Tiger Journalism Camp comes to Belton

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor Erica Garrett, an AP English teacher at Belton High School recently held a Tiger Journalism Camp for a group of students who were interested in learning more about writing and journalism. The kids were able...

AWARE Central Texas featured at Belton Chamber Coffee Connection

By Haley Watson Correspondent On Tuesday, May 30, Belton Area Chamber of Commerce hosted their monthly Chamber Coffee Connection in a new location. Chamber members, Kay Hirrill, Senior Community Marketing Director for Stoney Brook, and Lisa Elliott, LuLoRoe representative, hosted...

Local Realtor gives helpful tips for potential homebuyers

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor Belton is becoming one of the fastest growing housing markets in our area and choosing the right real estate agent can be an intimidating task. The number one responsibility of a Realtor is to educate...

Local VBS helps children with sensory needs

By Taylor Powell, Correspondent For the first time this year, the Belton Church of Christ held a sensory disorder tract for children with autism spectrum disorders. This special tract was held  June 4-7 from 6:20-8:30 p.m. Vacation Bible School is...

Through the eyes of legends: Hamburger King

By Tony Adams Sports Editor When you get roughly 15 Beltonians together for a burger and some sodas, the flavors of times gone by conjures up the legend of the Hamburger King in Downtown Belton. Richard Archer, Jay Taggart, Dr....

First United Methodist Men gather for food and fellowship

By Haley Watson, Correspondent On Tuesday, June 6 at 7:15 a.m. the First United Methodist Men gathered at the church for their monthly breakfast. The men came together to socialize and discuss business within the church and Belton community. This...

8 Year-Old Author from Belton Hosts Book Signing for McLane Children’s Medical Center

By Haley Watson, Correspondent In a small multipurpose room in McLane Children’s Medical Center, people gathered while a young boy and local painter sat at a table signing books for patients and employees. On Friday, May 26 at 11 a.m,...

Belton’s new furniture and mattress store is now open

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor Local furniture store Walker Mattress recently opened in the Oak Village Shopping Center in Belton. Their relaxed and laid back environment, it’s hard not to already feel at home while shopping for that perfect set...

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Tiger Journalism Camp comes to Belton

by - June 22, 2017

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor Erica Garrett, an AP English teacher at Belton High School recently held a Tiger Journalism Camp for a group of students who were interested in learning more about writing and journalism. The kids were able...

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Bell County Museum hosts first Educator Day

by - June 22, 2017

By Taylor Powell, Correspondent For the first time this year, the Bell County Museum held Educator Day. This event was held on June 7 and it welcomed educators from the Bell County school district. The museum held this private event...

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Edwards, Drake, Robinson named to TGCA 2017 All-State Team

by - June 14, 2017

The 2017 Belton Lady Tigers are continuing to reap the rewards of another solid season. Three members of the team were named to the Texas Girls Coaches Association 2017 All-State Team on Tuesday (June 6) . The productivity of the...

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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...

Tiger Journalism Camp comes to Belton

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor Erica Garrett, an AP English teacher at Belton High School recently held a Tiger Journalism Camp...

by - June 22, 2017

AWARE Central Texas featured at Belton Chamber Coffee Connection

By Haley Watson Correspondent On Tuesday, May 30, Belton Area Chamber of Commerce hosted their monthly Chamber Coffee Connection in a...

by - June 19, 2017

Local Realtor gives helpful tips for potential homebuyers

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor Belton is becoming one of the fastest growing housing markets in our area and choosing the...

by - June 18, 2017

Local VBS helps children with sensory needs

By Taylor Powell, Correspondent For the first time this year, the Belton Church of Christ held a sensory disorder tract for...

by - June 18, 2017

Edwards, Drake, Robinson named to TGCA 2017 All-State Team

The 2017 Belton Lady Tigers are continuing to reap the rewards of another solid season. Three members of the team were...

by - June 14, 2017

Friends gather for food, fundraising, fellowship and washer flinging: The Randolph/Coats Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser

The second annual Bell County Youth Fair Scholarship Fund in the names of Lowell Randoph and Kevin Coats took place at...

by - June 14, 2017

Finished Beesness: Furious seventh inning rally earns Academy UIL Class 3A State Softball Championship

Play Together To Stay Together. That’s the 2016 motto of the Little River Academy Lady Bees that they continued into 2017....

by - June 2, 2017

Bell County Museum hosts first Educator Day

By Taylor Powell, Correspondent For the first time this year, the Bell County Museum held Educator Day. This event was held...

by - June 22, 2017

CHIPS coordinator Wyatt speaks at Rotary Club

By Haley Watson, Correspondent Every Tuesday, the Belton Rotary Club gathers for their lunch meeting at 12 p.m. at The Gin...

by - June 21, 2017

Central Texas Food Bank holds 5th Annual Meals That Matter

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor There’s a large-scale charity movement about to take hold in Central Texas and The Central Texas...

by - June 19, 2017

In memoriam: Daniel Ray Ernest McIsaac-Dunn

Editor’s Note: Presented as submitted. In Loving Memory Of Daniel Ray Ernest McIsaac – Dunn, 53, owner of K Town Coffee...

by - June 9, 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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