Category : Lifestyles

Beltonians take plunge into inner-city

Published Aug. 7, 2014 By Ashley Corn The Belton Journal A group of people from Belton Church of Christ recently participated in the Dallas Urban Plunge. During the weekend, the group visited several ministries where they fed the homeless, clothed…

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Belton to host first Sip and Stroll

Published July 31, 2014 By David Tuma, The Belton Journal Belton’s first ever Belton Sip and Stroll is August 9 from 4 to 8 p.m. This is the first wine tasting event in Belton, and it involved a number of…

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Caleb Marek,10, of Belton is working to raise funds that will offset the costs of family friend Sarah Tindell’s fight with cancer by selling handmade bracelets.

Loving heart, handmade bracelets help local cancer patient

Published July 24, 2014 By Sydney Walter, Journal reporter Bracelets are not just about fashion this summer, as 10-year-old Caleb Marek proved by launching a fundraiser for family friend Sarah Tindell in her battle with cancer. Marek began selling his…

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Medicine Shoppe celebrates 30 years

Published May 29, 2014 By Patrick Lacombe, Journal reporter Toby Young and his wife Harriet Monsell, celebrated 30 years of service to the Belton community with a ribbon cutting ceremony at their pharmacy last week. Representatives of the Belton Chamber…

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Getting healthy, helping kids

Published May 29, 2014 By Devin Corbitt, News Editor Local resident Jason Cabiad has begun a lifestyle that has changed his entire life, and he’s proclaiming it from the rooftops. On Jan. 13, Cabiad began the Body by Vi Challenge,…

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Room to grow: Texas Rodeo Cowboy HOF gets more exposure

Published May 22, 2014 By Devin Corbitt, News Editor Rodeo is not dead in Belton, Texas. Although the Texas Rodeo Cowboy Hall of Fame left its home in Belton in 2010, the rodeo spirit still pervades the community and the…

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Eagle Scouts

Graduating seniors Hunter Harford, John Jennings, Nathaniel Tracy and John Edwards were recently honored at an Eagle Scout Court of Honor and Triple Crown Award ceremony on May 10 at the Oak Park United Methodist Church in Temple. Harford, the…

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Showcase on the Square: Art, Wine Festival benefits kids in need

Published May 1, 2014 By Annie Wilson, Journal reporter The second annual Art and Wine on the Square in Belton hosted by My Giving Tree and Nolan Creek Winery featured the art of Texas artists and wineries and two young…

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Wayne Carpenter

Belton native collects old stories for new book

Published April 24, 2014 By David Tuma, Journal reporter Wayne Carpenter is a one-of-a-kind Belton native. Carpenter grew up in Belton and worked for the Belton Independent School District for decades. Few who have lived here have not come in…

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Hands on learning

Published April 24, 2014 By Devin Corbitt, News Editor Last Thursday, the second graders of Sparta Elementary School in Belton began putting the information they are learning in the classroom into practice to help a species in need by planting…

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