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Brandon Jarratt’s journey from Belton to the big screen

By Cassidy Pate, News Editor It is through strategic planning, dedication to the job and a fascination with animation that Belton native Brandon Jarratt has successfully transitioned from Belton to the big screen as a general technical director for Disney….

0 Comments / 600 View / February 20, 2020

Commissioners Court reviews Tax Collection Annual Report

By LINDSAY STARR PLATT Bell County Commissioners met on Monday for the regular Commissioners Court meeting held at the Historic Bell County Courthouse. A presentation regarding the Tax Collection Annual Report was presented to the court with Harvey M. Allen of McCreary, Veselka, Bragg…

0 Comments / 81 View / February 18, 2020

Local Authors to speak at Friends of The Belton Public Library event

The 16th annual Friends of The Belton Public Library Book and Author Luncheon will be held Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Belton Church of Christ Welcome Center, 3003 N Main St. in Belton. The event will be held from 11…

0 Comments / 331 View / February 18, 2020

Belton Magic Belles dance into contest season

By MIKAYLA SNODDERLY, Correspondent The Belton Magic Belles performed their 2020 contest show-off on Thursday at Tiger Gym. Each year, the Magic Belles present this show for two reasons 1) to prepare for their upcoming contest season, and 2) to…

0 Comments / 255 View / February 18, 2020

Belton High School puts on “Into the Woods”

By CHASE PERRY, Correspondent The Belton High School Theatre Department and company put on its annual show over the weekend, and this year’s production was James Lapine’s classic musical, “Into the Woods.” The nearly three-hour production follows the wishes and…

0 Comments / 470 View / February 18, 2020

Mark Alynn named executive director of MPR EDC

By DAVID TUMA Morgan’s Point Resort City Council approved the minutes from the Jan. 14 meeting and a joint meeting with the Economic Development Corporation on Jan. 31. Dorothy Alynn was named Citizen of the Year for MPR for her…

0 Comments / 18 View / February 18, 2020

MPR Auxiliary to host eighth annual Valentine Fireman’s Ball

The Auxiliary of the Morgan’s Point Resort (MPR) is hosting its eighth annual benefit, the Valentine Fireman’s Ball, on Friday, Feb. 14 at the Hilton Garden Inn Temple.

0 Comments / 30 View / January 27, 2020

Central Texas Resident Selected as Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army

The U.S. Army appointed a Central Texas resident as a new Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army (CASA) during an investiture ceremony in the Perot Building Jan. 8.

0 Comments / 46 View / January 27, 2020

Candidates file for Belton ISD trustee election

On Wednesday, Jan. 15, Belton ISD received two applications for a place on the ballot for this year’s trustee election. Janet Leigh and Ty Taggart filed for re-election as at-large members of the school board. Two at-large trustees will be…

0 Comments / 85 View / January 27, 2020

Incumbent Files for City Council

Belton has three expiring terms: two councilmember positions, and the mayor position.

0 Comments / 136 View / January 27, 2020