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The Adoption Collaborative of Central Texas hosts a foster care and adoption event

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   The Adoption Collaborative of Central Texas hosted a foster care and adoption information event at The Gin in Belton, on Tuesday, February 20. The event, open to both prospective, and current, foster and adoptive parents,…

0 Comments / 39 View / March 5, 2018

Bell County’s first Adopt-A-County-Road litter clean-up honors Christopher Wenger

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   The inaugural Adopt-A-County-Road In Memory of Christopher Wenger litter clean-up, hosted by Janet Sutton, took place on Saturday, Feb. 17. The Adopt-A-County-Road Program was approved by the Bell County Commissioners’ Court in August 2017. The…

0 Comments / 35 View / March 4, 2018

UMHB teams up with Hugh Shine for President’s Day event

By Guillermo Lopez, Correspondent   The University of Mary-Hardin Baylor’s College Republicans co-sponsored a President’s Day event on Feb. 19 with the Bell County Young Republicans.   The event, which was held in the Lord Conference center on campus grounds,…

0 Comments / 22 View / March 4, 2018

The Beltonian puts on Romance at the Movies

By Guillermo Lopez, Correspondent   Zechariah Baker, owner of The Beltonian Theatre, gave the community of Belton a fun alternative to the typical Valentine’s date with “Romance at the Movies.” Baker decided to create an event that gave couples a…

0 Comments / 32 View / March 3, 2018

Charles Cline named MPR Police Chief

By David Tuma, Publisher   Morgan’s Point Resort recently promoted Charles Cline to Police Chief. Cline, who grew up in Harker Heights, was hired by former Police Chief Fred Churchill. Cline was second in charge at the department, having served…

0 Comments / 41 View / March 2, 2018

Justice 4 Mutts: all breed rescue needs the community’s help after fire

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   A fire broke out at the Justice 4 Mutts sanctuary in Little River in the morning of Tuesday, February 13. The fire was contained to the house, and smoke and water damage remains. Bree Justice,…

0 Comments / 73 View / March 1, 2018

Going green: Mother Earth News Fair returns to Belton

By Chanel Snapp, Correspondent   The Mother Earth News Fair is an educational and memorable event that blends lectures, workshops, and hands-on exhibits to promote independence and organic simple living practices. Mother Earth News originally began as a magazine in…

0 Comments / 24 View / February 28, 2018

Daddies and daughters dance the night away

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   The 4th Annual Daddy Daughter Dance took place at the Harris Community Center on February 8-9. A buffet-style dinner consisted of sandwiches, chips, and cookies. The cost for the event was $30 per couple and…

0 Comments / 38 View / February 25, 2018

Coffee Cup Cafe and C-Store celebrates their one year anniversary

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   The Coffee Cup Cafe and C-store celebrated their one year anniversary, on Tuesday, February 13, from 6 a.m. – 3 p.m., with streamers, balloons, and cake. Customers received a free 8-ounce cup of coffee, and…

0 Comments / 45 View / February 25, 2018

Children find love and support at the Hope House

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   The Hope House, located across the street from Southwest Elementary, provides neighborhood kids with a safe and loving place to call their own. The facility opens their doors every Tuesday and Thursday from 4:30 p.m….

0 Comments / 64 View / February 24, 2018