2nd annual Concert for Peace

Special to the Journal International Day of Peace (“Peace Day”) is observed around the world each year on September 21. Established in 1981 by unanimous United Nations resolution, Peace Day provides a globally shared date for all humanity to commit...

Magic Belles hold mattress sale fundraiser

By Taylor Powell, Correspondent The Magic Belles are Belton High’s hard-working dance team. They work hard all practically all year long to perfect their craft. On Saturday, Sept. 2, the Magic Belles held an all day mattress fundraiser at Belton...

Belton continues to show growth all around

By David Tuma, Publisher   Belton continues to grow. That growth adds to the value of the tax rolls. You either decline, like Detroit, or move forward. Nothing stays the same. Belton’s tax roll value will increase almost $74-million from...

Lena Armstrong Public Library provides for senior citizens

By Taylor Powell, Correspondent The Lena Armstong Public Library is an establishment that cares for their local community. The Public Library has always does much for their surrounding community and their history proves as such. The library started from humble...

Bell County Senior Expo on Sept. 26

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor In recognition of the growing number of senior citizens and retirees in our area, the Area Agency on Aging, Baylor Scott & White Heart & Vascular Institute, Bell County, The Belton Journal, Central Texas Resource...

New bacon festival on tap for September

Special to the Journal   The City of Belton is partnering with H-E-B plus! in an inaugural festival called Belton’s Bacon, Blues & Brews. The two-day festival will take place near Historic Bell County Courthouse and feature live entertainment, adult...

Annual 4-G 5K raises funds for the Body of Christ Community Clinic

By Heather Regula, Correspondent The fifth annual 4-G 5K, hosted by the First United Methodist Church, took place at Confederate Park at 8:30 am, on Saturday, September 2. The race was timed by Profit Event Services and had 95 registered...

35rd Annual Temple model train show this weekend

Special to the Journal The Central Texas Area Model Railroaders present the Model Train Show. The cost is $7.00, but seniors and military will receive a $1.00 discount, Please have your military ID on hand. The dates for the show...

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2nd annual Concert for Peace

by - September 19, 2017

Special to the Journal International Day of Peace (“Peace Day”) is observed around the world each year on September 21. Established in 1981 by unanimous United Nations resolution, Peace Day provides a globally shared date for all humanity to commit...

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Andy’s Fans Bring in Electric Fans

by - August 15, 2017

By Jackie Mills, Contributor Andy Andersen, weatherman for KCEN-TV, is spearheading the drive for electric fans to be donated to the elderly or people in need during these hot ‘dog days” of summer. You have heard Andy announcing the need...

Sports

Return of The Belton Journal Progress Report: The Fall Version

by - August 16, 2017

We had a good deal of feedback when The Belton Journal updated the community on Belton baseball and softball players participating in colleges and universities this past spring. The plan is to do this in the fall as well with...

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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...

2nd annual Concert for Peace

Special to the Journal International Day of Peace (“Peace Day”) is observed around the world each year on September 21. Established...

by - September 19, 2017

Magic Belles hold mattress sale fundraiser

By Taylor Powell, Correspondent The Magic Belles are Belton High’s hard-working dance team. They work hard all practically all year long...

by - September 19, 2017

Belton continues to show growth all around

By David Tuma, Publisher   Belton continues to grow. That growth adds to the value of the tax rolls. You either...

by - September 18, 2017

Lena Armstrong Public Library provides for senior citizens

By Taylor Powell, Correspondent The Lena Armstong Public Library is an establishment that cares for their local community. The Public Library...

by - September 17, 2017

Return of The Belton Journal Progress Report: The Fall Version

We had a good deal of feedback when The Belton Journal updated the community on Belton baseball and softball players participating...

by - August 16, 2017

New HS, old traditions could lead to future identity crisis…namely my own

In three years, we will see a new high school built and the athletic seasons start their inaugural year. But what...

by - August 16, 2017

BTABC: Supporting all of Belton ISD Sports

The 2017-2018 Belton Tiger Athletic Booster Club annual membership drive is underway and needs your support. The BTABC supports the male...

by - August 4, 2017

Belton Thunder 8U finishes second at Texas Teenage Coach Pitch State Tournament

In the July 20 edition of Belton Journal Sports, we brought you the first part of the Texas Teenage Softball Association’s...

by - August 4, 2017

Andy’s Fans Bring in Electric Fans

By Jackie Mills, Contributor Andy Andersen, weatherman for KCEN-TV, is spearheading the drive for electric fans to be donated to the...

by - August 15, 2017

Oliver Family Benefit at The Gin

By Kyle Cushman, Correspondent When tragedy strikes and local people are in need, the community of Belton is like no other...

by - August 14, 2017

Sweet Confections spans the gap with Pokémon GO

By Shelby Lea Miller, Correspondent   Pokémon debuted in Japan, 1996, and quickly took over the world reaching America by 1998....

by - August 3, 2017

Car wash fundraiser for Cen-Tex RollerGirls

By Kyle Cushman, Correspondent Amidst the central Texas heat, people lined up in Belton on Saturday to get their cars washed...

by - August 2, 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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