Daily Archives : May 19, 2015

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BYSA Centex Champs a dandy of a league

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Belton Youth Softball Association’s Centex Champs Division is not your typical softball division. It’s a champion division! The Centex Champs Division has been a part of BYSA since 2001. Since that time, so many…

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Belton heads into playoffs on 16-game win streak

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor Great pitching and solid defense are two key ingredients to a championship. Non-district games are great for seeing how a team can play away from a district setting. Belton took on Stony Point in Round…

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CAC staff treated to day at Texas State Capitol

Staff Report The Cultural Activities Center staff was invited to the state capital on Monday to share their upcoming community engaging fundraiser, 6x6x2015.  The CAC’s first annual 6×6 exhibit, taking place on June 6, will display hundreds of original artworks…

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Miller Heights students celebrate patriotism

By Lindsay Starr Platt, The Belton Journal Last Friday, the staff and students of Miller Heights Elementary School hosted the annual Proud to be an American Day as they have for 48 years. The Belton High School Marine Corps JROTC…

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‘Last Year’s Winners’ sweep basketball tourney… again

By Lindsay Starr Platt, The Belton Journal On Saturday morning, three-player basketball teams got together and played will into the afternoon for a tournament that was great for community fellowship and for a chance to win a cash prize. The…

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Pleasant Ramblings: Obligatory Food Column

Mark Magnan Recently I had the chance to try something different, and perhaps new in Belton. Now if you told me that there were 157 Mexican restaurants in Belton, I would probably just accept that as fact. However if you…

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Out & About: The Good Old Daze

Patrick Lacombe Remember when life was much simpler and stress levels were as low as gas prices?  We sometimes refer to those times now as “The good old days.” We never locked our houses during the day and if you…

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The Evan Sarah Chronicle: In Defense of Vaping

Joshua Rivera I’m trying to switch to vaping after a decade of cigarette addiction. While I’m happy that thousands of years of technological progress has led us to engineering a smoking substitute, it’s the relationship with cigarettes that needs to…

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