Bell County Museum holds Dia de los Muertos celebration

By Chase Perry, Correspondent   The Bell County Museum held its annual Dia de los Muertos celebration from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2. The event, which featured arts and crafts, face painting, folklorico dancing and an...

Bell County Democrats hosts Third Annual Bell Brunch

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor   In line with Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, the Bell County Democratic Party hosted its Third Annual Bell Brunch at Cathedral Oaks in Belton on Sunday. Those running for office, supporters and...

Davis, Potts honored at Annual Tree Dedication Ceremony

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor   The Belton Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual Tree Dedication Ceremony to honor Andy Davis, 2018 Beltonian of the Year, and Luke Potts, 2018 Citizen of the Year, on Tuesday morning in Heritage...

Fire Chief Bruce Pritchard retires after 29 years in Belton

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor   Described as a man of genuine character, loyalty and comradery, Fire Chief Bruce Pritchard retired after 32 years of service, 29 of which were served in Belton, at 11:14 a.m. Thursday morning. A retirement...

Things are looking UP Nutrition

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor, and Tony Adams, Sports Editor   What began as a friendship through the sport of softball soon after became an accountability and professional partnership between Belton’s Tiffany Beaver and Jenny Newberry. Beaver, 22, and Newberry,...

Belton New Tech hosts Fifth Annual Zombie Run

By Chase Perry, Correspondent   Belton New Tech High School @ Wascow held its fifth annual Zombie 5K on Saturday in partnership with Body of Christ Clinic to help provide free flu shots for the Bell County community.   The...

Making memories at Park Place Manor Family Day

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor   Family and friends of Park Place Manor residents gathered on Saturday afternoon for the annual Family Day event. With a theme of country western, it was only fitting to have Belton’s own Leon River...

Candy Trail sweetens the streets of downtown Belton

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor   Downtown Belton’s Candy Trail sweetened the streets of downtown Belton, as 30 businesses handed out candy to children of the Central Texas community in celebration of Halloween on Saturday. Hosted by Discover Downtown Belton,...

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Bell County Museum holds Dia de los Muertos celebration

by - November 14, 2019

By Chase Perry, Correspondent   The Bell County Museum held its annual Dia de los Muertos celebration from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2. The event, which featured arts and crafts, face painting, folklorico dancing and an...

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All the stars are closer

by - May 4, 2019

In honor of May the Fourth, this is a pair of editorials where the editor and publisher reflect on one of their favorite multimedia franchises. By Joshua Rivera, Managing Editor Like every pop-culture-inclined 30-something, I’ve been a fan of science...

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Women In Business: King, Beck form backbone of Belton Athletics

by - November 13, 2019

Natisha King (far above) and Julia Beck (above) are two of the reasons for Belton High School Athletics’ running smoothly during the school year. (Courtesy Photos)   The Belton Tigers athletic department is a well-oiled machine that continues to grow...

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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...

Bell County Museum holds Dia de los Muertos celebration

By Chase Perry, Correspondent   The Bell County Museum held its annual Dia de los Muertos celebration from 11 a.m. to...

by - November 14, 2019

Bell County Democrats hosts Third Annual Bell Brunch

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor   In line with Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, the Bell County Democratic Party...

by - November 14, 2019

Davis, Potts honored at Annual Tree Dedication Ceremony

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor   The Belton Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual Tree Dedication Ceremony to honor Andy...

by - November 14, 2019

Fire Chief Bruce Pritchard retires after 29 years in Belton

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor   Described as a man of genuine character, loyalty and comradery, Fire Chief Bruce Pritchard retired...

by - November 14, 2019

Women In Business: King, Beck form backbone of Belton Athletics

Natisha King (far above) and Julia Beck (above) are two of the reasons for Belton High School Athletics’ running smoothly during...

by - November 13, 2019

NCAA punishment not remotely close to fitting the infraction

  By Tony Adams, Sports Editor, The Belton Journal. Note: The opinions and points of view expressed in this editorial are...

by - October 17, 2019

When one door closes: Robinson commits to A&M-Corpus Christi

Sports have unique ways of circling coaches and athletes around to cross paths. In early 2019, Belton Tigers first baseman Caleigh...

by - August 6, 2019

Brave statement: Belton Braves capture 12U district crown

The winner’s bracket finals of the 2019 Texas Teenage Baseball Association (TTAB) 12U Open Base District 10 pitted a couple of...

by - July 31, 2019

All the stars are closer

In honor of May the Fourth, this is a pair of editorials where the editor and publisher reflect on one of...

by - May 4, 2019

Tales from the Bell County Cantina

The following local venues will be holding May the Fourth-themed events this Saturday.   • The Beltonian Theatre, located on 219...

by - May 3, 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

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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