Vietnam War POW speaks at local church

By Julia Jones, Correspondent Following his wife’s rendition of “His Eye Is on the Sparrow,” Jerry Curtis walked to the podium in tears to tell the audience at his church about his time as a prisoner of war. Retired Air...

Public Safety tops 2017 General Fund

By Haley Watson, Correspondent At the City Council meeting on June 13, Brandon Bozon, Director of Finance, updated the Council and citizens present on the Budget process and preparation of the 2018 Fiscal Year Budget. To begin the presentation, Bozon...

2017 Fiscal Year Strategic Plan reviewed, 2018 Fiscal Year Budget Plan presented to City Council

By Haley Watson, Correspondent On Tuesday council members and Belton citizens gathered for the regular City Council Meeting at Harris Community Center at 5:30 PM. This week’s meeting agenda covered appointments to boards and commissions, the nomination of the City’s...

Electrical panel purchase approved for Expo, Heartland Quarries rip rap rejected

By Lindsay Starr Platt, Correspondent Bell County Commissioners met for their regular meeting on Monday, June 12, and approved all items on the agenda. Bell County Commissioners authorized the County Auditor to advertise for bids for PennzSuppress D or equivalent....

Parks and Rec serves up a splashing good time!

By Heather Regula, Correspondent People of all ages had a tubular time at the Belton Parks and Recreation Department free Tubing and Movie in the Park event at Nolan Creek and Creekside Park, on Saturday, June 10. “Summer is here,...

Tiger Journalism Camp comes to Belton

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor Erica Garrett, an AP English teacher at Belton High School recently held a Tiger Journalism Camp for a group of students who were interested in learning more about writing and journalism. The kids were able...

AWARE Central Texas featured at Belton Chamber Coffee Connection

By Haley Watson Correspondent On Tuesday, May 30, Belton Area Chamber of Commerce hosted their monthly Chamber Coffee Connection in a new location. Chamber members, Kay Hirrill, Senior Community Marketing Director for Stoney Brook, and Lisa Elliott, LuLoRoe representative, hosted...

Local Realtor gives helpful tips for potential homebuyers

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor Belton is becoming one of the fastest growing housing markets in our area and choosing the right real estate agent can be an intimidating task. The number one responsibility of a Realtor is to educate...

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Vietnam War POW speaks at local church

by - June 26, 2017

By Julia Jones, Correspondent Following his wife’s rendition of “His Eye Is on the Sparrow,” Jerry Curtis walked to the podium in tears to tell the audience at his church about his time as a prisoner of war. Retired Air...

Lifestyles

Learning and fun link at Bricks 4 Kidz summer camp

by - June 27, 2017

By Julia Jones, Correspondent Excited gasps and giggles escaped the crowd of kids as they watched a model train roll on its tracks around a moving Lego amusement park of their creation. Bricks 4 Kidz ran its first week-long camp...

Sports

Edwards, Drake, Robinson named to TGCA 2017 All-State Team

by - June 14, 2017

The 2017 Belton Lady Tigers are continuing to reap the rewards of another solid season. Three members of the team were named to the Texas Girls Coaches Association 2017 All-State Team on Tuesday (June 6) . The productivity of the...

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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...

Vietnam War POW speaks at local church

By Julia Jones, Correspondent Following his wife’s rendition of “His Eye Is on the Sparrow,” Jerry Curtis walked to the podium...

by - June 26, 2017

Public Safety tops 2017 General Fund

By Haley Watson, Correspondent At the City Council meeting on June 13, Brandon Bozon, Director of Finance, updated the Council and...

by - June 24, 2017

2017 Fiscal Year Strategic Plan reviewed, 2018 Fiscal Year Budget Plan presented to City Council

By Haley Watson, Correspondent On Tuesday council members and Belton citizens gathered for the regular City Council Meeting at Harris Community...

by - June 24, 2017

Electrical panel purchase approved for Expo, Heartland Quarries rip rap rejected

By Lindsay Starr Platt, Correspondent Bell County Commissioners met for their regular meeting on Monday, June 12, and approved all items...

by - June 23, 2017

Edwards, Drake, Robinson named to TGCA 2017 All-State Team

The 2017 Belton Lady Tigers are continuing to reap the rewards of another solid season. Three members of the team were...

by - June 14, 2017

Friends gather for food, fundraising, fellowship and washer flinging: The Randolph/Coats Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser

The second annual Bell County Youth Fair Scholarship Fund in the names of Lowell Randoph and Kevin Coats took place at...

by - June 14, 2017

Finished Beesness: Furious seventh inning rally earns Academy UIL Class 3A State Softball Championship

Play Together To Stay Together. That’s the 2016 motto of the Little River Academy Lady Bees that they continued into 2017....

by - June 2, 2017

Learning and fun link at Bricks 4 Kidz summer camp

By Julia Jones, Correspondent Excited gasps and giggles escaped the crowd of kids as they watched a model train roll on...

by - June 27, 2017

Bell County Expo hosts City-Wide Garage Sale

By Taylor Powell, Correspondent On June 10 and 11, the Bell County Expo Center held the City-Wide Garage Sale. The City-Wide...

by - June 25, 2017

Bell County Museum hosts first Educator Day

By Taylor Powell, Correspondent For the first time this year, the Bell County Museum held Educator Day. This event was held...

by - June 22, 2017

CHIPS coordinator Wyatt speaks at Rotary Club

By Haley Watson, Correspondent Every Tuesday, the Belton Rotary Club gathers for their lunch meeting at 12 p.m. at The Gin...

by - June 21, 2017

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

Thousands share a meal at H-E-B Feast of Sharing in Temple

By Danielle McCarthy Everett Correspondent About 500 volunteers from the Belton-Temple area teamed up to serve thousands of pounds of ham,...

by - December 15, 2016

Angel Tree fosters parent-child relationships

By David Tuma Publisher Angel Tree is a special project for children who have parents who are either in the Bell...

by - December 8, 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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