Category : Local News

Costumes highlight downtown Candy Trail

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     Families from all over were welcomed to the Belton Candy Trail this past weekend in an effort to get everyone prepared for the upcoming Halloween holiday. In past years, the event has drawn more…

0 Comments / 86 View / November 8, 2018

Wildflower Country Club hosts 2nd annual Body of Christ golf tournament

By Kierra Pixler Managing Editor   The Body of Christ Community Clinic held it’s 2nd annual golf tournament at Wildflower County Club  on October 19 at 9:30 a.m. Hosted by Wildflower Country Club, the tournament began at 9:30 a.m. with…

0 Comments / 76 View / November 2, 2018

Women In Business extra: Brenda Gomez, BISD Girls’ Athletic Coordinator

In October, The Belton Journal has featured Women in Business in Belton and the surrounding areas. Belton Journal Sports is proud to feature BISD Girls’ Athletic Coordinator Brenda Gomez. In the public eye, Belton head girl’s basketball coach Brenda Gomez…

0 Comments / 989 View / November 2, 2018

City hopeful to connect Southeast Belton with Hike and Bike Trail

By David Tuma, Publisher     It is hoped in the upcoming year to connect Southeast Belton with the Hike and Bike Trail that runs through downtown connect with the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. The trail extension has received funding and…

0 Comments / 111 View / October 27, 2018

Dozens walk to raise awareness for Parkinson’s Disease

By Heather Regula, Correspondent     Over one hundred people participated in the Scott & White Plummer Movement Disorders Center’s “Walking to Awareness” community event, a one-mile Fun Walk and 5K, at Pepper Creek Trail on Saturday, October 13.    …

0 Comments / 125 View / October 26, 2018

15th annual Bus Fest rolls into Oakmont Park in Morgan’s Point

By Heather Regula, Correspondent     The 2018 Bus Fest, originally called Transporters at the Point, now in its 15th year, drew over 70 campers and many curious Volkswagen enthusiasts to Oakmont Park, in Morgan’s Point Resort, this weekend.    …

0 Comments / 119 View / October 25, 2018

Lady Tigers Volleyball seniors honored on Tuesday night prior to final home game

From left to right: Madison Ward, Kamryn Madden, Kelsey Surovik, Shelby Elliott, Jaci Cauble, and Sidney Stanford were honored on Senior Night, prior to the Belton Lady Tigers final District 12-6A match of the year on Tuesday night (Oct. 23)…

0 Comments / 227 View / October 25, 2018

Unraveling the Belton firefighter shortage

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     Belton city leaders answered to concerns from the public in the wake of a series of events that have snowballed and created a staffing and budget problem for the Belton Fire Department. Seven firefighters…

0 Comments / 568 View / October 24, 2018

St. Vincent’s De Paul: Making a difference one life at a time

Special to the Journal     St. Vincent’s de Paul (SVDP) in Temple is certainly making a difference in the lives of the homeless and others in Central Texas.  Located at 106 West Ave D (corner of Ave D and…

0 Comments / 65 View / October 20, 2018

Advocacy, awareness and acceptance: Down But Not Out Walk sees hundreds

By Peter Zuniga, Managing Editor     Despite the sudden burst of rain, the Down But Not Out walk went on as scheduled on Sunday, in the middle of Heritage Park. More than 600 people attended the event. Written on the…

0 Comments / 60 View / October 18, 2018