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Dealflicks offers discount movie tickets

By Devin Corbitt, The Belton Journal A company called Dealflicks could revolutionize the way you do date night. It has for me. Like most of you, I love the smell of movie theater popcorn, a cold fountain drink and the…

0 Comments / 73 View / July 15, 2015

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Frozen yogurt business gets new look, owners

By Patrick Lacombe, The Belton Journal For those of us that visit the downtown area of Belton to walk the creek, eat a great meal, and listen to music on a Saturday night, something has been amiss for a few…

0 Comments / 25 View / July 10, 2015

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Service dogs more than just alert systems

By Patrick Lacombe, The Belton Journal Service dogs are increasingly becoming an instrument to help soldiers suffering from PTSD and other psychological disorders, but did you know that they can also be used with afflictions such as asthma or psychiatric…

0 Comments / 4 View / July 7, 2015

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Dogs, owners take over Salado park

By Nikki Velarde, The Belton Journal The Salado Chamber of Commerce held their 4th Annual Dog Daze of Summer Festival for pet owners, their pets, and fellow animal lovers to come out and enjoy a doggone good kickoff to summer….

0 Comments / 9 View / July 3, 2015

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Chamber welcomes Holly Tucker for July 4 celebrations

By Devin Corbitt, The Belton Journal The Belton Chamber of Commerce is proud to introduce Holly Tucker as this year’s July 4 Star of the Festival on Nolan Creek. Tucker will perform in Yettie Polk Park at noon on July…

0 Comments / 29 View / July 2, 2015

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CPS celebrates passion

By Devin Corbitt, The Belton Journal For many in Central Texas, working with children is more than just a job – it’s a calling. But for those who work in Child Protective Services, it’s a passion. “Being an investigator is…

0 Comments / 6 View / July 2, 2015

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Belton’s Finest: Cochran, Blair & Potts

By Brentyn Young, The Belton Journal In 1869, the retired Colonel H.M. Cook, who served in the Civil War, opened the store H.M. Cook and Co. The store was moved to Belton in 1884 to follow the railroad boom. Throughout…

0 Comments / 17 View / July 2, 2015

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Kachina begins future high adventure camp with new pool

By Devin Corbitt, The Belton Journal Camp Kachina made history on Monday with the reopening of its pool. Kachina, a Girl Scout camp located on the north edge of Morgan’s Point Resort, hosts Girl Scout troops and campers year round…

0 Comments / 11 View / June 30, 2015

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Blue Bird Quilters, Altrusa craft up love for abuse victims

By Brentyn Young, The Belton Journal For the past seven weeks the Blue Bird Quilters from the Belton Senior Center and Altrusa International of Temple have partnered together to produce handmade quilts, pillowcase dresses, and crochet purses for victims of…

0 Comments / 7 View / June 20, 2015

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New Gem on the Block: Amazing Grace Bed & Breakfast

By Nikki Velarde, The Belton Journal The Belton community welcomes a new business, adding another touch of flair that will aid in making Belton the up-and-coming destination spot. Amazing Grace of Texas Bed and Breakfast and Tea Room recently opened…

0 Comments / 64 View / June 19, 2015