Daily Archives : October 10, 2013

Lady Tigers earn victories versus Killeen, Heights

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Belton Lady Tigers came out like gangbusters in the first set, but struggled to find their game for a time against the Killeen Lady Roos. They found it in time to avoid further play….

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UMHB defense stellar in 40-18 win over Sul Ross

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The rain in Belton Saturday night did nothing to dampen the spirit of the Cru faithful, but did hamper the progress on UMHB hosting Sul Ross State. In a game that featured a combined nine…

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Always bet on red

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Belton Tigers and Harker Heights Knights met up at Tiger Field Friday night for the first game of 2013 District 8-5A. In the first half, it certainly looked like the Knights would pull off…

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UMHB, Baylor rededicate Independence columns

Special to the Journal University of Mary Hardin-Baylor President Randy O’Rear and Baylor University President Ken Starr were among the students, alumni and friends of both universities who took part in a rededication service at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday at…

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Community unites, takes a stand against crime

By Grayson Edds Managing Editor Hands were shaken, neighbors were greeted, information was passed around, and fun was had by all on Tuesday night during another successful National Night Out event in Belton. Police officers, fire fighters, city officials, and…

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ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: ACL Music Fest expanded to allow more bands, more fans

By Matthew Girard Associate Editor Zilker Park was full of people dancing, enjoying the sun, hanging out with friends, moving from stage to stage and even people posing in a giant picture frame this weekend as the 12th Annual Austin…

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10,000 in attendance for Welcome Home event

By Christine Foster Journal Reporter Saturday was a special day for approximately 10,000 veterans, active military, military families and armed forces supporters as they celebrated Veterans Welcome Home.  With 400-500 volunteers from six counties and a 100 percent donation of…

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Positive outlook earns Sohns Excellence in Life nomination

Staff Report Smile at the World Orthodontics  and ESPN Radio Central Texas are working to highlight a 10-12 grade student each week. This recognition includes highlighting academics, extracurricular, and community-school involvement. The student will also be highlighted over the BHS…

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Harper speaks at Lions Club about family history

By David Tuma Publisher Barry Harper, who has been a fixture in the Belton community for decades, is a member of The Sons of the Republic of Texas, an organization for residents who settled in Texas before it became a…

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