks to youth in a...

New Morgan’s Point Resort City Manager looking to better the community

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     Andrew Bill was recently appointed as Morgan’s Point Resort City Manager. A small, cozy town that he is familiar with, Bill started with MPR in his twenties, working as the billing clerk from 1999-2005....

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Belton featured in Texas Highways magazine

by - January 15, 2019

Special to the Journal The January 2019 issue of Texas Highways magazine has an article in the Getaway section that features Belton as a great location to visit. The article points out the merits of Bell County as a whole...

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The Peterson Brothers bring the blues to Temple

by - December 29, 2018

Special to the Journal   The Cultural Activities Center has The Peterson Brothers on it’s stage Friday, Jan. 11 at 7 p.m. The Peterson Brothers combine youthful energy and modern influences with soul, funk, blues & jazz to a create...

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Belton Tigers Football celebrates season with awards banquet

by - December 28, 2018

The 2018 Belton Tiger Football team had great success in 2018, with a 7-4 record, including a 6-2 District 12-6A mark. The program celebrated the success with an end of year banquet at the Belton Athletic Complex on Wednesday, Dec....

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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...

Belton featured in Texas Highways magazine

Special to the Journal The January 2019 issue of Texas Highways magazine has an article in the Getaway section that features...

by - January 15, 2019

Bell County swears in new county judge

By Lindsay Starr Platt, Correspondent     County commissioners were busy this past week with two meetings in a week’s time. Commissioners...

by - January 14, 2019

Local sculptor immortalizes the military through art

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     Many artists convey their emotions through their artwork and other do it for first-hand participants....

by - January 13, 2019

Belton PD honored by the Texas Police Chief Associations for the third time

By David Tuma, Publisher     The Belton Police Department was honored by the Texas Police Chief Associations for the third time....

by - January 13, 2019

Belton Tigers Football celebrates season with awards banquet

The 2018 Belton Tiger Football team had great success in 2018, with a 7-4 record, including a 6-2 District 12-6A mark....

by - December 28, 2018

Belton downs Copperas Cove 35-28, travels to Buckley to take on Heights on Friday

The Belton Tigers hosted the Copperas Cove Bulldawgs at Tiger Field on Friday night to start the District 12-6A docket. The...

by - September 20, 2018

Lady Tigers Volleyball sweeps Shoemaker at all three levels

Belton’s Emily Holder (11) directs Madison Ward (00) on where to direct the volley, while diving under the ball during the...

by - August 30, 2018

Belton strong in tri-level scrimmage against Vandegrift

Anthony Fairbanks makes a dash up the field early in the Tigers’ scrimmage against Vandegrift at Tiger Field on Thursday night...

by - August 30, 2018

The Peterson Brothers bring the blues to Temple

Special to the Journal   The Cultural Activities Center has The Peterson Brothers on it’s stage Friday, Jan. 11 at 7...

by - December 29, 2018

Make it Brain: DJ Kyle Gonzales hosts pizza-infused trivia at Fire Street

By Josh Rivera, Lifestyles Editor   What movie has the quote “Ray, if someone asks if you’re a god, say yes?” Who...

by - December 28, 2018

Elks care and Elks share

Special to the Journal     Temple Elks Lodge members delivered two hundred and forty-three (243) Christmas packages to two local...

by - December 21, 2018

Join the Jingle Tour: Chorus celebrates the holidays with Dec. 13 concert

Special to the Journal     Chisholm Trail Chorus of Sweet Adelines International will perform a “Jingle Tour” concert Thursday, Dec...

by - December 10, 2018

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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