Living like a Tiger

By David Tuma, Publisher One of the unique things about Belton is the way issues are handled. Harry and Barry Wilson are twins and they will be honored with a flagpole dedication at the Harris Community Center on Saturday, May...

UMHB graduates 160th class

Special to the Journal The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor spring Commencement was held on Saturday, May 7, in Crusader Stadium. This was the university’s 160th graduating class. 563 students were awarded degrees. Of those, 398 students received baccalaureate degrees, 148...

MPR completes first Parks Master Plan

By David Tuma, Publisher Morgan’s Point Resort completed their first Parks Master Plan. The project was a joint effort between the MPR city council and the MPR Economic Development Corporation. They hired HALFF Associates to coordinate the public input meetings...

MLK Ave. set to be completed ahead of schedule

By Elizabeth Varville, Correspondent As it stands, the West Marin Luther King, Jr. Avenue Extension and Overpass Construction Project is projected to be completed ahead of schedule. The project began Feb. 2. James Construction Group is required to finish the...

May 15-21 celebrated as Bell County Museum’s birthday

By Lindsay Starr Platt, Correspondent Beverly Hadley, Director, Bell County Museum, presented to Bell County Commissioners Court on Monday the consideration of a proclamation designating the Week of May 15-21 as The Bell County Museum’s Birthday Week. The consideration was...

Trees dedicated for Beltonian, Citizen of the Year

The Belton Area Chamber of Commerce was proud to host this year’s annual Tree Dedication Ceremony on Friday, April 29, at Heritage Park in honor of the two 2015 award recipients. The Beltonian of the Year for 2015 was Dr....

Turtle Fest: Yettie Polk Park transformed for annual Kiwanis festival

By Elizabeth Varville, Correspondent The previous day’s rainfall did not hinder The 9th Annual Belton Kiwanis Turtle Festival held April 30 in Belton’s Yettie Polk Park. Turtle lovers of all ages gathered together to enjoy the many free activities including...

Former Belton Journal owner succumbs to cancer

James (Jim) Herring of Bridgeport, Illinois, died peacefully at home April 28, 2016 after a long battle with cancer. He was a former owner and publisher of The Belton Journal and loved Belton and its people. He was an active...

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Living like a Tiger

by - May 20, 2016

By David Tuma, Publisher One of the unique things about Belton is the way issues are handled. Harry and Barry Wilson are twins and they will be honored with a flagpole dedication at the Harris Community Center on Saturday, May...

Lifestyles

Summer of fun awaits you at UMHB!!!

by - May 24, 2016

By Elizabeth Varville, Journal Correspondent The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor is offering several camps for the summer of 2016. Camps range in interest from athletics to music instruments and singing to nursing. The camps do have a registration deadline and...

Sports

Powerhouse’s Team Invincible reaches The Summit, places fourth in the world

by - May 23, 2016

Special to the Journal Team Invincible from Powerhouse Cheer & Fitness represented our town extremely well during The Summit cheerleading competition at Walt Disney World in Florida during the last weekend of April. This is the exceptionally talented team that...

Classifieds

B-TOWN BULLETIN – May 12, 2016

by - May 12, 2016

Upcoming Events Turtle Race Due to conditions on Nolan Creek during the Annual Turtle Festival on 30 April it was necessary to reschedule the Ultimate Turtle Race. It has been rescheduled to take place on 21 May at 3:30 at...

Living like a Tiger

By David Tuma, Publisher One of the unique things about Belton is the way issues are handled. Harry and Barry Wilson...

by - May 20, 2016

UMHB graduates 160th class

Special to the Journal The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor spring Commencement was held on Saturday, May 7, in Crusader Stadium. This...

by - May 19, 2016

MPR completes first Parks Master Plan

By David Tuma, Publisher Morgan’s Point Resort completed their first Parks Master Plan. The project was a joint effort between the...

by - May 16, 2016

MLK Ave. set to be completed ahead of schedule

By Elizabeth Varville, Correspondent As it stands, the West Marin Luther King, Jr. Avenue Extension and Overpass Construction Project is projected...

by - May 15, 2016

Powerhouse’s Team Invincible reaches The Summit, places fourth in the world

Special to the Journal Team Invincible from Powerhouse Cheer & Fitness represented our town extremely well during The Summit cheerleading competition...

by - May 23, 2016

Tiger Tennis 3rd Annual Tennis-A-Thon raises $9,000

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Belton Tiger Tennis team held their 3rd Annual Tennis-A-Thon at the Belton High School Tennis...

by - May 22, 2016

Belton sweeps GLC in bi-district round in rout 10-1, come-from behind walk-off by Mask 2-1

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Belton Tigers took to the road on Friday, May 6, as they began their 47-mile...

by - May 21, 2016

Holman K’s No. 300, Drake school-record 57th hit, Belton wins 26th straight, 12-0

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Belton Lady Tigers had plenty on the line Saturday, May 7 in the Class 6A...

by - May 20, 2016

Summer of fun awaits you at UMHB!!!

By Elizabeth Varville, Journal Correspondent The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor is offering several camps for the summer of 2016. Camps range...

by - May 24, 2016

Mayborn Science Theater makes science fun

By Elizabeth Varville, Correspondent The Mayborn Science Center located in Killeen offers a wide variety of summer activities that students of...

by - May 23, 2016

Disc Golf Course approved

By David Tuma, Publisher A disk golf course was approved for Smith Park by the Morgan’s Point Resort city council Tuesday...

by - May 22, 2016

Temple Civic Theatre hosts annual mother/son dance

By Emily West, Correspondent This past Saturday, the Temple Civic Theatre held its Third Annual Mother Son Dance in support of...

by - May 21, 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

B-TOWN BULLETIN – May 12, 2016

Upcoming Events Turtle Race Due to conditions on Nolan Creek during the Annual Turtle Festival on 30 April it was necessary...

by - May 12, 2016

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

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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