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High Point, Southwest elementaries remember 9/11

By Seth Stephens The Belton Journal For anyone old enough to remember Sept. 11, 2001, the image of smoking towers and their eventual collapse is likely engrained in their minds forever. It was a day which altered the course of…

0 Comments / 73 View / October 16, 2014

School Board approves Ag Barn Project construction

By Devin Corbitt The Belton Journal Monday night’s Belton Independent School District Board of Trustees meeting began with a workshop finalizing plans for the Ag Barn Construction Project, set to begin next Monday. Changes to the project included authorizing Superintendent…

0 Comments / 220 View / October 16, 2014

City to rework sidewalk ordinance

By David Tuma The Belton Journal At a public hearing on Sept. 9, the City of Belton heard from the development community and residents regarding potential changes to a sidewalk ordinance. Many residents expressed concern that the proposed ordinance would…

0 Comments / 54 View / October 16, 2014

Belton offense struggles in 27-0 loss to Stony Point

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Belton Tigers, hosted their second Austin-area team in as many weeks Friday night at Tiger Field, as they hosted the Round Rock Stony Point Tigers. In the absence of a sustained offense, Belton called…

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Volleyball sweeps Heights, Killeen matches in 12-6A

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Belton Lady Tigers’ varsity volleyball team looked to follow up its straight-set victory over Harker Heights with a victory over the Killeen Lady Roos at Tiger Gym on Tuesday night. Riding the coattails of…

0 Comments / 115 View / October 16, 2014

No Point ac-CRU-al

Defense stout, offense in good supply in UMHB 36-0 shutout win By Tony Adams Sports Editor In front of a crowd of 5,662, the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor football team dominated defensively and the offense scored four touchdowns, as the…

0 Comments / 40 View / October 16, 2014

Local actor, playwright to present world renowned play

By Patrick Lacombe The Belton Journal Bryan Bounds was an alcoholic when a friend told him the story of Bill Wilson the founder of Alcoholics Anonymous. The story helped Bounds recover from his illness and now he’s going to share…

0 Comments / 33 View / October 14, 2014

Making Magic

BHS Magic Belles pass on skills  to aspiring young dancers By Nikki Velarde The Belton Journal The Belton High School Magic Belles held the Fall Dance Clinic for kids last Saturday from 1 to 4 for kids in kindergarten to…

0 Comments / 126 View / October 14, 2014

Beltonians celebrate grandparents

By Patrick Lacombe The Belton Journal Last Sunday marked National Grandparents Day. Here is a brief history of the holiday and its beginnings, as well as a few quotes from local grandparents and what this day means to them. In…

0 Comments / 30 View / October 14, 2014

Council considers sidewalk ordinance amendments

By Devin Corbitt The Belton Journal Tuesday night’s city council meeting was bursting at the seams as more than 50 residents appeared for the public hearing on proposed amendments to the Sidewalk Standards Policy of the Subdivision Ordinance. However, before…

0 Comments / 40 View / October 14, 2014