Category : Lifestyles

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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Halloween fun fills McLane Children’s Med. Center

By Danielle McCarthy Correspondent Children’s faces lit up as they walked into the Spirit of Children Halloween party Thursday afternoon at Baylor Scott & White McLane Children’s Medical Center. Young patients and their families played fun Halloween games and stocked…

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Coffee with a Cop

Coffee with a Cop encourages community involvement By Danielle Wellborn-Taylor Correspondent On Friday, the cafe corner of the Expo Quick Stop in Belton was filled with community members, police officers, plus free donuts, and coffee. “Coffee with a Cop” is…

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Tigers Team Tennis makes Area semis, fall to Duncanville

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Belton Tiger Tennis team competed in the first round of the area tournament late last week at the Waco Regional Tennis Center. In the first Area round matchup, the Tigers were up against the…

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Integrity Rehab hosts showing of beloved American cinema classic

Special to the Journal Integrity Rehab is hosting a free outdoor movie night featuring the cult classic The Princess Bride on Saturday, November 12 at 7 pm. This one-time showing will be held at Tablerock’s Goodnight Amphitheater, located near 316…

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Runners hit trail for clean water

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent First Presbyterian Church of Temple hosted its third annual Living Waters 5K Fun Run and Walk. The race started at 6 p.m. just as the storm was trying to settle in at Confederate Park. The…

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New Nolan Creek segment opens with flood of tubers, visitors, movie-goers

By Kierra Pixler Managing Editor The Nolan Creek Nature Trail near the Martin Luther King Bridge was officially opened Saturday. The half-mile nature trail alongside Nolan Creek was opened with Mayor Marion Grayson and 25 others tubed down Nolan Creek…

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Reading program gets nearly 30 kids engaged

By David Tuma Publisher The Mary Ruth-Briggs Library in Morgan’s Point Resort hosted 29 girls and boys this year in the summer reading program. Program has a different theme each year. This year the theme was Junior Master Gardeners. The…

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