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Judge Jon Burrows now on two new election boards

By Lindsay Starr Platt, Correspondent County commissioners gathered for their regular meeting on the morning of March 7 to discuss and consider items on the agenda. The minutes from the regular meeting on February 28 were discussed and approved. County…

0 Comments / 27 View / March 18, 2017

UMHB Performing Arts Center to be completed by October

By Lindsay Starr Platt, Correspondent If you have driven through the intersection at Main St. and Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. in Belton, you may have noticed the ongoing construction. Located at the southwest corner of the intersection is the…

0 Comments / 31 View / March 18, 2017

Central Texas student teachers take education concerns to Capitol

Student teachers from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor joined more than 400 educators with the Association of Texas Professional Educators (ATPE) at the Capitol on March 6. They discussed with lawmakers important education issues, such as opposing school vouchers, funding…

0 Comments / 31 View / March 17, 2017

Former BHS Track & Field star Mahler wins third NCAA T&F All-American award

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Road to Tokyo continues for Belton High School alumnus and current University of Texas Track & Field star Wolf Mahler. One of the most decorated members of the Longhorns’ program, Mahler finished seventh overall…

0 Comments / 57 View / March 17, 2017

The Three H Club: Hogan, Hohhertz, and Holman top The Progress Report for the week of March 17

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor Belton Tigers and Lady Tigers alumnus were making news again this week, as the spring baseball and softball season progresses in colleges and universities around the area. As we add to the list each week,…

0 Comments / 71 View / March 17, 2017

Cavalry first home game in history Saturday at EXPO

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Centex Cavalry will play its first home game in franchise history on Saturday night, as they the Texas Revolution at the Bell County Expo Center at 7:05 p.m. The Cavalry have played one road…

0 Comments / 109 View / March 16, 2017

Belton’s newest business, uncorked

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor High ceilings, warm tones and a modern look give Blends Wine Bar a sultry, yet comforting atmosphere. The wide variety of culture in many aspects creates a space where the ambience, food and wine can…

0 Comments / 80 View / March 16, 2017

No. 12 Belton downs Grey Wolves, Pantherettes, Bobcats to take 8-6A lead

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The TGCA Class 6A No. 12 Belton Lady Tigers made their second road trip of the week on Friday night to Killeen, as they took on Shoemaker at Lady Grey Wolves Field in a District…

0 Comments / 65 View / March 16, 2017

Tigers beat Guyer in walk-off, upset 5A No. 4 Prosper to highlight HP Tourney

By Tony Adams, Sports Editor The Belton Tigers Baseball team traveled to Highland Park last Thursday to play at the 2017 Scotland Yard Classic. The Tigers experienced the joy of a game-ending score and the frustration of a walk-off hit…

0 Comments / 44 View / March 15, 2017

Trails of Hope 5K Run

By Patrick Lacombe, Correspondent Running in place and then stopping to stretch his legs, repeating the ritual several times, was Temple High student, John Thies. He was one of several hundred participants in the Trails Of Hope 5K run held…

0 Comments / 27 View / March 15, 2017