Belton Explorer team takes 1st place

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent Belton City Council met Tuesday night at the Harris Community Center. The meeting was called to order with special recognition and a trophy presented to Belton Law Enforcement Post for winning first place in the...

Belton PD’s K-9 finds new home at Heights PD

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent Belton City Council met Tuesday night at the Harris Community Center. The meeting was called to order with special recognition and a trophy presented to Belton Law Enforcement Post for winning first place in the...

BPD receives showing of community support

Special to the Journal In the wake of the Dallas shootings, police departments around the nation are receiving showings of support from their communities, and Belton Police Department is no different. From cupcakes and homemade treats to handwritten cards, the...

Donations, sponsors needed for students

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent Project Apple Tree has began collect donations for providing school supplies for area children in the Belton School District in need. Families have to apply and qualify through the Helping Hands Ministry in Belton. Each...

MPR gains former Coast Guard boat to rescue services

By Davd Tuma Publisher Morgan’s Point Resort city council approved the receiving of a Coast Guard boat at their meeting Tuesday night. The United States Coast Guard is fazing out the 25’SAFE boats used in rescue operations. The boats were...

Charges not yet filed after stabbing death in Belton

Staff Report The stabbing death of 21-year-old black man in Belton on Saturday was related to a domestic disturbance. The stabbing occurred inside an apartment unit located in the 800 block of Shady Lane at around 5 p.m. on July...

MLK Bridge Now Open

By David Tuma Correspondent It took 36 years Belton got it done with the opening of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Bridge connecting Main Street with Loop 121. It was almost a lifetime effort for former City Engineer Mack Parker...

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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Belton Explorer team takes 1st place

by - July 27, 2016

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent Belton City Council met Tuesday night at the Harris Community Center. The meeting was called to order with special recognition and a trophy presented to Belton Law Enforcement Post for winning first place in the...

Lifestyles

Parks & Recs Months puts outdoor activities on the calendar

by - July 26, 2016

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent Get out and play this weekend and help Belton celebrate National Parks and Recreation Month as they host activities all over town. Put on some sunscreen and pack some water bottles and bug spray, as...

Sports

Cooke quietly takes Belton youth golf scene by storm

by - July 28, 2016

By Tony Adams Sports Editor Chandler Cooke isn’t caught up in the baseball playoffs this summer and is not quite ready to put the golf clubs away yet for the football pads of Belton Tigers Youth Football in the fall....

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by - July 26, 2016

REAL ESTATE Gorgeous 5 bedroom 3 full bathrooms on large quiet lot! Salado schools, over half an acre, fenced back yard. New carpet installed and interior painted June 2015. Move in ready. Nice curb appeal with great landscaping. Make this...

Belton Explorer team takes 1st place

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent Belton City Council met Tuesday night at the Harris Community Center. The meeting was called to...

by - July 27, 2016

Belton PD’s K-9 finds new home at Heights PD

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent Belton City Council met Tuesday night at the Harris Community Center. The meeting was called to...

by - July 27, 2016

BPD receives showing of community support

Special to the Journal In the wake of the Dallas shootings, police departments around the nation are receiving showings of support...

by - July 27, 2016

Donations, sponsors needed for students

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent Project Apple Tree has began collect donations for providing school supplies for area children in the...

by - July 27, 2016

Cooke quietly takes Belton youth golf scene by storm

By Tony Adams Sports Editor Chandler Cooke isn’t caught up in the baseball playoffs this summer and is not quite ready...

by - July 28, 2016

14U TTAB district playoff spotlight: Trovinger’s three doubles, Wallace’s four shutout innings move Yankees to championship 17-1

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The stakes were high Tuesday night at Jaycee Field in Belton, as the Belton Yankees and...

by - July 26, 2016

Belton survives 4 OT game, sweeps State 7-on-7 Pool F, fall in second round

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The 2015 Belton Tigers football team had the propensity to find ways to play from behind...

by - July 26, 2016

CTRG host Las Tejanas at Mayborn C.C.

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The 2016 Cen-Tex Rollergirls season hits the halfway point of their home schedule on Sunday afternoon...

by - July 23, 2016

Parks & Recs Months puts outdoor activities on the calendar

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent Get out and play this weekend and help Belton celebrate National Parks and Recreation Month as...

by - July 26, 2016

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...

by - July 22, 2016

First Baptist hosts 45th annual God & Country concert

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent First Baptist Belton church hosted its annual “God and Country” concert for the 45th year on...

by - July 18, 2016

Families of onlookers keep tradition alive by attending annual parade

By Katherine Gibbs Correspondent Tradition. That is what the Belton parade means for a lot of people. Most of the spectators...

by - July 18, 2016

Granny Died

Dear Sue Ellen, My Granny passed away, we took our five-year-old daughter, Mia, to the funeral and now she is having...

by - July 28, 2016

Ask, Seek, Knock

There is a great deal going on in our world that seems to be new. But in reality, we are dealing...

by - July 28, 2016

On RV Camping

I bought my first, and so far, only travel trailer back in 2007: a pop-up camper. I thought about the purchase...

by - July 28, 2016

Car Types and People Types

By Mark Magnan Do you ever see a type of car and automatically associate that with a type of person? I...

by - July 27, 2016

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REAL ESTATE Gorgeous 5 bedroom 3 full bathrooms on large quiet lot! Salado schools, over half an acre, fenced back yard....

by - July 26, 2016

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REAL ESTATE Gorgeous 5 bedroom 3 full bathrooms on large quiet lot! Salado schools, over half an acre, fenced back yard....

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Brookshire Bros. – Full Time Cake Decorator

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

Brookshire Bros. – Full Time Produce Manager

(E.O.E.) Immediate Opening for a FULL TIME PRODUCE MGR 1-2 yrs managing a Produce Department in a grocery environment is preferred....

by - June 30, 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

Senior Expo

Tuesday September 23rd | 8:30AM – 12:30PM | Bell County Expo Center

by - September 12, 2014

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