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Record-setting point total, improvement on D key to 2016

Anytime you have a team that can average 43.75 points per game in a season, it’s an indication of a team that is hitting on all cylinders. Welcome to the Belton Tigers of 2016. Fresh off of a 2015 where…

0 Comments / 12 View / December 1, 2016


15 children find forever homes in Bell County

By Danielle McCarthy Everett Correspondent Nov. 17 will go down as one of the happiest days of the year for 15 children and the local families who adopted them at the annual Bell County Bar Association’s Adoption Day event. Families,…

0 Comments / 24 View / December 1, 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 1 Car, 3 Trucks, 2 Buses, Trailer & Thousands of Tools plus much, much more! Premium Signs Business Liquidation…

0 Comments / 44 View / November 9, 2016


13 address city council on annexation

By David Tuma Publisher Thirteen people addressed the Belton City Council Tuesday at a public hearing on the seven annexation study areas. Nine of those speakers were from the Sparta area. In addition to those from the Sparta study area,…

0 Comments / 41 View / November 7, 2016


Downtown Trick or Treat draws record crowd

By Danielle McCarthy Everett Correspondent Downtown Belton business owners and trick-or-treaters alike were amazed by the large crowds that turned out for Downtown Belton’s Candy Trail on Saturday. Several shop owners and store managers agreed the crowds at this year’s…

0 Comments / 26 View / November 7, 2016


30 years strong

Ronald McDonald House celebrates 30 years By Adam Zachariah Ramirez Correspondent On Saturday, Oct 29, the Ronald McDonald House of Temple (RMH) celebrated its 30th birthday. The event was celebrated at Horny Toad Harley-Davidson from noon to 3 p.m. The…

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Fishing Tournament Trail hits Lake Waco

Special to the Journal On Sunday, Oct. 23, the Central Texas High School Tournament Trail went to Lake Waco in its second qualifying event of the season. With another record setting number of teams hitting the water early in the…

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CTC flight team earns honors and wings at SAFECON

CTC captured first place in the overall team flying events for the fifth year in a row and third place in the ground events which placed the team second overall. CTC Flight Team co-captains Brandon O’Neil and Luke Metheney were…

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Lady Tigers XC 17th at region, Gilmore 6th, Miller runs well

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Belton Lady Tigers traveled to Lubbock take part in the 2016 Texas UIL 6A Region I Cross Country Meet last Friday. The Lady Tigers ran strong against a stout field of runners from the…

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Tiger Golf on a hot streak, sweeping Waco, winning Hutto

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Belton Tigers boys’ golf team was back in action last Wednesday (Oct. 26), as the Tiger THREE and FOUR flights swept the field at the 2016 Waco ISD Fall Invitational, held at Cottonwood Creek…

0 Comments / 14 View / November 7, 2016