Category : Local News

Arusha’s hosts A Cup of Art featuring Jessica Grace Designs

By Heather Regula, Correspondent     A Cup of Art, hosted by My Giving Tree at Arusha’s Coffee, featured the artistic creations of Jessica Grace Designs.     Jessica Shelton, the artistic mind behind Jessica Grace Designs, has been creating her…

0 Comments / 67 View / August 6, 2018

Belton City Council approves truck stop and parking

By Lauren Lum, Correspondent     The Belton City Council met for a regularly scheduled meeting on July 24.     During the meeting, the council held a public hearing that authorized the rezoning of the 3.283-acre tract of land located…

0 Comments / 234 View / August 5, 2018

Belton Chamber knocks it out of the park with Pittenger hire

By David Tuma, Publisher     Randy Pittenger was recently named President of the Belton Area Chamber of Commerce. Pittenger served on the Belton Independent School Board for 24 years, and the past 16 years as President of the board.  …

0 Comments / 136 View / August 4, 2018

Granny’s Shaved Ice: It’s “slush” a great treat

By Heather Regula, Correspondent     The delectable frozen treat we know as shaved ice originated in Japan, during the Heian period (794-1185 A.D.) and was called “kakigori.” During that period, the ice was brought down from the mountains and stored…

0 Comments / 88 View / August 3, 2018

BCYC and Don Ringler come together for raffle

By Kierra Pixler Managing Editor Over 400 people filled the VFW Post 1820 Hall in Temple on Saturday night for a good cause. Don Ringler and the Belton Christian Youth Center paired up to put on the reverse raffle to…

0 Comments / 164 View / August 2, 2018

Don Ringler hosts pre-Comic Con event featuring Bumblebee

By Lauren Lum, Correspondent     The 2nd annual Bell County Comic Con will be at the Expo Center in Belton on August 4-5. The Comic Con and Don Ringler Chevrolet teamed up to promote the event with a Bumblebee transformer…

0 Comments / 51 View / August 2, 2018

City of Belton is working on the budget for 2019

By David Tuma, Publisher     The City of Belton is working on the 2019 budget. In the Water and Sewer budget it has been estimated that revenues will be $8,721,447 and expenditures of $8,721,281 with a beginning fund balance of…

0 Comments / 25 View / July 31, 2018

Belton continues to make economic strides

By David Tuma, Publisher     Belton continues to make economic strides toward becoming a retail force in the area. Belton received $414,911 from the state off of retail sales in June, for a 12.97 percent increase over last year. For…

0 Comments / 51 View / July 30, 2018

Belton native participates in RIMPAC, world’s largest international maritime warfare exercise

By MC2 Jackson Brown, Navy Office of Community Outreach     A 2014 Belton High School graduate and Belton, Texas, native is serving in the U.S. Navy as part of the world’s largest international maritime warfare exercise known as the…

0 Comments / 50 View / July 29, 2018

Holloway’s Sports Center: A tradition of excellence continues

By Heather Regula, Correspondent     Holloway’s Sports Center, a long-standing West Temple business, is under new ownership.  UMHB alumnus Robert Jones took the helm on July 1 and brings with him a wealth of life experience and a desire to…

0 Comments / 114 View / July 28, 2018