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Students experience living history lesson on a once segregated Belton

By Cassidy Pate, Correspondent     Belton High School and Belton New Tech High School AP U.S. history students gathered Monday morning in the Harris Community Center to hear Dr. Lela Butler share personal experiences and learn the history of a…

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Seton Medical Center Harker Heights – Orthopedics

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FUMC to host human trafficking presentation

Special to the Journal   Salado UMW and Roundtable members are hosting a presentation at the First United Methodist Church Family Life Center on June 3 at 5:15 p.m. They plan to discuss an action plan to help minors, including…

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Construction of the district’s second comprehensive high school to proceed

Special to the Journal   At last Monday night’s BISD school board meeting, Trustees unanimously voted to amend the Board’s contract with Bartlett Cocke General Contractors, approving a Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) of $106,413,538 for construction of the new Lake…

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Historic Central Avenue Bridge to get needed updates

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor   The Central Ave. Bridge built in 1918 is listed on the National Register of Historic Places is in need of more than a facelift.  The Belton City Council entered into contract with TxDOT to…

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Downtown Belton Merchants Association: Celebrating 10 years of promoting economic growth

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   The Downtown Belton Merchants Association (DBMA), established in 2008, works together with the city of Belton to sponsor activities that benefit businesses. The idea for Market Days came to fruition when downtown Belton business owners…

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Bell County Museum celebrates Cinco de Mayo in festive style

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   Cinco de Mayo, or the fifth of May, is celebrated in commemoration of the Mexican Army’s victory over France, at the Battle of Puebla, during the Franco-Mexican War, in 1862. While Cinco de Mayo is…

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When big dreams come in tiny packages

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor   Tiny homes are a new trend that more home buyers are looking into. The benefits that come along with tiny homes are something that is attracting attention.   Traveling is a hobby of many…

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Nolan Creek Lodge #227 and Belton Masonic Lodge #166 team up for the community

By Guillermo Lopez, Correspondent   The Nolan Creek Lodge #227 and the Belton Masonic Lodge #166 worked together to put on a clothing drive and a barbeque lunch this past Saturday. The co-hosted charity event, which took place at the…

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Helping Hands Ministry’s inaugural Trivia Night Fundraiser a success

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   Twenty-eight teams of up to 10 people put their knowledge to the test at Helping Hands Ministry’s inaugural Trivia Night Fundraiser, held at First Baptist Church in Temple, on Friday, April 27.   “This fundraiser…

0 Comments / 36 View / May 13, 2018