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Tea Party hosts candidate forum in Salado

by - February 11, 2016

By Lindsay Starr Platt, Correspondent The Central Texas Tea Party hosted a forum on Tuesday night at Tenroc Ranch in Salado. More than 70 people were in attendance to hear what the candidates had to say on various issues. The...

Sports

Tiger THREE shoots 322, good for runner-up at Lampasas HS Invitational

by - February 10, 2016

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Belton Tigers boys golf program participated in the 2016 Lampasas High School Invitational Tournament, played at Hancock Park in Lampasas, with Tiger THREE and Tiger FOUR flights getting the nod. Tiger THREE carded a...

Lifestyles

Crossing guard loves community; community loves him back

by - February 10, 2016

by Elizabeth Varville, Correspondent Every morning and afternoon Leonard Harris can be spotted waving at nearly every car on Main Street as he stands at his patrol. For nine years Harris has been a school crossing guard for Leon Heights...

Editorial

Parent’s Corner: Dirty Laundry

by - November 16, 2015

Dear Sue Ellen, I believe a person should keep their family’s dirty laundry to themselves. It can ruin the reputations of innocent family members, and nothing can be done to eliminate what has happened in the past. Everybody has an...

Classifieds

Classifieds: 1-7-16

by - January 7, 2016

REAL ESTATE NEW carpet in living, formal dining and master suite. Tile entry, tall ceilings, arched columns, recessed and transom lighting throughout home. Kitchen has Corian countertops, tile floors, microwave, Maytag range, new Whirlpool dishwasher, pantry and breakfast area with...

Tea Party hosts candidate forum in Salado

By Lindsay Starr Platt, Correspondent The Central Texas Tea Party hosted a forum on Tuesday night at Tenroc Ranch in Salado....

by - February 11, 2016

Citizens Police Academy welcomes new class

By Patrick Lacombe, Correspondent The first class of the 2016 Belton Citizens Police Academy was held Thursday, Jan 28 at the...

by - February 10, 2016

Council discusses new subdivisions

By Lindsay Starr Platt, Correspondent The City of Belton met on Monday night for a special meeting of the city council...

by - February 10, 2016

HIS KIDS support group learn about community resources

By Annie Dockery, Managing Editor HIS KIDS support group met on Saturday at Temple Bible Church to discuss community resources for...

by - February 9, 2016

Tiger THREE shoots 322, good for runner-up at Lampasas HS Invitational

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Belton Tigers boys golf program participated in the 2016 Lampasas High School Invitational Tournament, played...

by - February 10, 2016

Tigers take fourth place in bronze bracket at M.T. Rice

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor Carson Hammond led the Belton Tigers in scoring during both bronze bracket games of the 2015...

by - January 20, 2016

Lady Tigers Powerlifting raising the bar for 2016 season

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor Twenty-five Top 25 lifters in the Texas High School Women’s Powerlifting Association rankings in 2015. Five...

by - January 19, 2016

Best of 2015: The Teams, Part II

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor Editor’s Note: This is the final installment of The Belton Journal Sports Department’s look back at...

by - January 18, 2016

Crossing guard loves community; community loves him back

by Elizabeth Varville, Correspondent Every morning and afternoon Leonard Harris can be spotted waving at nearly every car on Main Street...

by - February 10, 2016

Leon Heights Elementary students prove their hypotheses

By Elizabeth Varville, Correspondent Leon Heights Elementary School’s Science Fair held Thursday, Jan. 14, showcased science projects by students in grade...

by - February 6, 2016

CAC presents Family Show Miss Nelson is Missing

Special to the Journal The Cultural Activities Center is partnering with the Waco Civic Theatre to present Miss Nelson is Missing,...

by - February 5, 2016

MPR hosting Valentine Fireman’s Ball

Special to the Journal The Auxiliary at Morgan’s Point Resort is hosting their fourth annual Valentine Fireman’s Ball this year on...

by - February 5, 2016

Parent’s Corner: Dirty Laundry

Dear Sue Ellen, I believe a person should keep their family’s dirty laundry to themselves. It can ruin the reputations of...

by - November 16, 2015

Pleasant Ramblings: Spiders Revisited

Mark Magnan I was talking with a reader the other day, yes someone reads my column besides you, and they mentioned...

by - November 16, 2015

Parent’s Corner: Going Upstream

Dear Sue Ellen, I was doing my laundry at the public laundry mat. It’s amazing the people you see and what...

by - October 19, 2015

The Misericord: Turn to Jesus

Ryan Kiblinger, FUMC The Greek word that we translate into repentance is a compound word that literally means to ‘change one’s...

by - October 19, 2015

Classifieds: 1-7-16

REAL ESTATE NEW carpet in living, formal dining and master suite. Tile entry, tall ceilings, arched columns, recessed and transom lighting...

by - January 7, 2016

NEW carpet in living, formal dining and master suite.

Tile entry, tall ceilings, arched columns, recessed and transom lighting throughout home. Kitchen has Corian countertops, tile floors, microwave, Maytag range,...

by - December 10, 2015

FOR SALE OR LEASE BY OWNER RIVER PLACE ESTATES [Update]

FOR SALE OR LEASE BY OWNER RIVER PLACE ESTATES 2 Story House 517 Pecos Trail Belton, Texas 2700 square feet, 4...

by - July 16, 2015

Senior Expo features Roaring Twenties theme

By Patrick Lacombe The Belton Journal The annual Senior Expo was held Tuesday, and it was standing room only as people...

by - October 16, 2014

Heart & Vascular

On Tuesday, September 23, the Bell County Expo Center will be hosting the annual Senior Expo from 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. This...

by - September 12, 2014

Senior Expo Volunteers

Tuesday, September 23, the Bell County Expo Center will be hosting the annual Senior Expo from 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. This event,...

by - September 12, 2014

Senior Expo

Tuesday September 23rd | 8:30AM – 12:30PM | Bell County Expo Center

by - September 12, 2014

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