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BISD School Supply List

PRE-K 1 pkg. white construction paper 1 pkg. assorted colors construction paper 2 plastic folders with pockets & brads 1 spiral notebook 2 boxes facial tissues 2 pkg. of markers (8 count – multicolors) 2 box of crayons (24 count)…

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Stratasys shows youth how computer drafting helps manufacture parts

By Tony Adams Sports Editor Stratasys Direct Marketing, formerly know as Harvest Technologies, is a company that specializes in radid prototype design, three-dimensional computer-aided drafting (3D CAD), and the production of parts for multiple industries, such as the medical, aeronautic…

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Mark Krueger is announced as Belton ISD’s new head baseball coach at Monday night’s school board meeting.

BISD expects 11k+ students for 2016-17

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent The Board of Trustees of Belton Independent School District (ISD) met for a regular meeting on Monday night. The board of trustees approved the considerations for contracts with two architectural firms for the design of…

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Development planned south of Belton as utilities expand

By David Tuma Publisher Arby’s, Goodyear, and Belton Brew a pizza/burgers establishment is coming to Belton. There is also a new Edward Jones office going up behind CVS Pharmacy. Creekside subdivision should see homes starting up in the next few…

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Playing with Fire

Dear Sue Ellen, My boyfriend likes to do recreational drugs sometimes. He doesn’t get mean or anything, but it worries me that we have that kind of stuff around with our two babies in the house. Somebody told me CPS…

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Following a series of events that have happened across the nation Belton residents, city and religious leaders convened to show their support for law enforcement.

Community gathers to pray for unity, safety for first responders

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent Monday morning a large crowd gathered at the Belton Police Memorial for a morning vigil to pray for unity and for the safety of first responders. Following a series of events that have happened across…

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CTCS school supply list

Pre-K No supplies to purchase. A $30.00 supply fee will be assessed in August and January. Kindergarten 1 bottle anti-bacterial hand gel 10 oz. 1 box 8 count Jumbo crayons 2 pkgs 9 x 12 construction paper (colors) 1 pkg…

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The Belton Explorers had a chance to show off their trophy at the recent Belton City Council meeting on Tuesday.

Belton Explorer team takes 1st place

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent Belton City Council met Tuesday night at the Harris Community Center. The meeting was called to order with special recognition and a trophy presented to Belton Law Enforcement Post for winning first place in the…

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Belton PD’s K-9 finds new home at Heights PD

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent Belton City Council met Tuesday night at the Harris Community Center. The meeting was called to order with special recognition and a trophy presented to Belton Law Enforcement Post for winning first place in the…

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From cupcakes and homemade treats to handwritten cards, the Belton Police Department shared their gratitude for the support from the community they serve.

BPD receives showing of community support

Special to the Journal In the wake of the Dallas shootings, police departments around the nation are receiving showings of support from their communities, and Belton Police Department is no different. From cupcakes and homemade treats to handwritten cards, the…

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