Daily Archives : August 25, 2015

Filming the Fergusons

By Nikki Velarde, The Belton Journal A group of about 15 students from the Honors Program at Northeastern Community College are in Salado this week creating a film on the lives of Miriam and James Ferguson. Their filming sites include…

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Altrusans dye for a cause

By Lindsay Starr Platt, The Belton Journal Saturday morning, more than a dozen ladies showed up at the Baugh Center for Visual Arts on the campus of the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor to participate in a workshop to learn how…

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Council, BFD promotes Kristopher Morgan to Asst. Fire Chief

By Devin Corbitt, The Belton Journal The Belton City Council meeting began on Monday with an extra-large crowd and smiles all around. The first item on the agenda introduced Captain Kristopher Morgan of the Belton Fire Department. After an introduction…

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Belton ISD receives highest accountability rating

By Kyle DeBeer, Belton Independent School District The Texas Education Agency released the 2015 accountability ratings last week. Belton ISD and all of its campuses received the agency’s highest rating, “met standard.” This is the third year for the accountability…

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Eagle Scout project benefits Children’s Advocacy Center of Central Texas

By Courtney Marco, Harker Heights Evening Star According to the Children’s Advocacy Center of Texas, 185 children are victims of abuse every day. During the course of one year, Texas confirmed more than 65,000 cases of child abuse. One in…

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Belton Chamber names new President/CEO

By David Tuma, The Belton Journal The Belton Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors hired Mark Arrazola as the new President/CEO of the Belton Area Chamber of Commerce. “The Board received an overwhelming response to the job opening and…

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