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Kierra Pixler

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 / 41 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 / 87 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 / 323 View / December 8, 2016

Ronald McDonald House Charities in Temple hosts Christmas fundraiser

By Danielle McCarthy Everett Correspondent An elegant display of Christmas lights and other holiday festivities attracted dozens to Ronald McDonald House Charities in Temple Tuesday for the nonprofit’s annual Light a Light, Share a Night event. The event was a…

0 Comments / 52 View / December 8, 2016

Record-setting point total, improvement on D key to 2016

Anytime you have a team that can average 43.75 points per game in a season, it’s an indication of a team that is hitting on all cylinders. Welcome to the Belton Tigers of 2016. Fresh off of a 2015 where…

0 Comments / 60 View / December 1, 2016

15 children find forever homes in Bell County

By Danielle McCarthy Everett Correspondent Nov. 17 will go down as one of the happiest days of the year for 15 children and the local families who adopted them at the annual Bell County Bar Association’s Adoption Day event. Families,…

0 Comments / 140 View / December 1, 2016

Upcoming live and online auctions!

UPCOMING LIVE AND ONLINE AUCTIONS- Mega Tool Auction- November 12th – 9AM, 402 S Austin, St, Holland, TX 76534- Estate Auction 1 Car, 3 Trucks, 2 Buses, Trailer & Thousands of Tools plus much, much more! Premium Signs Business Liquidation…

0 Comments / 359 View / November 9, 2016

13 address city council on annexation

By David Tuma Publisher Thirteen people addressed the Belton City Council Tuesday at a public hearing on the seven annexation study areas. Nine of those speakers were from the Sparta area. In addition to those from the Sparta study area,…

0 Comments / 84 View / November 7, 2016

Downtown Trick or Treat draws record crowd

By Danielle McCarthy Everett Correspondent Downtown Belton business owners and trick-or-treaters alike were amazed by the large crowds that turned out for Downtown Belton’s Candy Trail on Saturday. Several shop owners and store managers agreed the crowds at this year’s…

0 Comments / 48 View / November 7, 2016

30 years strong

Ronald McDonald House celebrates 30 years By Adam Zachariah Ramirez Correspondent On Saturday, Oct 29, the Ronald McDonald House of Temple (RMH) celebrated its 30th birthday. The event was celebrated at Horny Toad Harley-Davidson from noon to 3 p.m. The…

0 Comments / 63 View / November 7, 2016