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VA begins “Summer of Service” to bolster volunteer assistance for veterans

Special to The Belton Journal A new nationwide initiative – a “Summer of Service” – seeks the help of citizens in Central Texas to create and build partnerships to grow the number of individuals and organizations serving Veterans here. The…

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Belton Ex-Students to Host Tri-Annual Reunion

Special to the Journal The Belton High School Ex-Students Tri-Annual Reunion is this Friday, June 12, 5:30-8:30 p.m. with registration, refreshments, and class-get-togethers at the BHS Commons. The Reunion will continue on Saturday, June 13 with registration, coffee and donuts…

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VFW Henry T. Waskow Post 4008 hosts first flag retirement ceremony

By Patrick Lacombe, The Belton Journal Belton VFW Henry T. Waskow Post 4008 hosted it’s first “Flag Retirement” ceremony of 2015 last Saturday. The retirement ceremony was officiated by members of Boy Scouts of America troop 177, Cub Scout Pack…

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MPR to begin second subdivision of year

By David Tuma, The Belton Journal Morgan’s Point Resort is one step closer to opening another new subdivision with the approval by the MPR Zoning Commission of a 20 acre subdivision planned at the intersection of Sobrante Road and Morgan’s…

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MPR begins RU OK? senior program

By David Tuma, The Belton Journal Morgan’s Point Resort have started an RU OK? program for senior citizens. This program is based on the program currently in operation at the Belton Police Department. Twice a week, volunteers will call senior…

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New Tech seniors celebrate end-of-year awards

By Nikki Velarde, The Belton Journal Tuesday evening excited seniors and their proud parents, teachers, and friends came to the first Senior Awards Banquet for Belton New Tech High School @ Waskow. During the banquet students received awards, scholarships, and…

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BISD holds final long-range planning meeting of school year

By Lindsay Starr Platt, The Belton Journal At the sixth BISD Long Term Planning Meeting Monday night, attendees once again voted between the Black and Tan Options. At last month’s meeting committee members and attendees were broken into groups to…

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Retired volunteers assist Hope for the Hungry

By Brentyn Young , The Belton Journal For the past two weeks the organization Campers on Missions (COM) has been building a storage area for Hope for the Hungry. The storage area will be used to store materials used in…

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Eat, drink, enjoy senior life

By Nikki Velarde, The Belton Journal Monday evening the Belton Senior Activity Center held their Senior Appreciation Dinner where seniors in the community could visit together, enjoy some entertainment, have a meal, recognize a few outstanding individuals, and celebrate their…

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TRUmh opens additional construction facility

By Lindsay Starr Platt, The Belton Journal On Thursday afternoon at TRUmh in Belton, employees and community members were treated to a hamburger and hotdog lunch to celebrate the ribbon cutting ceremony of their additional new-home-building facility. “We are so…

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