Category : Local News

Central Texas Food Bank believes in strength in numbers

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor   Central Texas Food Bank works with food donors across the country, financial supporters and volunteers to fill unmet needs in Central Texas. This commitment from private, government and charitable partners has allowed them to bring…

0 Comments / 33 View / December 20, 2018

St. Vincent De Paul announces 25-cent sale

Special to the Journal It is that time of the year when we need to be thankful for the abundant gifts God has given us this past year and think about how we can give back.  St. Vincent De Paul…

0 Comments / 38 View / December 20, 2018

Historic Placecard Program approved at Council

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     At the Belton City Council meeting on Nov. 27, Dr. Claudette Morgan-Scott, Pastor of Shiloh Worship Center, began the meeting with invocation.     Planning and Zoning had four items on the agenda. A…

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Communities In Schools kicks off 11th annual shoe drive

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     Communities in Schools (CIS) recently opened its 11th annual Shoes 4 Kids drive in hopes of making a few Christmas wishes come true this season for students in need.     CIS is accepting…

0 Comments / 57 View / December 7, 2018

100 Club of Central Texas presents ballistic vests to Bell County Sheriff Department

Special to the Journal     The 100 Club of Central Texas presented 18 ballistic vests to the Bell County Sheriff’s Department on Tuesday, Nov. 27. The vests were donated to The Club in support of its Ballistic Vest Grant…

0 Comments / 41 View / December 7, 2018

Small Business Saturday takes over downtown Belton

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     Downtown Belton was bustling with shoppers this past Saturday as consumers were supporting local businesses by participating in Small Business Saturday. Small Business Saturday is a national effort that aims to to bring awareness…

0 Comments / 66 View / December 6, 2018

Honoring the Fallen: 15th annual Tree of Angels honors victims of crime

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     The Bell County Crime Victims Coalition held the 15th annual Tree of Angels event on Monday, Nov. 26 at the Bell County Expo Center. The Tree of Angels event has been held annually since…

0 Comments / 36 View / December 5, 2018

Reindeer take a rest as helicopter delivers Santa to Temple

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     With Christmas right around the corner, families are getting into the holiday spirit. On December 8, Main Street Hall in Temple will be hosting a free family-friendly event that will feature Santa being flown…

0 Comments / 52 View / December 2, 2018

Perry Office Plus announces local acquisition, Knoll Furniture Alignment

Special to the Journal     Temple-based office products and furniture dealer Perry Office Plus has announced the acquisition of another local furniture dealer Commercial Furniture Solutions (CFS), as well as their new alignment with furniture manufacturer, Knoll, Inc.  …

0 Comments / 51 View / December 1, 2018

Four Belton officers to receive award

By David Tuma, Publisher     At the Belton City Council meeting in early December, four Belton Police officers will be awarded the Lifesaving Awards for actions taken in November. The awards presentation will be held on Dec. 11.    …

0 Comments / 72 View / November 30, 2018