Daily Archives : August 29, 2016

Psychologist retires, celebrates 35 years with Bell County

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent The burn ban was agreed on by Bell County Commissioners to expire at 10:00 a.m. on Monday at the Commissioners Court of Bell County on Monday morning. Commissioners agreed that the current weather conditions and…

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On Meteors

Early last Friday morning, I, as likely did some of you, rose and headed out to gaze at the sky. It was the peak night for viewing the Perseid meteor shower. My anticipation was high as I drove down to…

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Weekly Ramblings

By Mark Magnan What a great time to live. It used to be that you had to be part mechanic to steal a car, you needed to “hotwire” a car with a few tools. Now it seems that you have…

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Local retailers support TIRZ; TIRZ supports community improvement projects

By David Tuma Publisher TIRZ is a fund that saves a small portion of business taxes and uses those funds for reinvestment in the community. There are certain areas of the downtown including HEB and Walmart that are included in…

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96 recognized for ‘incredible academic ability

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 meeting opened with a board workshop and presentations from two architectural firms. Jarrod Sterzinger, O’Connel…

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People are people

By Ryan Kiblinger We have been traveling a bit this summer. This got me to thinking about all the traveling I have done in my life. Perhaps you have traveled too. Perhaps you have lived in different places, or at…

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‘We are all Tigers’ theme motivates staff during convocation

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent Despite the rain hundreds of teachers, administrators and faculty members of Belton ISD‎ convened at the Bell County Expo Center. Belton ISD employees were greeted with coffee, doughnuts and fruit before heading to the 2016…

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