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Kierra Pixler

Christmas on the Chisholm Trail begins this Saturday!

Ideal weather conditions are forecast for Saturday when the Christmas on the Chisholm Trail event takes over the downtown area from noon to 7 p.m. “Last year Christmas on the Chisholm Trail was rained out,” Belton Parks and Recreation Director…

0 Comments / 54 View / November 29, 2017

Community rallies together over Miller Springs Nature Center

By Heather Regula, Correspondent The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers oversees both Belton Dam and Lake Belton. The Miller Springs Nature Center, a well-loved recreation area in Central Texas, is located directly North of Miller Springs Park, on FM 2271….

0 Comments / 325 View / August 28, 2017

Belton continues to dominate as the place to live

By David Tuma Publisher As Belton continues to dominate the area as the place to live, interesting and elegant homes are being constructed. Mystic River subdivision is a top end subdivision running along the Leon River in the north park…

0 Comments / 152 View / February 10, 2017

Belton High School students raise awareness

By Danielle Wellborn-Tyler Correspondent A group of business savvy activists at Belton High School are on a mission to raise awareness of issues related to human trafficking. Their efforts are part of a community service competition with Skills USA, a…

0 Comments / 84 View / February 9, 2017

Texas Youth Hunting Program offer unique youth hunts

By Kierra Pixler Managing Editor The Texas Wildlife Association and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department have joined forces to offer youth hunts that are safe, educational and affordable. The Texas Youth Hunting Program sponsors introductory, instructive youth hunts for…

0 Comments / 57 View / February 8, 2017

Missing important member of our family

On January 18, 2017 at 10:45 AM, one of our family pets got out of the fence and ran away from home. Linkon (pronounced Lincoln) is a male fawn colored Boxer with a white chest. We have not seen him…

0 Comments / 554 View / January 19, 2017

Belton Softball: A test at Friends of Round Rock Tourney

By Tony Adams Sports Editor It has been seven months since the Belton Lady Tigers ended the regular season as Class 6A’s No. 1 ranked team, went four rounds into the playoffs and graduated one of most esteemed classes in…

0 Comments / 128 View / January 5, 2017

In The Mood hosts New Year’s Eve dance

By Kierra Pixler Managing Editor Since 1999, In the Mood Ballroom has been offering dance lessons to the public for more than 16 years. Renovation of the building started in April of 1999 and it opened in November. The building…

0 Comments / 41 View / January 2, 2017

Headstart commits to building stronger families

By Kierra Pixler Managing Editor With more than 995 years of combined early headstart and early childhood education throughout the 16 centers, Central Texas 4c is making a difference for more than young children. They are trying to make a…

0 Comments / 61 View / January 2, 2017

Belton Football’s end of season banquet celebrates 2016

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The Belton Tigers gathered at the Belton Multipurpose Athletic Complex last Wednesday to honor the 2016 football teams for their performances on and off the gridiron this season. Belton finished 8-4 in 2016 and 4-2…

0 Comments / 114 View / December 23, 2016