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Bell County Museum hosts first Educator Day

By Taylor Powell, Correspondent For the first time this year, the Bell County Museum held Educator Day. This event was held on June 7 and it welcomed educators from the Bell County school district. The museum held this private event…

0 Comments / 23 View / June 22, 2017

Tiger Journalism Camp comes to Belton

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor Erica Garrett, an AP English teacher at Belton High School recently held a Tiger Journalism Camp for a group of students who were interested in learning more about writing and journalism. The kids were able…

0 Comments / 76 View / June 22, 2017

CHIPS coordinator Wyatt speaks at Rotary Club

By Haley Watson, Correspondent Every Tuesday, the Belton Rotary Club gathers for their lunch meeting at 12 p.m. at The Gin with a guest speaker. On June 6, Anita Wyatt, Volunteer Coordinator for Citizens Helping in Police Service (CHIPS) spoke…

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AWARE Central Texas featured at Belton Chamber Coffee Connection

By Haley Watson Correspondent On Tuesday, May 30, Belton Area Chamber of Commerce hosted their monthly Chamber Coffee Connection in a new location. Chamber members, Kay Hirrill, Senior Community Marketing Director for Stoney Brook, and Lisa Elliott, LuLoRoe representative, hosted…

0 Comments / 44 View / June 19, 2017

Central Texas Food Bank holds 5th Annual Meals That Matter

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor There’s a large-scale charity movement about to take hold in Central Texas and The Central Texas Food Bank needs your help in feeding families. Nearly one in six Central Texans and one in four Central…

0 Comments / 44 View / June 19, 2017

Local Realtor gives helpful tips for potential homebuyers

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor Belton is becoming one of the fastest growing housing markets in our area and choosing the right real estate agent can be an intimidating task. The number one responsibility of a Realtor is to educate…

0 Comments / 53 View / June 18, 2017

Local VBS helps children with sensory needs

By Taylor Powell, Correspondent For the first time this year, the Belton Church of Christ held a sensory disorder tract for children with autism spectrum disorders. This special tract was held  June 4-7 from 6:20-8:30 p.m. Vacation Bible School is…

0 Comments / 26 View / June 18, 2017

Through the eyes of legends: Hamburger King

By Tony Adams Sports Editor When you get roughly 15 Beltonians together for a burger and some sodas, the flavors of times gone by conjures up the legend of the Hamburger King in Downtown Belton. Richard Archer, Jay Taggart, Dr….

0 Comments / 226 View / June 17, 2017

First United Methodist Men gather for food and fellowship

By Haley Watson, Correspondent On Tuesday, June 6 at 7:15 a.m. the First United Methodist Men gathered at the church for their monthly breakfast. The men came together to socialize and discuss business within the church and Belton community. This…

0 Comments / 45 View / June 17, 2017

8 Year-Old Author from Belton Hosts Book Signing for McLane Children’s Medical Center

By Haley Watson, Correspondent In a small multipurpose room in McLane Children’s Medical Center, people gathered while a young boy and local painter sat at a table signing books for patients and employees. On Friday, May 26 at 11 a.m,…

0 Comments / 115 View / June 16, 2017