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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…

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Eagles Caged

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Belton Tigers had the opportunity to break a portion of the four-way gridlock for third place and create a three-way tie for second place with idle Harker Heights. But to do that, the Belton…

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Belton’s inaugural Fire Corps graduates

Special to the Journal Belton’s very first Fire Corps class graduated on Oct. 20. The volunteers completed a 12-hour training class over a four week period that focused on assisting the Belton Fire Department. They will later be assisting with…

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Halloween fun fills McLane Children’s Med. Center

By Danielle McCarthy Correspondent Children’s faces lit up as they walked into the Spirit of Children Halloween party Thursday afternoon at Baylor Scott & White McLane Children’s Medical Center. Young patients and their families played fun Halloween games and stocked…

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Tigers to celebrate Senior Night on Friday as they take on Ellison

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Belton Tigers need all hands on deck to support the team on Friday, as they look to try and get closer to locking up playoff spot against the Killeen Ellison Eagles Friday night at…

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Altrusa, AWARE work together, make a difference

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent Members of Altrusa International of the Chisholm Trail delivered over 130 children’s books and 200 stuffed animals to AWARE Central Texas on Thursday as their Make A Difference Day project. These toys will be used…

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Coffee with a Cop

Coffee with a Cop encourages community involvement By Danielle Wellborn-Taylor Correspondent On Friday, the cafe corner of the Expo Quick Stop in Belton was filled with community members, police officers, plus free donuts, and coffee. “Coffee with a Cop” is…

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UMHB football great Freeman becomes first with retired number

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor retired the jersey number of former UMHB linebacker Jerrell Freeman at halftime of the Crusader’s 20-15 victory over Hardin-Simmons on Saturday at Crusader Stadium in Belton. The UMHB Athletic and…

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Tigers Team Tennis makes Area semis, fall to Duncanville

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Belton Tiger Tennis team competed in the first round of the area tournament late last week at the Waco Regional Tennis Center. In the first Area round matchup, the Tigers were up against the…

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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…

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