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Celia F Medlin, age 68, formerly of Belton died Tuesday, November 7, 2018  Temple Daily Telegram

Atlanta,Ga - Celia F Medlin, 68, formerly of Belton, Texas, died Tuesday, November 7, 2018, at Hospice Atlanta, a caring and loving community. A Celebration of ...

Belton High teacher arrested, fired after pornography played in class, found on school laptop

BELTON, Texas — A Belton High School teacher was arrested and fired after a student reported that pornography was played on a projector during class time, ...

William David Shoemake, age 77, of Belton died Wednesday  Temple Daily Telegram

Funeral services with Mass will be held on Saturday, January 5, 2019, at 10:00 AM at Christ the King Catholic Church in Belton with Father John Kim officiating.

Joseph M. “Joey”Alvarez, 40, of Belton died Sunday  Temple Daily Telegram

Services for Joseph M. “Joey”Alvarez, 40, of Belton will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Scanio-Harper Funeral Home in Temple.

Groundbreaking held for new Belton high scool  Temple Daily Telegram

Future Lake Belton Broncos applauded their newly revealed logo Thursday at the groundbreaking for a new high school on FM 2483.Lake Belton High School ...

Former Belton High School teacher arrested, charged with possession of child pornography  KXXV News Channel 25

Warning: Details in this story could be considered graphic. A man was arrested after an investigation found he possessed child pornography. Belton police said ...

Belton High School issues 'soft lockdown' to address disruptive student  KXXV News Channel 25

Belton High School issued a "soft lockdown" Wednesday to address a disruptive student.

Belton New Tech students return to campus after 2-hour evacuation  Temple Daily Telegram

Belton New Tech High School @ Waskow was evacuated for two hours Friday after a report that a student was in possession of bomb-making materials.

Construction coming along for new BISD schools  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Lake Belton High School should have walls next month, as Belton Independent School District continues its bond-funded expansion.

Belton High student faces felony charge after allegedly assaulting security guard  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — A Belton High School student was arrested and charged with assault on a public servant after he allegedly hit a campus security guard, according to ...

Hilton Lee Culp, age 85, of Belton, died Friday  Temple Daily Telegram

Funeral services for Hilton Lee Culp, 85, of Belton, will be held at 1:30 PM. Friday, December 28, 2018 at the Belton Church of Christ with Robert Elliott and ...

Charting the way: Framing nearly done on new BISD elementary school  Temple Daily Telegram

Framing on the newest elementary school in Belton Independent School District is nearly complete.

Construction of the new Lake Belton High School will begin this week

The Belton ISD Board of Trustees voted unanimously Monday to move forward with construction of the new 394,000 square foot Lake Belton High School, which ...

Belton High Magic Belles ready for Rose Parade debut  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — The 130th Tournament of Roses parade will feature millions of flowers and 38 belles.

Belton ISD proposes new GPA policy in preparation of second high school  Temple Daily Telegram

Laying concrete and rebar are the usual components of laying a building's foundation. While essential, those materials are not the only thing needed when ...

Joseph M. (Joey) Alvarez, age 40, of Belton, died Sunday  Temple Daily Telegram

Joseph M. (Joey) Alvarez, age 40 of Belton, died Sunday, December 30, 2018 in a local hospital. Services will be held 10:00 AM Saturday, January 5th at ...

Seven Belton ISD seniors recognized for exceptional academic work  Temple Daily Telegram

Seven Belton Independent School District seniors were recognized by the National Merit Scholarship and National Hispanic Recognition programs.

687 graduate from Belton High  Temple Daily Telegram

Belton High School valedictorian Serena Shedore opened her graduation speech with gratitude to all the usual suspects — parents, church, God.“Thank you to ...

Belton's Martinez signs with Texas State  FOX 44 - KWKT

Belton High School Defensive lineman Devin Martinez signed to further his football career, at Texas State, on Wednesday at Tiger Field.

