Belton housing demand outpaces housing construction

By David Tuma, Publisher     Through the first four months of this year, the City of Belton is slightly down in sales tax dollars received from the state. Retail sales in December were up, but slow retail sales in October...

Texas Lost Dogs chapter celebrates Awareness Day

Special to the Journal   On April 23, the U.S. will celebrate National Lost Dog Awareness Day (NLDAD).     This canine-focused awareness day was created by Lost Dogs of America to bring attention to the many dogs who go...

Central Fire Station undergoing renovations

By David Tuma, Publisher     The Central Fire Station on Penelope Street is undergoing major renovations. Last year, there was a discovery of mold in the walls. It was just a matter of an old building which had been renovated...

Council approves public works assistant director nomination

By Gary Emmert, Correspondent     The Belton City Council held a regular meeting on Tuesday, March 26 at the Harris Community Center.     There were two individuals who wished to address the City Council in the Public Comments portion...

Belton will begin road repairs in April

By David Tuma, Publisher   Starting the second week in April, the City of Belton will begin road repairs in certain areas of town. This week they will be sending out letters to residents along those streets. These repairs are...

Upcoming May 4 MPR Mayoral and City Council election questionnaire

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     With the May 4 general election coming up, we asked the Mayoral and City Council candidates to respond to a series of questions that pertain to relevant topics in Morgan’s Point Resort. Their...

U.S. Corrections LLC is hired for transporting Bell County prisoners

By Lindsay Starr Platt, Correspondent     County commissioners gathered for their regular meeting on Monday, March 18 to discuss and consider items on the agenda.     Bell County has hired a new prisoner transportation company. Commissioners authorized the...

VFW Post 4008 hosts Family Freedom Festival

By Victoria Ybarra, Correspondent     The Family Freedom Festival, hosted by VFW and Auxiliary chapter 4008 on Saturday, March 16, went off without a hitch.     Attending the Freedom festive was an organization from Waco. Helmets of Love...

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Belton housing demand outpaces housing construction

by - April 8, 2019

By David Tuma, Publisher     Through the first four months of this year, the City of Belton is slightly down in sales tax dollars received from the state. Retail sales in December were up, but slow retail sales in October...

Lifestyles

Local authors to speak at Friends of Belton Library event

by - February 8, 2019

Special to the Journal     The 15th annual Friends of Belton Library Book and Author Luncheon will be held Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Harris Community Center 401 N. Alexander St, Belton. The event is held from 11 a.m....

Sports

A Tiger in Memoriam: Rumfield passes away, leaves behind legacy to grateful family, students, friends

by - March 19, 2019

Coach. Teacher. Mentor. Father. Husband. Grandfather. Friend. Shelby Rumfield all of those and more. He was born on January 25, 1947 in Temple to Shelby and Leta Rumfield. A multisport athlete, Rumfield was a fullback on the football team, forward...

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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...

Belton housing demand outpaces housing construction

By David Tuma, Publisher     Through the first four months of this year, the City of Belton is slightly down in...

by - April 8, 2019

Texas Lost Dogs chapter celebrates Awareness Day

Special to the Journal   On April 23, the U.S. will celebrate National Lost Dog Awareness Day (NLDAD).     This...

by - April 7, 2019

Central Fire Station undergoing renovations

By David Tuma, Publisher     The Central Fire Station on Penelope Street is undergoing major renovations. Last year, there was a...

by - April 6, 2019

Council approves public works assistant director nomination

By Gary Emmert, Correspondent     The Belton City Council held a regular meeting on Tuesday, March 26 at the Harris Community...

by - April 5, 2019

A Tiger in Memoriam: Rumfield passes away, leaves behind legacy to grateful family, students, friends

Coach. Teacher. Mentor. Father. Husband. Grandfather. Friend. Shelby Rumfield all of those and more. He was born on January 25, 1947...

by - March 19, 2019

Tigers’ great Hogan hangs up cleats, prepares for life after baseball

Professional. Hard-worker. Perseverance. Those are just a few adjectives to describe Belton Wall of Fame member and Tiger Baseball alumnus Max...

by - March 13, 2019

Make It Seven! Lady Tigers win seventh straight district title, Tigers second by seven points

  Fast, energetic, loud, and spirited. Four words to describe the 2019 District 10-6A Swimming and Diving Championships at Roy and...

by - January 23, 2019

Tigers, Lady Tigers sweep Belton Invitational Powerlifting Meet

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Belton Powerlifting program is one of the strongest in Central Texas. The program hosted the...

by - January 23, 2019

Local authors to speak at Friends of Belton Library event

Special to the Journal     The 15th annual Friends of Belton Library Book and Author Luncheon will be held Saturday,...

by - February 8, 2019

Welcomed with open palms: New Belton karate studio teaches self-discipline, anti-bullying

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     Developing courage, inner strength, self discipline and respect are just a few core values that...

by - February 7, 2019

Red’s: The caring t-shirt printing shop

By Brianna Bullion, Correspondent     In October 2012, Darren Perkins opened the doors of Red’s Custom Tees in Belton. Since 2012,...

by - February 3, 2019

10-year-old Sofia LeJeune debuts at the Baugh

By Josh Rivera, Lifestyles Editor     Sofia Belle Ceciliana LeJeune is a precocious 10-year-old girl. She believes insects are the true...

by - January 24, 2019

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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