Daily Archives : May 28, 2017

Housing starts in Belton up 106 percent

By David Tuma, Publisher Belton reported strong sales tax revenues in two of the last three months. In March, sale tax returns from the state were up 5.9 percent. In May, Belton received $489,391, compared to $460,352 last year. For…

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Texas A&M University Central Texas celebrates 9th spring commencement

By Haley Watson, Correspondent Texas A&M University Central Texas celebrated their 9th spring commencement ceremony Saturday, May 13, at the Bell County Expo Center at 7 PM. Out of 314 graduates, 239, dressed in blue gowns, received Bachelor Degrees, and…

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Commissioners approve Line Service Easement for Belton utilities

By Lindsay Starr Platt, Correspondent County commissioners gathered for their regular meeting on Monday morning, May 15. The meeting was brief and shorter than usual as there was only one item to consider on the agenda. The minutes from the…

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Bella Sona choir performs annual spring concert

By Kyle Cushman, Correspondent The Bella Sona concert choir, a female choir at Holy Trinity High School in Temple, held their annual spring concert on May 12 at Christ The King Catholic Church in Belton. Preceding the choir performance, the…

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