Daily Archives : August 1, 2016

Holman becomes first female athlete named HS All-American at Belton, first since baseball’s Brad Turner in 1996

By Tony Adams Sports Editor In over 100 years of Belton High School athletics, there was one athlete that was named to a high school All-American team: Brad Turner in 1996, named to USA Today All-American Baseball team. Last Friday,…

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Raymond Burton Hart II

A memorial service for Raymond Burton Hart II, 72, of Arlington, was held at The Belton Lighthouse Church with Pastor Ray Featherston officiating. Raymond “Ray” Burton Hart II died on July 11 at home in Arlington, TX after suffering complications…

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Judy Cullen Frey

A memorial service for Judy Cullen Frey, 70, of Morgan’s Point Resort, was held at the Moody First Methodist Church on July 16. Mrs. Cullen Frey passed quietly into the arms of her precious lord and savior on July 12….

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Stratasys shows youth how computer drafting helps manufacture parts

By Tony Adams Sports Editor Stratasys Direct Marketing, formerly know as Harvest Technologies, is a company that specializes in radid prototype design, three-dimensional computer-aided drafting (3D CAD), and the production of parts for multiple industries, such as the medical, aeronautic…

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BISD expects 11k+ students for 2016-17

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent The Board of Trustees of Belton Independent School District (ISD) met for a regular meeting on Monday night. The board of trustees approved the considerations for contracts with two architectural firms for the design of…

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Development planned south of Belton as utilities expand

By David Tuma Publisher Arby’s, Goodyear, and Belton Brew a pizza/burgers establishment is coming to Belton. There is also a new Edward Jones office going up behind CVS Pharmacy. Creekside subdivision should see homes starting up in the next few…

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Playing with Fire

Dear Sue Ellen, My boyfriend likes to do recreational drugs sometimes. He doesn’t get mean or anything, but it worries me that we have that kind of stuff around with our two babies in the house. Somebody told me CPS…

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A Flat Tire

I have never been someone who likes a flat tire. I am not even sure that there are those people that do like flat tires, save maybe the tire repair guy. But I have been thinking about a recent flat…

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On Rainwater Harvesting

By Michael Brown The hot “dog days of summer” are upon us, and both we and our plants are feeling the effects. So far, there’s only been a few 100-plus-degree days. Compared to the past few years. I guess we’re…

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Real Reality Shows

By Mark Magnan I grew up in a time when there were no reality shows. Well, I guess we did have a reality show, Gilligan’s Island. There was another show that was about a family that thought they were normal,…

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