BHS students present South Pacific, the musical

By Madison Ureste, Correspondent   Belton High School Fine Arts Department presented the play Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific on February 2nd thru 4th at the Belton High School Performing Arts Center. South Pacific is a Rodgers and Hammerstein classic...

Artist 2 Artist Showcase brings a one-of-a-kind experience to downtown Temple

Photos by Christopher Winston   By Heather Regula, Correspondent   The Artist 2 Artist Showcase took place at In The Mood Ballroom in downtown Temple, from 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. on Saturday, February 3.   “I’ve never had an...

Putting the ‘Personal’ Back in ‘Personal Care’

By Guillermo Lopez, Correspondent   Belton’s Lake Road has a new a new member down its block: Dr. Andrew M. Dale and his family. An open house was held at the new Health and Wellness clinic, offering the public and...

Belton Masonic Lodge #166 hosts blood drive

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   The Belton Masonic Lodge #166 and Combat Vet Motorcycle Association hosted a Carter Blood Drive from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Saturday, February 3. Blood donors showed up as soon as the Carter mobile...

Early voting in Bell County will be February 20-23

By Lindsay Starr Platt, Correspondent   Bell County Commissioners met for their regular meeting on Monday, February 5 at the Commissioners Courtroom in the Historic Bell County Courthouse.   Commissioners took no action on the Order Restricting Outdoor Burning (Burn...

BISD School Board President Randy Pittenger to step down

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     Randy Pittenger, the Belton school board president since 2002 and the Area 4 trustee since 1994, will not seek re-election in the May 5 election. Pittenger and his wife, LeGay, first moved to...

Arusha’s coffee shop debuts new and unique “Sha Taco” menu

By Heather Regula, Correspondent Photos by Christopher Winston   “Sha” (derived from the French word “cher” meaning darling or dear) is a Creole slang expression used to show how precious something is. The “sha” family, friends and regular customers of...

Cedar Crest celebrates 30 years in business

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor   Privately owned by Acadia Healthcare, Cedar Crest Hospital began its mental health career in the medical field in 1988. The company will celebrate its 30th business anniversary with the start of 2018. They continue...

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BHS students present South Pacific, the musical

by - February 19, 2018

By Madison Ureste, Correspondent   Belton High School Fine Arts Department presented the play Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific on February 2nd thru 4th at the Belton High School Performing Arts Center. South Pacific is a Rodgers and Hammerstein classic...

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Temple College alum discovers career in science at A&M Central Texas

by - February 20, 2018

Special to the Journal   In March 2017, Tara Nawrocki didn’t spend spring break on the Texas coast. She didn’t get a tan, wear a bathing suit, try a tattoo, drink frosty margaritas, or go to a concert. She didn’t...

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Eight Belton athletes make commitments to play sports at next level

by - February 15, 2018

The Belton Multipurpose Athletic Complex was the epicenter of Tiger Pride last Wednesday (February 7) for National Signing Day. Eight Belton athletes committed to colleges and universities on NSD. One Tiger who is already enrolled and taking classes is former...

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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...

BHS students present South Pacific, the musical

By Madison Ureste, Correspondent   Belton High School Fine Arts Department presented the play Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific on February...

by - February 19, 2018

Artist 2 Artist Showcase brings a one-of-a-kind experience to downtown Temple

Photos by Christopher Winston   By Heather Regula, Correspondent   The Artist 2 Artist Showcase took place at In The Mood...

by - February 18, 2018

Putting the ‘Personal’ Back in ‘Personal Care’

By Guillermo Lopez, Correspondent   Belton’s Lake Road has a new a new member down its block: Dr. Andrew M. Dale...

by - February 17, 2018

Belton Masonic Lodge #166 hosts blood drive

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   The Belton Masonic Lodge #166 and Combat Vet Motorcycle Association hosted a Carter Blood Drive from...

by - February 16, 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

Legendary Tiger Harry Wilson passes away at age 62

The Belton community lost a great ambassador of the city with the passing of Harry Wilson this past Sunday at age...

by - February 9, 2018

Belton finishes fifth at 19th Annual FoRRS Tourney

If the 19th Annual Friends of Round Rock Softball Preseason Tournament at Old Settlers Park was an indication of the brand...

by - January 17, 2018

Temple College alum discovers career in science at A&M Central Texas

Special to the Journal   In March 2017, Tara Nawrocki didn’t spend spring break on the Texas coast. She didn’t get...

by - February 20, 2018

The magic of unicorns brings families together

By Chanel Snapp, Correspondent   That Art Place opened in 2014 by Ben and Michelle Weaver. The studio is family owned...

by - February 8, 2018

Casie Warnke headlines Artist 2 Artist Showcase

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   Artist 2 Artist Showcase presents “Infatuation” – a night of art, photography, wine, fashion, music, and...

by - January 30, 2018

West Belton-TB Harris School Assc. hosts Harlem Nights

Special to the Journal   The West Belton-TB Harris School Association will sponsor a Harlem Nights Extravaganza on Jan. 27. The...

by - January 26, 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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