Belton Chamber gears up for spring programs

By David Tuma, Publisher The Belton Area of Chamber of Commerce partnered with businesses in the Fort Hood area to promote National Lemonade Day. The program teaches school children how to run a business by opening up a lemonade stand....

McLane Children’s Medical Center receives safe place designation

Baylor Scott & White Health McLane Children’s Medical Center has been designated a Safe Place for young people seeking shelter. When children and adolescents face circumstances like abuse, neglect or homelessness, they often have nowhere to turn. Safe Places provide...

Home permits up 223 percent in Belton

By David Tuma, Publisher The City of Belton is slightly up in terms of sales tax receipts for the physical year in 2017 that began in October. In February, the City of Belton received $496,378, compared to $508,672 last year....

City applies for home replacement grant

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor The City of Belton recently applied to Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs Home grant program. The grant will allocate funding for four homes through the program if awarded. Applications will be regionally ranked...

Belton native Potts brothers 90th birthday party was one for the ages

By Heather Regula, Correspondent Local twins, Roy Cochran Potts and Arthur Neale Potts, celebrated their 90th birthday a few days early on Saturday, March 4. Parking was scarce at this event as generations of family members and many friends braved...

Belton booms with 622 lots opening up for development this summer

By David Tuma, Publisher More development is happening in the Historic Downtown Belton Area, with the opening of Blends Wine Bar. Two buildings are being renovated along Main Street near the Court House. The old Hamburger King building downtown is...

TMLI Certificate of Achievement awarded to councilman

Keith Dyer, Councilman, in recognition of his commitment to continuing education, was recently honored with the Texas Municipal League Institute (TMLI) Certificate of Achievement. The award was presented at the TMLI Awards Ceremony at the Texas Municipal League and Texas...

Just a Swingin’ at the 20th Annual Texas Western Swing Showcase

By Leah Edwards, Correspondent Texas heritage came alive as feet shuffled on the dance floor while performers entertained at the 20th annual Texas Western Swing Showcase at the Bell County Expo Center on Friday, March 3 and Saturday, March 4....

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Belton Chamber gears up for spring programs

by - March 22, 2017

By David Tuma, Publisher The Belton Area of Chamber of Commerce partnered with businesses in the Fort Hood area to promote National Lemonade Day. The program teaches school children how to run a business by opening up a lemonade stand....

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The movers & shakers of Belton

by - March 4, 2017

By Leah Edwards, Correspondent The monthly Shakers & Stirrers High Speed Networking Luncheon ,hosted by the Belton Chamber of Commerce, was held Friday, February 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Montgomery Chiropractic in Belton. These networking events are...

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Former BHS Track & Field star Mahler wins third NCAA T&F All-American award

by - March 17, 2017

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Road to Tokyo continues for Belton High School alumnus and current University of Texas Track & Field star Wolf Mahler. One of the most decorated members of the Longhorns’ program, Mahler finished seventh overall...

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Upcoming live and online auctions!

by - November 9, 2016

UPCOMING LIVE AND ONLINE AUCTIONS- Mega Tool Auction- November 12th – 9AM, 402 S Austin, St, Holland, TX 76534- Estate Auction 1 Car, 3 Trucks, 2 Buses, Trailer & Thousands of Tools plus much, much more! Premium Signs Business Liquidation...

Belton Chamber gears up for spring programs

By David Tuma, Publisher The Belton Area of Chamber of Commerce partnered with businesses in the Fort Hood area to promote...

by - March 22, 2017

McLane Children’s Medical Center receives safe place designation

Baylor Scott & White Health McLane Children’s Medical Center has been designated a Safe Place for young people seeking shelter. When...

by - March 21, 2017

Home permits up 223 percent in Belton

By David Tuma, Publisher The City of Belton is slightly up in terms of sales tax receipts for the physical year...

by - March 21, 2017

City applies for home replacement grant

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor The City of Belton recently applied to Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs Home grant...

by - March 20, 2017

Former BHS Track & Field star Mahler wins third NCAA T&F All-American award

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Road to Tokyo continues for Belton High School alumnus and current University of Texas Track...

by - March 17, 2017

The Three H Club: Hogan, Hohhertz, and Holman top The Progress Report for the week of March 17

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor Belton Tigers and Lady Tigers alumnus were making news again this week, as the spring baseball...

by - March 17, 2017

Cavalry first home game in history Saturday at EXPO

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Centex Cavalry will play its first home game in franchise history on Saturday night, as...

by - March 16, 2017

No. 12 Belton downs Grey Wolves, Pantherettes, Bobcats to take 8-6A lead

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The TGCA Class 6A No. 12 Belton Lady Tigers made their second road trip of the...

by - March 16, 2017

The movers & shakers of Belton

By Leah Edwards, Correspondent The monthly Shakers & Stirrers High Speed Networking Luncheon ,hosted by the Belton Chamber of Commerce, was...

by - March 4, 2017

Teams Gear Up for 2017 Family Promise Bed Race

By Danielle McCarthy Everett, Correspondent It’s a competition concept many may consider unconventional – beds becoming colorful and creative racing carts....

by - March 1, 2017

UMHB associate dean introduces his friends

By Lindsay Starr Platt, Correspondent University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Associate Dean, Graduate Programs in McLane College of Business and Associate Professor...

by - March 1, 2017

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

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

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...

by - October 16, 2014

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