Family of former Belton student starts fund in son’s honor

Family of former Belton student starts fund in son’s honor

A family has set out to honor their son who loved theatre and was pursuing a career in the industry until his unexpected death in November 2023. Nathan LeBlanc was born in Temple in 1999 to John and Laura LeBlanc, and he grew up in Belton. He went on to attend...
Belton Police Chief Announces Retirement

Belton Police Chief Announces Retirement

By DAVID TUMA The Belton Journal Belton Police Chief Gene Ellis has notified City Manager Sam Listi that Ellis plans to retire from the City of Belton and municipal public service effective Feb. 2, 2024. “The highest honor of my career has been to serve alongside the...
Belton Establishes Beautification Committee

Belton Establishes Beautification Committee

By DAVID TUMA The Belton Journal A Beautification Committee has been established by the City of Belton. The committee has met three times so far. Beauty is part of what makes a community stand out. Belton has that and is committed to improving upon and maintaining...
Belton ISD Duo Receives All-State Musical Achievement

Belton ISD Duo Receives All-State Musical Achievement

Two Belton ISD high school students, Emily Jeong and Pablo Ureste, achieved the remarkable feat of becoming 2023–2024 Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) All-State Musicians. Lake Belton High School sophomore Emily Jeong was selected for the All-State Orchestra....