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Giving Thanks: Veterans honored for service to Army Marathon

Published May 1, 2014 By Devin Corbitt, News Editor Although only in its third year, the Army Marathon at Fort Hood has quickly become a major race in the United States. However, it could not have come about without the…

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New Tech student honors grandfather, earns money through energy film

Published May 1, 2014 By Christine Foster, Journal reporter Many of us take the energy we use for granted, but for the family of a Belton New Tech High School @ Wascow student, having access to an energy source is…

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City of Belton continues expansion projects

Published May 1, 2014 By David Tuma, Journal reporter The City of Belton has been working with the Texas Department of Transportation on widening Hwy. 317 at the north end of the city near the Leon River, starting at the…

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Hands on learning

Published April 24, 2014 By Devin Corbitt, News Editor Last Thursday, the second graders of Sparta Elementary School in Belton began putting the information they are learning in the classroom into practice to help a species in need by planting…

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Bright Futures: BISD sophomores excel in the classroom

Published April 24, 2014 By Devin Corbitt, News Editor The Belton Independent School District honored 24 sophomores on Tuesday for their achievements on the PSAT/NMSQT. “This is about celebrating our students, and that’s what we’re here for,” BISD Superintendent Dr….

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BISD Early Childhood School awarded grant to support technology

Published April 24, 2014 By Matthew Girard, Associate Editor The Belton Independent School District has been on the forefront of using technology to help students further their education for some time and now more students will get the opportunity to…

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Belton Lions Club turns 75

Published April 24, 2014 By David Tuma, Journal reporter Belton’s Lions Club celebrated their 75th anniversary Tuesday night at Cathedral Oaks. The  event highlighted a variety of members and featured a Lions Club Show and services the club has provided…

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A girl shows off her newly adopted bunny at this weekend’s Earth Day celebration. The event benefited AWARE Central Texas, an agency dedicated to preventing child abuse, neglect, and family violence.

Celebrating Life: Beltonians help protect children, environment

Published April 17, 2014 By Devin Corbitt, News Editor AWARE Central Texas hosted the 2014 Earth Day Festival this Saturday at Yettie Polk Park in Belton. This year’s festival exhibited more than 60 vendors and 7 guest speakers throughout the…

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Residents cautioned against fraudulent roofing companies

Published April 17, 2014 By David Tuma, Journal reporter With any storm, whether it is a hurricane that hits Galveston or a hail storm in Belton, roofs need to be fixed. And no, if it is wide spread, the local…

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Beltonians work to better community

Published April 10, 2014 By Annie Wilson, Journal reporter Last Saturday, 219 citizens of Bell County came together to help other members of the Belton community during the fourth annual One Community One Day Event. Local citizens donated more than…

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