Category : Lifestyles

Andy’s Fans Bring in Electric Fans

By Jackie Mills, Contributor Andy Andersen, weatherman for KCEN-TV, is spearheading the drive for electric fans to be donated to the elderly or people in need during these hot ‘dog days” of summer. You have heard Andy announcing the need…

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Oliver Family Benefit at The Gin

By Kyle Cushman, Correspondent When tragedy strikes and local people are in need, the community of Belton is like no other when it comes to supporting and helping your neighbor. On Saturday, July 29, that support was displayed for the…

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Sweet Confections spans the gap with Pokémon GO

By Shelby Lea Miller, Correspondent   Pokémon debuted in Japan, 1996, and quickly took over the world reaching America by 1998. Still going strong, the franchise launched the Pokémon GO application in 2016, becoming a piece of pop culture to…

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Car wash fundraiser for Cen-Tex RollerGirls

By Kyle Cushman, Correspondent Amidst the central Texas heat, people lined up in Belton on Saturday to get their cars washed and support the Cen-Tex RollerGirls. The car wash was held in the Keith Ace Hardware parking lot in Belton…

0 Comments / 30 View / August 2, 2017

Belton library upgrades its catalog and summer programs

By Julia Jones, Correspondent It’s time to book a trip to Belton’s library – they’ve made some changes to their story. The Lena Armstrong Public Library is taking a step toward the future by implementing new technology to expand the…

0 Comments / 27 View / July 25, 2017

That Art Place hosted Belton Rocks event

By Taylor Powell Correspondent On July 3, That Art Place held a rock painting event to support the local Belton community. There is a local sensation that has taken place in Belton. This local sensation is called Belton Rocks and…

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NFL players visit patients at Children’s Medical Center

By Taylor Powell, Correspondent Sunday night football is a staple in our American culture. The joyful entertainment that these players bring into households is the same joy they bring to the children at the Baylor Scott & White McLane Children’s…

0 Comments / 70 View / July 9, 2017

Local girl competes in National American Miss Texas Pageant

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor Miss Ariel Emily Brie Schaedle of Belton, age five, has been chosen as a State Finalist in the National American Miss Texas Pageant to be held on July 14-15 at the beautiful Westin Galleria in…

0 Comments / 76 View / July 8, 2017

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation hosts fundraiser in Belton

By Kyle Cushman, Correspondent You won’t find many elk roaming around central Texas, but you will find some supporters of elk and their habitat. The Central Texas Chapter of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF) held their annual fundraising event…

0 Comments / 58 View / July 8, 2017

Bowfishing in Belton: The sea hath fish for every man

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor It’s nightfall and Brett Bailey stands on the deck of one of his three specially designed pontoon boats with built-in LED see lights scanning the cloudy water. Next to him, Candice Combs nocks an arrow…

0 Comments / 52 View / July 4, 2017