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Movies, concerts and praise: Crossroads Bible Church

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor   Hank Bettis is the Pastor at Crossroads Bible Church and is now holding church services at the spacious Beltonian Theatre in downtown Belton. A Temple native, Bettis has roots that span as far as…

0 Comments / 27 View / April 1, 2018

Central Texas Ride for a Child Fundraiser to be held April 7

Special to the Journal   Central Texas Ride for a Child will host its 7th annual Ride for a Child. The Ride will start at Horny Toad Harley-Davidson, 7454 S. General Bruce Drive in Temple. Registration starts at 10 a.m…

0 Comments / 17 View / April 1, 2018

Putting a spin on doing your laundry

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor   Laundry is something that people do every day. More often than not, it’s a time-consuming task. When combined with work, daily activities and family, it makes it hard to keep up with. Spin Zone…

0 Comments / 80 View / March 31, 2018

Nolan Creek Lodge recognizes Gregory Benton with banquet

By Guillermo Lopez, Correspondent     Belton’s Nolan Creek Lodge Chapter held a banquet on Saturday, March 17, commemorating their Worshipful Master Gregory Benton. The banquet, which consisted of both lodge members and community alike, was held to celebrate the…

0 Comments / 31 View / March 30, 2018

Did some bunny say “Easter Egg Hunt?” My Giving Tree holds 4th Annual Hunt

By Guillermo Lopez, Correspondent   The Annual Easter Egg Hunt took the Belton community by storm was children lined up for a chance to fill their baskets. The egg hunt, which is held by Discover Downtown Belton and many other…

0 Comments / 29 View / March 29, 2018

Scores Belton celebrates third anniversary with new vision

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor   On March 17, 2015, the Dominguez family and The Gin at Belton welcomed a new tenant to their already hopping restaurant complex with Scores Belton.   Owners Derek and Lusan Ladd opened up the…

0 Comments / 902 View / March 28, 2018

Sewer project to begin in South Belton

By David Tuma, Publisher   Belton’s water and sewer line project will soon be underway. The project when completed will open up huge areas of south Belton for development. Phase I will start near the Public Works facility on Holland Road…

0 Comments / 48 View / March 23, 2018

Third House Session with Rep. Hugh Shine features update on the re-opening of Miller Springs

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   City Manager, Sam Listi, and Parks and Rec Director, Matt Bates, were in attendance for the forum with State Representative Hugh Shine on Monday morning. Discussion took place regarding Belton’s efficient use of federal funds…

0 Comments / 54 View / March 22, 2018

Chisholm Trail Elementary students take action by lending a helping hand

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor   Chisholm Trail Elementary fourth graders completed a service project with Hope For the Hungry – a local non-profit that the District honored at the Public Schools Week Luncheon on March 6 with the “Community…

0 Comments / 76 View / March 21, 2018

WBCA honors Fran Garmon with Jostens-Berenson Lifetime Achievement Award

Special to the Journal   Fran Garmon, the former head women’s basketball coach at Delta State University and Texas Christian University, will receive the 2018 Jostens-Berenson Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of her lifelong commitment of service to women’s basketball,…

0 Comments / 28 View / March 19, 2018