Daily Archives : June 25, 2016

City, TxDOT sign advance agreement to fund $2.13M project

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent Tuesday night at Belton City Council was called to order with special recognition and awards presented to deserving individuals. Mayor Marion Grayson accepted recognition on behalf of the city from Leadership Belton for their Generous…

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$104k in scholarships awarded for 4-H, Youth Fair

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent Bell County Commissioners met Tuesday morning for a meeting that was rescheduled from their regular Monday meeting to discuss and consider agenda items. Before the agenda items were discussed, the minutes of June 6 meeting…

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Belton 7-on-7 finishes second in pool, semifinal finish

By Tony Adams Sports Editor Within the final minute, China Spring intercepted Killeen Ellison’s quarterback and picked up the go-ahead points in their championship-clinching 44-42 win. Belton and Belton 2 played in different brackets and got different results. Belton finished…

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Making your boat survivable for fish, pt. 1

Editor’s note: This is part one in a three-part-series about making your boat ready for the summer fishing season. Today I want to talk about what you can do to make your boat more survivable for the fish you catch…

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Revelation in Nature

The Misericord • Ryan Kiblinger, FUMC We are often in a hurry these days. We go from one place to the next in the most efficient way we can find (thank you Google Maps). We use things like express ways,…

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Other People’s Kids

Parent’s Corner • AWARE Central Texas Dear Sue Ellen, I am sick and tired of people taking their kids out in public and letting them run wild. It seems like more and more, when I am shopping or attending some…

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On Father’s Day

On My Honor • Michael Brown As most of you know, this Sunday is the special day we set aside each year to honor our fathers. Although there have been efforts to establish Father’s Day since 1910, Americans have only…

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School Xing

Pleasant Ramblings • Mark Magnan This week the title is a bit misleading. This isn’t about a sign about a crossing, but more about a couple of signs that need “X” ing. Actually for as long as I can remember…

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Parks & Rec. hosts summer’s first Movie in the Park

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent On June 11 Belton’s Park and Recreation held their first of two Movies in the Park events for the summer. Residents all ages gathered at Heritage Park with their favorite blankets and pillows for a…

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