Category : Local News

Live Action Role Play comes alive in Belton

By Lindsay Starr Platt, Correspondent For over five years Dystopia Rising: Texas a group dedicated to Live-Action Role-Playing, also known as LARP, has been hosting events at Camp Kachina in Belton. The events are a full-weekend long Friday through Sunday…

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Mount Kilimanjaro charity climb to raise funds for baby rescue center in Tanzania

Have you ever wanted to do something fun and different and make a difference in the lives of others? Well, this is your opportunity to do just that? There will be a Mount Kilimanjaro Charity Climb June 12-23, 2017 to…

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TMLI Certificate of Achievement awarded to Morgan’s Point Resort mayor pro tem

Ric Holmes, Mayor Pro Tem of Morgan’s Point Resort, and 2017 candidate for Mayor, in recognition of his commitment to continuing education, was recently honored with the Texas Municipal League Institute (TMLI) Certificate of Achievement. The award was presented at…

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Fort Hood Lemonade Day dated for May 6.

Lemonade Day is headed to Cru-Country to enlist the help of the National Champions Crusader football team to stuff Lemonade Day backpacks with content for eager young entrepreneurs. Lemonade Day Fort Hood Area will be Saturday, May 6, and youth…

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City of Morgan’s Point Resort election

City of Morgan’s Point Resort Election Candidates: City Council Keith F Dyer Donna Hartman Dennis H Green Mike Siegfried Bruce A Leonhardt Sr Brandt F Bernstein Ronny G Snow Mayor Ric Holmes Dwayne Gossett Fred Ybanez Election Day is May…

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UMHB to construct new residence hall

Special to The Journal The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor has announced plans to construct a new residence hall on campus. At its February meeting, the UMHB Board of Trustees approved the construction of a 46,000-square-foot residence hall on the north…

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North Belton Middle School performs Legally Blonde musical

By Rebecca Pasqueda, Correspondent Members of the Belton community piled into the Belton High School Performing Arts Center on Feb. 18 and 19 for a musical performance of comedy film Legally Blonde by the North Belton Middle School Art Department….

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First feral hog toxicant to hit texas market later this year

Special to the Journal Today, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller announced a rule change in the Texas Administrative Code (TAC) that classifies a warfarin-based hog lure as a state-limited-use pesticide. The pesticide, “Kaput Feral Hog Lure,” is the first toxicant…

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City to sell two county police vehicles

By Lindsay Starr Platt, Correspondent County commissioners gathered for their regular meeting on Tuesday morning to discuss and consider items on the agenda. The minutes from the regular meeting on February 13 were discussed and approved. Lone Star Grading and…

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Mother Earth News Fair draws capacity crowds

By Patrick Lacombe, Correspondent The Bell County Expo Center played host to it’s second Mother Earth News Fair last Saturday and Sunday, February 18-19. The fair, which has steadily gained popularity over the years with anyone interested in farming, livestock,…

0 Comments / 28 View / March 2, 2017