Category : Lifestyles

Belton businesses celebrate the season at Holiday Open House

By Danielle McCarthy Everett Correspondent The businesses at River Oaks Center on Lake Road in Belton organized a Holiday Open House last Thursday as a way to spend time with clients and customers while celebrating the season. Participating businesses held…

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BJ’s Flower Shop settles into new location

By Kierra Pixler Managing Editor BJ’s Flower Shop is a well-known full-service florist that is family owned and operated. Since beginning in 1991, they have kept up their dependable reputation by providing excellent customer service to our community. Her team…

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Master Singers’ Christmas concert series finale set for Monday

By Danielle McCarthy Correspondent The Central Texas Master Singers will finish its annual lineup of Christmas concerts on Monday, Dec. 12, in Georgetown after kicking off the series in Belton last week. The nonprofit performance group, accompanied by a live…

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AWARE Volunteers help to prepare for their annual Christmas on the Farm

COURTESY PHOTO AWARE volunteers are counting bookmarks which are being counted out for area schools to give a free admission to elementary age children to attend this year’s Christmas on the Farm. This is AWARE’s 10th year to host this…

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Profile: Belton Church of Christ

By Adam Zachariah Ramirez Correspondent The Belton Church of Christ has been present in the community for more than 100 years, with its beginning sometime around 1903. The Belton Church of Christ has three main points that are put across…

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Veteran takes pride in serving local motorcycle community

By Danielle McCarthy Everett Correspondent As the sun rises on another Central Texas morning, light streams into Rob Neumeyer’s motorcycle repair shop, KMA Cycles on Holland Road in Belton. About a dozen motorcycles fill the small space inside the shop….

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Downtown Trick or Treat draws record crowd

By Danielle McCarthy Everett Correspondent Downtown Belton business owners and trick-or-treaters alike were amazed by the large crowds that turned out for Downtown Belton’s Candy Trail on Saturday. Several shop owners and store managers agreed the crowds at this year’s…

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Family of accident victim seeks help, sets up GoFundMe

By Kierra Pixler Managing Editor Local Belton area resident Elizabeth Alcocer and her 5-year old son were recently in a bad accident on I-35 in Belton on Friday, Oct 21. Mrs. Alcocer was thought to have had a pre-existing heart…

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Fishing Tournament Trail hits Lake Waco

Special to the Journal On Sunday, Oct. 23, the Central Texas High School Tournament Trail went to Lake Waco in its second qualifying event of the season. With another record setting number of teams hitting the water early in the…

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CTC flight team earns honors and wings at SAFECON

CTC captured first place in the overall team flying events for the fifth year in a row and third place in the ground events which placed the team second overall. CTC Flight Team co-captains Brandon O’Neil and Luke Metheney were…

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