Category : Culture

Local Authors to speak at Friends of The Belton Public Library event

The 16th annual Friends of The Belton Public Library Book and Author Luncheon will be held Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Belton Church of Christ Welcome Center, 3003 N Main St. in Belton. The event will be held from 11…

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Belton High School puts on “Into the Woods”

By CHASE PERRY, Correspondent The Belton High School Theatre Department and company put on its annual show over the weekend, and this year’s production was James Lapine’s classic musical, “Into the Woods.” The nearly three-hour production follows the wishes and…

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MPR Auxiliary to host eighth annual Valentine Fireman’s Ball

The Auxiliary of the Morgan’s Point Resort (MPR) is hosting its eighth annual benefit, the Valentine Fireman’s Ball, on Friday, Feb. 14 at the Hilton Garden Inn Temple.

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Texas Rangers’ history unfolds at Belton Christian Youth Center

Representatives of the Texas Ranger Heritage Center of Fredericksburg visited Belton Christian Youth Center. The Center reenacted the living history of Texas Rangers from 1823 to 1900. They role-played the duties of the Rangers on the frontier, bringing history to…

0 Comments / 104 View / July 23, 2016

Scouts, veterans retire flags during ceremony

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent Saturday morning at the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) 4008 in Belton almost 50 local Boy Scouts of America and Girls Scouts of America participated in a flag retirement ceremony. For U.S. flags to be…

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Fine Line of Belton restores, revives area buildings for future growth

By David Tuma Publisher A new façade improvement grant for 112 North Main Street by Camden Enterprises is another major improvement project ongoing. This is one of several major downtown improvements made by Fine Line a construction company in Belton….

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Central Texas experiences an evening full of flavors

Nikki Velarde, The Belton Journal   The variety of delicious smells drifting from the Killeen Civic and Conference Center drew in quite the crowd on August 4th for the 7th Annual Flavors of Central Texas. The annual event is a…

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MPR hosts annual Lake Jamboree BBQ Cook-off

By Patrick Lacombe Journal reporter The city of Morgan’s Point Resort held its annual Lake Jamboree and BBQ Cook-off at Ansay Park last Friday and Saturday. The proceeds of the event benefit the Morgan’s Point Resort Emergency Services and First…

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Bloomin’ Fest features local artist Kirk Baxley

Published May 15, 2014 By Patrick Lacombe, Journal reporter Belton has produced many talented people from all walks of life and vocations, and Kirk Baxley and his band are no exception. A talented song writer, musician and singer, he attributes…

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