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The Black Daisy Boutique brings a unique twist to downtown Belton

By Heather Regula, Correspondent If the dictionary used images as definitions, you would see Sthefanie Welch’s face next to the term “overcomer.” The website www.dictionary.com defines the word ‘overcome’ as a verb meaning “…to get the better of in a…

0 Comments / 22 View / September 22, 2017

Woods, Waters & Wildlife: Saints of the Flood-Stricken Cities

By John Jefferson, Correspondent Cover your ears: this will be a shotgun blast of several unrelated items coming at you quickly! To begin with, Labor Day Weekend was the last major boating holiday of summer. That means increased risk of…

0 Comments / 22 View / September 20, 2017

2nd annual Concert for Peace

Special to the Journal International Day of Peace (“Peace Day”) is observed around the world each year on September 21. Established in 1981 by unanimous United Nations resolution, Peace Day provides a globally shared date for all humanity to commit…

0 Comments / 27 View / September 19, 2017

Magic Belles hold mattress sale fundraiser

By Taylor Powell, Correspondent The Magic Belles are Belton High’s hard-working dance team. They work hard all practically all year long to perfect their craft. On Saturday, Sept. 2, the Magic Belles held an all day mattress fundraiser at Belton…

0 Comments / 29 View / September 19, 2017

Belton continues to show growth all around

By David Tuma, Publisher   Belton continues to grow. That growth adds to the value of the tax rolls. You either decline, like Detroit, or move forward. Nothing stays the same. Belton’s tax roll value will increase almost $74-million from…

0 Comments / 155 View / September 18, 2017

Lena Armstrong Public Library provides for senior citizens

By Taylor Powell, Correspondent The Lena Armstong Public Library is an establishment that cares for their local community. The Public Library has always does much for their surrounding community and their history proves as such. The library started from humble…

0 Comments / 16 View / September 17, 2017

Bell County Senior Expo on Sept. 26

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor In recognition of the growing number of senior citizens and retirees in our area, the Area Agency on Aging, Baylor Scott & White Heart & Vascular Institute, Bell County, The Belton Journal, Central Texas Resource…

0 Comments / 41 View / September 16, 2017

New bacon festival on tap for September

Special to the Journal   The City of Belton is partnering with H-E-B plus! in an inaugural festival called Belton’s Bacon, Blues & Brews. The two-day festival will take place near Historic Bell County Courthouse and feature live entertainment, adult…

0 Comments / 71 View / September 15, 2017

Annual 4-G 5K raises funds for the Body of Christ Community Clinic

By Heather Regula, Correspondent The fifth annual 4-G 5K, hosted by the First United Methodist Church, took place at Confederate Park at 8:30 am, on Saturday, September 2. The race was timed by Profit Event Services and had 95 registered…

0 Comments / 25 View / September 15, 2017

35rd Annual Temple model train show this weekend

Special to the Journal The Central Texas Area Model Railroaders present the Model Train Show. The cost is $7.00, but seniors and military will receive a $1.00 discount, Please have your military ID on hand. The dates for the show…

0 Comments / 18 View / September 15, 2017