Belton High team wins national title  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — For the second year in a row, Belton High School students won the SkillsUSA TeamWorks national championship.

Belton ISD names duo teachers of the year  Temple Daily Telegram

For 2018's Teachers of the Year, Belton ISD selected representatives of agriculture and music culture.Agriculture teacher Brad Hobbs and music instructor Keri ...

Police: No additional complaints after former BHS teacher's arrest  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — No additional possible victims of a former Belton Independent School District teacher arrested and charged with possession of child pornography ...

Belton: BISD hosts forums on proposed attendance boundaries  KWTX

The Belton ISD hosted the first of three public forums Tuesday evening on proposed attendance boundaries.

Divided about Belton ISD boundaries: Parents express concerns over proposals  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Parents are concerned about divided elementary schools, students changing schools mid-stream, and keeping South Belton kids in the ...

Ellen Jean (Glover) Young, 86, of Belton died on Saturday  Temple Daily Telegram

Ellen Jean (Glover) Young, 86, of Belton passed away on Saturday, December 15, 2018 at Baylor-Scott and White Hospital in Temple.Funeral services for Mrs.

Boundaries discussed at Belton ISD meeting  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Participants at the Belton Independent School District's second attendance boundaries meeting would like to find a way to avoid separating ...

Belton school attendance boundaries discussed  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Charter Oak Elementary School will open in one year, so it's time to start talking about new attendance boundaries.

BISD forum on attendance boundaries set Tuesday  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Community members are invited to weigh in on Belton school boundaries at a public forum Tuesday.

Coming up Roses: Belton's Magic Belles to perform in famous parade  Temple Daily Telegram

The Magic Belles are looking at a rosy start to 2019 as they prepare for a nationally televised New Year's Day performance.The Belton High School dance team ...

BHS students perform The Crucible this weekend | Local Events |  Temple Daily Telegram

This pre-Halloween weekend, visit Belton High School to see a social media witch hunt set in the Salem witch trials.

Belton: BISD unveils renovated Fine Arts Center  KWTX

The latest project funded by Belton ISD tax dollars has finally been revealed to the public.

BISD breaks ground on Lake Belton High School  Belton Journal

After years of planning and community input, the Belton Independent School District broke ground on Lake Belton High School on Thursday, May 17. BISD's ...

BISD welcomes teachers at convocation  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Belton teachers were encouraged to go out and create meaningful moments at the annual District Convocation Wednesday morning.

BISD hires 3 to improve school safety  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Belton schools Superintendent Susan Kincannon introduced three new hires as part of the district's efforts to improve safety and security Monday ...

Belton gets 'B', Temple receives 'C' under new school accountability ratings  Temple Daily Telegram

Belton schools received a B while Temple Independent School District was given a C in the state's new school accountability grades released Wednesday.

Belton High names valedictorian, salutatorian  Temple Daily Telegram

Belton High School announced valedictorian Serena Shedore and salutatorian Katherine Shelburne at the Senior Awards Assembly Monday.Shedore is ...

Man gets 12-year sentence in Belton teen's death  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — A former pizza driver who left a 16-year-old Belton girl to die in a road after hitting her with a car was sentenced Monday to 12 years in.

Jordan makes history as BISD school board president  Temple Daily Telegram

Last week, the school board president and secretary stepped down, leading to a new officer election and two vacant seats. With former President Mike Cowan ...

BISD school board president, secretary resign; trustees approve 2019 budget  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — The Belton school board president and secretary both resigned Monday evening.

Belton marching band preparing for upcoming season  KXXV News Channel 25

With the new school year approaching, the marching band at Belton High School is working hard to get ready for Friday night lights.

Christmas in Belton  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — It was beginning to look a lot like Christmas on Saturday — what with Christmas on the Farm at the Bell County Expo Center and Christmas on the ...

Belton DE Devin Martinez inks letter with Texas State  The Killeen Daily Herald

BELTON — Devin Martinez's football career ascended rather rapidly.

