Daily Archives : July 31, 2014

Caleb Marek,10, of Belton is working to raise funds that will offset the costs of family friend Sarah Tindell’s fight with cancer by selling handmade bracelets.

Loving heart, handmade bracelets help local cancer patient

Published July 24, 2014 By Sydney Walter, Journal reporter Bracelets are not just about fashion this summer, as 10-year-old Caleb Marek proved by launching a fundraiser for family friend Sarah Tindell in her battle with cancer. Marek began selling his…

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Robert Jones (left) and City Manager Sam Listi display checks from the Lions Club International Foundation and the CIty of Belton that will help pay for a special needs playground in Heritage Park.

Lions Club, City partner to build special needs playground

Published July 24, 2014 By David Tuma, Journal reporter Great ideas start with small things that grow into something big. The Belton Lions Club just received confirmation for a $75,000 grant from the Lions Club International Foundation for special needs…

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Diana Lockley (left) and Joan Daniels were among the attendees at this year’s biannual West Belton-Harris High Homecoming Reunion this weekend.

Fond Memories: Harris High School celebrates 2014 reunion with laughter, fellowship

Published July 24, 2014 By Devin Corbitt, News Editor The 2014 West Belton-Harris High School Homecoming Reunion saw a smaller crowd than normal, but that didn’t keep the laughter and good vibes from flowing throughout the Harris Community Center this…

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School board receives updates

Published July 24, 2014 By Devin Corbitt, News Editor Monday’s Belton Independent School Board meeting’s recognitions deviated from the normal student accomplishments and instead highlighted exceptional staff and schools within the district. First up on the recognitions agenda was Denise…

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The Morgan’s Point Resort Volunteer Fire Department responds to a fire last Thursday.

Family pet saves local teenager

Published July 24, 2014 By David Tuma, Journal reporter It didn’t take long for the new Morgan’s Point Resort fire truck to be tested. Last Thursday the truck was used to put out a fire at a residence. A teenager…

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