Category : Local News

Gun show is hit at Expo

Danielle Wellborn-Tyler Correspondent The Real Texas Gun Show visited the Bell County Expo Center Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 28 and 29. Gun and knife enthusiasts, craft makers, bakers and other Texas businesses filled the large dome selling and promoting all…

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30 years strong

Ronald McDonald House celebrates 30 years By Adam Zachariah Ramirez Correspondent On Saturday, Oct 29, the Ronald McDonald House of Temple (RMH) celebrated its 30th birthday. The event was celebrated at Horny Toad Harley-Davidson from noon to 3 p.m. The…

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Family of accident victim seeks help, sets up GoFundMe

By Kierra Pixler Managing Editor Local Belton area resident Elizabeth Alcocer and her 5-year old son were recently in a bad accident on I-35 in Belton on Friday, Oct 21. Mrs. Alcocer was thought to have had a pre-existing heart…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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….

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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…

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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…

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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…

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