Canine hero honored with a brick on Patriot Way

By Heather Regula, Correspondent Belton’s Patriot Way Brick Walk’s dedication took place in 2010. The ideas behind the concept are noble, and the intention is both honorable and admirable. The Patriot Way Brick Walk, a joint effort involving the Belton...

The Sami Show: Every vendor has a unique story

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   The Sami Show, hosted by Sami Show Marketplace, took place Friday, Nov. 24 and Saturday, Nov. 25, at the Bell County Expo Center. This family owned and operated business has been hosting Sami Shows since...

Belton businesses engage with the community for Small Business Saturday

By Heather Regula, Correspondent In 2010, American Express founded Small Business Saturday because local economies stay strong because of small businesses. When small businesses do well, we all do well. According to American Express, a small business is a local...

Council gathers for final annexation meeting

By Andre James, Correspondent   The City Council met for the second and final reading of the recent Growth Management Study. Last week’s meeting saw the study area shrink from over 1,300 acres to only 225.06 acres along with the...

Thriving, new, Monarch Salon now open in Belton

By Taylor Powell, Correspondent The Monarch Salon is located in Belton, Texas at 408 Lake Road. The salon is owned by Emily Cooper and her passion is being a hairstylist. The Monarch opened a mere two weeks ago, but it...

Whimsies: The newest chic boutique to come to Belton

By Carissa Flores, Correspondent New store owner Allison Turner has recently acquired a new and chic boutique by the name of Whimsies. The store was originally brought into the retail world in the year 2013 by previous owner Joy Schneider....

Reptile show at Expo Center brings exotic to Belton

By Madison Ureste, Correspondent   The sounds of the jungle made folks of all ages jump with joy to see reptiles and other exotic creatures at this year’s Repticon exhibit. The event was held on Nov. 18 and 19 and...

Mt. Zion United Methodist Church celebrates 173rd anniversary

By Heather Regula, Correspondent Mt. Zion United Methodist Church celebrated its 173rd anniversary Sunday, November 19 at 3:30 p.m. with a full house and an uplifting service led by Pastor Teon Bass. The Order of Worship included the participation of...

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Canine hero honored with a brick on Patriot Way

by - December 10, 2017

By Heather Regula, Correspondent Belton’s Patriot Way Brick Walk’s dedication took place in 2010. The ideas behind the concept are noble, and the intention is both honorable and admirable. The Patriot Way Brick Walk, a joint effort involving the Belton...

Lifestyles

Rose rosette ravages Bell County

by - December 5, 2017

By Pat Johnson, Contributor Rose rosette is a lethal disease that affects roses. There is no known cure for it. It has been around for more than seventy years, first noticed in Canada in 1941, and again in Wyoming in...

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...

Canine hero honored with a brick on Patriot Way

By Heather Regula, Correspondent Belton’s Patriot Way Brick Walk’s dedication took place in 2010. The ideas behind the concept are noble,...

by - December 10, 2017

The Sami Show: Every vendor has a unique story

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   The Sami Show, hosted by Sami Show Marketplace, took place Friday, Nov. 24 and Saturday, Nov....

by - December 9, 2017

Belton businesses engage with the community for Small Business Saturday

By Heather Regula, Correspondent In 2010, American Express founded Small Business Saturday because local economies stay strong because of small businesses....

by - December 8, 2017

Council gathers for final annexation meeting

By Andre James, Correspondent   The City Council met for the second and final reading of the recent Growth Management Study....

by - December 7, 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

Rose rosette ravages Bell County

By Pat Johnson, Contributor Rose rosette is a lethal disease that affects roses. There is no known cure for it. It...

by - December 5, 2017

Burden, Stephen and Osborne featured at A Cup of Art

By Taylor Powell, Correspondent My Giving Tree Gift Shop & Art Gallery presented A Cup of Art on Nov. 18 at...

by - December 4, 2017

Letters & hammocks – Kameryn Boggess

By Josh Rivera, Lifestyles Editor   Kameryn Boggess is a graduating art major at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. She crafts...

by - December 3, 2017

Student 2 Student hold annual fundraiser

By Heather Regula, Correspondent Belton High School’s Student 2 Student organization held their annual Christmas Bazaar fundraiser from 8 a.m.-5 p.m....

by - December 1, 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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