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Belton Senior Activity Center’s Celebration of Veterans

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor It was a special morning as the Belton Senior Activity Center hosted its annual Celebration of Veterans to commemorate Veteran’s Day and honor those who have served, are serving or are planning to serve our…

0 Comments / 146 View / November 22, 2019

Belton City Council discusses Belton employee benefits

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor The Belton City Council held a regular meeting to discuss various topics on Tuesday. Court Clerk LaCretia Van de Plas was celebrated for obtaining her Level III Court Clerk certification. Lilly Pebworth, Program Coordinator from…

0 Comments / 195 View / November 22, 2019

An update on the Superintendent Search Process

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor   Former Commissioner of Education for the state of Texas and Superintendent of four districts in Texas Dr. Mike Moses and David Thompson from Thompson & Horton LLP held a meeting to offer updates on…

0 Comments / 115 View / November 22, 2019

Bell County Museum holds Dia de los Muertos celebration

By Chase Perry, Correspondent   The Bell County Museum held its annual Dia de los Muertos celebration from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2. The event, which featured arts and crafts, face painting, folklorico dancing and an…

0 Comments / 60 View / November 14, 2019

Bell County Democrats hosts Third Annual Bell Brunch

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor   In line with Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, the Bell County Democratic Party hosted its Third Annual Bell Brunch at Cathedral Oaks in Belton on Sunday. Those running for office, supporters and…

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Davis, Potts honored at Annual Tree Dedication Ceremony

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor   The Belton Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual Tree Dedication Ceremony to honor Andy Davis, 2018 Beltonian of the Year, and Luke Potts, 2018 Citizen of the Year, on Tuesday morning in Heritage…

0 Comments / 73 View / November 14, 2019

Fire Chief Bruce Pritchard retires after 29 years in Belton

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor   Described as a man of genuine character, loyalty and comradery, Fire Chief Bruce Pritchard retired after 32 years of service, 29 of which were served in Belton, at 11:14 a.m. Thursday morning. A retirement…

0 Comments / 100 View / November 14, 2019

Things are looking UP Nutrition

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor, and Tony Adams, Sports Editor   What began as a friendship through the sport of softball soon after became an accountability and professional partnership between Belton’s Tiffany Beaver and Jenny Newberry. Beaver, 22, and Newberry,…

0 Comments / 81 View / November 14, 2019

Belton New Tech hosts Fifth Annual Zombie Run

By Chase Perry, Correspondent   Belton New Tech High School @ Wascow held its fifth annual Zombie 5K on Saturday in partnership with Body of Christ Clinic to help provide free flu shots for the Bell County community.   The…

0 Comments / 42 View / November 14, 2019

Making memories at Park Place Manor Family Day

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor   Family and friends of Park Place Manor residents gathered on Saturday afternoon for the annual Family Day event. With a theme of country western, it was only fitting to have Belton’s own Leon River…

0 Comments / 104 View / November 14, 2019