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Room to grow: Texas Rodeo Cowboy HOF gets more exposure

Published May 22, 2014 By Devin Corbitt, News Editor Rodeo is not dead in Belton, Texas. Although the Texas Rodeo Cowboy Hall of Fame left its home in Belton in 2010, the rodeo spirit still pervades the community and the…

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Honoring Service: Former Sparta Elementary employees memorialized

Published May 22, 2014 By Devin Corbitt, News Editor Sparta Elementary School’s property became more beautiful on Monday with the addition of a birdbath. The natural stone bath was dedicated to the memory of two former Sparta employees, Dorothy Potts…

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BISD Board welcomes new district employees

Published May 22, 2014 By Devin Corbitt, News Editor Monday’s Belton Independent School Board of Trustees meeting was filled with warm welcomes as the board accepted multiple employees to the district along with the reinstatement of board members Jason Carothers…

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Food drive to benefit Helping Hands Ministry

Published on May 22, 2014 By Annie Wilson, Journal reporter Hosting its fourth annual food drive, The Belton Journal is giving away four family pack season passes to Schlitterbahn Waterpark Resort in New Braunfuls. For each non-perishable item donated participants…

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MPR hosts annual Lake Jamboree BBQ Cook-off

By Patrick Lacombe Journal reporter The city of Morgan’s Point Resort held its annual Lake Jamboree and BBQ Cook-off at Ansay Park last Friday and Saturday. The proceeds of the event benefit the Morgan’s Point Resort Emergency Services and First…

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UMHB donates vacant home to Better Belton Foundation for low-income family

Published May 22, 2014 By Devin Corbitt, News Editor The Better Belton Foundation received their second home this year, thanks to a donation from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. The house, which is currently located at 1105 N. Pearl St….

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