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Kierra Pixler

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 / 62 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 / 116 View / December 23, 2016

Belton businesses celebrate the season at Holiday Open House

By Danielle McCarthy Everett Correspondent The businesses at River Oaks Center on Lake Road in Belton organized a Holiday Open House last Thursday as a way to spend time with clients and customers while celebrating the season. Participating businesses held…

0 Comments / 62 View / December 23, 2016

BJ’s Flower Shop settles into new location

By Kierra Pixler Managing Editor BJ’s Flower Shop is a well-known full-service florist that is family owned and operated. Since beginning in 1991, they have kept up their dependable reputation by providing excellent customer service to our community. Her team…

0 Comments / 125 View / December 23, 2016

No. 1 UMHB playing for NCAA Division III National Championship against Wisconsin-Oshkosh in Stagg Bowl XLIV

  By Tony Adams Sports Editor It has been 12 years since the No. 1-ranked University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Crusaders had been to the Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl to play for a national championship. The wait is over and the…

0 Comments / 161 View / December 15, 2016

Master Singers’ Christmas concert series finale set for Monday

By Danielle McCarthy Correspondent The Central Texas Master Singers will finish its annual lineup of Christmas concerts on Monday, Dec. 12, in Georgetown after kicking off the series in Belton last week. The nonprofit performance group, accompanied by a live…

0 Comments / 69 View / December 15, 2016

Goodyear celebrates Belton grand opening

By Kierra Pixler Managing Editor Goodyear recently held their grand opening of their store on Main Street and it was quite the turn out. With an inflatable bounce house, free lunch and specials going on all weekend, they offered a…

0 Comments / 142 View / December 15, 2016

Aware holds Annual Christmas on the Farm

  By Danielle McCarthy Everett Correspondent Local nonprofit Aware Central Texas celebrated the 10th anniversary of its annual Christmas on the Farm event Saturday at the Bell County Expo Center in Belton. The annual event is Aware’s biggest fundraising effort…

0 Comments / 45 View / December 15, 2016

Thousands share a meal at H-E-B Feast of Sharing in Temple

By Danielle McCarthy Everett Correspondent About 500 volunteers from the Belton-Temple area teamed up to serve thousands of pounds of ham, stuffing, mashed potatoes, green beans and more at the 17th annual H-E-B Feast of Sharing in Temple last Thursday…

0 Comments / 53 View / December 15, 2016

Angel Tree fosters parent-child relationships

By David Tuma Publisher Angel Tree is a special project for children who have parents who are either in the Bell County Jail or in the state or federal prisons. Each year around 1,700 children receive Christmas Presents and a…

0 Comments / 59 View / December 8, 2016