Tigers Football prepared for Red and White Game on Wednesday afternoon

Tony Adams, Belton Tigers’ Football play-by-play announcer, had a chance to discuss the Belton Tigers Football annual Red and White Game with Belton head coach Sam Skidmore, offensive coordinator Brian Cope, and defensive coordinator Bryce Monsen this week. The game...

Construction of the district’s second comprehensive high school to proceed

Special to the Journal   At last Monday night’s BISD school board meeting, Trustees unanimously voted to amend the Board’s contract with Bartlett Cocke General Contractors, approving a Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) of $106,413,538 for construction of the new Lake...

Historic Central Avenue Bridge to get needed updates

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor   The Central Ave. Bridge built in 1918 is listed on the National Register of Historic Places is in need of more than a facelift.  The Belton City Council entered into contract with TxDOT to...

Downtown Belton Merchants Association: Celebrating 10 years of promoting economic growth

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   The Downtown Belton Merchants Association (DBMA), established in 2008, works together with the city of Belton to sponsor activities that benefit businesses. The idea for Market Days came to fruition when downtown Belton business owners...

Nolan Creek Lodge #227 and Belton Masonic Lodge #166 team up for the community

By Guillermo Lopez, Correspondent   The Nolan Creek Lodge #227 and the Belton Masonic Lodge #166 worked together to put on a clothing drive and a barbeque lunch this past Saturday. The co-hosted charity event, which took place at the...

Helping Hands Ministry’s inaugural Trivia Night Fundraiser a success

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   Twenty-eight teams of up to 10 people put their knowledge to the test at Helping Hands Ministry’s inaugural Trivia Night Fundraiser, held at First Baptist Church in Temple, on Friday, April 27.   “This fundraiser...

Local nonprofit Un-Included Club provides programs to help kids create positivity

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor   Improvements in self-concept can go a long way when it comes to keeping children out of trouble. One Temple man set off to make that his goal. When East Temple resident Garfield Hawk noticed...

11th Annual Turtle Festival brings smiles and laughter to Yettie Polk Park

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   Hundreds of turtle enthusiasts filled Yettie Polk Park for the 11th Annual Turtle Festival, hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Belton, on Saturday, April 28.   “The Turtle Festival is dual purpose – it is...

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Tigers Football prepared for Red and White Game on Wednesday afternoon

by - May 22, 2018

Tony Adams, Belton Tigers’ Football play-by-play announcer, had a chance to discuss the Belton Tigers Football annual Red and White Game with Belton head coach Sam Skidmore, offensive coordinator Brian Cope, and defensive coordinator Bryce Monsen this week. The game...

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Students experience living history lesson on a once segregated Belton

by - May 24, 2018

By Cassidy Pate, Correspondent     Belton High School and Belton New Tech High School AP U.S. history students gathered Monday morning in the Harris Community Center to hear Dr. Lela Butler share personal experiences and learn the history of a...

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Tigers head for area round match up against Flower Mound Marcus

by - May 10, 2018

The Belton Tigers took advantage of opportunities presented to them in their Texas UIL Class 6A Baseball Bi-District series win over Cedar Hill. It took three games, but the Tigers fought until the end to take the series. With the...

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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...

Tigers Football prepared for Red and White Game on Wednesday afternoon

Tony Adams, Belton Tigers’ Football play-by-play announcer, had a chance to discuss the Belton Tigers Football annual Red and White Game...

by - May 22, 2018

Construction of the district’s second comprehensive high school to proceed

Special to the Journal   At last Monday night’s BISD school board meeting, Trustees unanimously voted to amend the Board’s contract...

by - May 21, 2018

Historic Central Avenue Bridge to get needed updates

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor   The Central Ave. Bridge built in 1918 is listed on the National Register of Historic...

by - May 19, 2018

Downtown Belton Merchants Association: Celebrating 10 years of promoting economic growth

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   The Downtown Belton Merchants Association (DBMA), established in 2008, works together with the city of Belton...

by - May 18, 2018

Tigers head for area round match up against Flower Mound Marcus

The Belton Tigers took advantage of opportunities presented to them in their Texas UIL Class 6A Baseball Bi-District series win over...

by - May 10, 2018

2018 Lady Tigers stayed consistent, hungry throughout season

It is important to consider that the Belton Lady Tigers 2018 schedule was vastly more of a challenge than the 2017...

by - May 10, 2018

Kaylee Hausam chases gold in Texas UIL Class 6A State Track & Field Discus competition

While speed and jumping usually dominate a Track and Field Meet, throwing takes quite a mix of facets. In discus, the...

by - May 10, 2018

The Belton Journal Progress Report: The 2018 Spring Edition

As we re-launch the spring edition of The Belton Journal Progress Report, Belton Tigers Baseball and Belton Lady Tiger Softball alums...

by - March 21, 2018

Students experience living history lesson on a once segregated Belton

By Cassidy Pate, Correspondent     Belton High School and Belton New Tech High School AP U.S. history students gathered Monday morning...

by - May 24, 2018

FUMC to host human trafficking presentation

Special to the Journal   Salado UMW and Roundtable members are hosting a presentation at the First United Methodist Church Family...

by - May 22, 2018

Bell County Museum celebrates Cinco de Mayo in festive style

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   Cinco de Mayo, or the fifth of May, is celebrated in commemoration of the Mexican Army’s...

by - May 17, 2018

When big dreams come in tiny packages

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor   Tiny homes are a new trend that more home buyers are looking into. The benefits...

by - May 16, 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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