Historic Placecard Program approved at Council

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     At the Belton City Council meeting on Nov. 27, Dr. Claudette Morgan-Scott, Pastor of Shiloh Worship Center, began the meeting with invocation.     Planning and Zoning had four items on the agenda. A...

Communities In Schools kicks off 11th annual shoe drive

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     Communities in Schools (CIS) recently opened its 11th annual Shoes 4 Kids drive in hopes of making a few Christmas wishes come true this season for students in need.     CIS is accepting...

100 Club of Central Texas presents ballistic vests to Bell County Sheriff Department

Special to the Journal     The 100 Club of Central Texas presented 18 ballistic vests to the Bell County Sheriff’s Department on Tuesday, Nov. 27. The vests were donated to The Club in support of its Ballistic Vest Grant...

Small Business Saturday takes over downtown Belton

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     Downtown Belton was bustling with shoppers this past Saturday as consumers were supporting local businesses by participating in Small Business Saturday. Small Business Saturday is a national effort that aims to to bring awareness...

Honoring the Fallen: 15th annual Tree of Angels honors victims of crime

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     The Bell County Crime Victims Coalition held the 15th annual Tree of Angels event on Monday, Nov. 26 at the Bell County Expo Center. The Tree of Angels event has been held annually since...

Reindeer take a rest as helicopter delivers Santa to Temple

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     With Christmas right around the corner, families are getting into the holiday spirit. On December 8, Main Street Hall in Temple will be hosting a free family-friendly event that will feature Santa being flown...

Perry Office Plus announces local acquisition, Knoll Furniture Alignment

Special to the Journal     Temple-based office products and furniture dealer Perry Office Plus has announced the acquisition of another local furniture dealer Commercial Furniture Solutions (CFS), as well as their new alignment with furniture manufacturer, Knoll, Inc.  ...

Four Belton officers to receive award

By David Tuma, Publisher     At the Belton City Council meeting in early December, four Belton Police officers will be awarded the Lifesaving Awards for actions taken in November. The awards presentation will be held on Dec. 11.    ...

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Historic Placecard Program approved at Council

by - December 8, 2018

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     At the Belton City Council meeting on Nov. 27, Dr. Claudette Morgan-Scott, Pastor of Shiloh Worship Center, began the meeting with invocation.     Planning and Zoning had four items on the agenda. A...

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

by - December 10, 2018

Special to the Journal     Chisholm Trail Chorus of Sweet Adelines International will perform a “Jingle Tour” concert Thursday, Dec 13, 2018 at The Beltonian Theater in Belton, TX. Doors open at 6 p.m. and show starts at 7...

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

by - September 20, 2018

The Belton Tigers hosted the Copperas Cove Bulldawgs at Tiger Field on Friday night to start the District 12-6A docket. The Tigers scored 20 points in the first quarter and held off a late Copperas Cove rush to claim a...

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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...

Historic Placecard Program approved at Council

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     At the Belton City Council meeting on Nov. 27, Dr. Claudette Morgan-Scott, Pastor of Shiloh...

by - December 8, 2018

Communities In Schools kicks off 11th annual shoe drive

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     Communities in Schools (CIS) recently opened its 11th annual Shoes 4 Kids drive in hopes...

by - December 7, 2018

100 Club of Central Texas presents ballistic vests to Bell County Sheriff Department

Special to the Journal     The 100 Club of Central Texas presented 18 ballistic vests to the Bell County Sheriff’s...

by - December 7, 2018

Small Business Saturday takes over downtown Belton

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     Downtown Belton was bustling with shoppers this past Saturday as consumers were supporting local businesses...

by - December 6, 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

Maximize Potential is the athlete’s gateway to better fitness

Summertime is in midseason. Athletes are getting their bodies in shape for fall football, volleyball, soccer, cheer, cross country and other...

by - July 30, 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

Junior League announces scholarships

Special to the Journal     The Junior League of Bell County (JLBC) is excited to announce that they are now...

by - December 9, 2018

Tur-Key to the Heart: Lion’s Club donates Thanksgiving dinners

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     Celebrating Thanksgiving can be challenging for those facing hard times or going through transition, but...

by - December 9, 2018

Re-casting the coast

By John Jefferson, Contributor     I love fall in Texas. The air is crisp. Life begins anew. Cooler weather and shorter...

by - December 3, 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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