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City continues rapid growth, steady construction

By David Tuma, The Belton Journal There are multiple construction projects ongoing in the City of Belton, more than likely the most in the community’s history, and things don’t look to slow down any time soon. City crews are finishing…

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RSVP proclamation read

By Patrick Lacombe, The Belton Journal Belton Mayor Marion Grayson along with Morgan’s Point Resort mayor Ken Steger honored the Bell County RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program) members with the reading of a service proclamation Tuesday April 7 at 10am….

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CITY OF MORGAN’S POINT RESORT SPECIAL CALLED CITY COUNCIL MEETING City Council Chambers/ Library Morgan’s Point Resort City Hall 8 Morgan’s Point Blvd.   AGENDA April 21, 2015, 6:00 P.M.   CALL TO ORDER, INVOCATION, AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE                       …

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Caregivers to learn, connect, grow at Alzheimer’s symposium

Special to the Journal On Friday, April 24 caregivers from across Central Texas will gather at the Mayborn Convention Center for the 3rd Annual Alzheimer’s Symposium, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association Capital of Texas Chapter and Sodalis Elder Living. Taking…

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Special needs children play, socialize at Play Day

By Patrick Lacombe, The Belton Journal Children with special needs from all over Central Texas enjoyed fun in the sun at The Children’s Special Needs Network “Play Day” held at Variety’s Peaceable Kingdom Retreat for Children on Hwy 2484 in…

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BISD students earn high school, college credits

Special to the Journal Through partnerships with the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, Temple College, the Texas Bioscience Institute and the University of Texas-Permian Basin, Belton ISD juniors and seniors can take classes that allow them to earn high school and…

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Belton firefighters, MDA rally for Fill the Boot

Special to the Journal Members of the Belton Fire Department and Belton Professional Firefighters Association Local #4506, along with the Muscular Dystrophy Association, will kick off the fire fighters’ annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign to help save and improve…

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School board discusses middle school electives

By Devin Corbitt, The Belton Journal Five members of the Boy Scouts of America Belton Troop #117 began the Belton Independent School District (BISD) Board of Trustees meeting on Monday evening with the posting of the colors and leading the…

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Helping Hands celebrates volunteers, partners

By Patrick Lacombe, The Belton Journal More than 130 people turned out for Helping Hands Ministry’s annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon last Friday. “This is a chance for all of our volunteers to come together in one place for us to…

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Jana Sharpley takes post as President of S&W Healthcare Foundation

Special to the Journal Jana L. Sharpley, CFRE, is the new of president of the Scott & White Healthcare Foundation. Sharpley began her work today as the foundation’s top executive, a development and fundraising organization that provides philanthropic support for…

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