Category : Local News

Mark Alynn named executive director of MPR EDC

By DAVID TUMA Morgan’s Point Resort City Council approved the minutes from the Jan. 14 meeting and a joint meeting with the Economic Development Corporation on Jan. 31. Dorothy Alynn was named Citizen of the Year for MPR for her…

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Beltonian turned world-renowned choreographer

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor When it comes to the name Dahlston Delgado, there are few words that live up to the career path he has paved for himself in just 16 years as a choreographer. From Belton to Broadway,…

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MPR Auxiliary to host eighth annual Valentine Fireman’s Ball

The Auxiliary of the Morgan’s Point Resort (MPR) is hosting its eighth annual benefit, the Valentine Fireman’s Ball, on Friday, Feb. 14 at the Hilton Garden Inn Temple.

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Candidates file for Belton ISD trustee election

On Wednesday, Jan. 15, Belton ISD received two applications for a place on the ballot for this year’s trustee election. Janet Leigh and Ty Taggart filed for re-election as at-large members of the school board. Two at-large trustees will be…

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Incumbent Files for City Council

Belton has three expiring terms: two councilmember positions, and the mayor position.

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Lucas Miller

CAC kicks off the new year by enriching area students through arts in education

The Cultural Activities Center will be educating children from kindergarten through second grade through Lucas Miller’s “Lifecycle of a Monarch” program on Jan. 28-30. These performances are part of the CAC’s Arts in Education programs hosted by the Contemporaries of…

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Board approves new hiring, retention incentive for teachers

Certified classroom teachers hired early to receive $2,500, with experienced teachers earning incentives at campuses with over 80% economically disadvantaged students.

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Belton ISD

Belton ISD named to College Board AP District Honor Roll

“This is, to my knowledge, the first time ever we are being recognized as a District to be on the College Board AP Honor Roll, and this is the 10th year for the AP Honor Roll.”

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Christmas on the Farm offers low cost, holiday fun

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor   Approximately 5,000 guests arrive at the Bell County Expo Center to experience AWARE Central Texas’ 13th annual Christmas on the Farm event on Saturday. With a multitude of holiday-inspired activities, an exotic petting zoo,…

0 Comments / 186 View / December 20, 2019

Celebrating 150 Years of Cochran, Blair, and Potts

By Chase Perry, Correspondent   Cochran, Blair, and Potts, a staple to the Belton community and the oldest department store in the state of Texas, celebrated its 150th anniversary from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday evening with an array…

0 Comments / 305 View / December 20, 2019