Daily Archives : July 22, 2016

Parent’s Corner: Little Guy

Dear Sue Ellen, My son is shorter than all the other children in his age group. He will be in kindergarten this fall and I worry that other children will pick on him because he is so short. Do you…

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Same Ducks, different year: 2015 8U BYBA state semi-finalist Ducks creating quite a quack in CTYSA, Rogers TTAS District Tourney in 2016

By Tony Adams Sports Editor It was a tough move for the Belton Youth Softball Association to move out from under the umbrella of the Texas Teenage Baseball-Softball Association to Independent Fastpitch Association-Virtual Tournament Director (IFA-VTD). It was a move…

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Dave Campbell’s Texas Football 2016 Fall preview projects Belton as runner-up in District 8-6A, UMHB tops in ASC

By Tony Adams Sports Editor Anything and everything has its “national” day nowadays. If a pecan praline has its own national holiday, why can’t Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Fall Preview Guide have its own holiday? Texas’ annual lexicon of logic,…

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West Belton-Harris Ex-Students’ reunion to commence

The West Belton-Harris High Ex-Students Association is busy preparing for its 17th bi-annual reunion to be held at the Harris Community Center, July 22-24. The reunion will begin Friday, July 22, with a banquet at 6 p.m. The banquet will…

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BISD teacher named Regional Teacher of the Year

Special to The Belton Journal ESC Region 12 has named LaGay Pittenger, a fifth-grade teacher in Belton ISD,as the Region 12 Elementary Teacher of the Year, and Michael Chirhart, a high school science teacher in Hillsboro ISD, as the Region…

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Lions club swears in new officers

By Katherine Gibbs Correspondent On June 30, the Belton Lions club met at the Gin for their weekly meeting and held their annual officer installation banquet. All of the previous officers were replaced with new members for the new year…

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