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Texas Workforce awards IT fundamentals and certification grants

Special to the Journal     The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) announced a High Demand Job Training matching grant of $35,000 to Workforce Solutions of Central Texas to offer cyber security fundamentals with CompTIA A+ and Network+ certifications. The $35,000…

0 Comments / 49 View / July 2, 2018

ABC Supply to acquire land in Nolanville

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     The Belton Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) approved an offer from American Builders & Contractors (ABC) Supply Co., Inc. in their acquisition of six acres of land from Phase II of the Belton Business Park…

0 Comments / 143 View / July 1, 2018

Loud engines, classic cars and good weather bring car enthusiasts to Belton

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     Spectators ranging from novices to car aficionados roamed the parking lot of BCYC this past Friday night admiring the cars, trucks and motorcycles. This is the second car show that Belton resident Armando Guzman…

0 Comments / 58 View / June 30, 2018

Belton County Sheriff’s Department pursuit ends in open field

Special to the Journal     On June 21, BCSD units responded to a call for service pertaining to drug activity, and a description was given of the vehicle involved. Upon arrival the vehicle is observed in the area and contact…

0 Comments / 184 View / June 29, 2018

City Council to replenish general fund

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor   At Tuesday night’s City Council meeting, the council authorized issuing bonds for the purchase of 85.24 acres adjacent to Heritage Park to replenish its general fund. It will take them 12 years to pay off…

0 Comments / 29 View / June 28, 2018

Walking With The Wounded’s “Walk of America 2018” steps through Bell County

By Cassidy Pate, Correspondent     Fellow veterans and Belton community members welcomed a team of six veterans before continuing their journey with Walking With The Wounded’s (WWTW) “Walk of America 2018” Wednesday morning at the Bell County Museum.    …

0 Comments / 33 View / June 28, 2018

Seton Medical Center Harker Heights – Cardiovascular

0 Comments / 6 View / June 27, 2018

Walk for Life raises awareness and funds

By Kira Ciupek, Correspondent     Despite blazing temperatures, more than 100 people braved the heat to attend the 24th annual Walk for Life sponsored by the Texas Alliance for Life, Saturday, June 9 at the Harker Heights Community Park. Walkers…

0 Comments / 28 View / June 24, 2018

Project Apple Tree: helping families for 18 years

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   Project Apple Tree, now in its’ 18th year, was initially started by retired Belton ISD principal Jeanette Kelley, in partnership with the Director of Helping Hands at the time.     “Their goal was to provide…

0 Comments / 101 View / June 23, 2018

MPR Library receives large donation

By David Tuma, Publisher     Mary Ruth Briggs Library in Morgan’s Point received a major donation when Ronda Barnes donated 2,500 books to the library. This announcement was made at the council meeting. A budget amendment was passed approving an…

0 Comments / 58 View / June 22, 2018