Backroads: Temple-Belton rivalry started with railroad  Temple Daily Telegram

This past weekend's clash between the Temple Wildcats and the Belton Tigers is the perennial football matchup between two worthy opponents, but it's really a ...

Belton High dancers invited to Rose Bowl, hosting fundraiser this Wednesday

The Belton High School Magic Belles will perform at the 130th Rose Parade in Pasadena, California. The team is hosting a fundraiser on Wednesday at Hat ...

2018 Belton ISD Athletics Summer Camps  Belton Journal

Belton Tiger Football Camp 2018. Incoming K-6th Grade Camp June 4 – 6 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Incoming K- 3rd Graders 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Incoming 4th-6th ...

Westlake football team pulls away from Belton in season opener  Austin American-Statesman

The Chaparrals started slow and relied on their defense until the points started piling up to bury Belton 38-17 Friday night in Belton.Westlake (1-0) forced three ...

BISD trustees pick Lake Belton Broncos for new high school  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Students at the new Belton ISD high school will have a name and mascot with some kick: the Lake Belton Broncos, the school board decided ...

Popular Belton High coach resigns  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — After protests from students and statements of community support, the Belton school board voted not to fire assistant coach Al Maxwell on Monday.

Belton man who inspired many after football accident dies  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Positive, enthusiastic, inspiration — these are the words that first spring to mind when Belton Tigers remember Harry Wilson — not paralyzed, ...

Local dance team will perform in Tournament of Roses parade  KWTX

A local dance team has been invited to perform as part of the prestigious Tournament of Roses parade on New Year's Day in Pasadena, Calif.

Former Belton substitute teacher charged with online solicitation of minor  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — A former Belton Independent School District substitute teacher was arrested Friday and charged with online solicitation of a minor, a third-degree ...

New Head Coach Hired to Lead Belton Tiger Basketball

Fossett brings 17 years of head coaching experience to Belton High School.

Together in the end; Belton rallies after two ‘inseparable’ friends are killed  The Kansas City Star

More than a 100 people gathered at a Belton park to remember teenagers Jacob Zimmer and Cody Langer, who died when they were hit by a car while walking ...

Holman making moves: Belton senior receiver/returner creates impact plays  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Denver Holman says adrenaline takes over when the ball is in his hands. He can't feel contact or really hear anything.

Jeffrey Allen Harford, age 66, of Belton died Friday  Temple Daily Telegram

The Celebration of Jeff's extraordinary life will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, December 1, 2018, at Temple Bible Church - Creekside Chapel, 3205 Oakview ...

Video catches Belton teen throwing cat into lake

Video of a local teenager throwing a cat into Belton Lake is circulating social media. WARNING: Some viewers may find the following video disturbing.

Asset over the middle: Belton receiver Perez willing to make tough catch  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — The advice wasn't groundbreaking and didn't spawn a life-altering epiphany. But what then-senior Chandler Vela conveyed to fellow Belton wide ...

Tigers eager for opener; No. 4 Westlake measuring stick for Belton  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — In the week leading up to last Thursday's scrimmage against Leander Vandegrift, and even during the proceedings, Belton coach Sam Skidmore ...

Cats escape Tigers: Temple outlasts Belton in triple-overtime thriller, 58-55  Temple Daily Telegram

A great rivalry deserves a great game with a great finish, and Temple and Belton certainly did not disappoint anyone in Friday night's showdown at Wildcat ...

Belton High's Magic Belles win national title  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — The Belton High School Varsity Magic Belles were named the National Champion Medium Team at the American Dance/Drill Team competition last ...

Rockwall pours it on, eliminates Belton | Sports  Temple Daily Telegram

ROCKWALL — As the second half wore on Friday night, the outcome mostly was decided and Belton's season ticked closer and closer to an unwelcome finality.

