Daily Archives : September 13, 2016

School makes student success first priority

By Katherine Gibbs Correspondent Parents and their children met at Belton Early Childhood School on Sept. 1 for a parent learning session. BECS has been open for three years and enrollment has continued to grow. “There is such a strong…

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Temple Annex to close for remodel; services move to Belton

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent Judge Jon Burrows announced the closing dates for the Temple Annex due to a current remodeling project Monday morning the Bell County Commissioners Court. Vehicle registration will be closed Sept. 19 until further notice. Vehicle…

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Suicide becomes ‘silent epidemic’ among youth

By Lindsay Starr Platt Correspondent Thursday afternoon Cedar Crest Hospital in Belton hosted Community Day for area agencies and organizations that work with youth to learn how to prevent suicide. Clark Flatt, founder of The Jason Foundation, was the speaker…

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Broken Relationships

Dear Sue Ellen, My daughter and I have never gotten along since her dad divorced me for another woman. It’s like my daughter blames me for everything. I am sad about this and I don’t know how to reach out…

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On Visiting Cooperstown

By Michael Brown Last week, I wrote about my trip to New York and to the Adirondack Mountains. Besides wanting to hike Upstate, I had two additional goals for the trip, both involving a drive to Cooperstown. Cooperstown, N.Y. is…

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Penny for Your Thoughts

By Mark Magnan Let me start this week by saying a “Thank You” to our local police. Not exactly all of them, although they are certainly a valuable part of our community. Specifically the officers that I see at the…

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UMHB holds first paint night to kick off semester

By Katherine Gibbs Correspondent The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor held the first purple and gold paint night on Sept. 2 out on rec field 1201. The event was hosted by the Campus activities board and every UMHB student was invited….

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