A Tiger in Memoriam: Rumfield passes away, leaves behind legacy to grateful family, students, friends

Coach. Teacher. Mentor. Father. Husband. Grandfather. Friend. Shelby Rumfield all of those and more. He was born on January 25, 1947 in Temple to Shelby and Leta Rumfield. A multisport athlete, Rumfield was a fullback on the football team, forward…

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Upcoming May 4 City Council general election questionnaire

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     With the May 4 general election coming up, we asked the City Council candidates to respond to a series of questions that pertain to relevant topics in Belton. Their answers are in their…

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Tigers’ great Hogan hangs up cleats, prepares for life after baseball

Professional. Hard-worker. Perseverance. Those are just a few adjectives to describe Belton Wall of Fame member and Tiger Baseball alumnus Max Hogan. Hogan, a 32nd round draft pick of the Baltimore Orioles back in 2017, announced his retirement from professional…

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Local Nonprofit helping special needs kids fly sky high

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     Flying Vikings was created to change the perception of children with special needs through the gift of flight. Paul Hansen, Founder of Flying Vikings, is committed to making a difference in the lives…

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Foster Love Bell County has grand opening for new Foster Love House

By Brianna Bullion, Correspondent     The community gathered to celebrate Foster Love Bell County at the new Foster Love House on Friday, Feb. 22. Members of the community came to view the house and the facilities it offers for…

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Beautification in Belton continues at council meeting

By Victoria Ybarra, Correspondent     At Feb. 26’s Belton City Council meeting, members met at the Harris Community Center to discuss a multitude of things. The evening began with the reciting of the United States Pledge of Allegiance and…

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Mother Earth News Fair presents hands-on learning opportunities for Belton community

By Brianna Bullion, Correspondent     The Mother Earth News Fair hosted an event at the Bell County Expo Center on Feb. 16 through Feb. 17. The event included seminars on organic gardening, natural health, renewable energy and modern homesteading….

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On the trail of treasure: Belton teacher engages youth

By Kierra Pixler, Managing Editor     Animation, video game design, graphic design, video editing, and programming are just a few of Belton New Tech teacher Mark Williams’ specialties. Williams’ and his wife, Emily, have lived in the Belton area…

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Tigers’ Holman earns TSWA First Team All-State returner, Brown honorable mention

  Two members of the Belton Tigers Football offensive unit collected Texas Sports Writers Association All-State honors for the 2019 season. Denver Holman, Belton’s multi-talented wide returner/return specialist, was named Class 6A All-State First Team returner. In the return game,…

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Blizzard selected to All-District 12-6A First Team, three on second team

The Belton Lady Tigers were well represented on the 2018-2019 District 12-6A postseason teams, as four Belton starters on the girls’ basketball squad picked up All-District honors. Senior forward Natasha Blizzard picked up District 12-6A First Team honors. A two-year…

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