Author Page

1,444 Entries
Webmaster

City hopeful to connect Southeast Belton with Hike and Bike Trail

By David Tuma, Publisher     It is hoped in the upcoming year to connect Southeast Belton with the Hike and Bike Trail that runs through downtown connect with the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. The trail extension has received funding and…

0 Comments / 86 View / October 27, 2018

Dozens walk to raise awareness for Parkinson’s Disease

By Heather Regula, Correspondent     Over one hundred people participated in the Scott & White Plummer Movement Disorders Center’s “Walking to Awareness” community event, a one-mile Fun Walk and 5K, at Pepper Creek Trail on Saturday, October 13.    …

0 Comments / 76 View / October 26, 2018

15th annual Bus Fest rolls into Oakmont Park in Morgan’s Point

By Heather Regula, Correspondent     The 2018 Bus Fest, originally called Transporters at the Point, now in its 15th year, drew over 70 campers and many curious Volkswagen enthusiasts to Oakmont Park, in Morgan’s Point Resort, this weekend.    …

0 Comments / 91 View / October 25, 2018

Unraveling the Belton firefighter shortage

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     Belton city leaders answered to concerns from the public in the wake of a series of events that have snowballed and created a staffing and budget problem for the Belton Fire Department. Seven firefighters…

0 Comments / 493 View / October 24, 2018

St. Vincent’s De Paul: Making a difference one life at a time

Special to the Journal     St. Vincent’s de Paul (SVDP) in Temple is certainly making a difference in the lives of the homeless and others in Central Texas.  Located at 106 West Ave D (corner of Ave D and…

0 Comments / 37 View / October 20, 2018

Advocacy, awareness and acceptance: Down But Not Out Walk sees hundreds

By Peter Zuniga, Managing Editor     Despite the sudden burst of rain, the Down But Not Out walk went on as scheduled on Sunday, in the middle of Heritage Park. More than 600 people attended the event. Written on the…

0 Comments / 28 View / October 18, 2018

The Legendary W.C. Clark plays at Bacon, Blues & Brews Festival

By Peter Zuniga, Correspondent     The kickoff party for the “Belton’s Bacon, Blues and Brews” festival happened on Friday, Oct. 5, while the main event was on Saturday near the Belton City Courthouse. It featured live music, food trucks, local…

0 Comments / 22 View / October 17, 2018

Starbucks hosts 9-to-9 Oct. 9 voter drive

By Joshua Rivera, Lifestyles Editor     On Tuesday, Oct. 9, voter registrars were at the Belton Starbucks on I-35 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. registering residents to vote in this year’s general elections. The voter registration drive was hosted…

0 Comments / 35 View / October 14, 2018

TIRZ: The financial center of many of Belton’s successes

By David Tuma, Publisher     One of the most successful programs in the long history of the City of Belton has been the Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone. The program was started in fall of 2004 collecting taxes in 2005. It…

0 Comments / 78 View / October 13, 2018

Fire Department hosts Fire Prevention Week

Special to the Journal   On Saturday, Oct. 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., The Belton Fire Department and Belton Fire Corps will be celebrating Fire Prevention Week at Station two on Sparta Rd.   Les McBurney, the station’s…

0 Comments / 28 View / October 12, 2018