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BancorpSouth Bank names Jones as community bank President

Special to the Journal BancorpSouth Bank announced Tuesday the promotion of Robert Jones to president – Temple, Texas, community bank. In his new role, Jones will oversee the bank’s four branches in Temple and Little River-Academy, and foster deeper ties…

0 Comments / 140 View / September 12, 2019

Belton community remembers September 11, 2001

By CASSSIDY PATE Belton Journal Events were held around the community on Wednesday morning, including walks from Belton ISD’s elementary schools, honoring the lives lost, those affected by and the brave men and women who responded to the tragic event…

0 Comments / 98 View / September 12, 2019

Commissioners vote to replace fiber optic cables

Lindsay Starr Platt Belton Journal Bell County Commissioners met on Monday for the regular Commissioners Court meeting held at the Historic Bell County Courthouse. Commissioners once again discussed local conditions and took no action on the Order Restricting Outdoor Burning (Burn Ban). The Burn Ban went…

0 Comments / 47 View / September 12, 2019

Wildflower Country Club hosts 2nd annual Body of Christ golf tournament

By Kierra Pixler Managing Editor   The Body of Christ Community Clinic held it’s 2nd annual golf tournament at Wildflower County Club  on October 19 at 9:30 a.m. Hosted by Wildflower Country Club, the tournament began at 9:30 a.m. with…

0 Comments / 99 View / November 2, 2018

BCYC and Don Ringler come together for raffle

By Kierra Pixler Managing Editor Over 400 people filled the VFW Post 1820 Hall in Temple on Saturday night for a good cause. Don Ringler and the Belton Christian Youth Center paired up to put on the reverse raffle to…

0 Comments / 248 View / August 2, 2018

The taste of sweet success: Sugar Shack in Salado offers candy and more

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor   Upon entering the Sugar Shack, located in historic Salado, you’re met with the sweet aroma of candy and splashes of bright colors. It’s sensory overload and in the best way. And that’s before you…

0 Comments / 142 View / May 10, 2018

Maids and Moore recognized at City Council for ‘Cleaning For a reason’

By Guillermo Lopez Correspondent Maids and Moore, a family-owned cleaning service, was just recognized at last week’s City Council Meeting by Mayor Marion Grayson for their efforts with the organization ‘Cleaning For a Reason.’ To commemorate the small-town business, Grayson…

0 Comments / 215 View / April 5, 2018

Miller Springs Nature Center: A big step towards re-opening

By Heather Regula Correspondent Things are looking up for the Miller Springs Nature Center, which closed in August 2017. “We have been meeting with the cities of Temple and Belton, and things have gone well. The cities are requesting to…

0 Comments / 208 View / March 8, 2018

The blues come to Belton: local musician to play at Firestreet Pizza

By Kierra Pixler Managing Editor Growing up hearing the soulful voices of artists like Stevie Wonder, Curtis Mayfield, and Al Green, it’s no surprise that Horace Willis has had blues music in his blood from the very start. He grew…

0 Comments / 204 View / January 24, 2018

Moffat resident honors late son with Adopt-a-Road program

By Kierra Pixler Managing Editor Funny and adventurous were just some of the words used to describe Christopher Wenger. Four years after he died by suicide at age 14, his family and friends carry on in his name with suicide…

0 Comments / 279 View / January 24, 2018