Category : Lifestyles


Master Gardeners make world greener

By Caleb Mynatt, The Belton Journal Saturday mornings in Belton always have something new to offer, week in and week out. From volunteer opportunities, to garage sales, to festivals, you never know what to expect. On Saturday, September 19th, however,…

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M100 parents shadow band rehearsal

By Nikki Velarde, The Belton Journal With the start of school this week, Belton High School’s Marching 100 finished up their Summer Band rehearsals with the Parent Shadow Night as their culminating event. Friday, August 3rd marked their last day…

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Hunting season begins with bang at Expo Center

By Lindsay Starr Platt, The Belton Journal On Tuesday night, more than 700 attendees packed the Bell County Expo Center Assembly Hall for the annual “Game Day Event” hosted by Temple Belton Feed & Supply and Don Ringler Autos. The…

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Bell County 4-H explores Minnesota, Wisconsin

Special to The Belton Journal Have you ever thought about joining Bell County 4-H Exchange? If so, now is the time to join! Not sure what 4-H Teen Exchange is? The 4-H Exchange Programs provide an opportunity for teens to…

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Funeral home builds community involvement

By Devin Corbitt, The Belton Journal Harper-Talasek Funeral Home decided to treat local residents for Senior Citizens’ Day on Friday. In honor of the special occasion, four members of the Belton team visited the Belton Senior Activity Center during lunch…

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Geekfest inspires children, adults alike

By Lindsay Starr Platt, The Belton Journal From August 14 to August 16, the campus of Central Texas College (CTC) was a hub for all things “geeky” for the sixth annual CTC GeekFest. From listening panels, workshops and gaming tournaments…

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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 / 13 View / August 28, 2015


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…

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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…

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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 / 7 View / August 25, 2015