Put on your boots and walk to end Alzheimer’s

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent On Thursday evening at Dead Fish Grill, dozens of people showed up for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s Kickoff Party. Attendees had the chance to sign up for the walk and pick up promotional materials....

September’s Discovery Day at museum teaches Chisholm Trail

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent Little cowpokes and cowgirls traipsed through the rooms and hallways of Bell County Museum on Saturday in a “come-and-go” event. Bell County Museum hosted their monthly “Discovery Day with Charley Chisholm”. During this event museum...

School bus food truck debuts at meeting

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent Before the monthly Belton ISD school board meeting officially started, all attendees to the school board meeting were given the first look at the BISD Food Truck’s debut and to enjoy the first meal served...

Commissioners invite first responders & families to thank you dinner

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent County commissioners gathered for their regular meeting Monday morning to discuss and consider items on the agenda. After the meeting was called to order Judge Jon Burrows led the court in singing “Happy Birthday’ to...

12 year old hosts local film festival

By Danielle Wellborn-Taylor Correspondent On Saturday, September 17th, Belton’s own Grand Avenue Theater was home to the first annual Rainbow Rose Film Festival. It showcased local filmmakers of all ages. It was organized and hosted by 12-year-old Emma Rose Gill,...

Autopsy confirms Belton deaths as murder-suicide

Special to the Journal On Tuesday afternoon September 20, 2016 Justice of the Peace David Barfield advised that he had received the preliminary autopsy reports from Southwestern Institute of Forensic Science, Dallas. Southwestern ruled that Brain Lee Hand died of...

Eye-opening numbers prompt workshop to protect children

“In 2015, 745 missing children’s cases were reported from Bell County.” By Danielle Wellborn-Taylor Correspondent “In 2015, the specific number of missing children’s cases nationwide was 460,699, of those numbers 46,046 were reported from Texas, and 745 were reported from...

MPR tax rate to remain steady for upcoming year

By David Tuma Publisher A public meeting was held for the petition to annex 31.47 acres for a new subdivision in the west end of Morgan’s Point Resort. The petition was filed by the Girl Scouts of Central Texas. No...

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Put on your boots and walk to end Alzheimer’s

by - September 29, 2016

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent On Thursday evening at Dead Fish Grill, dozens of people showed up for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s Kickoff Party. Attendees had the chance to sign up for the walk and pick up promotional materials....

Lifestyles

Reading program gets nearly 30 kids engaged

by - August 31, 2016

By David Tuma Publisher The Mary Ruth-Briggs Library in Morgan’s Point Resort hosted 29 girls and boys this year in the summer reading program. Program has a different theme each year. This year the theme was Junior Master Gardeners. The...

Sports

Middle school football barrelling towards Belton series

by - September 29, 2016

By Tony Adams Sports Editor Here are the BISD Middle School football results from this week. Late SBMS 7A drive to tie falls short in 14-8 loss at Bonham. Touchdown runs of 52 and 62 yards in the first half...

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Put on your boots and walk to end Alzheimer’s

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent On Thursday evening at Dead Fish Grill, dozens of people showed up for the Walk to...

by - September 29, 2016

September’s Discovery Day at museum teaches Chisholm Trail

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent Little cowpokes and cowgirls traipsed through the rooms and hallways of Bell County Museum on Saturday...

by - September 29, 2016

School bus food truck debuts at meeting

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent Before the monthly Belton ISD school board meeting officially started, all attendees to the school board...

by - September 29, 2016

Commissioners invite first responders & families to thank you dinner

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

by - September 29, 2016

Middle school football barrelling towards Belton series

By Tony Adams Sports Editor Here are the BISD Middle School football results from this week. Late SBMS 7A drive to...

by - September 29, 2016

Tigers hit road for final district tune-up Thursday with Round Rock

By Tony Adams Sports Editor Plenty of great things that came out of Friday’s win against Stony Point, starting off with...

by - September 27, 2016

UMHB hosts Linfield in rematch of 2015 NCAA’s

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The No. 5 University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Crusaders Football team has had some memorable regular season...

by - September 27, 2016

UMHB rolls over Texas Lutheran 56-21

Special to the Journal The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor football grabbed an early lead, weathered a Texas Lutheran rally and then...

by - September 27, 2016

Reading program gets nearly 30 kids engaged

By David Tuma Publisher The Mary Ruth-Briggs Library in Morgan’s Point Resort hosted 29 girls and boys this year in the...

by - August 31, 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

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

Broken Relationships

Dear Sue Ellen, My daughter and I have never gotten along since her dad divorced me for another woman. It’s like...

by - September 13, 2016

On Visiting Cooperstown

By Michael Brown Last week, I wrote about my trip to New York and to the Adirondack Mountains. Besides wanting to...

by - September 13, 2016

Penny for Your Thoughts

By Mark Magnan Let me start this week by saying a “Thank You” to our local police. Not exactly all of...

by - September 13, 2016

Return of the Prodigal

I have recently come into closer contact with a very old painting; The Return of the Prodigal by Rembrandt. This painting...

by - September 5, 2016

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by - July 6, 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

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

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...

by - September 12, 2014

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