Daily Archives : January 2, 2015

BFD brightens Christmas through Santa Pals

By Patrick Lacombe, The Belton Journal Every Christmas, parents around the world are busy wrapping gifts for their children, preparing meals and teaching their children about the birth of Jesus Christ. Belton is no different. However, some parents are not…

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BCYC accepts grant, renovates gym floor

By Nikki Velarde, The Belton Journal Since 1982, the Belton Christian Youth Center (BCYC) has been giving area youth direction through numerous programs and recreational activities throughout the year. In 1999 the BCYC moved into their current location. They serve…

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The Department Belton deserves

By Devin Corbitt, The Belton Journal The Belton Police Department will celebrate another good year next week as 2014 draws to a close. The past 12 months have been quite eventful for the department, as they strove to both keep…

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BPRD hosts annual Trout Drop

By Nikki Velarde, The Belton Journal Friday at Nolan Creek marked the annual Fishin’ and Fun Friday Trout Drop, where the Texas Parks and Wildlife released nearly 1,000 rainbow trout into the waters. Families gathered around the newly constructed banks…

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Potvin’s 3 forces OT, Tigers fall to Roos 65-63

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Belton Tigers boys’ basketball team has been on the biggest roll of late in recent memory. The Tigers came in fourth place in San Angelo and won the Greenville Holiday tournament, riding the momentum…

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Lady Tigers cold streak results in 56-45 loss

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Belton Lady Tigers looked to shake off a rough fourth quarter suffered in the Copperas Cove game last Tuesday night with road trip game at Killeen High School for the last game before Christmas…

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Best Sports Moments of 2014

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor Sports Editor’s note: This is the first part of a three-part series highlighting Belton sports and teams from 2014. The Best of Teams Part I will run in January 1, 2015’s sports page and The…

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Cameron Yoe 3-Peats, Temple falls late to Aledo

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor Cameron Yoe and the Temple Wildcats represented Central Texas Football well, as the two teams took to the field at AT&T Stadium in Arlington at the Texas UIL State Football Championships. Yoe’s quest for a…

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Tiger Football celebrates 2014 with banquet

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The mood was a joyous and pleasant one, as the Belton Tigers’ football team got together for the 2014 Belton Football banquet, held at the Belton Multipurpose Athletic complex last Wednesday. Following the meal, Belton…

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