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Bell County Belton High School students build tiny free libraries to inspire kids to read Olivia  KXXV News Channel 25

BELTON, TX — Belton High School students are making reading a priority using the skills they learned in their construction class. Students are building tiny ...

Suspect captured by agencies after pursuit near Lake Belton  Temple Daily Telegram

A Temple man was arrested Friday morning after Texas Department of Public Safety and Bell County law enforcement officers pursued a stolen vehicle through ...

Belton ISD students experience living black history lesson  KXXV News Channel 25

BELTON, TX — Jaidyn Burgess' grandfather grew up in a segregated school system. "With segregation, not everybody is, like equal," said Jaidyn.

Roy Cochran Potts, age 91, of Belton, died Sunday.  Temple Daily Telegram

Funeral services for Roy Cochran Potts, 91, of Belton will be held at 4 PM Friday, March 8, 2019, at the First Baptist Church in Belton with Bruce Mercer and.

Central Texas Living CTX high school student invited to Down Under Sports tournament Haley Seale 3  KXXV News Channel 25

For the March 13 edition of Central Texas Living Ann Harder spoke with Belton High School junior Brysin Minosky and his dad, Tim Minosky.

Principal named for new Lake Belton High School  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Belton High School Principal Jill Ross will take over the new Lake Belton High School, which will open in fall 2020.

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, ...

BHS employee dismissed after altercation involved students  Temple Daily Telegram

A lunch lady was let go for contributing to student mayhem at Belton High School on Thursday.

Fire extinguished at BISD high school under construction  Temple Daily Telegram

A fire on the roof of the new Lake Belton High School, still under construction, is extinguished.Fire departments from Temple, Belton and Morgan's Point Resort ...

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 ...

Belton: School board approves new attendance boundaries  KWTX

Belton Independent School District approved a new attendance boundary with a six to one vote Monday night.

Barbara V. “Mimi” Allison, age 84, of Temple, died Monday.  Temple Daily Telegram

A memorial *service* will be held March 16, 2019 at 1:00 pm at Fellowship Bible Church, 5200 Speegleville Rd., McGregor, TX 76657. Senior Pastor Dr. Grant ...

The Addams Family: Creepy, kooky musical set at Belton High School  Temple Daily Telegram

The Belton High School Theatre Department will present “The Addams Family,” a creepy, kooky musical, this weekend at the BHS Performing Arts Center.

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 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.

Cheer champions: Belton High squad wins national title  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Belton cheerleaders are riding high after their first National Cheerleaders Association championship.

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 School cheerleaders heading to national competition  Temple Daily Telegram

Belton High School Cheer is headed to the NCA All-Star Nationals this weekend for the first time ever.

Belton: BISD hosts forums on proposed attendance boundaries  KWTX

BELTON, Texas (KWTX) The Belton ISD hosted the first of three public forums Tuesday evening on proposed attendance boundaries. District officials say with ...

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 ...

Belton student is a National Geographic photo finalist  Temple Daily Telegram

A Belton student could win a prestigious national photography contest, but she needs your help to do it.

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.

After learning trade at BHS, Penny building Lake Belton High  Temple Daily Telegram

Belton High School construction classes have taken Lyhue Penny all the way to a national championship at SkillsUSA, and then back to a Belton high school.

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 ...

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: District approves spending $106M for new high school  KWTX

The Belton School Board approved spending $106 million for the district's second high school Monday night and named Bartlett Cocke the general contractors.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 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.

Security terms change for Belton ISD schools  Temple Daily Telegram

Belton schools will no longer use the terms “hard lockdown” and “soft lockdown” when describing a security concern.Belton Independent School District has ...

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

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

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: 'The Addams Family' is coming to BHS  KWTX

BELTON, Texas (KWTX) Belton High School is putting on a musical production of "The Addams Family". Dark, macabre daughter Wednesday is all grown up ...

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.

Belton: BISD unveils renovated Fine Arts Center  KWTX

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

Cheerleaders gather in Belton for state TAPPS championship  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Teens from across Texas gathered Thursday for the TAPPS State Cheerleading Championships.

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.

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 ...

Belton ISD seeks feedback on attendance zone changes  FOX 44 - KWKT

Belton ISD has set three new meetings to seek public input on proposed attendance boundary changes.

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.

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 ...

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.

