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Michael Finney named new Centex Cavalry HC

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Champions Indoor Football League introduced the Centex Cavalry as their 13th franchise back on Aug. 11, bringing arena football back to the Central Texas area. The momentum of the franchise brought about two major…

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Belton XC teams perform well at Kiwanis Meet

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Belton Tigers and Lady Tigers Cross Country teams took part in the 2016 Hewitt Kiwanis Midway Invitational Cross Country Meet held at the Heart of Texas Soccer Complex in Waco last Thursday. The Tigers…

0 Comments / 47 View / September 26, 2016

Point Taken!!!

Belton blows past Stony Point with 28-point blitz in fourth quarter, 70-35 By Tony Adams Sports Editor On a Friday night where the Belton Tigers and Round Rock Stony Point Tigers honored the men and women who defend our country’s…

0 Comments / 51 View / September 26, 2016

Behind the name ‘Sami Show’: Who is Sami?

By Sue Hamby Special to the Journal One of the favorite activities of many Central Texans on weekends is to go to a Sami Show at the Bell County Expo Center. If you haven’t gone to one, you are missing…

0 Comments / 70 View / September 21, 2016

MPR tax rate to remain steady for upcoming year

By David Tuma Publisher A public meeting was held for the petition to annex 31.47 acres for a new subdivision in the west end of Morgan’s Point Resort. The petition was filed by the Girl Scouts of Central Texas. No…

0 Comments / 60 View / September 21, 2016

APS assists elderly by putting resources in hand

By Kiera Pixler Correspondent Adult Protective Services (APS) investigates abuse, neglect, and exploitation of the elderly (65 and older) and persons with disabilities (18-64) who have a substantial impairment. APS Supervisor Diana Matute said, “We make referrals to community agencies…

0 Comments / 70 View / September 20, 2016

Bell County thanks City of Copperas Cove for assisting in time of need

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent After the Bell County Commissioners Court was called to order Judge Jon Burrows recognized the efforts Copperas Cove Police Communication Section for their help during a loss of 9-1-1 services in Bell County in August….

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Master Gardener Sale helps community grow

By Danielle Wellborn-Taylor Correspondent The rain didn’t stop people from lining up to purchase plants from the Bell County Master Gardener fall plant sale. On sale were fall plants and trees, and vendor and children’s booths supplemented the sale. It…

0 Comments / 41 View / September 20, 2016

Ysabel (Garcia) Ramirez

Ysabel (Garcia) Ramirez, 92, of Belton passed away at her home in Belton on September 11. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, September 15 at 1010 a.m. at Christ The King Catholic Church in Belton with Father Kim…

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Donald James “Chunky” Kessler

Funeral services for Donald James “Chunky” Kessler, 75, of Belton were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, September 10, at the Dossman Funeral Home Chapel with Minister Deral McWhorter officiating. Burial followed at the Flint Creek Cemetery. Mr. Kessler died Wednesday,…

0 Comments / 40 View / September 20, 2016