Category : Local News

Central Texas Christian Disaster Response Team gets new truck

Special to the Journal     The local feeding unit headquartered in Belton is the Central Texas Christian Disaster Response Team (CTDRT) of the Texas Baptist Men (TBM) were deployed for six weeks to Angleton, Texas after Hurricane Harvey.  After…

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Belton Small Animal Clinic holds open house to debut renovations

By Chanel Snapp, Correspondent     The welcoming feeling of family, friends, and kindness is the first thing you notice when you walk through the doors of Belton Small Animal Clinic. The clinic has been around for many years serving Belton…

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Land swap with UMHB and First Baptist Church Belton moves forward

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     At 165 years old, First Baptist Church Belton is a historical marker for Belton. Hundreds of residents fill up the halls of the church each week for services. three years ago, as part of…

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BISD breaks ground on Lake Belton High School

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor     After years of planning and community input, the Belton Independent School District broke ground on Lake Belton High School on Thursday, May 17.     BISD’s second comprehensive high school will be located at…

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New local brewery taps into downtown Belton nightlife

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     Upon walking into Bold Republic Brewing, the smell of hops, wheat, and barley entice your senses. The craft beer business is new to Belton, but owner Patrick Hodges has had a talent and love…

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Reward offered for the return of two missing Belton dogs

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     Each morning, Belton resident Kelsie Vandenberg’s son steps out onto their porch and calls out for their two missing dogs with a voice full of sorrow. Kelsie and her family have recently become familiar…

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Belton Parks and Rec to hold Movies in the Park series

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor   Belton Parks and Recreation is  partnering up with Grand Avenue Theatre to hold their annual Movies in the Park Series. Each summer in Belton, the series is put on and residents jump to the chance…

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2018 Belton ISD Athletics Summer Camps

Belton Tiger Football Camp 2018 Incoming K-6th Grade Camp June 4 – 6 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Incoming K- 3rd Graders 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Incoming 4th-6th Graders Incoming 9th Grade Camp June 5 – 7 5 p.m….

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Belton Lions Club hosts annual Stampede on the Chisholm Trail

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   Approximately 100 cyclists gathered at the Harris Community Center for the recreational “Stampede on the Chisholm Trail” ride, hosted by the Belton Lions Club, on Saturday, May 12.     “This is our big fundraiser for…

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Tigers Football prepared for Red and White Game on Wednesday afternoon

Tony Adams, Belton Tigers’ Football play-by-play announcer, had a chance to discuss the Belton Tigers Football annual Red and White Game with Belton head coach Sam Skidmore, offensive coordinator Brian Cope, and defensive coordinator Bryce Monsen this week. The game…

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