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Local Nonprofit helping special needs kids fly sky high

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     Flying Vikings was created to change the perception of children with special needs through the gift of flight. Paul Hansen, Founder of Flying Vikings, is committed to making a difference in the lives…

0 Comments / 70 View / March 8, 2019

Foster Love Bell County has grand opening for new Foster Love House

By Brianna Bullion, Correspondent     The community gathered to celebrate Foster Love Bell County at the new Foster Love House on Friday, Feb. 22. Members of the community came to view the house and the facilities it offers for…

0 Comments / 233 View / March 7, 2019

Beautification in Belton continues at council meeting

By Victoria Ybarra, Correspondent     At Feb. 26’s Belton City Council meeting, members met at the Harris Community Center to discuss a multitude of things. The evening began with the reciting of the United States Pledge of Allegiance and…

0 Comments / 169 View / March 5, 2019

Mother Earth News Fair presents hands-on learning opportunities for Belton community

By Brianna Bullion, Correspondent     The Mother Earth News Fair hosted an event at the Bell County Expo Center on Feb. 16 through Feb. 17. The event included seminars on organic gardening, natural health, renewable energy and modern homesteading….

0 Comments / 60 View / March 4, 2019

On the trail of treasure: Belton teacher engages youth

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     Animation, video game design, graphic design, video editing, and programming are just a few of Belton New Tech teacher Mark Williams’ specialties. Williams’ and his wife, Emily, have lived in the Belton area…

0 Comments / 211 View / February 28, 2019

BEDC and Dog Ridge Water Supply to expand water lines

By David Tuma, Publisher   The Belton Economic Development Corporation and Dog Ridge Water Supply are working together on the design of expanding the water lines along I-14 and FM 1670. The lines along these areas are in the city limits…

0 Comments / 59 View / February 25, 2019

Shane Sibley made new Morgan’s Point Resort Fire Specialist

By Brianna Bullion, Correspondent     The Morgan’s Point Resort City Council held their monthly meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 12 at the Morgan’s Point Resort City Hall. The council discussed a total of 13 items before adjourning the meeting to an…

0 Comments / 122 View / February 24, 2019

Belton high school cheerleaders recognized for their national championship win at the NCA

By Gary Emmert, Correspondent     The Belton ISD Board of Trustees held a regular meeting at the district’s administration building on Monday, Feb. 11 with all members present.      The meeting began with the usual workshop updates, including delinquent…

0 Comments / 132 View / February 23, 2019

Commissioners approve interlocal agreement

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor   The roles and duties of county commissioners are numerous and varied. Counties are complex organizations, operating literally dozens of distinct business functions, governed by 11 elected officials (or more, depending on the number of judges…

0 Comments / 93 View / February 22, 2019

Kincannon to be honored at 25th Annual Baylor Women’s Scholarship Brunch

Special to the Journal   The 25th Annual Baylor Women’s Scholarship Brunch will be held on Saturday, Feb. 23, at Wildflower Country Club from 9 a.m.-noon.  The Brunch includes a silent auction, which raises money for the Central Texas Endowed…

0 Comments / 146 View / February 21, 2019