Category : Local News

Belton ISD Board goes over prospective contractors for upcoming projects

By Andre James, Correspondent   The BISD Board was presented with two ranked lists of competitive sealed proposals for approval for construction of Charter Oaks Elementary (new Elementary #11) and the Wall Street Auditorium renovations which was packaged with the…

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Local funeral director recognized for excellence

Special to the Journal Sabrina N. Young, CFSP, a funeral director with Harper-Talasek in Temple, has recently qualified for recertification of the designation of Certified Funeral Service Practitioner (CFSP), by the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice. Sabrina N. Young…

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Cars and Coffee comes to Belton

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor   Early Sunday morning on Dec. 10, local car enthusiasts came together with coffee in hand to show off their shiny vehicles. All makes and models were welcome, which created quite the variety of vehicles…

0 Comments / 50 View / January 8, 2018

East 6th Avenue gateway project in the works

By Andre James, Correspondent The Belton City Council was presented with a proposal from the City Clerk to enter into a professional services agreement with Kasberg, Patrick and Associates for the East 6th Avenue Gateway Project. This project would establish…

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Belton resident aims to empower young adults with new book

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor Domestic violence accounts for 21 percent of all violence crimes. These unfortunate victims mostly have no one to share these tragic events with; the worst is they have no way out but to suffer in…

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Fire Street Pizza gets in the Christmas spirit with Santa Claus

By Julia Jones, Correspondent Santa came to town a little early this year, parking his sleigh and grabbing a bite to eat at Fire Street Pizza two days before Christmas. The recently opened pizza shop welcomed families to a night…

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Belton Masons deliver Christmas cheer to families of our community

By Heather Regula, Correspondent The Masons at the Belton Masonic Lodge #166 continued their tradition of delivering Christmas Baskets, containing approximately $100 worth non-perishable food, a handmade blanket, and a smoked turkey, to 10 families in Belton on the morning…

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Historic store Cochran, Blair, and Potts reopens fully after restorations

By Heather Regula, Correspondent The past year and a half have been a time of change and restoration for Cochran, Blair, and Potts. The oldest department store in Texas, established in 1869, unveiled the restoration work during an Open House…

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Dr. Ahuja – Board Certified Internal Medicine Specialist – is accepting new patients

By Heather Regula, Correspondent Dr. Shona Ahuja, a Board Certified Internal Medicine Specialist, focuses on diagnosing and managing medical problems while encouraging preventative care. Dr. Ahuja is from Hyderabad, India and graduated from Siddhartha Medical College before going on to…

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Compton McMurry to play at The Beltonian Theatre

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor The Beltonian Theatre presents singer-songwriter Compton McMurry on Thursday, January 4 at 7 p.m. Tickets for the concert are $10 and are available at the door or by presale on the website, www.thebeltoniantheatre.com. McMurry is…

0 Comments / 45 View / January 1, 2018