Bell County sees flattening of COVID-19 curve

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor Bell County Emergency Management held a press conference on Thursday, May 7 to provide updates on COVID-19, or the coronavirus. Bell County Judge David Blackburn was joined by Bell County Public Health District (BCPHD) Director...

Local churches prepare to reopen their doors

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor When community spread of COVID-19, or the coronavirus, began occurring in Bell County, many churches chose to transition to online platforms for the time being in order to safeguard members of their congregations. Two local...

Belton City Council conducts FY2021 Annual Budget work session

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor The Belton City Council met for a virtual meeting on Tuesday, May 12. Because serving on city council is a volunteer opportunity, it has become a tradition for each member to be presented with a...

UFC PPV, KBO demonstrates social distancing norms that could provide blueprint for return of U.S. sports

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The UFC returned to the octagon last Saturday at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Fla. It marked the second professional league to re-launch their product. World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) has been working throughout...

Parent reaction to online learning: secondary edition

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor Going on week six of extended learning, the Belton ISD community has grown accustomed to practicing online education due to the extended closure of the district to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, or the coronavirus....

Parent reaction to online learning: elementary edition

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor Going on week five of extended learning, the Belton ISD community has grown accustomed to practicing online education due to the extended closure of the district to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, or the coronavirus....

City of Belton to make corresponding plans for reopening of Texas

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor The Belton City Council met for a virtual meeting on Tuesday. City Manager Sam Listi said the City of Belton is reviewing Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s phased-in approach to the reopening of Texas and will...

Run-loving residents host Social Distancing Half Marathon

By Gray R. Thomas, Correspondent Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, one of the area’s postponed events was the Silo District Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K, which were supposed to take place this past weekend in Waco. Training for a...

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Bell County sees flattening of COVID-19 curve

by - May 22, 2020

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor Bell County Emergency Management held a press conference on Thursday, May 7 to provide updates on COVID-19, or the coronavirus. Bell County Judge David Blackburn was joined by Bell County Public Health District (BCPHD) Director...

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Parent reaction to online learning: secondary edition

by - May 8, 2020

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor Going on week six of extended learning, the Belton ISD community has grown accustomed to practicing online education due to the extended closure of the district to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, or the coronavirus....

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Women In Business: King, Beck form backbone of Belton Athletics

by - November 13, 2019

Natisha King (far above) and Julia Beck (above) are two of the reasons for Belton High School Athletics’ running smoothly during the school year. (Courtesy Photos)   The Belton Tigers athletic department is a well-oiled machine that continues to grow...

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Upcoming live and online auctions!

by - November 9, 2016

UPCOMING LIVE AND ONLINE AUCTIONS- Mega Tool Auction- November 12th – 9AM, 402 S Austin, St, Holland, TX 76534- Estate Auction 1 Car, 3 Trucks, 2 Buses, Trailer & Thousands of Tools plus much, much more! Premium Signs Business Liquidation...

Bell County sees flattening of COVID-19 curve

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor Bell County Emergency Management held a press conference on Thursday, May 7 to provide updates on...

by - May 22, 2020

Local churches prepare to reopen their doors

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor When community spread of COVID-19, or the coronavirus, began occurring in Bell County, many churches chose...

by - May 22, 2020

Belton City Council conducts FY2021 Annual Budget work session

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor The Belton City Council met for a virtual meeting on Tuesday, May 12. Because serving on...

by - May 22, 2020

UFC PPV, KBO demonstrates social distancing norms that could provide blueprint for return of U.S. sports

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The UFC returned to the octagon last Saturday at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville,...

by - May 14, 2020

Women In Business: King, Beck form backbone of Belton Athletics

Natisha King (far above) and Julia Beck (above) are two of the reasons for Belton High School Athletics’ running smoothly during...

by - November 13, 2019

NCAA punishment not remotely close to fitting the infraction

  By Tony Adams, Sports Editor, The Belton Journal. Note: The opinions and points of view expressed in this editorial are...

by - October 17, 2019

When one door closes: Robinson commits to A&M-Corpus Christi

Sports have unique ways of circling coaches and athletes around to cross paths. In early 2019, Belton Tigers first baseman Caleigh...

by - August 6, 2019

Brave statement: Belton Braves capture 12U district crown

The winner’s bracket finals of the 2019 Texas Teenage Baseball Association (TTAB) 12U Open Base District 10 pitted a couple of...

by - July 31, 2019

Parent reaction to online learning: secondary edition

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor Going on week six of extended learning, the Belton ISD community has grown accustomed to practicing...

by - May 8, 2020

Parent reaction to online learning: elementary edition

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor Going on week five of extended learning, the Belton ISD community has grown accustomed to practicing...

by - May 8, 2020

Run-loving residents host Social Distancing Half Marathon

By Gray R. Thomas, Correspondent Due to the outbreak of COVID-19, one of the area’s postponed events was the Silo District...

by - May 8, 2020

Local Authors to speak at Friends of The Belton Public Library event

The 16th annual Friends of The Belton Public Library Book and Author Luncheon will be held Saturday, Feb. 22 at the...

by - February 18, 2020

The blues come to Belton: local musician to play at Firestreet Pizza

By Kierra Pixler Managing Editor Growing up hearing the soulful voices of artists like Stevie Wonder, Curtis Mayfield, and Al Green,...

by - January 24, 2018

Moffat resident honors late son with Adopt-a-Road program

By Kierra Pixler Managing Editor Funny and adventurous were just some of the words used to describe Christopher Wenger. Four years...

by - January 24, 2018

Goodyear celebrates Belton grand opening

By Kierra Pixler Managing Editor Goodyear recently held their grand opening of their store on Main Street and it was quite...

by - December 15, 2016

Aware holds Annual Christmas on the Farm

  By Danielle McCarthy Everett Correspondent Local nonprofit Aware Central Texas celebrated the 10th anniversary of its annual Christmas on the...

by - December 15, 2016

Upcoming live and online auctions!

UPCOMING LIVE AND ONLINE AUCTIONS- Mega Tool Auction- November 12th – 9AM, 402 S Austin, St, Holland, TX 76534- Estate Auction...

by - November 9, 2016

APS assists elderly by putting resources in hand

By Kiera Pixler Correspondent Adult Protective Services (APS) investigates abuse, neglect, and exploitation of the elderly (65 and older) and persons...

by - September 20, 2016

Residents brag on care, services at Park Place Manor

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent “It is not home, but they care about me, and that makes it my home now.”...

by - August 31, 2016

Save the date: Senior Expo 2016 is near

Special to the Journal The 7th annual Senior Expo will be held on Tuesday, September 27, from 8:30 to 12:00 at...

by - August 21, 2016

Senior Expo features Roaring Twenties theme

By Patrick Lacombe The Belton Journal The annual Senior Expo was held Tuesday, and it was standing room only as people...

by - October 16, 2014

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