Category : Local News

Mary Ruth Briggs Library hosts summer reading program

Special to the Journal   The free summer reading program at the Mary Ruth Briggs Library in Morgan’s Point Resort will begin next month. The program’s theme this year is All About Texas and fifth graders and below can win…

0 Comments / 38 View / July 10, 2018

That Art Place: awaken your creativity!

By Heather Regula, Correspondent      That Art Place, owned by Ben and Michelle Weaver, offers four options for “Anytime Art,” along with scheduled classes.     “Our motto is ‘awaken your creativity,’ and we provide several different ways for people…

0 Comments / 86 View / July 9, 2018

TPWD’s Angler Education Class casts a line in Belton

By Heather Regula, Correspondent     Belton Parks and Recreation partnered with Texas Parks and Wildlife to offer a free Angler Education class, at the Harris Center on Thursday, June 21. The five-hour workshop was available to individuals, ages 18 or…

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Belton G/T camps challenge students to design, build and create

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     Upon first walking into the Belton ISD Gifted and Talented Summer Enrichment Camp, you hear the voices of 3rd through 8th grade students excitedly working together to design, build and create. They could be…

0 Comments / 72 View / July 7, 2018

Dog training that’s off the leash

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     Lined up on the pavilion in Yettie Polk Park is a pack made up of many different dog breeds, including a corgi/retriever mix and a Belgian Malinois. Justin Larsen, owner of Furry Heroes Dog…

0 Comments / 129 View / July 6, 2018

Touch of Class brings a big music scene to a small town

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     From hits such as “Dock of the Bay” by Otis Redding to Van Morrison’s “Brown Eyed Girl,” Touch of Class covers them all. They are a four-piece band that plays the great dance hits…

0 Comments / 129 View / July 5, 2018

Fire Street Pizza + Temple Children’s Museum: That’s amore!

By Heather Regula, Correspondent     “When a moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that’s amore! When the world seems to shine like you’ve had too much wine, that’s amore!”     A modern-day verse to the 1953…

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ABC Supply to acquire land in Nolanville

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     The Belton Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) approved an offer from American Builders & Contractors (ABC) Supply Co., Inc. in their acquisition of six acres of land from Phase II of the Belton Business Park…

0 Comments / 190 View / July 1, 2018

Loud engines, classic cars and good weather bring car enthusiasts to Belton

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     Spectators ranging from novices to car aficionados roamed the parking lot of BCYC this past Friday night admiring the cars, trucks and motorcycles. This is the second car show that Belton resident Armando Guzman…

0 Comments / 81 View / June 30, 2018

Belton County Sheriff’s Department pursuit ends in open field

Special to the Journal     On June 21, BCSD units responded to a call for service pertaining to drug activity, and a description was given of the vehicle involved. Upon arrival the vehicle is observed in the area and contact…

0 Comments / 197 View / June 29, 2018