Daily Archives : June 3, 2013

Cefco robber arrested by Belton Police Department

On April 24, 2013, the Belton Police Department arrested Nicholas Guarnieri III, 26, of Nolanville for the Aggravated Robbery of the CEFCO convenience store, 912 E. Central Avenue in Belton, which occurred on April 7, 2013. This arrest follows a…

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BEDC partners with Temple College to assist in employee training

On April 17 and 24, the Belton Economic Development Corporation and Temple College, School of Business partnered to assist Belton’s primary industries in the growth and development of the most important asset, their employees. Ana Borchardt, Director of Business Expansion…

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Local high schools ranked as top schools in nation

Two local high schools, Belton and Salado, have been recognized and honored as two of the best high schools in the U.S. and Texas. This survey, conducted by U.S. News and World Report, evaluated 18,790 high schools throughout the country…

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Homeless shelter breaks ground in Temple

A ground breaking ceremony for The Salvation Army McLane Center of Hope took place at 2 p.m. on Monday. The 22,000 square foot building will be located in Temple on the corner of West Avenue G and 9th Street and…

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BISD names principal for Chisholm Trail Elementary

The Belton ISD Board of Trustees has named Calvin Itz as the principal for the new Chisholm Trail Elementary, set to open in the fall of 2014. Mr. Itz received both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Texas State University….

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4-H to host July photography workshop

The Texas 4-H Program, in partnership with the Bell County 4-H Photography Advisory Board, will host a statewide photography workshop July 20-21 in Temple, said event coordinators. The workshop is open to 4-H members 9-18 years old and their parents….

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Two compete for school board seat

Two candidates are competing for a seat on the BISD school board. Recently, the Belton Journal provided Manuel Alcozer and Mike Cowan with a questionnaire to help the voters know more about the positions of each candidate. This is the…

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Congressman announces art contest winners

Congressman John Carter (R-TX31) congratulates the winner of the 2013 Congressional Art Contest and thanks all participants for their involvement. The winners were announced Saturday by Congressman Carter at the Round Rock Art Council’s Art Space. Each year, the U.S….

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USDA announces relief for West victims

In the aftermath of the tragedy in West, USDA Rural Development is encouraging residents affected by the disaster to apply for housing, community, business and utility funding through several Rural Development programs. Assistance can be offered for rebuilding and reopening…

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UMHB sets spring commencement

The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Spring Commencement will be held in the Bell County Expo Center at 10 a.m. on Saturday. This is the university’s 157th graduating class. An estimated 414 students will be awarded 421 degrees. Of these, 331…

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