Man dies after shooting himself during confrontation with Belton officers  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — A man is dead after he shot himself in the head during a confrontation with Belton Police officers, spokesman Paul Romer said at the scene.

George Kenneth Ferrell, age 75, of Belton died Friday  Temple Daily Telegram

Visitation will be held from 5-7 PM Wednesday, September 19th at the Dossman Funeral Home.Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM, Thursday, September ...

Lockdown ends at Chisholm Trail Elementary School as police abandon manhunt  Temple Daily Telegram

Chisholm Trail Elementary School is on soft lockdown while Belton police and other law enforcement search for a suspect in the area.Belton ISD spokeswoman ...

Dorothy Mae Vitek, 85, of Belton died Friday | Obituaries |  Temple Daily Telegram

Services for Dorothy Mae Vitek, 85, of Belton will be 10 a.m. Monday at Temple Brethren Church.

State archery finals to be held in Belton  Temple Daily Telegram

Students from Belton and Salado are looking forward to showing off their archery skills at the Texas – National Archery in the Schools Program State ...

STAAR results show gains for Temple, Belton students  Temple Daily Telegram

Superintendent Robin Battershell said that Temple Independent School District campuses have mostly positive results from this spring's State of Texas ...

Belton Police arrested stolen truck suspects; One wounded by self-inflicted gunshot  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Two of four suspects — including one with an apparently self-inflicted accidental gunshot wound — were arrested after fleeing from police Monday.

Jacob Israel Cadena, 21, of Belton died Tuesday | Obituaries |  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Services for Jacob Israel Cadena, 21, of Belton will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Agape Christian Church in Belton with the Rev. John Pelizzari officiating.

$33 million Loop 121 expansion project planned | News |  Temple Daily Telegram

Although next year's budget is expected to be tight, this city found a roundabout way to secure one of its highest priority projects.That project is the widening of ...

William Lee (Billy) Wilbanks Ph.D., age 78, of Belton, died recently  Temple Daily Telegram

A memorial *service* for William Lee (Billy) Wilbanks Ph.D., of Belton, 78, will be held at the Dossman Funeral Home in Belton at 3:00PM on Saturday, October 20, ...

New Tech mourns student who died after bone marrow transplant  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Belton New Tech High School @ Waskow is mourning the loss of a 15-year-old student who died a week before Thanksgiving.

Belton ISD begins process for new high school mascot  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Belton high schools could soon have two mascots. “We all know that Belton ISD is unique in many ways,” Belton Independent School District ...

4 Temple High School students treated for possible overdoses  Temple Daily Telegram

The conditions of four Temple High School students who required medical attention between noon and 12:30 p.m. Thursday wasn't known by press time.

Burned body found at compound near Belton  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — A badly burned body was found Monday afternoon on private property in the 1600 block of FM 1670 near Belton.

Belton knows task at hand: Playoff-bound Tigers eyeing share of 12-6A title  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Conversations involving playoff scenarios, possible seeding and opponents, hosting, not hosting, and neutral sites are kind of like rolling down a ...

A passion for Belton: Pittenger reflects on service as school board president  Temple Daily Telegram

Randy Pittenger is so enthusiastic and energetic about Belton schools, it's not an act.“When I first got to know Randy in *service* on the school board, I didn't really ...

Tigers pick up first win; After slow start, Belton rolls to 45-24 victory over Round Rock  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON – It's safe to say that a stalled opening drive by the offense followed by a busted coverage on defense that turned into an 80-yard touchdown on the ...

7 Belton officers involved in Dec. 4 shooting identified  Temple Daily Telegram

The Belton Police Department has provided the names of seven officers involved during a Dec. 4 confrontation that led to the death of 21-year-old Jacob Israel ...

Former Belton substitute teacher indicted for online solicitation of a minor  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — A 39-year-old former substitute teacher was indicted for online solicitation of a minor.

