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It’s that time of year again to nominate Belton area businesses for Reader’s Choice 2020! The Belton Journal is conducting a straw ballot of our readers as to who or what you consider to be the best of 2020. One…

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Wholesale Pharmacy, ScriptCo, Eyes More Patients to Leverage Costs

As Americans continue to pay high prescription medication prices, ScriptCo Pharmacy today announced the company is making prescription medications affordable to residents in Texas, Idaho, Massachusetts, and Nebraska. ScriptCo launched in October 2019 and currently serves dozens of members in…

0 Comments / 1415 View / April 2, 2020

Community spread of COVID-19 hits Bell County

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor In line with the Local Disaster Declaration for Public Health Emergency associated with COVID-19, or coronavirus, published by Bell County Judge and County Emergency Management Director David Blackburn on Wednesday, Directive #2 has been issued…

0 Comments / 1440 View / March 20, 2020

Brandon Jarratt’s journey from Belton to the big screen

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor It is through strategic planning, dedication to the job and a fascination with animation that Belton native Brandon Jarratt has successfully transitioned from Belton to the big screen as a general technical director for Disney….

0 Comments / 631 View / February 20, 2020

Commissioners Court reviews Tax Collection Annual Report

By LINDSAY STARR PLATT Bell County Commissioners met on Monday for the regular Commissioners Court meeting held at the Historic Bell County Courthouse. A presentation regarding the Tax Collection Annual Report was presented to the court with Harvey M. Allen of McCreary, Veselka, Bragg…

0 Comments / 94 View / February 18, 2020

Local Authors to speak at Friends of The Belton Public Library event

The 16th annual Friends of The Belton Public Library Book and Author Luncheon will be held Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Belton Church of Christ Welcome Center, 3003 N Main St. in Belton. The event will be held from 11…

0 Comments / 382 View / February 18, 2020

Belton Magic Belles dance into contest season

By MIKAYLA SNODDERLY, Correspondent The Belton Magic Belles performed their 2020 contest show-off on Thursday at Tiger Gym. Each year, the Magic Belles present this show for two reasons 1) to prepare for their upcoming contest season, and 2) to…

0 Comments / 290 View / February 18, 2020

Belton High School puts on “Into the Woods”

By CHASE PERRY, Correspondent The Belton High School Theatre Department and company put on its annual show over the weekend, and this year’s production was James Lapine’s classic musical, “Into the Woods.” The nearly three-hour production follows the wishes and…

0 Comments / 538 View / February 18, 2020

Mark Alynn named executive director of MPR EDC

By DAVID TUMA Morgan’s Point Resort City Council approved the minutes from the Jan. 14 meeting and a joint meeting with the Economic Development Corporation on Jan. 31. Dorothy Alynn was named Citizen of the Year for MPR for her…

0 Comments / 31 View / February 18, 2020