BHS Senior earns perfect score on ACT, four other students receive letters of commendation

Special to the Journal Serena Shedore, a senior at Belton High School, earned a perfect score on the ACT and has been selected as a semifinalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program for her performance on the Preliminary SAT (PSAT)....

Park Place Manor celebrates 30 years of service

By Heather Regula, Correspondent Park Place Manor, the winner of the 2017 Reader’s Choice Award for the best nursing home, celebrated 30 years of service to the Belton community with a “Western Style” Family Day, from 11 a.m. – 1:30...

Unity in the CommUNITY — Temple/Belton taking on Breast Cancer

Special to the Journal FC Belton is partnering with TrueCore Fitness, OG Fitness, and Good Life Bakery and Cafe on Oct. 21, from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. to raise money for Barbells for Boobs. This charity is raising awareness as well...

Friday night’s football game was more than just a game

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   Belton ISD showcased how much heart the Big Red caring community had on Friday, Oct. 6 in several pre-game activities before the Belton Tigers took the field against Killeen. Tiger Stadium was in shock as...

City of Belton set for record year in 2017

By David Tuma, Publisher Belton has been up and down all year on sales tax receipts from the state. In July, the City of Belton was up 14 percent in sales tax returns received from the state off of retail...

A sneak peak at upcoming Downtown Belton Merchant’s Association events

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor With fall just beginning to cool the weather down in our area, it’s a subtle reminder that a few annual holiday events are about to kick off. Magdaly Newsome, President of The Downtown Belton Merchant’s...

Broken crayons still color: Tirzah joins The Crayon Initiative

By Heather Regula, Correspondent Tirzah is a Hebrew word, with Biblical roots, meaning “…she is my delight, my beloved…” Diana Arldt-Roberts, a finance manager at Scott and White, opened Tirzah, a venue in downtown Belton, in January 2017. “I got...

Belton’s first Bacon, Brews and Blues draws in residents from all around

By Heather Regula, Correspondent The festivities for Belton’s inaugural Bacon, Brews, and Blues two-day event kicked off Friday evening with food trucks and live music provided by the 1st Cavalry Brass Band and Texas Flood. The City of Belton partnered...

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BHS Senior earns perfect score on ACT, four other students receive letters of commendation

by - October 21, 2017

Special to the Journal Serena Shedore, a senior at Belton High School, earned a perfect score on the ACT and has been selected as a semifinalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program for her performance on the Preliminary SAT (PSAT)....

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Arusha’s: A hidden gem

by - October 18, 2017

By Heather Regula, Correspondent Arusha’s, nestled in downtown Belton, is known for its’ unhurried atmosphere and wide selection of coffees and teas. Many locals venture to Arusha’s to enjoy Open Mic Night, A Cup of Art, and live music events....

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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...

BHS Senior earns perfect score on ACT, four other students receive letters of commendation

Special to the Journal Serena Shedore, a senior at Belton High School, earned a perfect score on the ACT and has...

by - October 21, 2017

Park Place Manor celebrates 30 years of service

By Heather Regula, Correspondent Park Place Manor, the winner of the 2017 Reader’s Choice Award for the best nursing home, celebrated...

by - October 20, 2017

Unity in the CommUNITY — Temple/Belton taking on Breast Cancer

Special to the Journal FC Belton is partnering with TrueCore Fitness, OG Fitness, and Good Life Bakery and Cafe on Oct....

by - October 19, 2017

Friday night’s football game was more than just a game

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   Belton ISD showcased how much heart the Big Red caring community had on Friday, Oct. 6...

by - October 19, 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

Arusha’s: A hidden gem

By Heather Regula, Correspondent Arusha’s, nestled in downtown Belton, is known for its’ unhurried atmosphere and wide selection of coffees and...

by - October 18, 2017

National Night Out for the Belton Community

By Taylor Powell, Correspondent An exciting night of fun-filled activities was held at First United Methodist Church of Belton on October...

by - October 17, 2017

A Cup of Art shines a light on Help Heal Veterans

By Heather Regula, Correspondent The monthly “A Cup of Art,” hosted by My Giving Tree, coincides with Market Days and takes...

by - October 1, 2017

Texas Honey Queen graces local beekeepers

By Taylor Powell, Correspondent Local beekeepers in the community gathered together on the evening of Thursday, Sept. 14 at the Troy...

by - September 30, 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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