Daily Archives : January 14, 2014

Belton boys go 1-3 at M.T. Rice Tourney

By Tony Adams Sports Editor   The Belton Tigers’ boys basketball, fresh off of the Christmas break, played in the three-day, M.T. Rice Tournament at Midway High School in Hewitt. On Thursday, the Tigers were matched up with Austin Bowie….

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Lady Tigers win three at Lady Badgers holiday tourney

By Tony Adams Sports Editor   The Belton Lady Tigers, refreshed and ready following the Christmas break, played in the Lady Badgers Holiday Tournament in Lampasas last weekend. Belton recovered from a disastrous final 13 minutes that ruined a run…

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Recycling program gets underway in Belton

By David Tuma Publisher   Monday begins a new era for the City of Belton when the entire community starts to recycle. It is a positive step for Belton and the surrounding area. Trash carts were delivered in mid-December and…

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Police Department reflects on productive 2013

By Grayson Edds Managing Editor   Police officers – and other first responders – risk their lives every day for the sake of those who choose to live in their jurisdiction. While Belton may have been called the Mayberry of…

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Belton Top 10 Moments of 2013

Staff Report   Editor’s Note: While there were many notable events around town this year – charity events, youth events, grand openings and ribbon cuttings for businesses ofa all types, projects of a variety of size and scale taking place,…

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Charting a course for the new year

Written by Patrick Lacombe When our son, who turned 50 last June, was a little boy, he heard folks greeting each other as the New Year approached.  He joined in the greeting, but did not quite get the words right….

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Written by Patrick Lacombe Ladies, there is one important thing that you should know about your man. He does not like to go clothes shopping. In fact, most men would rather have their toenails extracted without any anesthesia. The only…

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