$1.6M in renovations proposal approved for Temple Annex

By Lindsay Starr Platt, Correspondent Chaney-Cox Construction was considered and authorized as the best overall evaluated proposal for the demolition, abatement, and renovations for the Temple Annex Renovations project during Commissioners Court of Bell County on Monday. The motion was...

Kiwanis Club officiates CKI charter ceremony

Special to the Journal On April 14, the local Belton Kiwanis Club officiated in the chartering ceremony for a CKI Club they sponsored on the campus of the University of Mary-Hardin Baylor (UMHB). Circle K International (CKI) is a college-level,...

Paws for Love Fest: Two students with heart host APAC fundraiser

By Elizabeth Varville, Correspondent Dog lovers of all ages gathered at Belton’s Yettie Polk Park on April 23 to raise funds for the Association for a Pet Adoption Center (APAC) by attending the Paws for Love Fest. From 11 a.m....

Belton HS to attend D.C. Summit

By Emily West, The Belton Journal The Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC) has selected Belton High School from among prominent Student to Student (S2S) teams across the United States and internationally to attend the first annual Student Summit at the...

New city employees introduced, 88 volunteered for One Community One Day

By Lindsay Starr Platt, Correspondent On April 12, at Belton City Council a presentation was given by Genevieve Gregg on the legacy of Jeff Hamilton. Gregg is a fourth generation descendant of Hamilton. Gregg informed attendees at the city council...

200+ runners hit streets for Glow Run

By Elizabeth Varville, Correspondent Belton’s Project Celebration held their annual Glow Run to benefit Belton’s graduating senior class April 9 at Confederate Park in Belton. The run was designed to raise money to help fund project celebration. Tickets were $20...

Baddog Rodeo hosts World Champion-taught school

By Annie Dockery, Managing Editor Students came from as far away as Canada to attend the Bull Fighting and Bull Riding school at Baddog Rodeo in Belton. World Champions Gary Leffew, Rob Smets and Miles Hare taught the attendees. Kevin...

Belton HS Senior wins $1,000 Capital Farm Credit scholarship

Special to the Journal To celebrate the Centennial of the Farm Credit System, Capital Farm Credit is awarding 100 scholarships to Texas students over 100 days – beginning on National Ag Day, March 15. Belton High School Senior Marrisa Coats...

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$1.6M in renovations proposal approved for Temple Annex

by - May 6, 2016

By Lindsay Starr Platt, Correspondent Chaney-Cox Construction was considered and authorized as the best overall evaluated proposal for the demolition, abatement, and renovations for the Temple Annex Renovations project during Commissioners Court of Bell County on Monday. The motion was...

Lifestyles

Tablerock’s 21st Annual Gospel Festival

by - May 5, 2016

Special to the Journal On Friday, May 6 from 6-9 p.m., and on Saturday, May 7 from 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Salado will host Tablerock’s Annual Gospel Festival for an evening and a full day of “Old Fashioned” gospel music. Jim...

Sports

Big Hits, Excellent Defense, Stellar Pitching Leads to 7-1 Win over Waco Midway For 24th Straight Win, District Championship

by - May 6, 2016

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The game was five days later than originally planned, but the excitement couldn’t have been paralleled. Belton traveled to Hewitt to take on Waco Midway on Saturday morning under beautiful blue skies. It didn’t take...

