Category : Local News

TouchDOWNS: Another cherished moment in UMHB history

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor   The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Football program won the hearts of fans all over the country with a Division III National Football Championship last December. But on Saturday, October 14, UMHB found the goal…

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Belton’s small town feel makes it big! Day Tripper season 9 premiere

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   Crowds gathered in the parking lot behind The Gin for The Day Tripper Season 9 Premiere Party, on Thursday, October 12. “We always throw a premiere party in the highlighted town, and we are so…

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Chicken ordinance considered at MPR meeting, possible annexation of Oakmont Park

By David Tuma, Publisher A position for Chief Training Officer for the Morgan’s Point Fire Department was created at the MPR council meeting Tuesday, Oct. 10. The department is one of the best in the area and is dealing with…

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The time and rules are changing in the fishing game

By John Jefferson, Correspondent Well, for the past 31 years, the Texas Parks and Wildlife (TPW) Toyota ShareLunker competition has started on October 1, running through April 30 of the following year. It allows – even encourages – anyone who…

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CTRG can’t escape second-half hole, falls to San Angelo 190-145

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Cen-Tex RollerGirls completed their 2017 home season against the San Angelo Roller Girls on Saturday, Oct. 7 at the Mayborn Civic Center. CTRG recovered from an early hole in the first half, but a…

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BHS Senior earns perfect score on ACT, four other students receive letters of commendation

Special to the Journal Serena Shedore, a senior at Belton High School, earned a perfect score on the ACT and has been selected as a semifinalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program for her performance on the Preliminary SAT (PSAT)….

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Park Place Manor celebrates 30 years of service

By Heather Regula, Correspondent Park Place Manor, the winner of the 2017 Reader’s Choice Award for the best nursing home, celebrated 30 years of service to the Belton community with a “Western Style” Family Day, from 11 a.m. – 1:30…

0 Comments / 18 View / October 20, 2017

Unity in the CommUNITY — Temple/Belton taking on Breast Cancer

Special to the Journal FC Belton is partnering with TrueCore Fitness, OG Fitness, and Good Life Bakery and Cafe on Oct. 21, from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. to raise money for Barbells for Boobs. This charity is raising awareness as well…

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Friday night’s football game was more than just a game

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   Belton ISD showcased how much heart the Big Red caring community had on Friday, Oct. 6 in several pre-game activities before the Belton Tigers took the field against Killeen. Tiger Stadium was in shock as…

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City of Belton set for record year in 2017

By David Tuma, Publisher Belton has been up and down all year on sales tax receipts from the state. In July, the City of Belton was up 14 percent in sales tax returns received from the state off of retail…

0 Comments / 36 View / October 16, 2017