Daily Archives : October 29, 2015

MPR plans for future growth in parks master plan meeting

By David Tuma, The Belton Journal Citizens of Morgan’s Point Resort made a very strong showing at the recent public input meeting on developing a Parks Master Plan.  HALFF and Associates developed multiple options for those who voted. HALFF develops…

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Hayseed Festival benefits Ronald McDonald House

By Lindsay Starr Platt, The Belton Journal “It was a blast!” “It was amazing.” “The festival was awesome.” Those were the words said over and over again by attendees at the Hayseed Festival this past Saturday at the Bend O…

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What’s what in City of Belton

By David Tuma, The Belton Journal Automated water meters should begin to be installed later this week. These new meters have been tested the past week in various parts of the community. The system has been tested and the towers…

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Beautiful weather helps make the 2015 Heart o’ Texas Fair & Rodeo a success

By Charva Ingram, Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo The All American ProRodeo Finals presented by Pendleton Whisky completed its fourth night of the seven-day run in Waco, Texas. This competition is where the Nation’s best rodeo contestants rope and…

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Council reduces Loop 121 speed limit

By Devin Corbitt-Garcia, The Belton Journal In a special called meeting of the Belton City Council on Tuesday, council members approved two items: the first was a change order to the MLK Bridge and Expansion Project, which connects Martin Luther…

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Red Carpet Event draws 200+, raises $110,000 for BISD students, teachers

By Devin Corbitt-Garcia, The Belton Journal Walking the Red Carpet is always a thrilling experience, particularly when you know you’re walking it because you’ve made a difference in the life of students. This was exactly the case last Thursday, when…

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BISD board swears in new trustee

By Devin Corbitt-Garcia, The Belton Journal The first item of business of the Belton Independent School District (BISD) Board of Trustee meeting on Monday was to swear in their newest member, Leo Camden, Jr. Camden will fill the seat left…

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BHS Robotics advances to regional competition

By Devin Corbitt-Garcia, The Belton Journal Welcome to the Belton Independent School District, where every kid is a winner and any goal is achievable. No one knows that better than the Belton High School (BHS) Robotics Team. Last Saturday, this…

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