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Looking through the glass: Triple Crown Glass and Mirror

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor   Corey McGregor, owner of Triple Crown Glass and Mirror, started up his glass company in 2014. He specializes in heavy shower glass enclosures, commercial storefront, and residential window/glass replacements. He also does custom work…

0 Comments / 53 View / April 20, 2018

Maids and Moore recognized at City Council for “Cleaning For a Reason”

By Guillermo Lopez, Correspondent   Maids and Moore, a family-owned cleaning service, was just recognized at last week’s City Council Meeting by Mayor Marion Grayson for their efforts with the organization “Cleaning For a Reason.” To commemorate the small-town business,…

0 Comments / 21 View / April 20, 2018

The 17th Annual “Taste of Central Texas” draws a record crowd

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   The 17th Annual “Taste of Central Texas,” hosted by Central Texas Youth Services, took place at the Bell County Expo Center, on Thursday, March 29.   “This event is bigger and better than what we…

0 Comments / 61 View / April 19, 2018

Official ribbon cutting for the Ramonce Taylor Youth Association

By Guillermo Lopez, Correspondent   The Belton Chamber of Commerce officiated the foundation of the Ramonce Taylor Youth Association last Thursday with a ribbon cutting and small reception. The association focuses on providing the community of Belton with a positive…

0 Comments / 192 View / April 19, 2018

One Community One Day unites volunteers through home projects

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   Nearly 200 volunteers gathered at the Harris Community Center on Saturday, April 7, to participate in the annual One Community One Day event, organized by Belton’s Youth Advisory Commission (YAC) and the Parks and Recreation…

0 Comments / 30 View / April 18, 2018

CenTex Chiropractic Center debuts in Belton

by Guillermo Lopez, Correspondent   Quinn Arnaud, along with his wife Ashley Arnaud, have decided to open a new practice here in Belton: the CenTex Chiropractic Center. The center, which has been open for about six weeks now, was officially…

0 Comments / 56 View / April 12, 2018

Inaugural Easter Egg Hunt and Spring Festival brings the community together

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   Hundreds of people attended the inaugural Easter Egg Hunt and Spring Festival, hosted by the First United Methodist Church of Belton, at Yettie Polk Park, on Sunday, March 25.   “We started planning this event…

0 Comments / 42 View / April 11, 2018

Texans unite to eradicate porcine pests

By Emily Jones, Correspondent   Some of the good people of Belton and all over the state came together on March 16-18 for a memorial hog hunt & accompanied activities in honor of the late David Shepperd. Adam Lucksinger, generously…

0 Comments / 58 View / April 10, 2018

City of Belton applies for investment area designation

By David Tuma, Publisher   The City of Belton submitted an application to the state, seeking designation of parts of Belton as an Opportunity Zone. This is a state-administered program, which emerged as a result of the recent Federal Tax…

0 Comments / 59 View / April 9, 2018

Wall Street auditorium construction to be completed by fall

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor   Upgrades for the Wall Street auditorium are still underway, but are making great progress. The reconstruction is part of the District’s $149.7 million May 2017 Bond Program. Mazanex Construction was awarded the contract after…

0 Comments / 39 View / April 8, 2018