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Wildflower Country Club hosts 2nd annual Body of Christ golf tournament

By Kierra Pixler Managing Editor   The Body of Christ Community Clinic held it’s 2nd annual golf tournament at Wildflower County Club  on October 19 at 9:30 a.m. Hosted by Wildflower Country Club, the tournament began at 9:30 a.m. with…

0 Comments / 91 View / November 2, 2018

BCYC and Don Ringler come together for raffle

By Kierra Pixler Managing Editor Over 400 people filled the VFW Post 1820 Hall in Temple on Saturday night for a good cause. Don Ringler and the Belton Christian Youth Center paired up to put on the reverse raffle to…

0 Comments / 241 View / August 2, 2018

The taste of sweet success: Sugar Shack in Salado offers candy and more

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor   Upon entering the Sugar Shack, located in historic Salado, you’re met with the sweet aroma of candy and splashes of bright colors. It’s sensory overload and in the best way. And that’s before you…

0 Comments / 132 View / May 10, 2018

Maids and Moore recognized at City Council for ‘Cleaning For a reason’

By Guillermo Lopez Correspondent Maids and Moore, a family-owned cleaning service, was just recognized at last week’s City Council Meeting by Mayor Marion Grayson for their efforts with the organization ‘Cleaning For a Reason.’ To commemorate the small-town business, Grayson…

0 Comments / 197 View / April 5, 2018

Miller Springs Nature Center: A big step towards re-opening

By Heather Regula Correspondent Things are looking up for the Miller Springs Nature Center, which closed in August 2017. “We have been meeting with the cities of Temple and Belton, and things have gone well. The cities are requesting to…

0 Comments / 198 View / March 8, 2018

The blues come to Belton: local musician to play at Firestreet Pizza

By Kierra Pixler Managing Editor Growing up hearing the soulful voices of artists like Stevie Wonder, Curtis Mayfield, and Al Green, it’s no surprise that Horace Willis has had blues music in his blood from the very start. He grew…

0 Comments / 188 View / January 24, 2018

Moffat resident honors late son with Adopt-a-Road program

By Kierra Pixler Managing Editor Funny and adventurous were just some of the words used to describe Christopher Wenger. Four years after he died by suicide at age 14, his family and friends carry on in his name with suicide…

0 Comments / 265 View / January 24, 2018

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 / 131 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 / 427 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 / 216 View / February 10, 2017