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Swing into spring with 4-H

By Jackie McLaughlin, Contributor 4-H Clubs in Bell County have come a long way. A book found at a local estate sale by Bell County Extension Education Association member, Joy Scott, depicts the “Boys 4-H Club Handbook of 1951 in…

0 Comments / 20 View / February 15, 2017

Ronald McDonald House Charities: A home away from home

By Rebecca Pesqueda, Correspondent With over 300 in operation across the globe, the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Temple is just one of many that continues to impact the lives of families who walk through its doors. The RMHC serves…

0 Comments / 25 View / February 14, 2017

Madrigal’s performace outstands at MOAA

By David Tuma, Publisher The Madrigal ensemble performed for the Military Officers Association of America at Wildflower Country Club on Feb. 4. MOAA is a growing organization of retired, active duty and former officers of the seven uniformed services located…

0 Comments / 35 View / February 14, 2017

‘Tremendous’ amount of area foster families needed

By Kierra Pixler Managing Editor With November being adoption awareness month, there is a strong need to spread the word about how families can help kids that are in the system, whether it be adopting or fostering. Bright Future is…

0 Comments / 120 View / November 18, 2016

Profile: Belton Church of Christ

By Adam Zachariah Ramirez Correspondent The Belton Church of Christ has been present in the community for more than 100 years, with its beginning sometime around 1903. The Belton Church of Christ has three main points that are put across…

0 Comments / 94 View / November 18, 2016

Belton’s Courtney Pate named first head coach of Acrobatics and Tumbling at West Virginia Wesleyan

Special to the Journal The West Virginia Wesleyan Athletic Department and Director of Athletics Randy Tenney are pleased to announce the hiring of Courtney Pate as the college’s first head coach of the Acrobatics and Tumbling team. Pate is currently…

0 Comments / 76 View / November 18, 2016

Veteran takes pride in serving local motorcycle community

By Danielle McCarthy Everett Correspondent As the sun rises on another Central Texas morning, light streams into Rob Neumeyer’s motorcycle repair shop, KMA Cycles on Holland Road in Belton. About a dozen motorcycles fill the small space inside the shop….

0 Comments / 61 View / November 16, 2016

Local Cowboy Church Hosts First Ever Friday Family Night

By Danielle McCarthy Everett Correspondent Soldiers of the Cross Cowboy Fellowship in Nolanville hosted its first ever Friday Family Night last week. A handful of members gathered at the church Friday evening to spend time together, eat snacks and watch…

0 Comments / 69 View / November 16, 2016

Belton seniors brought heart, leadership on and off court

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The 2016 Belton Lady Tigers volleyball team has been challenged constantly by the competition and has been in some tight spots. “For the new system that we implemented and the way that the team responded,…

0 Comments / 64 View / November 16, 2016

Early childhood school sets bar for fun

By Danielle Wellborn-Tyler Correspondent It was a fun Friday night at the Belton Early Childhood School as they held their 3rd annual Fall Festival. The parking lot was packed, and kids could be seen running with pure excitement from booth…

0 Comments / 60 View / November 14, 2016