Belton Fire Department participates in Sound the Alarm

By Heather Regula, Correspondent     Sound the Alarm, a series of home fire safety and smoke alarm installation events across the country is a critical part of the national Red Cross Home Fire Campaign. On average, national statistics show...

Ribbon-cutting of new EXPO Equine Event Center wows community

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor     Bell County has been waiting for this for some time. According to Bell County Judge Jon Burrows, nearly 15 years of planning. And that time was last Friday afternoon at the Bell County...

Arusha’s hosts A Cup of Art featuring Jessica Grace Designs

By Heather Regula, Correspondent     A Cup of Art, hosted by My Giving Tree at Arusha’s Coffee, featured the artistic creations of Jessica Grace Designs.     Jessica Shelton, the artistic mind behind Jessica Grace Designs, has been creating her...

Belton City Council approves truck stop and parking

By Lauren Lum, Correspondent     The Belton City Council met for a regularly scheduled meeting on July 24.     During the meeting, the council held a public hearing that authorized the rezoning of the 3.283-acre tract of land located...

Belton Chamber knocks it out of the park with Pittenger hire

By David Tuma, Publisher     Randy Pittenger was recently named President of the Belton Area Chamber of Commerce. Pittenger served on the Belton Independent School Board for 24 years, and the past 16 years as President of the board.  ...

Granny’s Shaved Ice: It’s “slush” a great treat

By Heather Regula, Correspondent     The delectable frozen treat we know as shaved ice originated in Japan, during the Heian period (794-1185 A.D.) and was called “kakigori.” During that period, the ice was brought down from the mountains and stored...

BCYC and Don Ringler come together for raffle

By Kierra Pixler Managing Editor Over 400 people filled the VFW Post 1820 Hall in Temple on Saturday night for a good cause. Don Ringler and the Belton Christian Youth Center paired up to put on the reverse raffle to...

Don Ringler hosts pre-Comic Con event featuring Bumblebee

By Lauren Lum, Correspondent     The 2nd annual Bell County Comic Con will be at the Expo Center in Belton on August 4-5. The Comic Con and Don Ringler Chevrolet teamed up to promote the event with a Bumblebee transformer...

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Belton Fire Department participates in Sound the Alarm

by - August 12, 2018

By Heather Regula, Correspondent     Sound the Alarm, a series of home fire safety and smoke alarm installation events across the country is a critical part of the national Red Cross Home Fire Campaign. On average, national statistics show...

Lifestyles

MPR first responders honored at luncheon

by - August 13, 2018

By Lauren Lum, Correspondent     The Ladies Auxiliary of the Henry T. Waskow VFW Post 4008 held their 3rd annual Bell County Emergency Services Appreciation Luncheon on Friday, July 27.     Ladies Auxiliary president Jessica Rozas said that they...

Sports

Maximize Potential is the athlete’s gateway to better fitness

by - July 30, 2018

Summertime is in midseason. Athletes are getting their bodies in shape for fall football, volleyball, soccer, cheer, cross country and other sports and activities. Maximize Potential, LLC, has been seen at sporting events around the area, which included the American...

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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 Fire Department participates in Sound the Alarm

By Heather Regula, Correspondent     Sound the Alarm, a series of home fire safety and smoke alarm installation events across...

by - August 12, 2018

Ribbon-cutting of new EXPO Equine Event Center wows community

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor     Bell County has been waiting for this for some time. According to Bell County...

by - August 9, 2018

Arusha’s hosts A Cup of Art featuring Jessica Grace Designs

By Heather Regula, Correspondent     A Cup of Art, hosted by My Giving Tree at Arusha’s Coffee, featured the artistic creations...

by - August 6, 2018

Belton City Council approves truck stop and parking

By Lauren Lum, Correspondent     The Belton City Council met for a regularly scheduled meeting on July 24.     During...

by - August 5, 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

High Five: Two state titles, three more top four finishes have BYSA back on track

After an offseason of turmoil, the Belton Youth Softball Association decided to align themselves with the Central Texas Youth Softball Association...

by - July 26, 2018

Knocking Down the Door: Belton Knockouts win 6U TTAS State Championship

  In the game of softball, every teaching moment is an impressionable moment. Those moments were not lost upon the 6U...

by - July 26, 2018

The Process Is Complete: 10U Belton Bomb Squad completes TTAS State Championship run with 9-5 win over Cameron

In all good businesses and organizations, the stressing of process implementation and improvement is always a key to future success. Belton...

by - July 26, 2018

MPR first responders honored at luncheon

By Lauren Lum, Correspondent     The Ladies Auxiliary of the Henry T. Waskow VFW Post 4008 held their 3rd annual Bell...

by - August 13, 2018

JC Stringz strikes a chord at Blends Wine Bar

By Cassidy Pate, Correspondent     Killeen’s Jarin Cole, known on stage as “JC Stringz,” offered live music to a crowd of...

by - August 6, 2018

Third Annual “Christmas in July” Fundraiser jumps off

By Heather Regula. Correspondent      Christmas in July, a month-long fundraising effort by the non-profit group Foster Love Bell County, aims...

by - July 17, 2018

New fitness center promises privacy and supervision

Special to the Journal   A semi-private fitness center opened this week in south Temple, and it’s a bit different from...

by - July 3, 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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