Category : Local News

Nolan Creek Lodge #227 and Belton Masonic Lodge #166 team up for the community

By Guillermo Lopez, Correspondent   The Nolan Creek Lodge #227 and the Belton Masonic Lodge #166 worked together to put on a clothing drive and a barbeque lunch this past Saturday. The co-hosted charity event, which took place at the…

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Helping Hands Ministry’s inaugural Trivia Night Fundraiser a success

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   Twenty-eight teams of up to 10 people put their knowledge to the test at Helping Hands Ministry’s inaugural Trivia Night Fundraiser, held at First Baptist Church in Temple, on Friday, April 27.   “This fundraiser…

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Local nonprofit Un-Included Club provides programs to help kids create positivity

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor   Improvements in self-concept can go a long way when it comes to keeping children out of trouble. One Temple man set off to make that his goal. When East Temple resident Garfield Hawk noticed…

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11th Annual Turtle Festival brings smiles and laughter to Yettie Polk Park

By Heather Regula, Correspondent   Hundreds of turtle enthusiasts filled Yettie Polk Park for the 11th Annual Turtle Festival, hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Belton, on Saturday, April 28.   “The Turtle Festival is dual purpose – it is…

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The taste of sweet success: Sugar Shack in Salado offers candy and more

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor   Upon entering the Sugar Shack, located in historic Salado, you’re met with the sweet aroma of candy and splashes of bright colors. It’s sensory overload and in the best way. And that’s before you…

0 Comments / 45 View / May 10, 2018

The Voice season 12 contestant Jay White to record Belton song

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor   The Voice season 12 contestant Jay White is at it again with his musical talent. The Belton native was approached by Belton Tourism Manager Judy Garrett with the idea of writing and recording a…

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CASA on Main: Food trucks, music and more

By Heather Regula, Correspondent     Families enjoyed the sunshine and cooler temperatures during the second annual CASA on Main, featuring food trucks, music, games and more. Four food trucks, each donating a portion of their sales, were on site,…

0 Comments / 44 View / April 28, 2018

Belton New Tech film students’ “Call Me Back” premiered at The Beltonian

By Guillermo Lopez, Correspondent   A filmmaking team from Belton New Tech High showcased its award-winning video “Call Me Back” at The Beltonian Theatre this past Wednesday. The community received the film with high remarks, as patrons lined up to…

0 Comments / 63 View / April 27, 2018

Community members get a ride of a lifetime on Marine 61

By Heather Regula, Correspondent     The Morgan’s Point Resort Special Operations Division hosted an Open House to provide the public with full access to their boat program at the Morgan’s Point Marina on Saturday, April 14. The star of…

0 Comments / 41 View / April 26, 2018

The ultimate turtle race is right around the corner

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor   Kiwanis will host its 11th Annual Turtle Festival on Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.   Residents from all around will join together at Yettie Polk Part for the free-admission event…

0 Comments / 78 View / April 25, 2018