Fire Chief Bruce Pritchard retires after 29 years in Belton

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor   Described as a man of genuine character, loyalty and comradery, Fire Chief Bruce Pritchard retired after 32 years of service, 29 of which were served in Belton, at 11:14 a.m. Thursday morning. A retirement…

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Things are looking UP Nutrition

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor, and Tony Adams, Sports Editor   What began as a friendship through the sport of softball soon after became an accountability and professional partnership between Belton’s Tiffany Beaver and Jenny Newberry. Beaver, 22, and Newberry,…

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Belton New Tech hosts Fifth Annual Zombie Run

By Chase Perry, Correspondent   Belton New Tech High School @ Wascow held its fifth annual Zombie 5K on Saturday in partnership with Body of Christ Clinic to help provide free flu shots for the Bell County community.   The…

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Making memories at Park Place Manor Family Day

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor   Family and friends of Park Place Manor residents gathered on Saturday afternoon for the annual Family Day event. With a theme of country western, it was only fitting to have Belton’s own Leon River…

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Candy Trail sweetens the streets of downtown Belton

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor   Downtown Belton’s Candy Trail sweetened the streets of downtown Belton, as 30 businesses handed out candy to children of the Central Texas community in celebration of Halloween on Saturday. Hosted by Discover Downtown Belton,…

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BHS Homecoming pep rally lifts spirits of Belton community

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor   Students, faculty and staff of the Belton community flocked to Tiger Gym on Friday morning to kickstart the homecoming festivities at the Belton High School pep rally.   In true tiger tradition, the pep…

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Women In Business: King, Beck form backbone of Belton Athletics

Natisha King (far above) and Julia Beck (above) are two of the reasons for Belton High School Athletics’ running smoothly during the school year. (Courtesy Photos)   The Belton Tigers athletic department is a well-oiled machine that continues to grow…

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Day of The Dead at The Beltonian Theatre

By Mikayla Snodderly, Correspondent   On Saturday night, Artist 2 Artist Showcase put on an art gallery for The Day of The Dead at The Beltonian Theatre. From 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., artists and a paranormal team from Moody,…

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Car lovers gather for Corvettes on the Square

By Chase Perry, Correspondent   Car enthusiasts from all around Central Texas gathered at the Bell County Historic Courthouse in downtown Belton Saturday morning for Corvettes on the Square, the inaugural car show featuring an impressive variety of hot rides….

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Open house: Cedar Crest Hospital Maple RTC Unit

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor   A ribbon cutting and open house was held for Cedar Crest Hospital & Residential Treatment Center (RTC) as they opened their Maple RTC Unit for adolescent girls last Thursday. This 36 bed, state of…

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