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Mansell-to-Peoples pairing good for 10 TD’s during four-game set, Belton earns 7-on-7 state bid

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Belton 7-on-7 team got great efforts on both sides of the ball, as the team went a perfect 4-0 on the day, sweeping pool play and edging Harker Heights in the Belton State Qualifying…

0 Comments / 59 View / June 16, 2016

Belton summer camps have youths off to healthy vacation start

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The 2016 BISD Summer Camp season is underway with four camps this week and another round coming up next week. The camps are spread between Belton High School’s Tiger Field, BHS Tennis Courts, BHS9’s practice…

0 Comments / 54 View / June 16, 2016

663 graduate from Belton High

By Lindsay Starr Platt, Correspondent Thursday evening at Bell County Expo Center, 663 seniors of Belton High School walked across the stage to get their high school diplomas. The commencement exercise honored all those students that persevered through the “thick…

0 Comments / 96 View / June 16, 2016

Belton High, A&M alumnus appointed CIO State of Nebraska

Special to the Journal Edward Toner was appointed Chief Information Officer for the state of Nebraska by Governor Ricketts in June 2015. Toner was a graduate of Belton High School in 1979, where he was president of the National Honor…

0 Comments / 91 View / June 15, 2016

Belton Flooding – June 2, 2016

With the recent rain, Nolan Creek is overflowing.

0 Comments / 509 View / June 2, 2016

Commissioners discuss Nolanville annexation plan

By Lindsay Starr Platt, Correspondent The Bell County Commissioners Court met on Monday, May 9 to discuss the Nolanville annexation, educational services at the Bell County Juvenile Services Center and restricting handguns at the Bell County Justice Center. A Memorandum…

0 Comments / 111 View / May 25, 2016

National Day of Prayer observed at Expo Center

By Elizabeth Varville, Correspondent The 65th annual National Day of Prayer was held May 5 at the Bell County Expo Center. Members of churches from the surrounding areas of Bell County gathered to participate in the event. Guest speakers recited…

0 Comments / 50 View / May 24, 2016

Summer of fun awaits you at UMHB!!!

By Elizabeth Varville, Journal Correspondent The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor is offering several camps for the summer of 2016. Camps range in interest from athletics to music instruments and singing to nursing. The camps do have a registration deadline and…

0 Comments / 201 View / May 24, 2016

Mayborn Science Theater makes science fun

By Elizabeth Varville, Correspondent The Mayborn Science Center located in Killeen offers a wide variety of summer activities that students of all ages can benefit from. The center offers the traditional camps to include art lessons, swimming lessons, music lessons,…

0 Comments / 116 View / May 23, 2016

Powerhouse’s Team Invincible reaches The Summit, places fourth in the world

Special to the Journal Team Invincible from Powerhouse Cheer & Fitness represented our town extremely well during The Summit cheerleading competition at Walt Disney World in Florida during the last weekend of April. This is the exceptionally talented team that…

0 Comments / 149 View / May 23, 2016