Daily Archives : August 20, 2015

County issues burn ban

By Devin Corbitt, The Belton Journal The Bell County Commissioners voted unanimously on Monday to issue a burn ban that began Tuesday morning. According to Bell County Fire Marshall Steven Casey, conditions in many parts of the county are dry…

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City begins online permit application

By David Tuma, The Belton Journal The City of Belton announced the launch of the MyPermitNow, an online inspection software, this week. The software will provide contractors and residents with a new, more efficient way to submit and review permit…

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Council reviews department budgets, city tax rates

By Devin Corbitt, The Belton Journal The Belton City Council held a special meeting on Tuesday to discuss the 2016 budget and tax rate. The meeting began with presentations from each department head to discuss their 2015 accomplishments and 2016…

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Berneta Peeples celebrates 98th year

By Devin Corbitt, The Belton Journal The only thing Belton historian Berneta Peeples loves more than the color blue is her family—which just so happens to consist of the entire city of Belton. Not literally, of course, but it’s very…

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