By Christine Foster
“Helping Hands Ministry of Belton seeks to share the Gospel of Christ Jesus by providing relief and resources to every family in need in the community.” This is Helping Hands’ vision and with 33 churches and 175 volunteers giving 23,557 volunteer hours, the ministry’s mission meets almost all their goals.
By David Tuma
It wasn’t that long ago that local retail business in Downtown Belton did not exist other than Vintage Daze and Cochran, Blair & Potts. Small businesses pay the bills nationwide and locally and there just wasn’t a lot Belton had to offer. Belton has always been a great place to live, just, at times, since the 1980s not the greatest place to run a successful business.
Special to the Journal
BBB has received numerous complaints about a Central Texas builder named Jay Curtis Slayton. His small building construction business is known as Sheds On Site, but the promised structures are often nowhere in sight after he receives customers’ money.
By Grayson Edds
The Ralph Wilson Youth Club’s court date on Friday revealed a settlement between RWYC and the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) on seven of the 11 acres that the existing RWYC sits on. The remaining land will be RWYC’s to dispose of.
“We reached an agreement with them and we’re excited about that,” said Charlie Kimmey.