The 17th Annual “Taste of Central Texas” draws a record crowd

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   The 17th Annual “Taste of Central Texas,” hosted by Central Texas Youth Services, took place at the Bell County Expo Center, on Thursday, March 29.   “This event is bigger and better than what we...

Official ribbon cutting for the Ramonce Taylor Youth Association

By Guillermo Lopez, Correspondent   The Belton Chamber of Commerce officiated the foundation of the Ramonce Taylor Youth Association last Thursday with a ribbon cutting and small reception. The association focuses on providing the community of Belton with a positive...

One Community One Day unites volunteers through home projects

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   Nearly 200 volunteers gathered at the Harris Community Center on Saturday, April 7, to participate in the annual One Community One Day event, organized by Belton’s Youth Advisory Commission (YAC) and the Parks and Recreation...

Inaugural Easter Egg Hunt and Spring Festival brings the community together

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   Hundreds of people attended the inaugural Easter Egg Hunt and Spring Festival, hosted by the First United Methodist Church of Belton, at Yettie Polk Park, on Sunday, March 25.   “We started planning this event...

City of Belton applies for investment area designation

By David Tuma, Publisher   The City of Belton submitted an application to the state, seeking designation of parts of Belton as an Opportunity Zone. This is a state-administered program, which emerged as a result of the recent Federal Tax...

Wall Street auditorium construction to be completed by fall

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor   Upgrades for the Wall Street auditorium are still underway, but are making great progress. The reconstruction is part of the District’s $149.7 million May 2017 Bond Program. Mazanex Construction was awarded the contract after...

Ribbon cutting ceremony opens new NAPA store

By Guillermo Lopez, Correspondent   The Belton Chamber of Commerce has been making appearances all over town with new businesses opening in the area. The official opening of the new NAPA Auto Parts store this past Saturday brought members of...

You “Do-Nut” want to miss this Project Celebration 5K Fun Run

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   Project Celebration is hosting a one-of-a-kind 5K Fun Run on Saturday, April 7 at the Chisholm Trail Walking Trail. Onsite registration begins at 8 a.m., and the Fun Run will start at 8:30 a.m. For...

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The 17th Annual “Taste of Central Texas” draws a record crowd

by - April 19, 2018

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   The 17th Annual “Taste of Central Texas,” hosted by Central Texas Youth Services, took place at the Bell County Expo Center, on Thursday, March 29.   “This event is bigger and better than what we...

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CenTex Chiropractic Center debuts in Belton

by - April 12, 2018

by Guillermo Lopez, Correspondent   Quinn Arnaud, along with his wife Ashley Arnaud, have decided to open a new practice here in Belton: the CenTex Chiropractic Center. The center, which has been open for about six weeks now, was officially...

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The Belton Journal Progress Report: The 2018 Spring Edition

by - March 21, 2018

As we re-launch the spring edition of The Belton Journal Progress Report, Belton Tigers Baseball and Belton Lady Tiger Softball alums are ramping up their regular seasons on the diamonds across the nation. Here is this week’s Belton Journal Progress...

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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...

The 17th Annual “Taste of Central Texas” draws a record crowd

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   The 17th Annual “Taste of Central Texas,” hosted by Central Texas Youth Services, took place at...

by - April 19, 2018

Official ribbon cutting for the Ramonce Taylor Youth Association

By Guillermo Lopez, Correspondent   The Belton Chamber of Commerce officiated the foundation of the Ramonce Taylor Youth Association last Thursday...

by - April 19, 2018

One Community One Day unites volunteers through home projects

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   Nearly 200 volunteers gathered at the Harris Community Center on Saturday, April 7, to participate in...

by - April 18, 2018

Inaugural Easter Egg Hunt and Spring Festival brings the community together

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   Hundreds of people attended the inaugural Easter Egg Hunt and Spring Festival, hosted by the First...

by - April 11, 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

Belton Softball 25: The 1993 Belton Softball Team broke the ground for success

The Belton High School Softball program has enjoyed plenty of accolades over the years. The 2018 season marks the 25th anniversary...

by - March 5, 2018

Eight Belton athletes make commitments to play sports at next level

The Belton Multipurpose Athletic Complex was the epicenter of Tiger Pride last Wednesday (February 7) for National Signing Day. Eight Belton...

by - February 15, 2018

Belton readies for district title defense in 2018

The Belton Lady Tigers Softball team split the District 8-6A championship with Waco Midway last season, with 13-1 records in district...

by - February 15, 2018

CenTex Chiropractic Center debuts in Belton

by Guillermo Lopez, Correspondent   Quinn Arnaud, along with his wife Ashley Arnaud, have decided to open a new practice here...

by - April 12, 2018

Texans unite to eradicate porcine pests

By Emily Jones, Correspondent   Some of the good people of Belton and all over the state came together on March...

by - April 10, 2018

Harker Heights Teen Court versus UMHB’s “Moot Court”: A legal faceoff

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor   The award-winning Harker Heights Municipal Teen Court as garnered much acclaim statewide for their contributions...

by - April 4, 2018

Fort Hood Chapter of Heroes on the Water receives equipment donation from Bass Pro Shop

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   The Fort Hood Chapter of Heroes on the Water received an equipment donation from Bass Pro...

by - March 12, 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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