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Eagles Caged

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Belton Tigers had the opportunity to break a portion of the four-way gridlock for third place and create a three-way tie for second place with idle Harker Heights. But to do that, the Belton…

0 Comments / 32 View / November 7, 2016

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Belton’s inaugural Fire Corps graduates

Special to the Journal Belton’s very first Fire Corps class graduated on Oct. 20. The volunteers completed a 12-hour training class over a four week period that focused on assisting the Belton Fire Department. They will later be assisting with…

0 Comments / 32 View / November 4, 2016

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Altrusa, AWARE work together, make a difference

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent Members of Altrusa International of the Chisholm Trail delivered over 130 children’s books and 200 stuffed animals to AWARE Central Texas on Thursday as their Make A Difference Day project. These toys will be used…

0 Comments / 30 View / November 4, 2016

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Public hearing of possible annexation to be continued

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor Belton City Council held their regular meeting on Tuesday night and addressed many topics that hit close to home for our Belton residents. One of which being the annexation of many land and home owners….

0 Comments / 35 View / November 3, 2016

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Local stabbing lands 2 behind bars

Special to the Journal On Oct. 8, 2016, at approximately 7:10 p.m. an assault in the 700 block of N. Wall St. was reported to the Belton Police Department. Officers responded to the area where the victim reported being stabbed…

0 Comments / 67 View / October 18, 2016

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Bids on bedazzled, embellished bras benefit BRA Day

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent Thursday night attendees filled the Frank W. Mayborn Civic & Convention Center for an evening of food, drink, inspiration, encouragement and male doctors modeling bras for a live auction and entertainment. More than a dozen…

0 Comments / 65 View / October 18, 2016

Intersection of Penelope Street and Central was resurfaced recently. Multiple roads in each part of the community have either been resurfaced or chip and sealed.

15 miles of roadway to be repaired throughout Belton

By David Tuma Publisher Street repairs in the City of Belton are ongoing as with any community. Belton is currently undergoing a major transformation of road improvements. In the long run, this will save the tax payers dollars by extending…

0 Comments / 82 View / October 6, 2016

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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…

0 Comments / 85 View / October 5, 2016

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Break in drought could mean record deer season

By David Tuma Publisher This upcoming deer season should be a record one for Central Texas. We are three years past two hard drought years. This year in terms of rain 2016 was a record one. It was cool for…

0 Comments / 69 View / October 5, 2016

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Belton Masons serve a BBQ dinner to Belton Police Officers during their appreciation dinner on Sept. 24.

Masons declare support for Belton Police Dept.

By Danielle Wellborn-Tyler Correspondent The Belton Masonic Lodge held an appreciation dinner for the Belton Police Department and their families last Saturday. “We’ve been planning this for about 2 months. [We] set aside this day, the 24th of September in…

0 Comments / 64 View / October 4, 2016