Channel 6 promotes new morning, evening and weekend anchor lineup

Special to the Journal     Channel 6 has officially named long-time Texas Today morning anchor Kris Radcliffe, weekend anchor Chris Rogers, and Channel 6 reporter Emani Payne to new positions.     The shift follows a months-long retooling of...

Belton expands Heritage Park

By David Tuma, Publisher     “The acquisition to expand Heritage Park is the type of decision that comes around once in a generation in a city the size of Belton,” Belton Public Information Officer Paul Romer said. “The Belton City...

Belton Skyline: building community among businesses

By Heather Regula, Correspondent     The Belton Chamber of Commerce participated in a Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening of the Belton Skyline building on Lake Road, on Thursday, June 28. The ribbon-cutting ceremony for the building took place at 4...

New inductees lassoed into Ring of Honor

By Heather Regula, Correspondent     The 18th annual Ring of Honor Induction Ceremony, hosted by the Bell County Cowboy and Cowgirl Hall of Fame, took place at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #4008, on Saturday, June 30th. Attendees enjoyed...

Mary Ruth Briggs Library hosts summer reading program

Special to the Journal   The free summer reading program at the Mary Ruth Briggs Library in Morgan’s Point Resort will begin next month. The program’s theme this year is All About Texas and fifth graders and below can win...

That Art Place: awaken your creativity!

By Heather Regula, Correspondent      That Art Place, owned by Ben and Michelle Weaver, offers four options for “Anytime Art,” along with scheduled classes.     “Our motto is ‘awaken your creativity,’ and we provide several different ways for people...

TPWD’s Angler Education Class casts a line in Belton

By Heather Regula, Correspondent     Belton Parks and Recreation partnered with Texas Parks and Wildlife to offer a free Angler Education class, at the Harris Center on Thursday, June 21. The five-hour workshop was available to individuals, ages 18 or...

Belton G/T camps challenge students to design, build and create

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     Upon first walking into the Belton ISD Gifted and Talented Summer Enrichment Camp, you hear the voices of 3rd through 8th grade students excitedly working together to design, build and create. They could be...

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Channel 6 promotes new morning, evening and weekend anchor lineup

by - July 15, 2018

Special to the Journal     Channel 6 has officially named long-time Texas Today morning anchor Kris Radcliffe, weekend anchor Chris Rogers, and Channel 6 reporter Emani Payne to new positions.     The shift follows a months-long retooling of...

Lifestyles

Third Annual “Christmas in July” Fundraiser jumps off

by - July 17, 2018

By Heather Regula. Correspondent      Christmas in July, a month-long fundraising effort by the non-profit group Foster Love Bell County, aims to raise funds to help meet the needs of children in foster care in Bell County.     Christmas...

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Snarls And Stripes

by - July 5, 2018

Belton falls in Adidas Texas 7-On-7 State Championship bracket, finish excellent season with 28-8-1 record The Belton Tigers 7-On-7 reached one of their desired goals of the 2018: a return to the Adidas Texas 7-On-7 Division I State Tournament. They...

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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...

Channel 6 promotes new morning, evening and weekend anchor lineup

Special to the Journal     Channel 6 has officially named long-time Texas Today morning anchor Kris Radcliffe, weekend anchor Chris...

by - July 15, 2018

Belton expands Heritage Park

By David Tuma, Publisher     “The acquisition to expand Heritage Park is the type of decision that comes around once in...

by - July 14, 2018

Belton Skyline: building community among businesses

By Heather Regula, Correspondent     The Belton Chamber of Commerce participated in a Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening of the Belton...

by - July 13, 2018

New inductees lassoed into Ring of Honor

By Heather Regula, Correspondent     The 18th annual Ring of Honor Induction Ceremony, hosted by the Bell County Cowboy and Cowgirl...

by - July 12, 2018

Snarls And Stripes

Belton falls in Adidas Texas 7-On-7 State Championship bracket, finish excellent season with 28-8-1 record The Belton Tigers 7-On-7 reached one...

by - July 5, 2018

Strength and Conditioning Summer Camp draws big numbers

By David Tuma, Publisher The summer offseason program started Monday (June 11) for the Belton Tigers athletes. Summer conditioning used to...

by - June 20, 2018

Coaches in the Classroom: Petter’s “Book Love” encourages reading

ABOVE: Tyler Cook (left) and Morgan Magana are two of Jordan Petter’s students that have made regular use of the “Book...

by - June 18, 2018

The 2018 Lone Star Shoot Out: A Beginner’s Guide in 7-On-7

So you’re heading to Tiger Field the Belton 7-on-7 Lone Star Shoot Out Tournament and you see all of these eye-popping...

by - June 7, 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

Texas Workforce awards IT fundamentals and certification grants

Special to the Journal     The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) announced a High Demand Job Training matching grant of $35,000...

by - July 2, 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

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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