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...

Speaker announced for J.A.I.L Ministry banquet

Special to The Belton Journal The annual J.A.I.L. Ministry banquet is scheduled for Thursday, October 13, 2016, at 6:15PM at the Bell County Expo Center in Belton. The keynote speaker is bestselling author and international speaker Carol Kent. Carol has...

Girl Scouts of CTX petition for 31-acre annexation

By David Tuma Publisher The Girl Scout of Central Texas submitted a petition for the annexation of 31.46 acres of land in the G.C. Fraley Survey to the Morgan’s Point City Council Tuesday. The MPR council approved the request and...

Home construction up 102%

By David Tuma Publisher Through October of 2015 the City of Belton is slightly down in sales tax revenues by .07 percent. This figure is through May of this year. Slow sales in April and October of last year brought...

Suspect arrested in Belton burglary

Special to The Belton Journal The Belton Police Department has arrested an 18-year-old Belton man and charged him with burglary of a building. At about 5:48 a.m. on Aug. 7, Belton police responded to a call about a burglary in...

Medicaid will pay for mosquito repellent to fight Zika

Special to The Belton Journal Texas Medicaid will cover the cost of mosquito repellent for women who are between the ages of 10 and 45 or pregnant, HHS Executive Commissioner Charles Smith announced. The decision is in response to the...

Annual goals, priorities voiced for fire, police, various city entities

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent Belton City Council listened to public comments after the regular meeting was called to order on Tuesday night. During public comments, Mike Pedersen of Belton presented to city council a petition with 150 signatures asking...

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1 arrested in connection with string of Belton burglaries

by - August 28, 2016

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...

Lifestyles

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

by - August 23, 2016

By Kierra Pixler Correspondent A reenactment of the arrival of the first herd of cattle to the Great Western Stock Yards in 1867 in Abilene, Kansas is set to start in April of 2017. The trail guides are starting in...

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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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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...

by - August 28, 2016

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...

by - August 28, 2016

Speaker announced for J.A.I.L Ministry banquet

Special to The Belton Journal The annual J.A.I.L. Ministry banquet is scheduled for Thursday, October 13, 2016, at 6:15PM at the...

by - August 22, 2016

Girl Scouts of CTX petition for 31-acre annexation

By David Tuma Publisher The Girl Scout of Central Texas submitted a petition for the annexation of 31.46 acres of land...

by - August 21, 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

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

Portraits from the Regional Convention of Jehovah’s Witnesses: Ramona Manrique & Jose Rodriguez

Special to the Journal That is the promise Proverbs 16:31 offers loyal men and women. Our Creator also uses the word...

by - August 16, 2016

Time Together

By Ryan Kiplinger It has been said the best way to spell love is T-I-M-E. In those moments of life when...

by - August 25, 2016

Creepy Neighbor

Dear Sue Ellen, We just moved to a new neighborhood where we don’t know any of the people around us yet....

by - August 24, 2016

On the Olympics

This week, like most folks, I’ve been watching the Olympics on TV and cheering on the best athletes in the world,...

by - August 23, 2016

Dentist Revisited

by Mark Magnan I went to the dentist again. I know that is not real exciting news, however this is not...

by - August 22, 2016

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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...

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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...

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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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