Category : Features

Central Texas Resident Selected as Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army

The U.S. Army appointed a Central Texas resident as a new Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army (CASA) during an investiture ceremony in the Perot Building Jan. 8.

0 Comments / 150 View / January 27, 2020

Q&A with Terri Covington, 2020 Chair of Belton Chamber

By CASSIDY PATE With the start of a new year comes the beginning of a one-year term for the Belton Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, and former Chair-Elect and 2020 Chair of the Belton Chamber Terri Covington took…

0 Comments / 191 View / January 27, 2020

Homecoming Highlight

Special touchdown makes lasting impression on players, community By Tony Adams Sports Editor As the clock struck zero in the first half of the Belton Tigers and Harker Heights District 8-6A matchup, the Tigers ran an untimed down to insert…

0 Comments / 170 View / October 4, 2016

12 year old hosts local film festival

By Danielle Wellborn-Taylor Correspondent On Saturday, September 17th, Belton’s own Grand Avenue Theater was home to the first annual Rainbow Rose Film Festival. It showcased local filmmakers of all ages. It was organized and hosted by 12-year-old Emma Rose Gill,…

0 Comments / 110 View / September 28, 2016

Behind the name ‘Sami Show’: Who is Sami?

By Sue Hamby Special to the Journal One of the favorite activities of many Central Texans on weekends is to go to a Sami Show at the Bell County Expo Center. If you haven’t gone to one, you are missing…

0 Comments / 535 View / September 21, 2016

School makes student success first priority

By Katherine Gibbs Correspondent Parents and their children met at Belton Early Childhood School on Sept. 1 for a parent learning session. BECS has been open for three years and enrollment has continued to grow. “There is such a strong…

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Building dating back to 1889 gets restored for new Belton business

By David Tuma Publisher In another positive step forward for the historic downtown area of Belton. The Frodermans Bakery and Restaurant is being remodeled. Twenty years ago East Street was a bunch of empty buildings in the downtown area. It…

0 Comments / 882 View / September 7, 2016

Belton business turns 70

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent For 70 years on the corner lot of Main Street and Avenue J one business has been offering construction supplies for Belton and still does today. Norman Building Materials was started 70 years ago by…

0 Comments / 106 View / September 6, 2016

SBMS’ Mr. G praised for making math fun

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent When someone walks past the seventh-grade math class at South Belton Middle School they may see the teacher Mr. Natale Giambalvo (Mr. G.) standing on a chair wearing a wig and cape as he sings…

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Lodges join forces for Back to School with God

By Kierra Pixler Correspondent The Nolan Creek Lodge #227 and the Belton Masonic Lodge #166, both from Belton, joined forces to support local school-aged children and hosted their first annual Back to School Bash with God on Saturday at the…

0 Comments / 157 View / August 20, 2016