County auditor approved to advertise for bids

By Lindsay Starr Platt, Correspondent County commissioners gathered for their regular meeting Monday morning to discuss and consider items on the agenda. The minutes from the regular meeting on February 6 were discussed and approved. County Commissioners considered and approved...

Belton woman turns 100 years old, surrounded by loved ones

By Danielle Tyler-Wellborn, Correspondent Zell Copeland was surrounded by 53 friends and family members Saturday, February 11th, as she celebrated her 100th birthday. The party was held at First Baptist Church on Main Street, where Copeland is a member. She...

May 6 meeting for mayor, city council

By David Tuma, Publisher A tract of land from the Girl Scout Camp Kachina on Lake Belton will be converted into an exclusive subdivision in Morgan’s Point Resort. Tuesday night, the council approved a 31.54 acre tract of land to...

Bell County Hosts Annual Youth Fair

By Rebecca Pasqueda, Correspondent Youth of all ages from Bell County and the surrounding areas traveled to Belton to participate in the Youth Fair with their goats, sheep, cattle, pigs, rabbits and roosters to be judged. The event took place...

Convention center a strong possibility for Belton

By David Tuma, Publisher As the dynamics of Bell County changes away from tradition areas of importance, so does Belton. A far cry from being the place to live 20-years ago, Belton once again moves toward the forefront. From one...

23rd Annual Baylor Women’s Brunch

Special to The Journal For twenty-three years the Baylor Women of Central Texas have held their brunch to raise funds for the Central Texas Endowed Scholarship, awarded to students in this area. This year’s event will be held from 10-noon...

Bell County Museum hires new Executive Director

Special to The Journal The Bell County Museum has recently hired Coleman Hampton as the museum’s Director. Hampton comes to the Bell County Museum from Salado Museum and College Park, where he served as Curator, helping to launch a large-scale...

Baylor Scott & White constructing new facility in Pflugerville

Special to the Journal Baylor Scott & White Health leaders joined Pflugerville city officials on Feb. 8 to celebrate the start of construction on a new medical center set to open in 2018. In addition to offering the quality medical...

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County auditor approved to advertise for bids

by - February 25, 2017

By Lindsay Starr Platt, Correspondent County commissioners gathered for their regular meeting Monday morning to discuss and consider items on the agenda. The minutes from the regular meeting on February 6 were discussed and approved. County Commissioners considered and approved...

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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...

Sports

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...

County auditor approved to advertise for bids

By Lindsay Starr Platt, Correspondent County commissioners gathered for their regular meeting Monday morning to discuss and consider items on the...

by - February 25, 2017

Belton woman turns 100 years old, surrounded by loved ones

By Danielle Tyler-Wellborn, Correspondent Zell Copeland was surrounded by 53 friends and family members Saturday, February 11th, as she celebrated her...

by - February 25, 2017

May 6 meeting for mayor, city council

By David Tuma, Publisher A tract of land from the Girl Scout Camp Kachina on Lake Belton will be converted into...

by - February 24, 2017

Bell County Hosts Annual Youth Fair

By Rebecca Pasqueda, Correspondent Youth of all ages from Bell County and the surrounding areas traveled to Belton to participate in...

by - February 24, 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...

by - October 16, 2014

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