Category : Lifestyles

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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Members of the Bell Fine Arts organization meet to discuss art and are trying to grow the art culture in Bell County.

Fostering the arts: BFA offers artists an outlet

Published April 17, 2014 By Christine Foster, Journal reporter In the art world, there is no one more passionate than the group from Bell Fine Arts in Belton.  From porcelain to Batik, these gifted artists love every aspect of their…

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Camp offers chance to get girls on the water

Published April 10, 2014 By Devin Corbitt, News Editor On Wednesday of spring break, 11 young women made their way to Lake Belton to spend their time off a little differently than most of their peers. For these girls, spring…

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Showing them the ropes

‘Horse Whisperer’ provides clinic By Patrick Lacombe Journal reporter World famous horseman, Buck Brannaman was in Belton this past week holding his horsemanship clinics Friday through Monday at the Bell County Expo Center. All classes were fully booked for the…

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