MPR Active Auxiliary to host the sixth annual Valentine Fireman’s Ball

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor The Sixth Annual Valentine Fireman’s Ball, hosted by the Morgan’s Point Resort Active Auxiliary, will take place at the Hilton Garden Inn, in Temple, on Saturday, Feb. 10. The Social will start at 6 p.m....

Council discusses sewage and trail updates

By Julia Jones, Correspondent Belton’s water and sewage systems are in need of some crucial updates, according to Director of Public Works Angellia Points. She gave a presentation at Tuesday’s city council meeting about Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition, a...

Filing begins today for Belton ISD trustee election

Special to the Journal Two seats on the Belton ISD Board of Trustees will appear on the ballot for the May 5, 2018 election. Trustees representing Areas 2 and 4 will be elected for three-year terms, which expire May 2021....

Meeting the couple behind Belton’s newest auto parts store

By Heather Regula, Correspondent The new Napa Auto Parts’ soft opening was on January 2, and plans for a Grand Opening are in the works. Louis Sims, originally from Little Rock, Ark., started working for Napa Auto Parts in 1973...

Athletes soar to new heights at the Texas Elite Expo Explosion IX

By Heather Regula, Correspondent The Bell County Expo Center hosted pole vaulting athletes at the Texas Elite Expo Explosion IX on Saturday, December 30. Jack Chapman, the owner of Killeen’s Texas Elite Pole Vault Gym, provided coaching and support to...

Lend a hand: volunteer opportunities in our community

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor Nothing changes a community for the better like volunteering. Whether you’re organizing a food or clothing drive, securing the safety of your neighbors or cleaning up your streets, doing good connects you with others in...

Museum rings in new year with arts and crafts for kids

By Julia Jones, Correspondent Bell County Museum’s education coordinator, Kayte Ricketts, loves New Year’s Eve, but she has a problem with how it’s celebrated. “There’s not always a lot of things for kids to do at New Year’s Eve,” Ricketts...

Bell County Museum hosts “Unity!: A Celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr.”

Special to the Journal The Bell County Museum will host “Unity!: A Celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr.” on Saturday, January 13, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event celebrates the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr....

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MPR Active Auxiliary to host the sixth annual Valentine Fireman’s Ball

by - January 20, 2018

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor The Sixth Annual Valentine Fireman’s Ball, hosted by the Morgan’s Point Resort Active Auxiliary, will take place at the Hilton Garden Inn, in Temple, on Saturday, Feb. 10. The Social will start at 6 p.m....

Lifestyles

Celebrate the Big Game by tackling hunger

by - January 22, 2018

Special to the Journal Get your group involved in the Souper Bowl of Caring by holding a collection for the Helping Hands food pantry around Super Bowl Sunday. Churches, youth groups, Sunday School classes, schools, and businesses can work together,...

Sports

Belton finishes fifth at 19th Annual FoRRS Tourney

by - January 17, 2018

If the 19th Annual Friends of Round Rock Softball Preseason Tournament at Old Settlers Park was an indication of the brand of play that we will see out of the Belton Lady Tigers Softball program, it should be an exciting...

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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...

MPR Active Auxiliary to host the sixth annual Valentine Fireman’s Ball

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor The Sixth Annual Valentine Fireman’s Ball, hosted by the Morgan’s Point Resort Active Auxiliary, will take...

by - January 20, 2018

Council discusses sewage and trail updates

By Julia Jones, Correspondent Belton’s water and sewage systems are in need of some crucial updates, according to Director of Public...

by - January 18, 2018

Filing begins today for Belton ISD trustee election

Special to the Journal Two seats on the Belton ISD Board of Trustees will appear on the ballot for the May...

by - January 17, 2018

Meeting the couple behind Belton’s newest auto parts store

By Heather Regula, Correspondent The new Napa Auto Parts’ soft opening was on January 2, and plans for a Grand Opening...

by - January 17, 2018

Belton finishes fifth at 19th Annual FoRRS Tourney

If the 19th Annual Friends of Round Rock Softball Preseason Tournament at Old Settlers Park was an indication of the brand...

by - January 17, 2018

Tigers win Midway Invitational Powerlifting Meet, Lady Tigers place second

The second meet of Belton Powerlifting’s 2018 season took place last Thursday at Midway High School in Hewitt. The Tigers took...

by - January 17, 2018

No. 1 UMHB vs. No. 2 Mount Union: A Prelude to Stagg Bowl XLV

For anyone who thinks an NCAA Playoff System won’t work for Division I, needs to take a very close look at...

by - December 13, 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

Celebrate the Big Game by tackling hunger

Special to the Journal Get your group involved in the Souper Bowl of Caring by holding a collection for the Helping...

by - January 22, 2018

Event venue hosts free yoga class to ring in the new year

By Julia Jones, Correspondent To start the new year on the right foot, downtown event venue Tirzah hosted a free “New...

by - January 21, 2018

Antiques, collectibles and unexpected treasure hunting

Special to the Journal The City Wide Garage Sale hosted another successful event in Belton on January 6-7. “We had a...

by - January 19, 2018

Woods, Waters and Wildlife: Ever pheasants

By John Jefferson, Contributor If you’ve never seen a pheasant in Texas or didn’t even know they exist here, you’re probably...

by - January 3, 2018

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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