Daily Archives : June 25, 2013

City Council works to revise renaming policy

One of the main items on the City Council agenda for Tuesday night was the adoption of a revised policy for the renaming procedures of buildings and streets. A policy was created and adopted when a community organization proposed to…

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Record number graduates

A record 618 students received diplomas during Belton High School’s commencement ceremony on Thursday. The ceremony took place at 8 p.m. at the Bell County EXPO! Center in Belton. “Our vision at Belton ISD is to prepare every student to…

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UMHB hosts 4-day nursing camp for students

The Scott & White College of Nursing at UMHB conducted a four-day summer nursing camp for high school juniors and seniors June 9-13. This was a multifaceted summer in-residence program, the only such nursing camp in Texas. An in-residence program…

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Holmes named Counselor of the Year

Miller Heights Elementary School Counselor Susan Holmes was selected as the School Counselor of the Year for Education Service Center (ESC) Region 12. The award was announced at the ESC Region 12 School Counselor Appreciation Luncheon in Waco on June…

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Ex Student Assoc. pleased with turnout

Find a seat wherever you can, if you can. The second floor of the museum turned into standing room only as more than 50 showed up to hear about Belton’s rich history during the Jazz Age, as told by Roscoe…

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Veteran recounts his journey as a pilot on D-Day

Born June 3, 1922, in Alleghany County, Virg., Arnold Cook’s life has been an incredible journey. “I couldn’t ask for or dream anything better,” he said. “Life is fun! I love to have fun and my life has been fun!”…

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Major League dreams

Belton High School Baseball has had a rich history of pitching that has been represented well in the 21st century. Three more former Belton pitchers will be making the jump to professional baseball as University of Texas at Arlington pitcher…

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Hit and Run ‘02 wins June Fever Tourney in Temple

Hit & Run ’02 won the 2nd annual Temple June Fever Tournament, going undefeated and outscoring their opponents 32-0. They have one final warm up tournament this weekend in Austin before wrapping up their spring season and 10U campaign as…

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