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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…

0 Comments / 66 View / November 4, 2016

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…

0 Comments / 35 View / November 4, 2016

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 / 80 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 / 81 View / October 18, 2016

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 / 70 View / December 3, 2014

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 / 145 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 / 157 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 / 49 View / December 3, 2014

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 / 60 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 / 111 View / August 18, 2014