Category : Lifestyles


Georgian pastor joins Belton Nazarene

By Caleb Mynatt, The Belton Journal When it comes to church, sometimes change doesn’t come easily. Change, however, can be an exciting thing when it does happen. Change can usher in a new era, and be a breath of fresh…

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Bee enthusiasts buzz into Expo Center

By Lindsay Starr Platt, The Belton Journal From Thursday to Saturday last week, more than 300 beekeepers and bee and honey enthusiasts embarked upon the Bell County Expo Center for the Texas Beekeepers Association 2015 Annual Convention. The convention was…

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Hand-painted home accents

Belton resident Daniel Moreno can instantly add curb appeal to any home with his talents as a painter. Moreno’s most recent work, pictured, will grace St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Lampasas, and his other projects range from a mural of…

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A celebration of hugs for the Rivers family after the adoption proceedings completed.

BCBA to host Adoption Day to celebrate Adoption Awareness Month

By Caleb Mynatt, The Belton Journal The 12 months on the calendar each have something special that Americans celebrate and use to bring awareness to an issue. Though some of the most recognizable events are Breast Cancer Awareness Month in…

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On Being a United States Veteran

By Lindsay Starr Platt, The Belton Journal The green uniforms have long been given away, and my black combat boots may lurk in the depths of my storage locker. In another state, my mother has my “monkey suit” and medals…

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Hayseed Festival benefits Ronald McDonald House

By Lindsay Starr Platt, The Belton Journal “It was a blast!” “It was amazing.” “The festival was awesome.” Those were the words said over and over again by attendees at the Hayseed Festival this past Saturday at the Bend O…

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What’s what in City of Belton

By David Tuma, The Belton Journal Automated water meters should begin to be installed later this week. These new meters have been tested the past week in various parts of the community. The system has been tested and the towers…

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Beautiful weather helps make the 2015 Heart o’ Texas Fair & Rodeo a success

By Charva Ingram, Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo The All American ProRodeo Finals presented by Pendleton Whisky completed its fourth night of the seven-day run in Waco, Texas. This competition is where the Nation’s best rodeo contestants rope and…

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Red Carpet Event draws 200+, raises $110,000 for BISD students, teachers

By Devin Corbitt-Garcia, The Belton Journal Walking the Red Carpet is always a thrilling experience, particularly when you know you’re walking it because you’ve made a difference in the life of students. This was exactly the case last Thursday, when…

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BHS Robotics advances to regional competition

By Devin Corbitt-Garcia, The Belton Journal Welcome to the Belton Independent School District, where every kid is a winner and any goal is achievable. No one knows that better than the Belton High School (BHS) Robotics Team. Last Saturday, this…

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