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It’s that time of year again to nominate Belton area businesses for Reader’s Choice 2020! The Belton Journal is conducting a straw ballot of our readers as to who or what you consider to be the best of 2020. One…

0 Comments / 527 View / July 28, 2020

Parent reaction to online learning: secondary edition

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor Going on week six of extended learning, the Belton ISD community has grown accustomed to practicing online education due to the extended closure of the district to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, or the coronavirus….

0 Comments / 259 View / May 8, 2020

Parent reaction to online learning: elementary edition

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor Going on week five of extended learning, the Belton ISD community has grown accustomed to practicing online education due to the extended closure of the district to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, or the coronavirus….

0 Comments / 283 View / May 8, 2020

Run-loving residents host Social Distancing Half Marathon

By Gray R. Thomas, Correspondent Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, one of the area’s postponed events was the Silo District Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K, which were supposed to take place this past weekend in Waco. Training for a…

0 Comments / 453 View / May 8, 2020

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…

0 Comments / 377 View / February 18, 2020

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.

0 Comments / 62 View / January 27, 2020

All the stars are closer

In honor of May the Fourth, this is a pair of editorials where the editor and publisher reflect on one of their favorite multimedia franchises. By Joshua Rivera, Managing Editor Like every pop-culture-inclined 30-something, I’ve been a fan of science…

0 Comments / 129 View / May 4, 2019

Tales from the Bell County Cantina

The following local venues will be holding May the Fourth-themed events this Saturday.   • The Beltonian Theatre, located on 219 E Central Ave. in Belton, will host a screening of Star Wars: The Force Awakens on May 4 at…

0 Comments / 110 View / May 3, 2019

Local authors to speak at Friends of Belton Library event

Special to the Journal     The 15th annual Friends of Belton Library Book and Author Luncheon will be held Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Harris Community Center 401 N. Alexander St, Belton. The event is held from 11 a.m….

0 Comments / 170 View / February 8, 2019

Welcomed with open palms: New Belton karate studio teaches self-discipline, anti-bullying

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     Developing courage, inner strength, self discipline and respect are just a few core values that karate can provide for children. The belt and ranking system allow the student to set a goal, about five…

0 Comments / 229 View / February 7, 2019