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City Council to replenish general fund

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor   At Tuesday night’s City Council meeting, the council authorized issuing bonds for the purchase of 85.24 acres adjacent to Heritage Park to replenish its general fund. It will take them 12 years to pay off…

0 Comments / 30 View / June 28, 2018

Walking With The Wounded’s “Walk of America 2018” steps through Bell County

By Cassidy Pate, Correspondent     Fellow veterans and Belton community members welcomed a team of six veterans before continuing their journey with Walking With The Wounded’s (WWTW) “Walk of America 2018” Wednesday morning at the Bell County Museum.    …

0 Comments / 40 View / June 28, 2018

Seton Medical Center Harker Heights – Cardiovascular

0 Comments / 15 View / June 27, 2018

Walk for Life raises awareness and funds

By Kira Ciupek, Correspondent     Despite blazing temperatures, more than 100 people braved the heat to attend the 24th annual Walk for Life sponsored by the Texas Alliance for Life, Saturday, June 9 at the Harker Heights Community Park. Walkers…

0 Comments / 31 View / June 24, 2018

Project Apple Tree: helping families for 18 years

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   Project Apple Tree, now in its’ 18th year, was initially started by retired Belton ISD principal Jeanette Kelley, in partnership with the Director of Helping Hands at the time.     “Their goal was to provide…

0 Comments / 105 View / June 23, 2018

MPR Library receives large donation

By David Tuma, Publisher     Mary Ruth Briggs Library in Morgan’s Point received a major donation when Ronda Barnes donated 2,500 books to the library. This announcement was made at the council meeting. A budget amendment was passed approving an…

0 Comments / 63 View / June 22, 2018

Un-Included Club hosts Club Energize! at Helping Hands Ministry

By Cassidy Pate, Correspondent     Un-Included Club, a Temple-based youth and non-profit organization, teamed up with Helping Hands Ministry of Belton for “Club Energize!” to fulfill their mutual missions of bringing positive learning and empowerment to the community’s children on…

0 Comments / 23 View / June 21, 2018

Blackland Research & Extension Center conducts Field Day for farmers, ranchers and conservationists

By Cassidy Pate, Correspondent   The Texas A&M AgriLife Research – Blackland Research & Extension Center held its second Field Day in approximately 30 years on Thursday. Geared towards farmers, ranchers and conservationists, those in attendance were led on a tour…

0 Comments / 27 View / June 20, 2018

Gunter Financial Services to move to downtown location

By David Tuma, Publisher   All buildings in downtown Belton have hosted a variety of business over the past 100-plus years. The building at 204 Penelope might be better known for hosting Peacock Archery or one of the best BBQ joints…

0 Comments / 44 View / June 19, 2018

Peddling to success: Nolan Creek Lodge gives bikes to kids

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     School is now out for many students and a few lucky kids at Southwest Elementary will be riding off into summer in style thanks to the Nolan Creek Lodge #227. Going on six years…

0 Comments / 29 View / June 18, 2018