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Local animal shelters full

By Lindsay Starr Platt, The Belton Journal “We are full.” “Full to capacity.” Those words are a recurring theme at animal shelters across Central Texas and the United States. Summertime is here and the local animal shelters are at full…

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PD considers patrol Segway

By Patrick Lacombe, The Belton Journal The Belton Police Department is considering adding 2 Segway SE-3 Patrollers to it’s inventory. Their main purpose would be to patrol Belton’s growing trail system and neighborhood parks along with the downtown area. Belton…

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BOCCC begins construction

Special to The Belton Journal The Body of Christ Community Clinic (BOCCC) has begun initial work on a new dental clinic. The new dental facility will be an expanded version of the current BOCCC initiative to provide needed medical and…

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Rotary inspired by Gussie Daniels

By Devin Corbitt, The Belton Journal The Belton Rotary Club welcomed Gussie L. Daniels, III, to their meeting on Tuesday. Daniels was born in 1940 during a time when Blacks and Whites were still segregated. He grew up in the…

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MPR council approves 20-acre subdivision

By David Tuma, The Belton Journal The plat for a new 20 acre subdivision was approved by the Morgan’s Point Resort city council in the David Compton Survey at the intersection of Sobrante and Morgan’s Point Roads. It will be…

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City Council

By Devin Corbitt, The Belton Journal This week’s Belton City Council meeting was quite special, as several presentations recognized the city and its employees for their excellence. The first recognition praised Assistant Finance Director Susan Allamon for completing the grueling…

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HOME grant

By Nikki Velarde, The Belton Journal The City of Belton is pleased to announce the upcoming availability of HOME grant funds for the citizens of Belton. This program provides funds to assist low income homeowners to replace their current home…

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Belton New Tech High School @ Waskow graduates first senior class

By Lindsay Starr Platt, The Belton Journal On Thursday afternoon at Bell County Expo Center, 105 seniors from Belton New Tech High School @Waskow walked the stage at the first ever graduating class. The commencement exercises honored all those those…

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VA begins “Summer of Service” to bolster volunteer assistance for veterans

Special to The Belton Journal A new nationwide initiative – a “Summer of Service” – seeks the help of citizens in Central Texas to create and build partnerships to grow the number of individuals and organizations serving Veterans here. The…

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Belton Ex-Students to Host Tri-Annual Reunion

Special to the Journal The Belton High School Ex-Students Tri-Annual Reunion is this Friday, June 12, 5:30-8:30 p.m. with registration, refreshments, and class-get-togethers at the BHS Commons. The Reunion will continue on Saturday, June 13 with registration, coffee and donuts…

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