Category : Local News

Woods, Waters, and Wildlife: Dove Season

By John Jefferson, Correspondent I love the smell of August. The fragrance of morning dew on sun-dried grass says the seasons are changing. In a few days, dove season will kick off the start of new hunting seasons. So HAPPY…

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BHS Class of 1972 gathers 45 years after graduating

By Heather Regula, Correspondent Rain, wind and a hurricane wouldn’t stop the Belton High School Class of 1972 from getting together for their 45th-year reunion at the Harris Community Center on Saturday, August 26. Decorations were red and white, and…

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Belton Nazarene Church to celebrate 100 years

By Lindsay Starr Platt, Correspondent On October 1, Belton Nazarene Church will be celebrating their centennial. For a century, the church has been a part of east Bell County and calls Belton home now. “To have a 100-year birthday is…

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Annual Game Day Event has the Expo Center in it’s sights

By Heather Regula, Correspondent The 2017 Game Day Event took place at the Bell County Expo Center, from 6-9 p.m. on Tuesday, August 29. The annual event was sponsored by the Belton and Temple Feed and Supply stores, Don Ringler…

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The new meaty addition to Schoepf’s

By Taylor Powell, Correspondent Bar-B-Que to a Texan is the same as water for a fish and Schoepf’s has understood that Texan love for Bar-B-Que for 25 years. Schoepf’s is a family business that is dear to the Belton community….

0 Comments / 68 View / September 9, 2017

Belton ISD says good-bye to Executive Director of Communications

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor For the past four years, Kyle DeBeer has been the go-to guy for public relations when it comes to Belton ISD. Graduating from Colorado College in 2003 with a bachelor’s degree in Classics-History-Politics, DeBeer worked…

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CrossFit SPRAG hosts 2018 team

By Shelby Lea Miller, Correspondent This past Sunday, August 27, CrossFit SPRAG hosted their Team Tryouts for the 2018 competition season. Locally owned and located here in Belton, CrossFit SPRAG is an impressive space with a great group of people….

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Community rallies together over Miller Springs Nature Center

By Heather Regula, Correspondent The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers oversees both Belton Dam and Lake Belton. The Miller Springs Nature Center, a well-loved recreation area in Central Texas, is located directly north of Miller Springs Park, on FM 2271….

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Belton community rallies together to help Harvey evacuees

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor Companies, residents and organizations from all over Belton have come together to do their part in helping those displaced by Hurricane Harvey. Many residents from Houston and the surrounding counties have been misplaced from their…

0 Comments / 75 View / September 7, 2017

Woods, Waters and Wildlife

By John Jefferson, Correspondent The late Gene Hill was one of the most respected hunting writers of all time. He wrote a monthly column for Sports Afield and ultimately became executive editor. In one of his first columns, he introduced…

0 Comments / 15 View / September 7, 2017