Daily Archives : March 25, 2015

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Pirtle Elementary teachers complete weight loss challenge

By Nikki Velarde, The Belton Journal This week marked the end of the 8 week Weight Loss Challenge at Pirtle Elementary in which 20 teachers and staff members participated and competed to see who could lose the most weight. Each…

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Wildflower Guild presents Junior Wildflower Belles

By Lindsay Starr Platt, The Belton Journal The scene was glitz, shimmer and crystals Saturday night at the Frank Mayborn Center in Temple, as the Central Texas Orchestral Society and Wildflower Guild presented 18 young ladies in their junior year…

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Belton wins district title with 2-0 win

By David Tuma, Publisher Belton capped another soccer district championship, their eighth in the past 10 seasons, at Wilson-Kerzee Tuesday night crushing Midway with shot after shot on goal. It was more than a 2-0 win. In the first half…

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Salado Kangaroo reunited with owner

By Patrick Lacombe, The Belton Journal Izzy the Kangaroo was reunited with her human family Friday night after escaping from her pen sometime Wednesday off Hwy 2484 in Salado. Owners Lonnie and Louise Whitaker searched the area in the Woods…

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Second annual Crawfish Boil draws 600 hungry locals

By Lindsay Starr Platt, The Belton Journal Two thousand pounds of crawfish and more than 600 people took over the dining room and patios of Dead Fish Grill Sunday as other patrons braved the rain and cold waiting in line…

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