Warrant issued after man fails to show up for court in Belton teen death case  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — A Killeen man was a “no show” in court Tuesday morning for a hearing during which he was scheduled to plead guilty for allegedly causing the ...

Julie Marie Gumfory Sherrod, age 40, of Belton, formerly of Gruver, died Sunday  Temple Daily Telegram

Julie Marie Gumfory Sherrod, of Belton, TX, formerly of Gruver, died Sunday, December 9, 2018 at the age of 40. Services will be held Wednesday, December ...

Mums: A Texas homecoming tradition  Temple Daily Telegram

They're a hallowed tradition and a high school rite of passage, an essential memorial to a fading childhood. But essential as they are, many people outside of ...

A tale of two kitties: Mascots prep for Belton-Temple game  Temple Daily Telegram

It's the best of times. And it's the worst of times, because this tale of two kitties can only end well for one at the annual Temple-Belton game.The Wildcats will.

PODCAST: 2018 High School Football Preview | Week 1  Temple Daily Telegram

Temple began the 2016 and 2017 seasons amid much built-up excitement, with the Wildcats batt… Tigers eager for opener; No. 4 Westlake measuring stick for ...

Belton student critical after hit and run  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — A 16-year-old girl was in critical condition Monday after she was struck while jogging by a vehicle Saturday night in the 800 block of North Industrial ...

Belton teens discuss mascot, colors for new high school  Temple Daily Telegram

Belton teens tried to figure out how to make a planned new high school unique without sacrificing district unity at a public hearing.

Belton ISD gets clean audit  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — The Belton school board unanimously approved a clean audit for the 2017-18 fiscal year on Monday.

Column: Time has arrived for UIL to split Class 6A in two  Temple Daily Telegram

If the responses of local athletic directors and superintendents are any indication, Class 6A football districts will be aligned much like their smaller brethren when ...

Leighs reflect on Belton Council, school board work  Temple Daily Telegram

David K. Leigh began his time on the City Council in 2002 during a controversial period in city politics.Voters were angry about the disruption of coming ...

Belton school board approves raises for teachers, Kincannon  Temple Daily Telegram

Belton teachers are getting a raise for the upcoming school year.The Belton school board on Monday approved a $1200 pay raise for teachers, nurses and ...

Brian Anthony Young, 47, of Killeen died Dec. 3 | Obituaries |  Temple Daily Telegram

KILLEEN — Services will full military honors for Brian Anthony Young, 47, of Killeen will be 10 a.m. today in Central Texas Veterans Cemetery in Killeen.

City approves bond package, plans for 31st Street roundabout  Temple Daily Telegram

The area around Temple High School will soon be getting a facelift. The Temple City Council approved the issuance of about $24 million worth of bonds ...

New directions: Temple, Belton learning schemes after coaching changes  Temple Daily Telegram

In essence, Michael Thomas' requirement is straightforward — work to earn. Getting those involved with the Temple boys basketball program to perfect that ...

Tigers close spring practices; Belton uses Red-White game as bridge to more work  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — The work week: clock in, dig into the day's task, clock out and repeat. Eventually, the weekend arrives. But, of course, Monday returns in the blink of ...

Belton man charged with sexual assault  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — A 67-year-old Belton man is charged with sexually assaulting a girl.

Reunions | Life  Temple Daily Telegram

1968 Temple HS reunion. Temple High School Class of 1968 will hold its 50th class reunion Oct. 5-6. A "Tailgate Party" before the Temple / Belton football game ...

Belton child-care home under investigation  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — A Belton registered child-care home was asked to temporarily cease operation while it is under investigation by the Texas Department of Family and ...

Belton QB Carothers out for season with shoulder injury  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Connor Carothers' stellar senior year has come to an abrupt end.

Jeffrey Allen Harford, 66, of Belton died Friday | Obituaries |  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Services for Jeffrey Allen Harford, 66, of Belton will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Temple Bible Church in Temple with the Rev. Gary DeSalvo officiating.

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