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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 / 79 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 / 81 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 / 109 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 / 70 View / December 20, 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 / 73 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 / 116 View / December 9, 2018

Tur-Key to the Heart: Lion’s Club donates Thanksgiving dinners

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     Celebrating Thanksgiving can be challenging for those facing hard times or going through transition, but The Belton Lion’s Club is doing their part to make those times easier for a few lucky families in…

0 Comments / 68 View / December 9, 2018

Historic Placecard Program approved at Council

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     At the Belton City Council meeting on Nov. 27, Dr. Claudette Morgan-Scott, Pastor of Shiloh Worship Center, began the meeting with invocation.     Planning and Zoning had four items on the agenda. A…

0 Comments / 74 View / December 8, 2018

Communities In Schools kicks off 11th annual shoe drive

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     Communities in Schools (CIS) recently opened its 11th annual Shoes 4 Kids drive in hopes of making a few Christmas wishes come true this season for students in need.     CIS is accepting…

0 Comments / 97 View / December 7, 2018

100 Club of Central Texas presents ballistic vests to Bell County Sheriff Department

Special to the Journal     The 100 Club of Central Texas presented 18 ballistic vests to the Bell County Sheriff’s Department on Tuesday, Nov. 27. The vests were donated to The Club in support of its Ballistic Vest Grant…

0 Comments / 104 View / December 7, 2018