Category : Local News

3rd Annual Hometown Huddle gets kids outside and active at UMHB

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   The third annual United Way of Central Texas Hometown Huddle, presented by United Rentals, took place at Crusader Stadium, on Saturday, March 24. Approximately 100 children participated in non-contact football drills, led by UMHB football…

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Maids and Moore recognized at City Council for ‘Cleaning For a reason’

By Guillermo Lopez Correspondent Maids and Moore, a family-owned cleaning service, was just recognized at last week’s City Council Meeting by Mayor Marion Grayson for their efforts with the organization ‘Cleaning For a Reason.’ To commemorate the small-town business, Grayson…

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Rod Chopperz Car Cruise draws car enthusiasts to downtown Belton

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   The Rod Chopperz Car Cruise, featuring vintage and collectible cars, took place around the courthouse on Friday, March 16.   “I enjoy coming out here and looking at the cars and talking to the owners….

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Community shows support during the Miller Springs Nature Center public meeting

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   Dozens of supporters attended the first of two Miller Springs Nature Center public meetings, hosted jointly by the Belton and Temple Parks and Recreation Departments, at the Mayborn Center in Temple, on Tuesday evening. At…

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Movies, concerts and praise: Crossroads Bible Church

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor   Hank Bettis is the Pastor at Crossroads Bible Church and is now holding church services at the spacious Beltonian Theatre in downtown Belton. A Temple native, Bettis has roots that span as far as…

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Central Texas Ride for a Child Fundraiser to be held April 7

Special to the Journal   Central Texas Ride for a Child will host its 7th annual Ride for a Child. The Ride will start at Horny Toad Harley-Davidson, 7454 S. General Bruce Drive in Temple. Registration starts at 10 a.m…

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Putting a spin on doing your laundry

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor   Laundry is something that people do every day. More often than not, it’s a time-consuming task. When combined with work, daily activities and family, it makes it hard to keep up with. Spin Zone…

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Nolan Creek Lodge recognizes Gregory Benton with banquet

By Guillermo Lopez, Correspondent     Belton’s Nolan Creek Lodge Chapter held a banquet on Saturday, March 17, commemorating their Worshipful Master Gregory Benton. The banquet, which consisted of both lodge members and community alike, was held to celebrate the…

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Did some bunny say “Easter Egg Hunt?” My Giving Tree holds 4th Annual Hunt

By Guillermo Lopez, Correspondent   The Annual Easter Egg Hunt took the Belton community by storm was children lined up for a chance to fill their baskets. The egg hunt, which is held by Discover Downtown Belton and many other…

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Scores Belton celebrates third anniversary with new vision

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor   On March 17, 2015, the Dominguez family and The Gin at Belton welcomed a new tenant to their already hopping restaurant complex with Scores Belton.   Owners Derek and Lusan Ladd opened up the…

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