Daily Archives : October 16, 2014

Remembering a Legend

Kiwanis Club inducts new members, board members in annual banquet By Nikki Velarde The Belton Journal The Kiwanis Club of Belton held their Installation Banquet at Wildflower Country club in Temple this past Thursday. Awards were given, new Kiwanis members…

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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 from Belton and surrounding areas packed the exhibition hall at the Bell County Expo Center. The theme for this…

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Ten advocates sworn in as CASAs

By Lee Ann Deal CASA of Bell and Coryell Counties On Satruday, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Bell and Coryell Counties completed their most recent training of volunteers to become CASAs (Court Appointed Special Advocates).  Coryell County Judge Cheryl…

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Council honors BFD lifesaving efforts

By Devin Corbitt The Belton Journal Four firefighters with the Belton Fire Department were recognized at this week’s Belton City Council meeting for their part in saving the life of a Belton resident Aug. 11, including Medic 1 crew: Medic…

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Successful Lion Hunt

Johnson runs for 174, Jones 20 tackles in 40-10 win By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Belton Tigers looked to get back to their winning ways on Friday night as they traveled to Waco ISD Stadium to take on the…

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Lady Tigers sweep La Vega in non-district breather

By Tony Adams Sports Editor Fresh off a tough District 12-6A loss to Waco last Friday night (25-10, 25-17, 25-11), the Belton Lady Tigers volleyball team got a chance to rid themselves of the memory as they traveled to the…

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UMHB picks up weather-delayed win at UW-LaCrosse 41-22

Special to the Journal The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor football overcame a sluggish first half to pull away in the second as the Cru posted a 41-22 victory over Wisconsin-La Crosse Saturday night. UMHB, ranked 2nd in the country, improves…

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Never Forget

Belton firefighters honor fallen 9/11 victims By Patrick Lacombe The Belton Journal NEVER FORGET. When these two words are spoken, everyone knows it’s in reference to one of America’s darkest days, the cowardly attacks on the World Trade Center and…

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High Point, Southwest elementaries remember 9/11

By Seth Stephens The Belton Journal For anyone old enough to remember Sept. 11, 2001, the image of smoking towers and their eventual collapse is likely engrained in their minds forever. It was a day which altered the course of…

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School Board approves Ag Barn Project construction

By Devin Corbitt The Belton Journal Monday night’s Belton Independent School District Board of Trustees meeting began with a workshop finalizing plans for the Ag Barn Construction Project, set to begin next Monday. Changes to the project included authorizing Superintendent…

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