Category : Local News

The Beltonian puts on Romance at the Movies

By Guillermo Lopez, Correspondent   Zechariah Baker, owner of The Beltonian Theatre, gave the community of Belton a fun alternative to the typical Valentine’s date with “Romance at the Movies.” Baker decided to create an event that gave couples a…

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Charles Cline named MPR Police Chief

By David Tuma, Publisher   Morgan’s Point Resort recently promoted Charles Cline to Police Chief. Cline, who grew up in Harker Heights, was hired by former Police Chief Fred Churchill. Cline was second in charge at the department, having served…

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Justice 4 Mutts: all breed rescue needs the community’s help after fire

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   A fire broke out at the Justice 4 Mutts sanctuary in Little River in the morning of Tuesday, February 13. The fire was contained to the house, and smoke and water damage remains. Bree Justice,…

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Going green: Mother Earth News Fair returns to Belton

By Chanel Snapp, Correspondent   The Mother Earth News Fair is an educational and memorable event that blends lectures, workshops, and hands-on exhibits to promote independence and organic simple living practices. Mother Earth News originally began as a magazine in…

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Coffee Cup Cafe and C-Store celebrates their one year anniversary

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   The Coffee Cup Cafe and C-store celebrated their one year anniversary, on Tuesday, February 13, from 6 a.m. – 3 p.m., with streamers, balloons, and cake. Customers received a free 8-ounce cup of coffee, and…

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Children find love and support at the Hope House

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   The Hope House, located across the street from Southwest Elementary, provides neighborhood kids with a safe and loving place to call their own. The facility opens their doors every Tuesday and Thursday from 4:30 p.m….

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Youth Fair and Rodeo comes to Belton

By Guillermo Lopez, Correspondent   The Belton County PRCA Rodeo was held this past weekend at the Bell County Expo Center. Spectators enjoyed watching professionals cowboys and cowgirls compete in their respective events to include World Champions such as Trevor…

0 Comments / 15 View / February 23, 2018

South Belton Sewer System approved at council meeting

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor   The Belton City Council’s plan to extend sewer service south down the Interstate 35 corridor is one step closer to occurring after the council voted unanimously Tuesday to award a bid for the construction…

0 Comments / 57 View / February 22, 2018

BHS students present South Pacific, the musical

By Madison Ureste, Correspondent   Belton High School Fine Arts Department presented the play Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific on February 2nd thru 4th at the Belton High School Performing Arts Center. South Pacific is a Rodgers and Hammerstein classic…

0 Comments / 35 View / February 19, 2018

Artist 2 Artist Showcase brings a one-of-a-kind experience to downtown Temple

Photos by Christopher Winston   By Heather Regula, Correspondent   The Artist 2 Artist Showcase took place at In The Mood Ballroom in downtown Temple, from 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. on Saturday, February 3.   “I’ve never had an…

0 Comments / 50 View / February 18, 2018