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Classifieds: 4/7/16

by - April 6, 2016

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$1.6M in renovations proposal approved for Temple Annex

By Lindsay Starr Platt, Correspondent Chaney-Cox Construction was considered and authorized as the best overall evaluated proposal for the demolition, abatement,...

by - May 6, 2016

Kiwanis Club officiates CKI charter ceremony

Special to the Journal On April 14, the local Belton Kiwanis Club officiated in the chartering ceremony for a CKI Club...

by - May 5, 2016

Paws for Love Fest: Two students with heart host APAC fundraiser

By Elizabeth Varville, Correspondent Dog lovers of all ages gathered at Belton’s Yettie Polk Park on April 23 to raise funds...

by - May 5, 2016

Belton HS to attend D.C. Summit

By Emily West, The Belton Journal The Military Child Education Coalition (MCEC) has selected Belton High School from among prominent Student...

by - April 25, 2016

Big Hits, Excellent Defense, Stellar Pitching Leads to 7-1 Win over Waco Midway For 24th Straight Win, District Championship

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The game was five days later than originally planned, but the excitement couldn’t have been paralleled....

by - May 6, 2016

Tigers, Lady Tigers finish fifth at District 12-6A Meet

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Belton Tigers Track and Field varsity teams headed across US 190 to Copperas Cove to...

by - April 22, 2016

Edwards torrid pace helps set new single-season HR record, backstopped three straight perfect games

The Belton Lady Tigers have had an outstanding lineage of catchers over the past several seasons. Bethany Edwards is quickly and...

by - April 22, 2016

Tigers, Lady Tigers tracksters strong at JV District 12-6A Meet

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Belton Tigers junior varsity track and field teams traveled to Copperas Cove to participate in...

by - April 21, 2016

Tablerock’s 21st Annual Gospel Festival

Special to the Journal On Friday, May 6 from 6-9 p.m., and on Saturday, May 7 from 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Salado...

by - May 5, 2016

One Community, One Day

By Emily West, Correspondent This past Saturday morning, the Youth Advisory Commission (YAC) of the City of Belton held its ninth...

by - April 22, 2016

BCYC hosts fundraiser EGGstravaganza, 5k run

By Darci Gillespey, The Belton Journal Belton Christian Youth Center held their first ever Bunny Run Easter EGGstravaganza fundraiser March 19...

by - April 16, 2016

Career Day for students at Chisholm Trail Elementary

By Elizabeth Varville, Correspondent On March 24, Chisholm Trail Elementary School held their annual Career Day for students in Kindergarten through...

by - April 15, 2016

Parent’s Corner: Dirty Laundry

Dear Sue Ellen, I believe a person should keep their family’s dirty laundry to themselves. It can ruin the reputations of...

by - November 16, 2015

Pleasant Ramblings: Spiders Revisited

Mark Magnan I was talking with a reader the other day, yes someone reads my column besides you, and they mentioned...

by - November 16, 2015

Parent’s Corner: Going Upstream

Dear Sue Ellen, I was doing my laundry at the public laundry mat. It’s amazing the people you see and what...

by - October 19, 2015

The Misericord: Turn to Jesus

Ryan Kiblinger, FUMC The Greek word that we translate into repentance is a compound word that literally means to ‘change one’s...

by - October 19, 2015

Classifieds: 4/7/16

Upgrades galore! 3 bed/2 bath. Convenient to S&W, shopping and schools. Fenced yard with shed. Call Christine at Vista Real Estate...

by - April 6, 2016

Classifieds 3/17/16

REAL ESTATE For Sale By Owner: 2002 Sulpher Wells Rd. Salado ISD & ETJ. 3020 sq ft, 4-4-2 on cliff overlooking...

by - March 16, 2016

Classifieds: 1-7-16

REAL ESTATE NEW carpet in living, formal dining and master suite. Tile entry, tall ceilings, arched columns, recessed and transom lighting...

by - January 7, 2016

NEW carpet in living, formal dining and master suite.

Tile entry, tall ceilings, arched columns, recessed and transom lighting throughout home. Kitchen has Corian countertops, tile floors, microwave, Maytag range,...

by - December 10, 2015

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

Senior Expo Volunteers

Tuesday, September 23, the Bell County Expo Center will be hosting the annual Senior Expo from 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. This event,...

by - September 12, 2014

Senior Expo

Tuesday September 23rd | 8:30AM – 12:30PM | Bell County Expo Center

by - September 12, 2014

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