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Belton G/T camps challenge students to design, build and create

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     Upon first walking into the Belton ISD Gifted and Talented Summer Enrichment Camp, you hear the voices of 3rd through 8th grade students excitedly working together to design, build and create. They could be…

0 Comments / 44 View / July 7, 2018

Dog training that’s off the leash

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     Lined up on the pavilion in Yettie Polk Park is a pack made up of many different dog breeds, including a corgi/retriever mix and a Belgian Malinois. Justin Larsen, owner of Furry Heroes Dog…

0 Comments / 93 View / July 6, 2018

Touch of Class brings a big music scene to a small town

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     From hits such as “Dock of the Bay” by Otis Redding to Van Morrison’s “Brown Eyed Girl,” Touch of Class covers them all. They are a four-piece band that plays the great dance hits…

0 Comments / 93 View / July 5, 2018

Fire Street Pizza + Temple Children’s Museum: That’s amore!

By Heather Regula, Correspondent     “When a moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that’s amore! When the world seems to shine like you’ve had too much wine, that’s amore!”     A modern-day verse to the 1953…

0 Comments / 91 View / July 4, 2018

New fitness center promises privacy and supervision

Special to the Journal   A semi-private fitness center opened this week in south Temple, and it’s a bit different from your typical gym.     Choices Fitness Studio is a semi-private, by-appointment-only facility and participation is limited to four…

0 Comments / 135 View / July 3, 2018

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 / 52 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 / 152 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 / 62 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 / 188 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 / 30 View / June 28, 2018