TIRZ: The financial center of many of Belton’s successes

By David Tuma, Publisher     One of the most successful programs in the long history of the City of Belton has been the Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone. The program was started in fall of 2004 collecting taxes in 2005. It...

Fire Department hosts Fire Prevention Week

Special to the Journal   On Saturday, Oct. 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., The Belton Fire Department and Belton Fire Corps will be celebrating Fire Prevention Week at Station two on Sparta Rd.   Les McBurney, the station’s...

Belton Walmart sets lofty goal for CMN charities

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     Associates at Belton Walmart have been spending the month of September earning funds to donate to the Children’s Miracle Network. Store #1232 on the Chisholm Trail endeavors to donate $14,000 to the network with...

National Night Out touts certified country clout

By Peter Zuniga, Correspondent     The smell of barbecue and the sounds of country music filled Yettie Polk Park on Saturday. From noon to closer to five p.m., vendors, food trucks, the police department and nearly every other side of...

Christopher Winston voted Photographer of the Year

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     Walking into Arusha Coffee on Tuesday afternoon, I was met with the wafting smell of freshly brewed coffee and the smiling face of local photographer Christopher Winston. The single most crucial component of a...

Voter-Palooza hosted at Bell County Starbucks locations

By Joshua Rivera, Correspondent     In addition to ordering a seasonal beverage, Belton residents will be able to register to vote in the upcoming midterm elections at the Starbucks on 200 I-35 on Tuesday, Oct. 9, from 9 a.m. until...

Belton Bacon, Blues & Brews II: Bacon Brewtwo

Special to the Journal     The second annual Belton’s Bacon, Blues & Brews will bring two days of festivities to downtown Belton on Oct. 5-6, but there is also an opportunity to be part of the festivities as registration...

3rd Annual Pet Extravaganza draws record crowd

By Heather Regula, Correspondent     Thousands of animal enthusiasts and pet lovers flooded the Bell County Expo Center in support of the 3rd Annual Pet Adoption Extravaganza, hosted by Rescue Magazine, on Saturday, September 15. Tickets were $6 per adult,...

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TIRZ: The financial center of many of Belton’s successes

by - October 13, 2018

By David Tuma, Publisher     One of the most successful programs in the long history of the City of Belton has been the Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone. The program was started in fall of 2004 collecting taxes in 2005. It...

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Starbucks hosts 9-to-9 Oct. 9 voter drive

by - October 14, 2018

By Joshua Rivera, Lifestyles Editor     On Tuesday, Oct. 9, voter registrars were at the Belton Starbucks on I-35 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. registering residents to vote in this year’s general elections. The voter registration drive was hosted...

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Belton downs Copperas Cove 35-28, travels to Buckley to take on Heights on Friday

by - September 20, 2018

The Belton Tigers hosted the Copperas Cove Bulldawgs at Tiger Field on Friday night to start the District 12-6A docket. The Tigers scored 20 points in the first quarter and held off a late Copperas Cove rush to claim a...

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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...

TIRZ: The financial center of many of Belton’s successes

By David Tuma, Publisher     One of the most successful programs in the long history of the City of Belton has...

by - October 13, 2018

Fire Department hosts Fire Prevention Week

Special to the Journal   On Saturday, Oct. 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., The Belton Fire Department and Belton...

by - October 12, 2018

Belton Walmart sets lofty goal for CMN charities

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     Associates at Belton Walmart have been spending the month of September earning funds to donate...

by - October 12, 2018

National Night Out touts certified country clout

By Peter Zuniga, Correspondent     The smell of barbecue and the sounds of country music filled Yettie Polk Park on Saturday....

by - October 11, 2018

Belton downs Copperas Cove 35-28, travels to Buckley to take on Heights on Friday

The Belton Tigers hosted the Copperas Cove Bulldawgs at Tiger Field on Friday night to start the District 12-6A docket. The...

by - September 20, 2018

Lady Tigers Volleyball sweeps Shoemaker at all three levels

Belton’s Emily Holder (11) directs Madison Ward (00) on where to direct the volley, while diving under the ball during the...

by - August 30, 2018

Belton strong in tri-level scrimmage against Vandegrift

Anthony Fairbanks makes a dash up the field early in the Tigers’ scrimmage against Vandegrift at Tiger Field on Thursday night...

by - August 30, 2018

Maximize Potential is the athlete’s gateway to better fitness

Summertime is in midseason. Athletes are getting their bodies in shape for fall football, volleyball, soccer, cheer, cross country and other...

by - July 30, 2018

Starbucks hosts 9-to-9 Oct. 9 voter drive

By Joshua Rivera, Lifestyles Editor     On Tuesday, Oct. 9, voter registrars were at the Belton Starbucks on I-35 from 9...

by - October 14, 2018

World 5K Fun Run set for Saturday, benefits clean water worldwide

Special to the Journal     The 5th Annual Living Waters for the World 5K Fun Run will be held on...

by - October 11, 2018

As good as marigold

By Pat Johnson, Contributor     Summer’s heat and drought has brought wishful thoughts of showers and cooler times of autumn to...

by - September 19, 2018

BettySoo headlines 3rd Annual Concert for Peace

Special to the Journal     The 3rd Annual Concert for Peace will feature Austin singer songwriter BettySoo. This concert has...

by - September 18, 2018

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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