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Kierra Pixler

The blues come to Belton: local musician to play at Firestreet Pizza

By Kierra Pixler Managing Editor Growing up hearing the soulful voices of artists like Stevie Wonder, Curtis Mayfield, and Al Green, it’s no surprise that Horace Willis has had blues music in his blood from the very start. He grew…

0 Comments / 37 View / January 24, 2018

Moffat resident honors late son with Adopt-a-Road program

By Kierra Pixler Managing Editor Funny and adventurous were just some of the words used to describe Christopher Wenger. Four years after he died by suicide at age 14, his family and friends carry on in his name with suicide…

0 Comments / 166 View / January 24, 2018

Christmas on the Chisholm Trail begins this Saturday!

Ideal weather conditions are forecast for Saturday when the Christmas on the Chisholm Trail event takes over the downtown area from noon to 7 p.m. “Last year Christmas on the Chisholm Trail was rained out,” Belton Parks and Recreation Director…

0 Comments / 55 View / November 29, 2017

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….

0 Comments / 329 View / August 28, 2017

Belton continues to dominate as the place to live

By David Tuma Publisher As Belton continues to dominate the area as the place to live, interesting and elegant homes are being constructed. Mystic River subdivision is a top end subdivision running along the Leon River in the north park…

0 Comments / 153 View / February 10, 2017

Belton High School students raise awareness

By Danielle Wellborn-Tyler Correspondent A group of business savvy activists at Belton High School are on a mission to raise awareness of issues related to human trafficking. Their efforts are part of a community service competition with Skills USA, a…

0 Comments / 85 View / February 9, 2017

Texas Youth Hunting Program offer unique youth hunts

By Kierra Pixler Managing Editor The Texas Wildlife Association and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department have joined forces to offer youth hunts that are safe, educational and affordable. The Texas Youth Hunting Program sponsors introductory, instructive youth hunts for…

0 Comments / 58 View / February 8, 2017

Missing important member of our family

On January 18, 2017 at 10:45 AM, one of our family pets got out of the fence and ran away from home. Linkon (pronounced Lincoln) is a male fawn colored Boxer with a white chest. We have not seen him…

0 Comments / 555 View / January 19, 2017

Belton Softball: A test at Friends of Round Rock Tourney

By Tony Adams Sports Editor It has been seven months since the Belton Lady Tigers ended the regular season as Class 6A’s No. 1 ranked team, went four rounds into the playoffs and graduated one of most esteemed classes in…

0 Comments / 128 View / January 5, 2017

In The Mood hosts New Year’s Eve dance

By Kierra Pixler Managing Editor Since 1999, In the Mood Ballroom has been offering dance lessons to the public for more than 16 years. Renovation of the building started in April of 1999 and it opened in November. The building…

0 Comments / 42 View / January 2, 2017