Daily Archives : September 28, 2016

12 year old hosts local film festival

By Danielle Wellborn-Taylor Correspondent On Saturday, September 17th, Belton’s own Grand Avenue Theater was home to the first annual Rainbow Rose Film Festival. It showcased local filmmakers of all ages. It was organized and hosted by 12-year-old Emma Rose Gill,…

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Autopsy confirms Belton deaths as murder-suicide

Special to the Journal On Tuesday afternoon September 20, 2016 Justice of the Peace David Barfield advised that he had received the preliminary autopsy reports from Southwestern Institute of Forensic Science, Dallas. Southwestern ruled that Brain Lee Hand died of…

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Connie Elaine (Steger) Minnick

Connie Elaine (Steger) Minnick, 60, of Rosebud and formerly of Morgans Point passed away on Friday, September 16 in Rosebud. A funeral service for Mrs. Minnick was held on Wednesday, September 21 at 11 a.m. at the Dossman Funeral Home…

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Eye-opening numbers prompt workshop to protect children

“In 2015, 745 missing children’s cases were reported from Bell County.” By Danielle Wellborn-Taylor Correspondent “In 2015, the specific number of missing children’s cases nationwide was 460,699, of those numbers 46,046 were reported from Texas, and 745 were reported from…

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