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Kierra Pixler

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…

0 Comments / 77 View / November 4, 2016

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…

0 Comments / 114 View / November 4, 2016

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…

0 Comments / 70 View / November 4, 2016

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…

0 Comments / 82 View / November 4, 2016

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…

0 Comments / 76 View / November 4, 2016

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 / 86 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 / 74 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 / 100 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 / 102 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 / 107 View / December 3, 2014