Aware Central Texas announces new Executive Director

Special to The Journal The Board and Directors and staff of Aware Central Texas are proud to announce their new Executive Director, Misty D. Biddick. “She brings quite a resume of experience in domestic violence and law enforcement. We are...

Belton ISD board calls bond election for May 6

Special to The Journal At a special meeting, the Belton ISD Board of Trustees called a bond election for May 6. Voters will consider issuing bonds to fund four projects, which include a new elementary school and a new high...

Belton New Tech AP environmental class trip to local limestone mine

By Mark Magnan, Correspondent On Wednesday, Feb. 1, Gina Taber and 22 of her students visited a local limestone mine near Nolanville. The class is AP Environmental Science at Belton New Tech High School at Waskow. The class studies natural...

Bell County Medical Alliance teams up to ensures the safety of local kids

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor The Bell County Medical Alliance bicycle helmet giveaway at Belton Early Childhood Center is part of a statewide effort Hard Hats for Little Heads, launched by the Texas Medical Association in 1994. The program promotes...

GPS systems approved for sheriff’s department

By Lindsay Starr Platt, Correspondent County commissioners gathered for their regular meeting on Feb. 6 to discuss and consider items on the agenda. The minutes from the regular meeting on January 30 were discussed and approved. A Public Hearing was...

Daddies and daughters dance the night away

By Danielle Tyler-Welborn, Correspondent The dance floor was packed Saturday night at the 18th annual Father Daughter Dance, presented by Extreme Cheer and Tumble and hosted by Temple Parks and Recreation. The dance was held at the Frank W. Mayborn...

Giving a voice to the children

By Leah Edwards, Correspondent CASA of Bell and Coryell counties hosted a volunteer appreciation Chili Cook-off on Thursday, February 2 from 5-7 p.m. The contestants who entered included supervisors and board members of CASA. At the end of the evening,...

Belton continues to dominate as the place to live

By David Tuma Publisher As Belton continues to dominate the area as the place to live, interesting and elegant homes are being constructed. Mystic River subdivision is a top end subdivision running along the Leon River in the north park...

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Aware Central Texas announces new Executive Director

by - February 20, 2017

Special to The Journal The Board and Directors and staff of Aware Central Texas are proud to announce their new Executive Director, Misty D. Biddick. “She brings quite a resume of experience in domestic violence and law enforcement. We are...

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Exchange Club preps for 2017 community service projects

by - February 20, 2017

By Danielle McCarthy Everett, Correspondent Members of the Exchange Club of Temple-Belton are looking forward to continuing the club’s tradition of community service in the months ahead and are making plans for upcoming service projects. Club members are in the...

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Softball goes 4-2 at Bryan-College Station Tournament

by - February 18, 2017

The Belton Lady Tigers Softball team started its 2017 regular season at the Bryan-College Station Tournament, looking for a great start to their new season. It wasn’t the opening the team hoped for, but it was an exciting ending that...

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CLASSIFIEDS – Feb. 16, 2017

by - February 16, 2017

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...

Aware Central Texas announces new Executive Director

Special to The Journal The Board and Directors and staff of Aware Central Texas are proud to announce their new Executive...

by - February 20, 2017

Belton ISD board calls bond election for May 6

Special to The Journal At a special meeting, the Belton ISD Board of Trustees called a bond election for May 6....

by - February 17, 2017

Belton New Tech AP environmental class trip to local limestone mine

By Mark Magnan, Correspondent On Wednesday, Feb. 1, Gina Taber and 22 of her students visited a local limestone mine near...

by - February 17, 2017

Bell County Medical Alliance teams up to ensures the safety of local kids

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor The Bell County Medical Alliance bicycle helmet giveaway at Belton Early Childhood Center is part of...

by - February 16, 2017

Softball goes 4-2 at Bryan-College Station Tournament

The Belton Lady Tigers Softball team started its 2017 regular season at the Bryan-College Station Tournament, looking for a great start...

by - February 18, 2017

Belton Softball: A test at Friends of Round Rock Tourney

By Tony Adams Sports Editor It has been seven months since the Belton Lady Tigers ended the regular season as Class...

by - January 5, 2017

Belton Football’s end of season banquet celebrates 2016

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Belton Tigers gathered at the Belton Multipurpose Athletic Complex last Wednesday to honor the 2016...

by - December 23, 2016

No. 1 UMHB playing for NCAA Division III National Championship against Wisconsin-Oshkosh in Stagg Bowl XLIV

  By Tony Adams Sports Editor It has been 12 years since the No. 1-ranked University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Crusaders had...

by - December 15, 2016

Exchange Club preps for 2017 community service projects

By Danielle McCarthy Everett, Correspondent Members of the Exchange Club of Temple-Belton are looking forward to continuing the club’s tradition of...

by - February 20, 2017

United Way of Central Texas’ provides tax help through VITA program

Special to the Journal United Way of Central Texas and its community partners—Helping Hands Ministry of Belton, the McLane School of...

by - February 15, 2017

Swing into spring with 4-H

By Jackie McLaughlin, Contributor 4-H Clubs in Bell County have come a long way. A book found at a local estate...

by - February 15, 2017

Ronald McDonald House Charities: A home away from home

By Rebecca Pesqueda, Correspondent With over 300 in operation across the globe, the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Temple is just...

by - February 14, 2017

Goodyear celebrates Belton grand opening

By Kierra Pixler Managing Editor Goodyear recently held their grand opening of their store on Main Street and it was quite...

by - December 15, 2016

Aware holds Annual Christmas on the Farm

  By Danielle McCarthy Everett Correspondent Local nonprofit Aware Central Texas celebrated the 10th anniversary of its annual Christmas on the...

by - December 15, 2016

Thousands share a meal at H-E-B Feast of Sharing in Temple

By Danielle McCarthy Everett Correspondent About 500 volunteers from the Belton-Temple area teamed up to serve thousands of pounds of ham,...

by - December 15, 2016

Angel Tree fosters parent-child relationships

By David Tuma Publisher Angel Tree is a special project for children who have parents who are either in the Bell...

by - December 8, 2016

CLASSIFIEDS – Feb. 16, 2017

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

by - February 16, 2017

Upcoming live and online auctions!

UPCOMING LIVE AND ONLINE AUCTIONS- Mega Tool Auction- November 12th – 9AM, 402 S Austin, St, Holland, TX 76534- Estate Auction...

by - November 9, 2016

APS assists elderly by putting resources in hand

By Kiera Pixler Correspondent Adult Protective Services (APS) investigates abuse, neglect, and exploitation of the elderly (65 and older) and persons...

by - September 20, 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

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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