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BISD breaks ground on Lake Belton High School

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor     After years of planning and community input, the Belton Independent School District broke ground on Lake Belton High School on Thursday, May 17.     BISD’s second comprehensive high school will be located at…

0 Comments / 125 View / June 1, 2018

New local brewery taps into downtown Belton nightlife

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     Upon walking into Bold Republic Brewing, the smell of hops, wheat, and barley entice your senses. The craft beer business is new to Belton, but owner Patrick Hodges has had a talent and love…

0 Comments / 465 View / May 31, 2018

Reward offered for the return of two missing Belton dogs

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     Each morning, Belton resident Kelsie Vandenberg’s son steps out onto their porch and calls out for their two missing dogs with a voice full of sorrow. Kelsie and her family have recently become familiar…

0 Comments / 91 View / May 29, 2018

Belton Parks and Rec to hold Movies in the Park series

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor   Belton Parks and Recreation is  partnering up with Grand Avenue Theatre to hold their annual Movies in the Park Series. Each summer in Belton, the series is put on and residents jump to the chance…

0 Comments / 77 View / May 28, 2018

Belton Lions Club hosts annual Stampede on the Chisholm Trail

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   Approximately 100 cyclists gathered at the Harris Community Center for the recreational “Stampede on the Chisholm Trail” ride, hosted by the Belton Lions Club, on Saturday, May 12.     “This is our big fundraiser for…

0 Comments / 35 View / May 28, 2018

Students experience living history lesson on a once segregated Belton

By Cassidy Pate, Correspondent     Belton High School and Belton New Tech High School AP U.S. history students gathered Monday morning in the Harris Community Center to hear Dr. Lela Butler share personal experiences and learn the history of a…

0 Comments / 110 View / May 24, 2018

Seton Medical Center Harker Heights – Orthopedics

0 Comments / 15 View / May 24, 2018

FUMC to host human trafficking presentation

Special to the Journal   Salado UMW and Roundtable members are hosting a presentation at the First United Methodist Church Family Life Center on June 3 at 5:15 p.m. They plan to discuss an action plan to help minors, including…

0 Comments / 74 View / May 22, 2018

Construction of the district’s second comprehensive high school to proceed

Special to the Journal   At last Monday night’s BISD school board meeting, Trustees unanimously voted to amend the Board’s contract with Bartlett Cocke General Contractors, approving a Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) of $106,413,538 for construction of the new Lake…

0 Comments / 32 View / May 21, 2018

Historic Central Avenue Bridge to get needed updates

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor   The Central Ave. Bridge built in 1918 is listed on the National Register of Historic Places is in need of more than a facelift.  The Belton City Council entered into contract with TxDOT to…

0 Comments / 47 View / May 19, 2018