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Central Texas Youth Services aims to help CenTex families and youth

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor Central Texas Youth Services is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt nonprofit organization that provides services to runaways, homeless, troubled youth, and their families throughout the Central Texas region. They have been providing services to the Central Texas area since…

0 Comments / 48 View / April 4, 2017

MPR volunteer firefighters and Ladies Auxiliary prepare copious amount of pork

By Heather Regula, Correspondent The Ladies Auxiliary of the Morgan’s Point Resort Volunteer Fire Department and the Morgans Point Resort Volunteer Firefighters Association hosted a joint fundraiser from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., on Saturday, March 18. The event was…

0 Comments / 81 View / April 3, 2017

Award-winning photographer and Treble Soul featured at A Cup of Art

By Heather Regula, Correspondent My Giving Tree Gift Shop & Gallery presented A Cup of Art, a solo art show featuring JohnJohn Montelongo, of JohnJohn’s Digital Art on Saturday, March 18 from 10 am-3 pm at Arusha’s Coffee, located at…

0 Comments / 86 View / April 2, 2017

New Board & Brush studio gives Beltonians a chance to explore their creativity

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor Board & Brush recently opened off of Lake Road in Belton and is already getting tons of positive attention.When you walk into Belton’s newest creative workshop, you instantly notice the familiar smell of fresh wood…

0 Comments / 57 View / April 1, 2017

City of Belton facade grants modernizing historical downtown

By Lindsay Starr Platt, Correspondent Anyone that has lived or worked in Belton over the years has had a chance to notice the improvements to historical downtown. Many businesses in downtown Belton have had the chance to improve business fronts…

0 Comments / 162 View / March 31, 2017

Decrease in speed limit on Old 95 and Wilson Valley Road approved by Commissoners

By Lindsay Starr Platt, Correspondent County commissioners gathered for their regular meeting on March 20 to discuss and consider items on the agenda. The minutes from the regular meeting on March 13 were discussed and approved. A Public Hearing was…

0 Comments / 39 View / March 30, 2017

Annual Bell County Museum Garage Sale brings in attendees from around the state

By Heather Regula, Correspondent The annual Bell County Museum Garage Sale was held at the Bell County Expo Center, 301 W. Loop 121 in Belton, from 9 am-4 pm on Saturday, March 18. Admission was $3 for adults, $1 off…

0 Comments / 71 View / March 30, 2017

Plans to rename baseball complex in honor of late 12-year-old ball player move forward

By Danielle McCarthy Everett, Correspondent Belton City Council members will consider a proposal later this month to rename the baseball complex at Heritage Park in honor of Jace Jefferson, a 12-year-old youth baseball player in Belton who passed away in…

0 Comments / 96 View / March 29, 2017

BCPAAA Holds Fundraiser at Freddy’s

By Patrick Lacombe, Correspondent The Belton Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association held a fundraiser on March 7, at Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers located at 7036 West Adams Avenue in Temple. Members of the Belton Police Department, along with the…

0 Comments / 45 View / March 29, 2017

One Community, One Day Event needs volunteers

By Heather Regula, Correspondent The seventh annual One Community One Day event will take place on Saturday, April 1. “Volunteers can show up at the Harris Community Center, 401 N. Alexander St in Belton between 8:15 a.m. – 8:45 a.m….

0 Comments / 29 View / March 28, 2017