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Kierra Pixler

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 / 123 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 / 154 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 / 65 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 / 128 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 / 32 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 / 41 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 / 45 View / December 8, 2016

AWARE Volunteers help to prepare for their annual Christmas on the Farm

COURTESY PHOTO AWARE volunteers are counting bookmarks which are being counted out for area schools to give a free admission to elementary age children to attend this year’s Christmas on the Farm. This is AWARE’s 10th year to host this…

0 Comments / 40 View / December 8, 2016

No. 1 Mary Hardin-Baylor bolts to 27-10 victory over Linfield in NCAA D-III Second Round, play Wheaton Saturday in Quarter Final

By Tony Adams Sports Editor The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor football team went into Saturday’s contest against Linfield College knowing full well that the Wildcats were out for payback following their early season matchup that resulted in a 66-27 loss…

0 Comments / 83 View / December 8, 2016

1874 Church seeks immediate funding

By Kierra Pixler Managing Editor The 1874 Church on Wall Street has been a work in progress for going on eight years now. It is lacking funding that it needs to be properly rebuilt and made into a restored building…

0 Comments / 320 View / December 8, 2016