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MPR Auxiliary to host eighth annual Valentine Fireman’s Ball

The Auxiliary of the Morgan’s Point Resort (MPR) is hosting its eighth annual benefit, the Valentine Fireman’s Ball, on Friday, Feb. 14 at the Hilton Garden Inn Temple.

0 Comments / 8 View / January 27, 2020

Central Texas Resident Selected as Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army

The U.S. Army appointed a Central Texas resident as a new Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army (CASA) during an investiture ceremony in the Perot Building Jan. 8.

0 Comments / 18 View / January 27, 2020

Candidates file for Belton ISD trustee election

On Wednesday, Jan. 15, Belton ISD received two applications for a place on the ballot for this year’s trustee election. Janet Leigh and Ty Taggart filed for re-election as at-large members of the school board. Two at-large trustees will be…

0 Comments / 48 View / January 27, 2020

Incumbent Files for City Council

Belton has three expiring terms: two councilmember positions, and the mayor position.

0 Comments / 90 View / January 27, 2020

Q&A with Terri Covington, 2020 Chair of Belton Chamber

By CASSIDY PATE With the start of a new year comes the beginning of a one-year term for the Belton Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, and former Chair-Elect and 2020 Chair of the Belton Chamber Terri Covington took…

0 Comments / 130 View / January 27, 2020

Lucas Miller

CAC kicks off the new year by enriching area students through arts in education

The Cultural Activities Center will be educating children from kindergarten through second grade through Lucas Miller’s “Lifecycle of a Monarch” program on Jan. 28-30. These performances are part of the CAC’s Arts in Education programs hosted by the Contemporaries of…

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Board approves new hiring, retention incentive for teachers

Certified classroom teachers hired early to receive $2,500, with experienced teachers earning incentives at campuses with over 80% economically disadvantaged students.

0 Comments / 106 View / January 27, 2020

Belton ISD

Belton ISD named to College Board AP District Honor Roll

“This is, to my knowledge, the first time ever we are being recognized as a District to be on the College Board AP Honor Roll, and this is the 10th year for the AP Honor Roll.”

0 Comments / 122 View / January 27, 2020

Hope springs eternal at Relay for Life fundraiser

By Katelyn Robertson, Editor   It is said that hope floats and, considering the amount of rain that fell in Belton recently, it’s a good thing it does.   For the more than 300 people that came to the Bell…

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Students and officials tour Charter Oak Elementary

By Katelyn Robertson, Editor   With the school year coming to an end, students everywhere are getting excited for summer vacation. That could not have been any less the case on Tuesday, May 21 as 10 future fourth and fifth…

0 Comments / 134 View / May 27, 2019