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Finney Insurance Agency gives the residents of Central Texas peace of mind

By Josh Rivera, Lifestyles Editor Allison Finney graduated from Texas Tech University with a degree in animal production. She spent six years outside of Amarillo doing a stint in agriculture. But after her parents, Woody and Jeanette Finney bought the…

0 Comments / 28 View / November 5, 2017

Belton Senior Activity Center partners up with Belton Civic Leaders

By David Tuma, Publisher The Belton Senior Activity Center will host an event on Thursday, Nov. 9 at 9 a.m. The center, along with Belton civic leaders, will honor Veteran’s Day. There will be students from New Tech High School…

0 Comments / 24 View / November 4, 2017

Annual Halloween Carnival brings the family fun

Carissa Flores, Correspondent On Oct. 21, Almer King and his family held their annual Halloween Carnival at the Armstrong Community Center. The carnival has been a place where an entire family can come dress up, have fun, and meet new…

0 Comments / 12 View / November 3, 2017

Obituary – J.D. Gulley

    J.D. Gulley was born on Sept. 14, 1936 in Rosston, Ark. to the late DeWillie Gulley and Ruby Clark-Gulley. He accepted Christ at an early age and was a member of First Baptist Church of Salado. In 1954,…

0 Comments / 10 View / November 2, 2017

Belton prepares for growth, annexation contested

By David Tuma, Publisher   Dealing with growth is never easy. That was made clear at the city council meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 24. It was civil, with many pointing out their love of Belton.   The City of Belton…

0 Comments / 74 View / November 2, 2017

Festival on the Chisholm Trail offers a unique spin on Market Days

By Heather Regula, Correspondent The rain held off, and the weather was gorgeous for Saturday’s Festival on the Chisholm Trail. Downtown Belton Merchant’s Association (DBMA) typically hosts Market Days on the third Saturday of each month. The DBMA, formed in…

0 Comments / 23 View / November 1, 2017

Texas Bus Fest rolls into Morgan’s Point at Oakmont Park

By Heather Regula, Correspondent The Volkswagen bus, the first minivan, promises a slow ride to anywhere and makes the nomadic lifestyle appealing. Once known as a vehicle of choice for hippies, it is still an icon capable of carrying a…

0 Comments / 37 View / October 31, 2017

Louis “Lou” Griffin announces plans to run for Justice of the Peace

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor Louis “Lou” Griffin, Jr., a Belton High School graduate and a Sergeant with the Killeen Police Department, recently announced that he is running for Bell County Justice of the Peace. Griffin Jr. vows to bring…

0 Comments / 25 View / October 30, 2017

Harper-Talasek and Kindred pair up for Hot Rods for Hospice

By Taylor Powell, Correspondent Watching a loved one pass on can be a devastating event for all family members involved. Also, placing ones loved one into a hospice can seem devastating, but there are loving people apart of the staff…

0 Comments / 16 View / October 29, 2017

Bell County Heart Walk: leading the way towards a healthier lifestyle

By Heather Regula, Correspondent Heart disease is the number one killer in the United States – accounting for over 600,000 deaths annually. The three main risk factors that contribute to heart disease are smoking, high blood pressure, and high LDL…

0 Comments / 22 View / October 28, 2017