Daily Archives : August 3, 2016

BYBA wins five district titles, TTAB States start on Monday

By Tony Adams Sports Editor Belton Youth Baseball Association competed in five district tournaments last week. Within the framework of the 6U T-ball (Wildcats, Riverdawgs, Sea Dogs), 8U Coach Pitch (Tigers, Yankees, Red Wings), 10U Tight Base (Ducks and A’s),…

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17th annual Texas Furniture Makers’ Show calling for entries

Special to the Journal Skilled woodworkers from across Texas are invited to apply to exhibit their best work at the Seventeenth Annual Texas Furniture Makers’ Show presented by Woodcraft® and staged at Kerr Arts & Cultural Center, 228 Earl Garrett…

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Tigers defeat Yankees to win 8U District 4 tournament

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Texas Teenage Baseball Association’s 8U Coach Pitch District 4 Championship game was played at Heritage Park last Thursday night to packed stands, despite the 100-degree heat. The Belton Tigers and Belton Yankees, both heading…

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Last pharmacy in Belton sells to corporation

By David Tuma Publisher The Medicine Shoppe is no more in Belton. Harriet and Toby Young sold the business to CVS Pharmacy. In today’s world small business are not as easy to run. Toby will begin working for CVS Pharmacy…

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Lane fans 13 as Cubs down Rattlers in Troy 12-4 for 12U District 9 title, looking for state title in Buffalo

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The stands at the Troy Baseball Complex was loaded with maroon, blue and red jerseys supporting the Belton Cubs and the Belton Rattlers at 2016 Texas Teenage Baseball Association’s District 9 Championship Game last Thursday….

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Crusaders picked preseason ASC title favorites for 14th straight year

Special to the Journal For the fourteenth consecutive year, the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor football team has been picked to win the American Southwest Conference Championship in the league’s 2016 Preseason Coaches and Media Poll. The Cru picked up 13…

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Ducks win 10U District 9 title, state playoffs in Temple on Monday

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Belton 10U Ducks swept through the field at last week’s 2016 Texas Teenage Baseball Association District 9 Tournament in Cameron to earn a spot in Monday’s 2016 TTAB Boys 10U Tight Base State Tournament…

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Belton CRU 12U Baseball overcomes tough pool, injuries for Omaha title

By Justin and Angi Johnson Special to the Journal The Belton CRU 12U baseball team participated in the Omaha Champions Village national tournament in Nebraska June 27-July 1. The tournament was open to AAA and majors class teams from across…

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Gilbreath promoted to Assistant Fire Chief

Special to the Journal A 13-year veteran of the Belton Fire Department has been promoted to the rank of Assistant Fire Chief. Wesley Gilbreath was administered the Firefighter Oath from Chief Bruce Pritchard on Monday, July 18. Gilbreath had served…

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Movie in the Park gets families engaged

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent Couples on date nights and families trapesed onto the grounds of Harris on Saturday night for an outdoor movie and recreation. Belton Parks and Recreation and Grand Avenue Theater hosted the event. The movie “Inside…

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