Belton ISD long-range facilities plan moves forward

Special to the Journal In their first meeting since voters approved funding for a new high school, a new elementary school and two other projects, Belton ISD school board members took several steps to advance the district’s long-range facilities plan....

Forever Red Tigers meet with today’s Tigers on tradition, pride

Special to the Journal About a year ago, the a group of ex-Tigers completed a project of purchasing and dedicating a flag pole at Harris Community Center to honor all Belton Tigers and to honor Harry and Barry Wilson for...

First United Methodist Church holds annual Spaghetti Day

By Haley Watson, Correspondent On Thursday, May 11, approximately 300 Belton locals ventured out in the rain and shine to the First United Methodist Church for Spaghetti Day. Spaghetti Day is an annual fundraiser sponsored by the First United Methodist...

Belton High School band says goodbye to assistant band director

By Haley Watson, Correspondent Friends and families gathered in celebration of the 2016-2017 Marching 100 Band Friday, May 12, at the Bell County Expo Center. Band members come together in celebration of the year to say goodbye to their graduating...

Low stress, lots of love: a dog trainer’s life

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor Raised in Alaska, Belton resident Anita Twomey has quickly risen to the top of the dog training game with Dolce Vita Retrievers. With qualifying for the 2005 National Open, 2009 National Open and 2009 National...

Renovations for the Bell County Loop Jail service entry ready to move on

By Lindsay Starr Platt, Correspondent County commissioners gathered for their regular meeting on the morning of Monday, May 1 to discuss and consider items on the agenda. The minutes from the regular meeting on April 24 were discussed and approved....

MPR adds more lots for development

By David Tuma, Publisher Several lots were created in Morgan’s Point Resort at the Zoning Commission meeting held Tuesday, May 2. Growth in MPR is the same as other areas tied to Belton. Four lots were created on Rudder Lane...

Belton slows down for 10th annual Turtle Fest

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   The rains stayed away as hundreds of people descended on Yettie Polk Park for the 10th Annual Belton Kiwanis Turtle Festival on Saturday, April 29. Live music, a mechanical bull, hover ball archery, pictures with...

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Belton ISD long-range facilities plan moves forward

by - May 27, 2017

Special to the Journal In their first meeting since voters approved funding for a new high school, a new elementary school and two other projects, Belton ISD school board members took several steps to advance the district’s long-range facilities plan....

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Nolan Creek School bolstered in upcoming school year

by - May 13, 2017

By Danielle McCarthy Everett, Correspondent Nolan Creek School, an open-enrollment public charter school in Belton, will soon wrap up its first full school year. As summer vacation quickly approaches, Principal Ken Wiseman said he is looking forward to seeing the...

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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 ISD long-range facilities plan moves forward

Special to the Journal In their first meeting since voters approved funding for a new high school, a new elementary school...

by - May 27, 2017

Forever Red Tigers meet with today’s Tigers on tradition, pride

Special to the Journal About a year ago, the a group of ex-Tigers completed a project of purchasing and dedicating a...

by - May 26, 2017

First United Methodist Church holds annual Spaghetti Day

By Haley Watson, Correspondent On Thursday, May 11, approximately 300 Belton locals ventured out in the rain and shine to the...

by - May 26, 2017

Belton High School band says goodbye to assistant band director

By Haley Watson, Correspondent Friends and families gathered in celebration of the 2016-2017 Marching 100 Band Friday, May 12, at the...

by - May 25, 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

Nolan Creek School bolstered in upcoming school year

By Danielle McCarthy Everett, Correspondent Nolan Creek School, an open-enrollment public charter school in Belton, will soon wrap up its first...

by - May 13, 2017

Ernie Haase and Signature Sound to make first appearance in Temple

Special to the Journal Ernie Haase and Signature Sound, one of the top drawing groups in gospel music today, will make...

by - May 6, 2017

Eggs-actly perfect weather for hunting eggs

By Heather Regula, Correspondent The grounds of the Bell County Courthouse came to life the morning of April 15 as approximately...

by - May 5, 2017

Coalition honors Incredible Kids

By Sarah Lawson, Correspondent   The Central Texas Youth Coalition hosted the 18th annual Central Texas Incredible Kids Celebration on the...

by - May 4, 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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