Daily Archives : November 14, 2019

Bell County Museum holds Dia de los Muertos celebration

By Chase Perry, Correspondent   The Bell County Museum held its annual Dia de los Muertos celebration from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2. The event, which featured arts and crafts, face painting, folklorico dancing and an…

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Bell County Democrats hosts Third Annual Bell Brunch

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor   In line with Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, the Bell County Democratic Party hosted its Third Annual Bell Brunch at Cathedral Oaks in Belton on Sunday. Those running for office, supporters and…

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Davis, Potts honored at Annual Tree Dedication Ceremony

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor   The Belton Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual Tree Dedication Ceremony to honor Andy Davis, 2018 Beltonian of the Year, and Luke Potts, 2018 Citizen of the Year, on Tuesday morning in Heritage…

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Fire Chief Bruce Pritchard retires after 29 years in Belton

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor   Described as a man of genuine character, loyalty and comradery, Fire Chief Bruce Pritchard retired after 32 years of service, 29 of which were served in Belton, at 11:14 a.m. Thursday morning. A retirement…

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Things are looking UP Nutrition

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor, and Tony Adams, Sports Editor   What began as a friendship through the sport of softball soon after became an accountability and professional partnership between Belton’s Tiffany Beaver and Jenny Newberry. Beaver, 22, and Newberry,…

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Belton New Tech hosts Fifth Annual Zombie Run

By Chase Perry, Correspondent   Belton New Tech High School @ Wascow held its fifth annual Zombie 5K on Saturday in partnership with Body of Christ Clinic to help provide free flu shots for the Bell County community.   The…

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Making memories at Park Place Manor Family Day

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor   Family and friends of Park Place Manor residents gathered on Saturday afternoon for the annual Family Day event. With a theme of country western, it was only fitting to have Belton’s own Leon River…

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Candy Trail sweetens the streets of downtown Belton

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor   Downtown Belton’s Candy Trail sweetened the streets of downtown Belton, as 30 businesses handed out candy to children of the Central Texas community in celebration of Halloween on Saturday. Hosted by Discover Downtown Belton,…

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BHS Homecoming pep rally lifts spirits of Belton community

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor   Students, faculty and staff of the Belton community flocked to Tiger Gym on Friday morning to kickstart the homecoming festivities at the Belton High School pep rally.   In true tiger tradition, the pep…

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