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A Friend to Us All: Temple catcher dies from injuries in collision

Published May 8, 2014 By Tony Adams, Sports Editor Many people have talked about their memories of Temple catcher Kimberlyn “Kimmy” Longbotham. I have covered many events in Belton in the 18 months that I been back here and consider…

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BHS ranked in top schools of nation

Published May 8, 2014 By Matthew Girard, Associate Editor Belton High School has once again been recognized as one of the top schools in the country. For the third straight year, BHS was ranked among the top high schools in…

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GE Foundation grant to help low-income in Bell County

Published May 8, 2014 By Devin Corbitt, News Editor Thanks to the efforts of a group of organizations across the United States, low-income residents of Bell, Coryell and Lampasas counties will be able to receive free care for both acute…

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Giving Thanks: Veterans honored for service to Army Marathon

Published May 1, 2014 By Devin Corbitt, News Editor Although only in its third year, the Army Marathon at Fort Hood has quickly become a major race in the United States. However, it could not have come about without the…

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New Tech student honors grandfather, earns money through energy film

Published May 1, 2014 By Christine Foster, Journal reporter Many of us take the energy we use for granted, but for the family of a Belton New Tech High School @ Wascow student, having access to an energy source is…

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City of Belton continues expansion projects

Published May 1, 2014 By David Tuma, Journal reporter The City of Belton has been working with the Texas Department of Transportation on widening Hwy. 317 at the north end of the city near the Leon River, starting at the…

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Hands on learning

Published April 24, 2014 By Devin Corbitt, News Editor Last Thursday, the second graders of Sparta Elementary School in Belton began putting the information they are learning in the classroom into practice to help a species in need by planting…

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Bright Futures: BISD sophomores excel in the classroom

Published April 24, 2014 By Devin Corbitt, News Editor The Belton Independent School District honored 24 sophomores on Tuesday for their achievements on the PSAT/NMSQT. “This is about celebrating our students, and that’s what we’re here for,” BISD Superintendent Dr….

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BISD Early Childhood School awarded grant to support technology

Published April 24, 2014 By Matthew Girard, Associate Editor The Belton Independent School District has been on the forefront of using technology to help students further their education for some time and now more students will get the opportunity to…

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Belton Lions Club turns 75

Published April 24, 2014 By David Tuma, Journal reporter Belton’s Lions Club celebrated their 75th anniversary Tuesday night at Cathedral Oaks. The  event highlighted a variety of members and featured a Lions Club Show and services the club has provided…

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