Category : Local News

Belton Strategic Plan tackles Lake-to-Lake Road

By David Tuma, Publisher     The City of Belton approved the tax rate of .6598 on $100 per valuation for the upcoming year. The rate is the same as the previous year. Due increase in valuation of current properties and…

0 Comments / 132 View / September 27, 2018

Fire Street Pizza hosts Bubble Magician

By Heather Regula, Correspondent     Bubbles have the remarkable ability to make people happy – perhaps it’s how they float so effortlessly upon a wind current or the way the orbs shimmer in the sun, – whatever it is, bubbles…

0 Comments / 40 View / September 26, 2018

Lady Tigers Volleyball sweeps Killeen, road trip to Harker Heights next

The Belton Lady Tigers Volleyball program went on the road on Tuesday night to take on the homestanding Killeen Lady Roos. The Lady Tigers jumped out to big early leads in the first two games and fought off a Killeen…

0 Comments / 31 View / September 20, 2018

Lena Armstrong Library hosting library card contest

By Heather Regula, Correspondent     Early on, libraries were non-circulating, and since publications could not be checked out, there was no need to have a system that identified members or tracked books.  As libraries evolved into a circulatory system, the…

0 Comments / 28 View / September 17, 2018

The BEDC has been instrumental in assisting the City of Belton in expanding and improving their current infrastructure

By David Tuma, Publisher     The Belton Economic Development Corporation has been very instrumental in assisting the City of Belton in expanding and improving their current infrastructure. It isn’t an easy task to grow and maintain in a community.  …

0 Comments / 36 View / September 17, 2018

The meaning behind the month of September

By Heather Regula, Correspondent     The original Roman calendar, said to be invented around 753 B.C. by King Romulus (the first king of Rome), was one of the earliest forms of tracking time. The calendar consisted of 10 months and…

0 Comments / 45 View / September 16, 2018

Pat Duffield to be appointed as Bell County Constable

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     Bell County will soon see a new face, as Pat Duffield takes over now retired Linne McCall’s position. Duffield, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Patrol Operation lieutenant and wife of Precinct 1 Juice of the…

0 Comments / 59 View / September 15, 2018

Labors of Love 5K raises money for the Body of Christ Community Clinic

By Peter Zuniga, Correspondent     On Saturday, Sept. 1, runners from all over the area laced up their running shoes at Confederate Park in Belton. Belton First United Methodist Church hosted their 6th annual “Labors of Love” 5k, a race…

0 Comments / 16 View / September 14, 2018

Belton Rotary Club welcomes new president Trevor Smith

By Peter Zuniga, Correspondent     On Tuesday, August 28, Trevor Smith was inducted as the new president of the Belton Rotary Club. The District Governor for the club, Jerry Chapman, visited for Smith’s induction.     Free lunch was provided…

0 Comments / 50 View / September 13, 2018

Central Texas State Fair closes out summer with music, food and childhood memories

By Emily Keating, Correspondent     Bringing this summer to a close, the Bell County Expo Center hosted the Central Texas State Fair from August 30 to September 2. There were many options of entertainment this year, including a different live…

0 Comments / 21 View / September 12, 2018