23 children adopted at Bell County Adoption Day

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor It was a day of jubilation as 23 children were adopted by 13 families at the Bell County Adoption Day celebration on Friday. In accordance with November being National Adoption Month, approximately 94 children have…

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Little Valley Auto Ranch holds 36th Annual Swap Meet

By Chase Perry, Correspondent Car enthusiasts gathered in Belton this weekend for Little Valley Auto Ranch’s 36th Annual Swap Meet. Participants bartered antique vehicles, parts, collectibles and related accessories that are often difficult to find at an ordinary auto parts…

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American Heart Association holds annual Bell County Heart Walk

By Mikayla Snodderly, Correspondent The American Heart Association (AHA) held its annual Bell County Heart Walk on Saturday. The goal of this walk is, “to raise funds, awareness about heart disease and stroke not only in our community but beyond.”…

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Colonel Thomas J. Curtis presents “Living History”

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor A large crowd of past and present service members, students and guests gathered at Grand Avenue Theater to hear Colonel Thomas J. Curtis, retiree from the United States Air Force, speak about his time as…

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Belton Senior Activity Center’s Celebration of Veterans

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor It was a special morning as the Belton Senior Activity Center hosted its annual Celebration of Veterans to commemorate Veteran’s Day and honor those who have served, are serving or are planning to serve our…

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Belton City Council discusses Belton employee benefits

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor The Belton City Council held a regular meeting to discuss various topics on Tuesday. Court Clerk LaCretia Van de Plas was celebrated for obtaining her Level III Court Clerk certification. Lilly Pebworth, Program Coordinator from…

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An update on the Superintendent Search Process

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor   Former Commissioner of Education for the state of Texas and Superintendent of four districts in Texas Dr. Mike Moses and David Thompson from Thompson & Horton LLP held a meeting to offer updates on…

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Bell County Museum holds Dia de los Muertos celebration

By Chase Perry, Correspondent   The Bell County Museum held its annual Dia de los Muertos celebration from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2. The event, which featured arts and crafts, face painting, folklorico dancing and an…

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Bell County Democrats hosts Third Annual Bell Brunch

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor   In line with Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, the Bell County Democratic Party hosted its Third Annual Bell Brunch at Cathedral Oaks in Belton on Sunday. Those running for office, supporters and…

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Davis, Potts honored at Annual Tree Dedication Ceremony

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor   The Belton Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual Tree Dedication Ceremony to honor Andy Davis, 2018 Beltonian of the Year, and Luke Potts, 2018 Citizen of the Year, on Tuesday morning in Heritage…

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