TxDOT urges drivers to ‘end the streak’ of daily deaths

Special to the Journal At least one person has died on Texas roadways every day since Nov. 7, 2000. In an effort to end this grim and deadly 17-year milestone, the Texas Department of Transportation, through its #EndTheStreakTX campaign, reminds...

Military training serves local dog trainer well

By Heather Regula, Correspondent Less than one percent of our nation’s population is currently on Active Duty in the military. Exact counts for the number of veterans in our country vary, however, the VA estimates that approximately seven percent of...

Dance Theatre of Harlem: 40 Years of Firsts

Special to the Journal The Bell County Museum in Belton, Texas is pleased to announce Dance Theatre of Harlem: 40 Years of Firsts, an exhibition that highlights the many accomplishments of African Americans and other minorities who dared to overcome...

Retro chic is back with Scbfashions & More

By Carissa Florres, Correspondent A new business owner named Sherlynn Burkett has opened a new antique chic boutique. The store, located just a block from the town square, is called Scbfashions & More. Burkett wanted to start a storefront business...

A grand premiere for Belton’s renovated Beltonian Theater

By Heather Regula, Correspondent Months of hard work and preparation finally came to a head for Zekariah and Sara Harris Baker when The Beltonian had their grand opening on Friday, Nov. 3. “To see my husband’s dream of owning a...

Helping Hands Ministry looking for volunteers to help during holidays

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor As we head into the holidays, many families need a little extra help in making the holidays special for their families. Each month, Helping Hands Ministry of Belton serves about 3,000 people in our area....

Bell County Expo Center celebrates 30 years with Alan Jackson and an unforgettable night

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   Alan Jackson’s Honky Tonk Highway Tour wheeled into the Bell County Expo Center for a memorable concert on Saturday, November 4. Tickets went on sale at 10 a.m. on August 4, and sold out in...

Robotics Club teaches students leadership via engineering

By Carissa Flores, Correspondent Every Thursday at 4:30 p.m., a small group of highly-intelligent students from Belton High School comes together to make up the BHS Robotics club. “I love that there are different aspects of the club besides just...

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TxDOT urges drivers to ‘end the streak’ of daily deaths

by - November 20, 2017

Special to the Journal At least one person has died on Texas roadways every day since Nov. 7, 2000. In an effort to end this grim and deadly 17-year milestone, the Texas Department of Transportation, through its #EndTheStreakTX campaign, reminds...

Lifestyles

Iron pumped at the Battle of Armageddon

by - November 13, 2017

By Carissa Flores, Correspondent On Saturday, Oct. 28, Derek Tittle and Victor Olvera hosted the Battle of Armageddon, a family-friendly bodybuilder competition held at the Bell County Expo Center. Tittle and Olvera started this competition as just a mere idea,...

Sports

Return of The Belton Journal Progress Report: The Fall Version

by - August 16, 2017

We had a good deal of feedback when The Belton Journal updated the community on Belton baseball and softball players participating in colleges and universities this past spring. The plan is to do this in the fall as well with...

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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...

TxDOT urges drivers to ‘end the streak’ of daily deaths

Special to the Journal At least one person has died on Texas roadways every day since Nov. 7, 2000. In an...

by - November 20, 2017

Military training serves local dog trainer well

By Heather Regula, Correspondent Less than one percent of our nation’s population is currently on Active Duty in the military. Exact...

by - November 19, 2017

Dance Theatre of Harlem: 40 Years of Firsts

Special to the Journal The Bell County Museum in Belton, Texas is pleased to announce Dance Theatre of Harlem: 40 Years...

by - November 19, 2017

Retro chic is back with Scbfashions & More

By Carissa Florres, Correspondent A new business owner named Sherlynn Burkett has opened a new antique chic boutique. The store, located...

by - November 18, 2017

Return of The Belton Journal Progress Report: The Fall Version

We had a good deal of feedback when The Belton Journal updated the community on Belton baseball and softball players participating...

by - August 16, 2017

New HS, old traditions could lead to future identity crisis…namely my own

In three years, we will see a new high school built and the athletic seasons start their inaugural year. But what...

by - August 16, 2017

BTABC: Supporting all of Belton ISD Sports

The 2017-2018 Belton Tiger Athletic Booster Club annual membership drive is underway and needs your support. The BTABC supports the male...

by - August 4, 2017

Belton Thunder 8U finishes second at Texas Teenage Coach Pitch State Tournament

In the July 20 edition of Belton Journal Sports, we brought you the first part of the Texas Teenage Softball Association’s...

by - August 4, 2017

Iron pumped at the Battle of Armageddon

By Carissa Flores, Correspondent On Saturday, Oct. 28, Derek Tittle and Victor Olvera hosted the Battle of Armageddon, a family-friendly bodybuilder...

by - November 13, 2017

The flower shop that wins customers and communities

By Josh Rivera, Lifestyles Editor The dream started in Las Vegas. After attending floral design school, Bobbye Jacobs hoped to make...

by - November 7, 2017

Halloween must go on

By Carissa Flores, Correspondent   This past Tuesday on Halloween, Morgan’s Point Resort Police and Fire department officers hosted the community’s...

by - November 6, 2017

David Shepperd Charity Bass Fishing Tournament

By Heather Regula, Correspondent “What would you do if I sang out of tune… “Would you stand up and walk out...

by - October 26, 2017

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

Thousands share a meal at H-E-B Feast of Sharing in Temple

By Danielle McCarthy Everett Correspondent About 500 volunteers from the Belton-Temple area teamed up to serve thousands of pounds of ham,...

by - December 15, 2016

Angel Tree fosters parent-child relationships

By David Tuma Publisher Angel Tree is a special project for children who have parents who are either in the Bell...

by - December 8, 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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