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Meet your Retail Development Coordinator: Ed Bandas

By David Tuma, The Belton Journal Ed Bandas, the new Retail Development Coordinator for the City of Belton brings a very wide variety of life experiences to the table. He is a retired Marine who graduated from boot camp in…

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City applies for Hike, Bike Trail extension grant

By David Tuma, The Belton Journal Belton is at it again. With the top trail system in the area, Belton is looking to hit one out of the park. They haven’t even connected Loop 121 with the Nolan Creek Hike…

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BISD Board receives budget planning update

By Devin Corbitt, The Belton Journal The first students to be recognized at the Belton Independent School District (BISD) Board of Trustees meeting on Monday were two groups of students who earned state titles in their respective events. The forensics…

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Belton ISD purchases land for future elementary school

By Kyle DeBeer, Belton Independent School District Last week, the Belton Independent School District completed the purchase of 14.429 acres located north of Prairie View Road and east of North Pea Ridge Road in Temple. School board members approved the…

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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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