Category : Lifestyles

Arusha’s: A hidden gem

By Heather Regula, Correspondent Arusha’s, nestled in downtown Belton, is known for its’ unhurried atmosphere and wide selection of coffees and teas. Many locals venture to Arusha’s to enjoy Open Mic Night, A Cup of Art, and live music events….

0 Comments / 34 View / October 18, 2017

National Night Out for the Belton Community

By Taylor Powell, Correspondent An exciting night of fun-filled activities was held at First United Methodist Church of Belton on October 3 from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Although the event was planned to be held outside the church, the plans were…

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A Cup of Art shines a light on Help Heal Veterans

By Heather Regula, Correspondent The monthly “A Cup of Art,” hosted by My Giving Tree, coincides with Market Days and takes place on the third Saturday of each month at Arusha’s. “A Cup of Art continues to grow. Word is…

0 Comments / 49 View / October 1, 2017

Texas Honey Queen graces local beekeepers

By Taylor Powell, Correspondent Local beekeepers in the community gathered together on the evening of Thursday, Sept. 14 at the Troy Community Center to hear a presentation given by Texas Honey Queen Megan Pettibon. The congregation of beekeepers began at…

0 Comments / 39 View / September 30, 2017

The Black Daisy Boutique brings a unique twist to downtown Belton

By Heather Regula, Correspondent If the dictionary used images as definitions, you would see Sthefanie Welch’s face next to the term “overcomer.” The website www.dictionary.com defines the word ‘overcome’ as a verb meaning “…to get the better of in a…

0 Comments / 169 View / September 22, 2017

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…

0 Comments / 29 View / August 15, 2017

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…

0 Comments / 128 View / August 14, 2017

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 / 44 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 / 35 View / July 25, 2017