Emergency training: BISD teachers, staff learn to Stop the Bleed  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Belton teachers and school nurses gathered Monday to learn how to Stop the Bleed.

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.

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 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 ...

Therapy dogs help students mourn slain Belton teacher  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Miller Heights Elementary students spent their first day back remembering a teacher who died over Christmas break, and visiting with a pack of ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

Search resumes for missing man at Lake Belton  Temple Daily Telegram

The search continues today for a missing man after two canoes capsized early Tuesday morning on Lake Belton.

Belton ISD appoints new trustees | School  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — An attorney and a clinical psychologist will join the Belton school board on Monday.

Jim Covington, Belton's first elected mayor, dies at 74  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Jim Covington, the first elected mayor of this city, died Wednesday night from health complications.

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.

Lake Belton fisherman still missing Monday  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — One week ago Scott Weinhold and two friends went on what was supposed to be a fun fishing trip on Lake Belton.

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 ...

Pole vaulters soar during Expo event  Temple Daily Telegram

The 10th annual Pole Vaulting Explosion closed out two days of high-flying action Saturday at the Bell County Expo Center.About 350 athletes tested their skill at ...

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 ...

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 ...

New Belton ISD safety app launched  Temple Daily Telegram

Belton parents and students can now report bullying, suspicious behavior or other concerns through the Anonymous Alerts app.

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 ...

New Head Coach Hired to Lead Belton Tiger Basketball

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

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

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

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 ...

Belton: School board OKs name for new high school  KWTX

The Belton School Board has approved a name for the district's new high school.

Search continues for missing boater; soldier identified  Temple Daily Telegram

Officials are asking people to stop trying to assist in the search for Scott Weinhold, 25, still missing after a boating incident Monday afternoon on Lake Belton.

Missing fisherman's body found in Lake Belton  Temple Daily Telegram

Body of missing fisherman located after 15 days. BY DEBORAH McKEON. TELEGRAM STAFF WRITER. BELTON — The body of missing fisherman Scott ...

'I told him I wanted to be left alone:' Protective order detailed 'immediate danger' to Belton teacher, son  Temple Daily Telegram

A woman shot and killed Thursday in Temple was an elementary teacher, Shelly Splittgerber, according to Belton Independent School District Superintendent ...

Bell County bash: Rivals Temple, Belton square off in key 12-6A matchup  Temple Daily Telegram

A long line formed outside Temple's athletic office Wednesday morning. The throng of eager football fans was waiting for its opportunity to purchase tickets to ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Building a better team: Belton SkillsUSA team excels  Temple Daily Telegram

Belton High School competed against some familiar faces at a SkillsUSA simulation: 2017 graduates and former teammates Joseph Hermann and Andres ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

One body recovered, another sought at Lake Belton  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — One body was recovered late Tuesday afternoon after a search for two people began on Lake Belton early Tuesday morning.

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

John Michael Naame, Jr., age 23, of Belton, Saturday.  Temple Daily Telegram

Funeral services for John Michael Naame, Jr., 23, of Belton, will be held at 10 AM Friday, February 8, 2019, at the Dossman Funeral Home Chapel with H.K. ...

Belton student's work to be featured in national bus safety campaign  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — A local teen's artwork will be featured in a national school bus safety campaign next fall.

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.

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 ...

Agencies continue search for missing fisherman  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Crystal Fields and her cadaver dog, Riegel, assisted Monday and Tuesday at the family's request in the search for 25-year-old Scott Weinhold — the ...

The write stuff: BISD teachers learn about creative writing from Columbia professors  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — A month before the first day of school, Belton teachers came in to the administration building and took a side: pro-rat or anti-rat?

Local dance team will perform in Tournament of Roses parade  KWTX

BELTON, Texas (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 ...

3 charged in Belton robbery  Temple Daily Telegram

BELTON — Three men reportedly assaulted a woman and her adult son then stole her vehicle in South Belton, city spokesman Paul Romer said.

Belton EDC projects include water, sewer lines  Temple Daily Telegram

In economic development, it's all about three words: Location. Location. Location.That trio of words is why the Belton Economic Development Corp. has several ...

Confederate flag to fly in Belton on Saturday  Temple Daily Telegram

Don't be shocked if you see a Confederate flag flying on the northwest corner of the Bell County Courthouse grounds Saturday.Every year, the Stars and Bars ...

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 ...

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