Save the Date, meet BPD: National Night Out

By Kierra Pixler Correspondent National Night Out is an annual event being held on October 4th this year. Residents gather together and have block parties to get to know one another and the first responders of Belton. “National night out...

Hwy. 317 upgrades to begin Aug. 15 south of 2305

By David Tuma Publisher The Texas Department of Transportation (Waco District) will begin a project to upgrade a portion of State Highway 317, in Bell County, Monday, August 15, 2016. The roughly 2-mile project, designed to increase safety and efficiency,...

Psychologist retires, celebrates 35 years with Bell County

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent The burn ban was agreed on by Bell County Commissioners to expire at 10:00 a.m. on Monday at the Commissioners Court of Bell County on Monday morning. Commissioners agreed that the current weather conditions and...

Local retailers support TIRZ; TIRZ supports community improvement projects

By David Tuma Publisher TIRZ is a fund that saves a small portion of business taxes and uses those funds for reinvestment in the community. There are certain areas of the downtown including HEB and Walmart that are included in...

96 recognized for ‘incredible academic ability

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent The Board of Trustees of Belton Independent School District (ISD) met for a regular meeting on Monday night. The board meeting opened with a board workshop and presentations from two architectural firms. Jarrod Sterzinger, O’Connel...

‘We are all Tigers’ theme motivates staff during convocation

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent Despite the rain hundreds of teachers, administrators and faculty members of Belton ISD‎ convened at the Bell County Expo Center. Belton ISD employees were greeted with coffee, doughnuts and fruit before heading to the 2016...

1 arrested in connection with string of Belton burglaries

Special to the Journal The Belton Police Department has made an arrest in connection with several recent car burglaries in the Leon Heights area. Cody Blaze White, 20, is charged with nine counts of burglary of a motor vehicle. At...

TBI helps high schoolers become cancer researchers

2 students awarded chance to perform biomedical research By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent This summer, two high school students from Belton had the opportunity to participate and conduct real-life biomedical research with Texas Bio Science Institute (TBI). After which, on...

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Save the Date, meet BPD: National Night Out

by - August 30, 2016

By Kierra Pixler Correspondent National Night Out is an annual event being held on October 4th this year. Residents gather together and have block parties to get to know one another and the first responders of Belton. “National night out...

Lifestyles

Residents brag on care, services at Park Place Manor

by - August 31, 2016

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent “It is not home, but they care about me, and that makes it my home now.” “The staff is pleasant, friendly and always looking out for me.” Those are words spoken by residents at Park...

Sports

Tiger Football Camp signals beginning of 2016 football season

by - August 19, 2016

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The second installment of the 2016 Belton Tiger Summer Football Camp was held this week at Tiger Field and the Tiger practice facility. Campers, from incoming grades seven through nine, were put through a series...

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by - August 15, 2016

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Save the Date, meet BPD: National Night Out

By Kierra Pixler Correspondent National Night Out is an annual event being held on October 4th this year. Residents gather together...

by - August 30, 2016

Hwy. 317 upgrades to begin Aug. 15 south of 2305

By David Tuma Publisher The Texas Department of Transportation (Waco District) will begin a project to upgrade a portion of State...

by - August 30, 2016

Psychologist retires, celebrates 35 years with Bell County

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent The burn ban was agreed on by Bell County Commissioners to expire at 10:00 a.m. on...

by - August 29, 2016

Local retailers support TIRZ; TIRZ supports community improvement projects

By David Tuma Publisher TIRZ is a fund that saves a small portion of business taxes and uses those funds for...

by - August 29, 2016

Tiger Football Camp signals beginning of 2016 football season

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The second installment of the 2016 Belton Tiger Summer Football Camp was held this week at...

by - August 19, 2016

10U Ducks challenge, but fall at state tourney in three games

Belton Youth Baseball Association’s 10U Belton Ducks squad traveled to Temple Wednesday evening for their opening game of the 2016 Texas...

by - August 17, 2016

Them Dandy Belton Yankees

Belton 8U Yankees fight through to third place The Belton Yankees 8U coach pitch team took the field last Friday morning...

by - August 17, 2016

BYBA teams represent Belton well at TTAB state tournaments

The Belton Youth Baseball Association closed out the 2016 spring season at the Texas Teenage Baseball Association (TTAB) state tournaments, held...

by - August 16, 2016

Residents brag on care, services at Park Place Manor

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent “It is not home, but they care about me, and that makes it my home now.”...

by - August 31, 2016

Chisholm Trail re-enactment to travel more than 700 miles from Texas to Kansas

By Kierra Pixler Correspondent A reenactment of the arrival of the first herd of cattle to the Great Western Stock Yards...

by - August 23, 2016

Save the date: Senior Expo 2016 is near

Special to the Journal The 7th annual Senior Expo will be held on Tuesday, September 27, from 8:30 to 12:00 at...

by - August 21, 2016

Salado youths make pilgrimage to Krakow

Special to the Journal On Monday, July 18, St. Stephen Catholic Church in Salado sent twelve pilgrims to World Youth Day...

by - August 18, 2016

He’s off to college

Dear Sue Ellen, We are getting our son ready to leave for college and I am a wreck. I want to...

by - August 30, 2016

On Meteors

Early last Friday morning, I, as likely did some of you, rose and headed out to gaze at the sky. It...

by - August 29, 2016

Weekly Ramblings

By Mark Magnan What a great time to live. It used to be that you had to be part mechanic to...

by - August 29, 2016

People are people

By Ryan Kiblinger We have been traveling a bit this summer. This got me to thinking about all the traveling I...

by - August 29, 2016

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by - July 26, 2016

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McGregor, TX *Full Time Cake Decorator* Prefer someone with 1+yrs exp decorating cakes/pastries Pre-Employment Drug Screen/Background Screen Required Apply at the...

by - July 6, 2016

Save the date: Senior Expo 2016 is near

Special to the Journal The 7th annual Senior Expo will be held on Tuesday, September 27, from 8:30 to 12:00 at...

by - August 21, 2016

Senior Expo features Roaring Twenties theme

By Patrick Lacombe The Belton Journal The annual Senior Expo was held Tuesday, and it was standing room only as people...

by - October 16, 2014

Heart & Vascular

On Tuesday, September 23, the Bell County Expo Center will be hosting the annual Senior Expo from 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. This...

by - September 12, 2014

Senior Expo Volunteers

Tuesday, September 23, the Bell County Expo Center will be hosting the annual Senior Expo from 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. This event,...

by - September 12, 2014

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