New trail segment, bridge to open July 12

By David Tuma, Publisher Work on the Nolan Creek Nature Trail near the new MLK Bridge has begun. This project is part of the Nolan Creek Trail system. The quarter mile trail will be a path along the creek filled...

Belton Kiwanis Citizenship Award presented to BISD students

Special to The Belton Journal The Kiwanis Club of Belton develops volunteer leaders of all ages and abilities through service that positively impacts children and contributes to a healthy, vibrant community. The Club recently completed the 11th annual presentation of...

Second class graduates from New Tech @ Waskow

By Lindsay Starr Platt, Correspondent On Thursday afternoon at Bell County Expo Center, 103 seniors from Belton New Tech High School @Waskow walked the stage as the second class to call New Tech their alma mater. The graduates have been...

Moody Road to drop to 45 mph

By Lindsay Starr Platt, Correspondent Bell County Commissioners convened Monday morning for their regular meeting to discuss and consider agenda items. Before the agenda items were discussed, the minutes of May 23 meeting were considered and approved unanimously. The May...

663 graduate from Belton High

By Lindsay Starr Platt, Correspondent Thursday evening at Bell County Expo Center, 663 seniors of Belton High School walked across the stage to get their high school diplomas. The commencement exercise honored all those students that persevered through the “thick...

Belton Flooding – June 2, 2016

With the recent rain, Nolan Creek is overflowing.

Commissioners discuss Nolanville annexation plan

By Lindsay Starr Platt, Correspondent The Bell County Commissioners Court met on Monday, May 9 to discuss the Nolanville annexation, educational services at the Bell County Juvenile Services Center and restricting handguns at the Bell County Justice Center. A Memorandum...

Living like a Tiger

By David Tuma, Publisher One of the unique things about Belton is the way issues are handled. Harry and Barry Wilson are twins and they will be honored with a flagpole dedication at the Harris Community Center on Saturday, May...

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New trail segment, bridge to open July 12

by - June 21, 2016

By David Tuma, Publisher Work on the Nolan Creek Nature Trail near the new MLK Bridge has begun. This project is part of the Nolan Creek Trail system. The quarter mile trail will be a path along the creek filled...

Lifestyles

Visual arts director honored with dedicated wing

by - June 19, 2016

Special to the Journal On June 6, the Cultural Activities Center dedicated the art wing studio in the name of former Visual Arts Director Marilyn Ritchie. Mrs. Ritchie started employment for the CAC in 1994 as the Visual Arts Director,...

Sports

BTABC caps successful year with $20K gift to Belton Athletics

by - June 21, 2016

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Belton Tiger Athletic Booster Club (BTABC) presented Belton athletic director Bob Shipley and his coaching staff an overall amount of $20,434.00 from the proceeds of the Booster Club Reverse Raffle on April 30. The...

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B-Town Bulletin 6/6/16

by - June 16, 2016

Recurring Events Water Street Farmer’s Market Water Street Farmer’s Market is open every Saturday year round from 8:00AM-1:00PM. We are located in the parking lot just north of the Gin Restaurant in downtown Belton and behind the downtown fire station....

New trail segment, bridge to open July 12

By David Tuma, Publisher Work on the Nolan Creek Nature Trail near the new MLK Bridge has begun. This project is...

by - June 21, 2016

Belton Kiwanis Citizenship Award presented to BISD students

Special to The Belton Journal The Kiwanis Club of Belton develops volunteer leaders of all ages and abilities through service that...

by - June 20, 2016

Second class graduates from New Tech @ Waskow

By Lindsay Starr Platt, Correspondent On Thursday afternoon at Bell County Expo Center, 103 seniors from Belton New Tech High School...

by - June 17, 2016

Moody Road to drop to 45 mph

By Lindsay Starr Platt, Correspondent Bell County Commissioners convened Monday morning for their regular meeting to discuss and consider agenda items....

by - June 16, 2016

BTABC caps successful year with $20K gift to Belton Athletics

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Belton Tiger Athletic Booster Club (BTABC) presented Belton athletic director Bob Shipley and his coaching...

by - June 21, 2016

A Lone Star Shootout spectator’s guide to watching 7-on-7 football: 20 things about Texas’ fastest-growing sport

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor So you’re heading to Tiger Field the Belton 7-on-7 Lone Star Shootout Tournament and you see...

by - June 18, 2016

BHS unveils 2016 Wall of Honor recipients

By Emily West, Correspondent Saturday May 28, Belton High School unveiled its newest addition to the Wall of Honor–– six student-athletes...

by - June 18, 2016

Mansell-to-Peoples pairing good for 10 TD’s during four-game set, Belton earns 7-on-7 state bid

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Belton 7-on-7 team got great efforts on both sides of the ball, as the team...

by - June 16, 2016

Visual arts director honored with dedicated wing

Special to the Journal On June 6, the Cultural Activities Center dedicated the art wing studio in the name of former...

by - June 19, 2016

UT riders traverse America, stop at Amazing Grace on Main

Special to the Journal Every year, Texas 4000 competitively selects University of Texas students for an 18-month program designed to cultivate...

by - June 19, 2016

Misunderstood honeybee hive mind season in Bell County

Special to the Journal Honeybees are social insects and live in colonies. Each colony is a family unit, comprising a single,...

by - June 18, 2016

Belton High, A&M alumnus appointed CIO State of Nebraska

Special to the Journal Edward Toner was appointed Chief Information Officer for the state of Nebraska by Governor Ricketts in June...

by - June 15, 2016

Parent’s Corner: Dirty Laundry

Dear Sue Ellen, I believe a person should keep their family’s dirty laundry to themselves. It can ruin the reputations of...

by - November 16, 2015

Pleasant Ramblings: Spiders Revisited

Mark Magnan I was talking with a reader the other day, yes someone reads my column besides you, and they mentioned...

by - November 16, 2015

Parent’s Corner: Going Upstream

Dear Sue Ellen, I was doing my laundry at the public laundry mat. It’s amazing the people you see and what...

by - October 19, 2015

The Misericord: Turn to Jesus

Ryan Kiblinger, FUMC The Greek word that we translate into repentance is a compound word that literally means to ‘change one’s...

by - October 19, 2015

B-Town Bulletin 6/6/16

Recurring Events Water Street Farmer’s Market Water Street Farmer’s Market is open every Saturday year round from 8:00AM-1:00PM. We are located...

by - June 16, 2016

Classifieds 6-16-16

Real Estate FOR SALE mobile home & lot in Morgans Point, TX 3 BR/2 BA $54,950. For more information please call...

by - June 16, 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

Heart & Vascular

On Tuesday, September 23, the Bell County Expo Center will be hosting the annual Senior Expo from 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. This...

by - September 12, 2014

Senior Expo Volunteers

Tuesday, September 23, the Bell County Expo Center will be hosting the annual Senior Expo from 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. This event,...

by - September 12, 2014

Senior Expo

Tuesday September 23rd | 8:30AM – 12:30PM | Bell County Expo Center

by - September 12, 2014

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