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Trifecta Craftsmen launches interior remodelling, puppy faces

By Kierra Pixler Managing Editor If you’ve been to Barking Oaks Pet Spa Resort lately, then I’m sure you’ve seen the unique and detailed mosaic artwork of Trifecta Craftsmen. Belton residents Max Ogas and Bill Bluhm started their business a…

0 Comments / 51 View / November 14, 2016

Dawgs gone, SGP inbound

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Belton Tigers needed to a win against Copperas Cove at Bulldawg Stadium and some help from Killeen for a favorable playoff seeding. The Tigers left no doubt what their intentions were in the final…

0 Comments / 52 View / November 14, 2016

District 8-6A schedule ends with critical playoff-type games

By Tony Adams Sports Editor Here are the recaps from Week 10 (Harker Heights bye) in District 8-6A Week 6: Killeen 28 Copperas Cove 16. The Roos overcame a 16-14 deficit in the third quarter with a pair of second…

0 Comments / 68 View / November 8, 2016

Lady Tigers Basketball look to build upon last season’s success

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The 2016-2017 Belton Lady Tigers basketball team is looking to build upon the area playoff appearance from last season. Last Thursday, the Lady Tigers raised their 2016 Bi-District Championship banner at the Belton Basketball inaugural…

0 Comments / 42 View / November 8, 2016

Local church creates heart garden

By Adam Zachariah Ramirez Correspondent According to the website of First Presbyterian Church of Belton, the first religious service held in Belton was a Presbyterian sermon that was delivered by Rev. Levi Tenny. Tenny then went on to organize a…

0 Comments / 51 View / November 7, 2016

Gun show is hit at Expo

Danielle Wellborn-Tyler Correspondent The Real Texas Gun Show visited the Bell County Expo Center Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 28 and 29. Gun and knife enthusiasts, craft makers, bakers and other Texas businesses filled the large dome selling and promoting all…

0 Comments / 115 View / November 7, 2016

Family of accident victim seeks help, sets up GoFundMe

By Kierra Pixler Managing Editor Local Belton area resident Elizabeth Alcocer and her 5-year old son were recently in a bad accident on I-35 in Belton on Friday, Oct 21. Mrs. Alcocer was thought to have had a pre-existing heart…

0 Comments / 108 View / November 7, 2016

Not a Saturday CRUise

The Saturday stage was set at Crusader Stadium for the annual tussle between Division III No. 3-ranked University of Mary Hardin-Baylor and No. 9-ranked Hardin-Simmons, with sole possession of the American Southwest Conference lead and the inside track on a…

0 Comments / 37 View / November 4, 2016

Integrity Rehab hosts showing of beloved American cinema classic

Special to the Journal Integrity Rehab is hosting a free outdoor movie night featuring the cult classic The Princess Bride on Saturday, November 12 at 7 pm. This one-time showing will be held at Tablerock’s Goodnight Amphitheater, located near 316…

0 Comments / 49 View / November 3, 2016

Public hearing of possible annexation to be continued

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor Belton City Council held their regular meeting on Tuesday night and addressed many topics that hit close to home for our Belton residents. One of which being the annexation of many land and home owners….

0 Comments / 43 View / November 3, 2016