Category : Lifestyles

Local authors to speak at Friends of Belton Library event

Special to the Journal     The 15th annual Friends of Belton Library Book and Author Luncheon will be held Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Harris Community Center 401 N. Alexander St, Belton. The event is held from 11 a.m….

0 Comments / 65 View / February 8, 2019

Welcomed with open palms: New Belton karate studio teaches self-discipline, anti-bullying

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     Developing courage, inner strength, self discipline and respect are just a few core values that karate can provide for children. The belt and ranking system allow the student to set a goal, about five…

0 Comments / 88 View / February 7, 2019

Red’s: The caring t-shirt printing shop

By Brianna Bullion, Correspondent     In October 2012, Darren Perkins opened the doors of Red’s Custom Tees in Belton. Since 2012, the shop has grown and the name “Red’s Custom Tees” has become familiar to Belton residents looking to print…

0 Comments / 176 View / February 3, 2019

10-year-old Sofia LeJeune debuts at the Baugh

By Josh Rivera, Lifestyles Editor     Sofia Belle Ceciliana LeJeune is a precocious 10-year-old girl. She believes insects are the true rulers of world because there are 10 quintillion of them compared to humanity’s population of 7.7 billion. She is…

0 Comments / 101 View / January 24, 2019

The Peterson Brothers bring the blues to Temple

Special to the Journal   The Cultural Activities Center has The Peterson Brothers on it’s stage Friday, Jan. 11 at 7 p.m. The Peterson Brothers combine youthful energy and modern influences with soul, funk, blues & jazz to a create…

0 Comments / 131 View / December 29, 2018

Make it Brain: DJ Kyle Gonzales hosts pizza-infused trivia at Fire Street

By Josh Rivera, Lifestyles Editor   What movie has the quote “Ray, if someone asks if you’re a god, say yes?” Who is the most western NFL team? Who was the Titan condemned to hold the heavens on his shoulders? What…

0 Comments / 411 View / December 28, 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 / 33 View / December 21, 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 / 44 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 / 72 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 / 39 View / December 9, 2018