Central Texas Children’s Center holds 3rd annual Freedom Breakfast

By David Tuma, Publisher The Central Texas Children’s Center held a free breakfast at the First United Methodist Church in Belton. There was a large number of volunteers and City of Belton employees on hand taking advantage of a quick...

Families enjoy fun at the carnival at Confederate Park

By Julia Jones, Correspondent   Confederate Park was transformed into a carnival last Thursday through Tuesday with rides and games to celebrate summer and the Fourth of July. Crawford, Texas-based L & D Carnival Company provided the attractions, which included...

Breakfast with a cop held at Belton Wal-Mart

By Taylor Powell, Correspondent On the morning of June 27, the Belton Police Department held a community gathering at the local Wal-Mart. The officers came together to have breakfast with the community to build closer relations with the citizens of...

Foster Love Bell County – Christmas in July

By Heather Regula, Correspondent There is an average of 600 children in foster care in Bell County each month, and there are plenty of needs and opportunities that arise to love and care for these kids. Candace Cartwright started the...

UMHB alumni gather to package meals for Syria

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   Kids Against Hunger of Central Texas, a nonprofit organization which started in 2009, partnered up with UMHB’s Alumni Association for the association’s first service project at the Mayborn Campus Center on the UMHB campus on...

God and Country Concert kicks off July 4th Celebration

By Kyle Cushman, Correspondent   Beltonians packed the house at First Baptist Church of Belton on Sunday afternoon for the sights and sounds of the 46th Annual God and Country Concert. In addition to the Belton parade, the God and...

Tens of thousands celebrate 4th of July with annual parade

By Haley Watson, Correspondent   The morning of Tuesday, July 4, more than 30,000 people lined the streets of Belton for the 98th annual Belton 4th of July Parade. Flags flown high along the streets as Belton locals and people...

The Belton Journal recognized with honors at 2017 Texas Better Newspaper Awards

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor The 2017 Texas Better Newspaper Awards were handed out at the Texas Press Association’s annual retreat on June 17 in Ruidoso, New Mexico. The Belton Journal earned four awards, including a first-place award for the...

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Central Texas Children’s Center holds 3rd annual Freedom Breakfast

by - July 18, 2017

By David Tuma, Publisher The Central Texas Children’s Center held a free breakfast at the First United Methodist Church in Belton. There was a large number of volunteers and City of Belton employees on hand taking advantage of a quick...

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That Art Place hosted Belton Rocks event

by - July 19, 2017

By Taylor Powell Correspondent On July 3, That Art Place held a rock painting event to support the local Belton community. There is a local sensation that has taken place in Belton. This local sensation is called Belton Rocks and...

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Belton Exes Tournament brought out fun-loving good times and golf

by - July 13, 2017

The annual Belton Exes Golf Tournament always brings the best of talent from Tiger alumni and other past and present athletes and coaches from around the area. Sammons Golf Links proudly hosted the two-person, best-ball tournament last Saturday morning. 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...

Central Texas Children’s Center holds 3rd annual Freedom Breakfast

By David Tuma, Publisher The Central Texas Children’s Center held a free breakfast at the First United Methodist Church in Belton....

by - July 18, 2017

Families enjoy fun at the carnival at Confederate Park

By Julia Jones, Correspondent   Confederate Park was transformed into a carnival last Thursday through Tuesday with rides and games to...

by - July 17, 2017

Breakfast with a cop held at Belton Wal-Mart

By Taylor Powell, Correspondent On the morning of June 27, the Belton Police Department held a community gathering at the local...

by - July 16, 2017

Foster Love Bell County – Christmas in July

By Heather Regula, Correspondent There is an average of 600 children in foster care in Bell County each month, and there...

by - July 15, 2017

Belton Exes Tournament brought out fun-loving good times and golf

The annual Belton Exes Golf Tournament always brings the best of talent from Tiger alumni and other past and present athletes...

by - July 13, 2017

Belton second, UMHB to repeat in ASC in DCTF 2017 predictions

The rush to the stores was on last week to purchase the Dave Campbell’s Texas Football 2017 magazine. The release of...

by - July 13, 2017

BYBA Belton Invitational showcased best in area’s up-and-coming players

Even with a litany of rain delays and a postponement, the Belton Invitational Tournament showcased some of the area’s best baseball...

by - July 6, 2017

Excellent baseball displayed at BYBA City Championships

Sure, the district playoff positions have been decided for the Belton Youth Baseball Association. But that didn’t stop the competitive juices...

by - June 29, 2017

That Art Place hosted Belton Rocks event

By Taylor Powell Correspondent On July 3, That Art Place held a rock painting event to support the local Belton community....

by - July 19, 2017

NFL players visit patients at Children’s Medical Center

By Taylor Powell, Correspondent Sunday night football is a staple in our American culture. The joyful entertainment that these players bring...

by - July 9, 2017

Local girl competes in National American Miss Texas Pageant

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor Miss Ariel Emily Brie Schaedle of Belton, age five, has been chosen as a State Finalist...

by - July 8, 2017

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation hosts fundraiser in Belton

By Kyle Cushman, Correspondent You won’t find many elk roaming around central Texas, but you will find some supporters of elk...

by - July 8, 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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