Daily Archives : March 12, 2015

Belton student attains Eagle Scout status

Josiah Abram Guthrie, son of David S. and Donna K. Guthrie, has achieved the Boy Scouts of America’s highest honor, the Eagle Scout Award. Josiah is proud to be the 172nd recipient of the Eagle Scout award from Longhorn Council…

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Odell, Diaz come up big, Tigers clinch playoff spot

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor Soccer players are a unique breed of athlete. Some will play in 125-degree heat and some will play in blizzard conditions. Call it crazy. Call it whatever. They play in the conditions that Mother Nature…

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Belton alumnus Mahler wins Big XII Heptathlon

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor Former Belton Tiger track and field standout Wolf Mahler put together two outstanding days and six personal bests to win his first heptathlon crown for the University of Texas Longhorns Track & Field program. The…

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Ed Bandas named Retail Development Coordinator

By Paul Romer, City of Belton Ed Bandas, the Founder/Race Director of the Army Marathon, has been selected to serve as Belton’s first Retail Development Coordinator.  Mr. Bandas, a Temple native and Belton resident, was chosen after an extensive recruitment…

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Army Marathon III perseveres through cold, rain

By Nikki Velarde, The Belton Journal Over 1,500 runners braved the elements Sunday morning to honor our heroes during the 3rd Annual Army Marathon. The event celebrated the Armed Forces and others who serve, including police, firefighters, and other first…

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