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New disc golf gives Heritage Park expansion a sporting chance

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     There is currently a professional disc golf course under construction in the expansion area of Heritage Park. City crews and members of the local chapter of the disk golf organization are helping to make…

0 Comments / 653 View / December 24, 2018

Belton Educational Enrichment Foundation surprises grant winners

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor   Christmas came early for a group of Belton ISD educators. The Belton Educational Enrichment Foundation (BEEF) and BISD administrators surprised teachers and paraprofessionals across the district Tuesday, delivering grants for a wish list of items…

0 Comments / 116 View / December 23, 2018

VFW Post 4008 recognized as Purple Heart Post

Josh Rivera, Correspondent On the evening of Tuesday, Dec. 11, Belton’s VFW Post 4008 was designated a Purple Heart Post by the Military Order of the Purple Heart. In attendance were Post Commander Gary Leofsky, Military Order of the Purple Heart…

0 Comments / 158 View / December 22, 2018

Elks care and Elks share

Special to the Journal     Temple Elks Lodge members delivered two hundred and forty-three (243) Christmas packages to two local organizations to make a difference in the lives of children at Christmastime. Project Heartbeat is a program coordinated by…

0 Comments / 63 View / December 21, 2018

Belton Fire Corps hold fundraiser at Wheels Family Skating Center

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor Belton Fire Corps teamed up with Wheels Family Skating Center on Thursday, December 6, for a fundraising event. From 6 to 8 p.m., all ticket sales benefitted the Belton Fire Corps, as they raised money for…

0 Comments / 66 View / December 21, 2018

Central Texas Food Bank believes in strength in numbers

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor   Central Texas Food Bank works with food donors across the country, financial supporters and volunteers to fill unmet needs in Central Texas. This commitment from private, government and charitable partners has allowed them to bring…

0 Comments / 79 View / December 20, 2018

St. Vincent De Paul announces 25-cent sale

Special to the Journal It is that time of the year when we need to be thankful for the abundant gifts God has given us this past year and think about how we can give back.  St. Vincent De Paul…

0 Comments / 60 View / December 20, 2018

Seton Medical Center Harker Heights – Orthopedics

0 Comments / 138 View / December 13, 2018

Join the Jingle Tour: Chorus celebrates the holidays with Dec. 13 concert

Special to the Journal     Chisholm Trail Chorus of Sweet Adelines International will perform a “Jingle Tour” concert Thursday, Dec 13, 2018 at The Beltonian Theater in Belton, TX. Doors open at 6 p.m. and show starts at 7…

0 Comments / 67 View / December 10, 2018

Junior League announces scholarships

Special to the Journal     The Junior League of Bell County (JLBC) is excited to announce that they are now offering up to three $1,000 scholarships. High School Senior women in Bell County are eligible to apply. Applicants receiving…

0 Comments / 105 View / December 9, 2018