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Local stabbing lands 2 behind bars

Special to the Journal On Oct. 8, 2016, at approximately 7:10 p.m. an assault in the 700 block of N. Wall St. was reported to the Belton Police Department. Officers responded to the area where the victim reported being stabbed…

0 Comments / 28 View / October 18, 2016


Bids on bedazzled, embellished bras benefit BRA Day

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent Thursday night attendees filled the Frank W. Mayborn Civic & Convention Center for an evening of food, drink, inspiration, encouragement and male doctors modeling bras for a live auction and entertainment. More than a dozen…

0 Comments / 49 View / October 18, 2016

Students were able to participate in many activities at the Belton Early Childhood School Fall Festival last Friday, including riding in a train provided by the Belton Police Department.

BECS hosts first ever event

Published November 13, 2014 By Lindsay Starr Platt, The Belton Journal Even though the sun goes down earlier now, that did not stop more than 600 people from attending the fall carnival at Belton Early Childhood School on Friday night….

0 Comments / 47 View / December 3, 2014

Jerry Allen, Grounds Guys Temple Franchise owner, plants pansies in the Memorial Garden of the Ronald McDonald House during weCARE Day last Friday.

Grounds Guys beautify Ronald McDonald House

Published November 13, 2014 By Nikki Velarde, The Belton Journal Every year on the first Friday of November, the Grounds Guys from Temple participate in weCARE™ Day in which they “turn tragedy into triumph” by giving back and helping out…

0 Comments / 121 View / December 3, 2014


Nolan Creek development indicator of overall improvements

Published November 13, 2014 By David Tuma, The Belton Journal It has taken years and years of work to develop Nolan Creek. Later this week the fabulous extension to Nolan Creek Trail will be unveiled. The opening ceremony for the…

0 Comments / 137 View / December 3, 2014


Council approves RUOK? funding

Published November 13, 2014 By Devin Corbitt, The Belton Journal Monday night’s Belton City Council Meeting was highlighted by the Belton Police Department. First, the council approved the continuation of an agreement between the department and the Central Texas Council…

0 Comments / 34 View / December 3, 2014

Veterans and their families stand to honor the flag during the Belton Senior Center’s Veterans Day Ceremony Monday.

Belton Senior Center hosts Veterans Day ceremony

Published November 13, 2014 By David Tuma, The Belton Journal Area veterans were honored at the Belton Senior Center Monday. It was a standing room only crowd who honored current military personnel and the veterans of World War II, Korea,…

0 Comments / 45 View / December 3, 2014

Senior Expo Speaker in Focus: Dr. Catherine McNeal

Dr. McNeal is the Director of Cardiac Rehab, Scott & White Healthcare; Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Texas A&M Health Science Center and Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Texas A&M Health Science Center. Dr. McNeal’s research spans both the clinical and…

0 Comments / 86 View / August 18, 2014

City Council proposes retaining current tax rate

Published Aug. 14, 2014 By Devin Corbitt, The Belton Journal Tuesday’s Belton City Council meeting was marked by the council’s unanimous approval of no tax rate increase for the upcoming year, keeping the city tax rate at $0.6598. Public hearings…

0 Comments / 88 View / August 18, 2014

Detective Robert Preston will become the sixth sergeant in the Belton Police Department.

Moving Up: BPD to create new Sergeant position on force

Published Aug. 14, 2014 By Devin Corbitt, The Belton Journal The Belton City Council unanimously approved an ordinance Tuesday that would allow the Belton Police Department to create an additional sergeant position within the force. This sergeant will be placed…

0 Comments / 179 View / August 18, 2014