Category : Local News

Central Fire Station undergoing renovations

By David Tuma, Publisher     The Central Fire Station on Penelope Street is undergoing major renovations. Last year, there was a discovery of mold in the walls. It was just a matter of an old building which had been renovated…

0 Comments / 66 View / April 6, 2019

Council approves public works assistant director nomination

By Gary Emmert, Correspondent     The Belton City Council held a regular meeting on Tuesday, March 26 at the Harris Community Center.     There were two individuals who wished to address the City Council in the Public Comments portion…

0 Comments / 63 View / April 5, 2019

Belton will begin road repairs in April

By David Tuma, Publisher   Starting the second week in April, the City of Belton will begin road repairs in certain areas of town. This week they will be sending out letters to residents along those streets. These repairs are…

0 Comments / 123 View / April 1, 2019

Upcoming May 4 MPR Mayoral and City Council election questionnaire

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     With the May 4 general election coming up, we asked the Mayoral and City Council candidates to respond to a series of questions that pertain to relevant topics in Morgan’s Point Resort. Their…

0 Comments / 104 View / March 31, 2019

U.S. Corrections LLC is hired for transporting Bell County prisoners

By Lindsay Starr Platt, Correspondent     County commissioners gathered for their regular meeting on Monday, March 18 to discuss and consider items on the agenda.     Bell County has hired a new prisoner transportation company. Commissioners authorized the…

0 Comments / 91 View / March 30, 2019

VFW Post 4008 hosts Family Freedom Festival

By Victoria Ybarra, Correspondent     The Family Freedom Festival, hosted by VFW and Auxiliary chapter 4008 on Saturday, March 16, went off without a hitch.     Attending the Freedom festive was an organization from Waco. Helmets of Love…

0 Comments / 57 View / March 29, 2019

Coe family’s Lady’s Hats brighten up Belton

By Jennifer Vazquez, Correspondent     Have you ever been outside under the Texas sun and think “I need a hat?” Twenty-five years ago, Bill Coe and Roman Sue Coe, his wife, were out fishing when Bill decided that his…

0 Comments / 74 View / March 28, 2019

Upcoming May 4 City Council general election questionnaire

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     With the May 4 general election coming up, we asked the City Council candidates to respond to a series of questions that pertain to relevant topics in Belton. Their answers are in their…

0 Comments / 255 View / March 15, 2019

Local Nonprofit helping special needs kids fly sky high

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     Flying Vikings was created to change the perception of children with special needs through the gift of flight. Paul Hansen, Founder of Flying Vikings, is committed to making a difference in the lives…

0 Comments / 60 View / March 8, 2019

Foster Love Bell County has grand opening for new Foster Love House

By Brianna Bullion, Correspondent     The community gathered to celebrate Foster Love Bell County at the new Foster Love House on Friday, Feb. 22. Members of the community came to view the house and the facilities it offers for…

0 Comments / 201 View / March 7, 2019