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BISD Board chooses name, mascot for new high school: Lake Belton High School

Special to the Journal   Less than two months since the start of school, Belton ISD Board of Trustees had the opportunity to see and hear more about how the District has already made noteworthy progress in addressing one of…

0 Comments / 35 View / October 27, 2017

TouchDOWNS: Another cherished moment in UMHB history

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor   The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Football program won the hearts of fans all over the country with a Division III National Football Championship last December. But on Saturday, October 14, UMHB found the goal…

0 Comments / 24 View / October 27, 2017

David Shepperd Charity Bass Fishing Tournament

By Heather Regula, Correspondent “What would you do if I sang out of tune… “Would you stand up and walk out on me? “Lend me your ears, and I’ll sing you a song… “And I’ll try not to sing out…

0 Comments / 25 View / October 26, 2017

Belton’s small town feel makes it big! Day Tripper season 9 premiere

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   Crowds gathered in the parking lot behind The Gin for The Day Tripper Season 9 Premiere Party, on Thursday, October 12. “We always throw a premiere party in the highlighted town, and we are so…

0 Comments / 39 View / October 26, 2017

Taekwondo Renegades bring home honors

Special to the Journal World martial art academy/team Renegades had the honor to compete in the P.A.T.U. region of the President cup, held in Las Vegas. The tournament ran from Oct. 5 – 8 at the Westgate Las Vegas Convention…

0 Comments / 11 View / October 25, 2017

BEEF hosts and rolls out the Red Carpet

By Taylor Powell, Correspondent On the evening of Oct. 10, the Belton Education Enrichment Foundation held the 5th Annual Red Carpet Event for its donors. The event took place at 6 p.m. and was held at the beautiful Tenroc Ranch…

0 Comments / 27 View / October 25, 2017

Chicken ordinance considered at MPR meeting, possible annexation of Oakmont Park

By David Tuma, Publisher A position for Chief Training Officer for the Morgan’s Point Fire Department was created at the MPR council meeting Tuesday, Oct. 10. The department is one of the best in the area and is dealing with…

0 Comments / 13 View / October 24, 2017

The time and rules are changing in the fishing game

By John Jefferson, Correspondent Well, for the past 31 years, the Texas Parks and Wildlife (TPW) Toyota ShareLunker competition has started on October 1, running through April 30 of the following year. It allows – even encourages – anyone who…

0 Comments / 18 View / October 23, 2017

CTRG can’t escape second-half hole, falls to San Angelo 190-145

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Cen-Tex RollerGirls completed their 2017 home season against the San Angelo Roller Girls on Saturday, Oct. 7 at the Mayborn Civic Center. CTRG recovered from an early hole in the first half, but a…

0 Comments / 12 View / October 22, 2017

BHS Senior earns perfect score on ACT, four other students receive letters of commendation

Special to the Journal Serena Shedore, a senior at Belton High School, earned a perfect score on the ACT and has been selected as a semifinalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program for her performance on the Preliminary SAT (PSAT)….

0 Comments / 37 View / October 21, 2017