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Aware Central Texas announces new Executive Director

Special to The Journal The Board and Directors and staff of Aware Central Texas are proud to announce their new Executive Director, Misty D. Biddick. “She brings quite a resume of experience in domestic violence and law enforcement. We are…

0 Comments / 20 View / February 20, 2017

Exchange Club preps for 2017 community service projects

By Danielle McCarthy Everett, Correspondent Members of the Exchange Club of Temple-Belton are looking forward to continuing the club’s tradition of community service in the months ahead and are making plans for upcoming service projects. Club members are in the…

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Belton ISD board calls bond election for May 6

Special to The Journal At a special meeting, the Belton ISD Board of Trustees called a bond election for May 6. Voters will consider issuing bonds to fund four projects, which include a new elementary school and a new high…

0 Comments / 43 View / February 17, 2017

Belton New Tech AP environmental class trip to local limestone mine

By Mark Magnan, Correspondent On Wednesday, Feb. 1, Gina Taber and 22 of her students visited a local limestone mine near Nolanville. The class is AP Environmental Science at Belton New Tech High School at Waskow. The class studies natural…

0 Comments / 18 View / February 17, 2017

Bell County Medical Alliance teams up to ensures the safety of local kids

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor The Bell County Medical Alliance bicycle helmet giveaway at Belton Early Childhood Center is part of a statewide effort Hard Hats for Little Heads, launched by the Texas Medical Association in 1994. The program promotes…

0 Comments / 27 View / February 16, 2017

CLASSIFIEDS – Feb. 16, 2017

REAL ESTATE Gorgeous 5 bedroom 3 full bathrooms on large quiet lot! Salado schools, over half an acre, fenced back yard. New carpet installed and interior painted June 2015. Move in ready. Nice curb appeal with great landscaping. Make this…

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GPS systems approved for sheriff’s department

By Lindsay Starr Platt, Correspondent County commissioners gathered for their regular meeting on Feb. 6 to discuss and consider items on the agenda. The minutes from the regular meeting on January 30 were discussed and approved. A Public Hearing was…

0 Comments / 39 View / February 16, 2017

Daddies and daughters dance the night away

By Danielle Tyler-Welborn, Correspondent The dance floor was packed Saturday night at the 18th annual Father Daughter Dance, presented by Extreme Cheer and Tumble and hosted by Temple Parks and Recreation. The dance was held at the Frank W. Mayborn…

0 Comments / 16 View / February 15, 2017

Giving a voice to the children

By Leah Edwards, Correspondent CASA of Bell and Coryell counties hosted a volunteer appreciation Chili Cook-off on Thursday, February 2 from 5-7 p.m. The contestants who entered included supervisors and board members of CASA. At the end of the evening,…

0 Comments / 49 View / February 15, 2017

United Way of Central Texas’ provides tax help through VITA program

Special to the Journal United Way of Central Texas and its community partners—Helping Hands Ministry of Belton, the McLane School of Business at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, Central Texas Workforce Solutions, Temple College, and Fort Hood United Way— kicked…

0 Comments / 17 View / February 15, 2017