Daily Archives : August 11, 2014

Belton’s Blayton Evans looks in a pass perfectly during the first morning of Belton Tiger Football Camp at Tiger Field Monday morning. The camp is a week-long event.

Tigers Football Camp marks beginning of 2014 season

Published Aug. 7, 2014 By Tony Adams The incoming seventh through ninth grade Belton Tigers’ football players took to Tiger Field on Monday and Tuesday in a week-long training camp. The camp is the unofficial indoctrination for seventh and eighth…

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(Left to right) First grade teachers, or the Fantastic First, Heather Williamson, Michelle Delongchamps, Thais Cordero, Brittney Bradshaw and Katy Miller can’t wait to meet their students in the newly completed Chisholm Trail Elementary School.

Teachers begin moving into BISD’s newest elementary school

Published Aug. 7, 2014 By Devin Corbitt Teachers at the brand-new Chisholm Trail Elementary School began moving in and organizing their classrooms on Monday. The before empty hallways were filled with boxes and packing materials as teachers quickly got to…

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Belton’s Jackie Wainwright taps the ball over the net while Brey York (left) and McKinzee Robinson look on in support during the Belton Lady Tigers’ tryout camp this week. York and Robinson are returning players for Stacy Meyers’ team and Wainwright made the 2014 varsity squad.

Roarin’ n Spikin’: Meyers’ Lady Tigers set to roll for 2014 campaign

Published Aug. 7, 2014 By Tony Adams The quest to put on Belton Lady Tiger varsity red-and-white got underway at Tiger Gym this week. Former Belton junior varsity players and incoming freshman converged upon Belton High School early Monday morning…

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AWARE Central Texas hosts Christmas in July

Published Aug. 7, 2014 By Sydney Walter Curiosity, solidarity, and community abounded as AWARE Central Texas hosted a Christmas in July BBQ and training session, raising both funds and awareness for their upcoming programs. “The purpose of this event is…

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Hospice Thrift Store manager Susan Robinson holds a bracelet made in honor of SSG Larry Keir.

POW bracelet found in thrift store

Published Aug. 7, 2014 By David Tuma In the aftermath of the Vietnam War, bracelets were made with the names of soldiers labeled Missing in Action or Prisoners of War. The bracelets were then sold to raise funds for DNA…

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24-hour child care comes to Belton

Published Aug. 7, 2014 By Sydney Walter Belton families now have a new around the clock opportunity for childcare and learning initiatives as the Little Helpers Learning Academy opened its doors last week. After a successful ribbon cutting and open…

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Beltonians take plunge into inner-city

Published Aug. 7, 2014 By Ashley Corn The Belton Journal A group of people from Belton Church of Christ recently participated in the Dallas Urban Plunge. During the weekend, the group visited several ministries where they fed the homeless, clothed…

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Strike Zone Bad Boys’ Ty Jackson (batting) is making on-field transitions during weekends with the Bad Boys. With the Belton Youth Baseball’s Belton Aces, he played third base. In select ball, he is also pitching and catching.

Strike Zone Bad Boys: Making on-field transitions

Published Aug. 7, 2014 By Tony Adams The Belton Strike Zone Bad Boys 8U played in the Waxahachie “Good Time For a Cool Down” Tournament last weekend. It was an 8U “Kid-Pitch” tournament; one in which several members of the…

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