Daily Archives : August 7, 2016

Belton Brews joins lively, growing Downtown scene

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent Belton residents, Jacy Roemer and her aunt Kathleen Calarco, are owners of a new bar and grill in downtown Belton. Belton Brews Bar and Grill is open and ready to help you quench your thirst….

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Nature trail to open alongside MLK Bridge

By David Tuma Publisher A new trail will be finished in Belton. The Nolan Creek Nature Trail near the Martin Luther King Bridge will open in mid-August. It will be a ½ mile nature trail along-side Nolan Creek. This stretch…

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Drum Corps takes over UMHB for practice

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent The sound of beating drums and the harmonic pitches of brass instruments filled the air Thursday night at Crusader Stadium at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (UMHB). Twelve teams of Drum Corps International (DCI) convened…

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On Our Heritage

My dictionary defines the word “heritage” as something passed along from those in our past to us, with the expectation that it will continue to be given to others in the future. I came to reflect on the word while…

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Make-a-Wish turns Belton teen into Honorary Thunderbird

By Katherine Gibbs Correspondent Reymond Rivas, 15, visited Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, Nev., on July 19 with his family to get a behind-the-scenes look at what it’s like to be a pilot for the U.S. Air Force,…

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