Category : Lifestyles

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Magic Belles Mattress Sale dream becomes reality

By Caleb Mynett, The Belton Journal As many who have attended, or have had kids attend a public high school know, fundraisers are a prominent part of any club’s economic survival. The football team has their coupons, the choir has…

0 Comments / 2 View / August 28, 2015

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Filming the Fergusons

By Nikki Velarde, The Belton Journal A group of about 15 students from the Honors Program at Northeastern Community College are in Salado this week creating a film on the lives of Miriam and James Ferguson. Their filming sites include…

0 Comments / 7 View / August 25, 2015

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Altrusans dye for a cause

By Lindsay Starr Platt, The Belton Journal Saturday morning, more than a dozen ladies showed up at the Baugh Center for Visual Arts on the campus of the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor to participate in a workshop to learn how…

0 Comments / 7 View / August 25, 2015

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Eagle Scout project benefits Children’s Advocacy Center of Central Texas

By Courtney Marco, Harker Heights Evening Star According to the Children’s Advocacy Center of Texas, 185 children are victims of abuse every day. During the course of one year, Texas confirmed more than 65,000 cases of child abuse. One in…

0 Comments / 4 View / August 25, 2015

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BOCCC celebrates communities, anniversary with festival

By Lindsay Starr Platt, The Belton Journal Yettie Polk Park in downtown Belton was the place to be on Saturday as the Body of Christ Community Clinic hosted a community festival complete with live music, food trucks, vendors and a…

0 Comments / 3 View / August 24, 2015

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Martial Arts Academy offers training for ages 5+

By Lindsay Starr Platt, The Belton Journal There is a new dojang in Belton, and it has opened its doors with a grand opening on Saturday and is ready to offer classes in Tae Kwon Do, Hapkido, Olympic Style Tae…

0 Comments / 3 View / August 22, 2015

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Extraco and UWCT offer financial support

Nikki Velarde, The Belton Journal July 22nd, the lobby at Extraco Bank in downtown Temple was bustling with balloons and refreshments as The United Way of Central Texas (UWCT) and its partners introduced a new community-wide public, private, faith-based partnership…

0 Comments / 7 View / August 18, 2015

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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 / 90 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 / 43 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 / 11 View / July 7, 2015