Lifestyle

Wed
17
Sep

Farm Bureau donates new tunnel

By Simone Wichers-Voss

Farm Bureau representatives Grant Dietiker and Kathy Winters presented Meridian Athletic Director Chris Roberts with a brand new blow up athletics tunnel last Friday. Junior High School students tested out the tunnel run through with the fearsome Awesome on top in the high school gym last Friday.
 
Wed
17
Sep

Septemberfest

Wed
10
Sep

Help Helping Hands

By Simone Wichers-Voss.

According to Feeding America’s 2014 study, clients eligible to receive supplies from food pantries in the past 12 months often had to choose between paying for food or paying other expenses. The North Bosque Helping Hands Food Pantry in Meridian works together closely with the Tarrant Area Food Bank for low cost grocery and food supplies and regarding the School Pantry service.
 
Wed
10
Sep

Remembering

The Bosque County Courthouse will host a 9-11 Memorial Service on Sept. 11, at 8:30 a.m. with County Judge Dewey Ratliff opening the program. Sherrod L. Fielden will offer a reading and Ratliff will give the timeline of events. Bosque County Sheriff’s Department and Meridian Police officers, EMT’s and VFD’s will be on hand to raise and lower the flag to half-mast.

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Wed
03
Sep

It’s all rainbows

By Simone Wichers-Voss.

With record high beef prices at the retail level, lower corn prices and projected record yields on the current crop on the feeder side, any type of cow a rancher can put meat on is worth it. This was the message area ranchers heard at a small grains - stocker conference in Cranfills Gap Aug. 26.
 
Wed
03
Sep

Fish Fry Crowd

By Carol Spicer.

Despite the oppressive heat Saturday evening, a full house showed up at the West Shore Volunteer Fire Department for the annual Labor Day Fish Fry event – the annual fundraising event for the department. After spending all day setting up the fryers, the tables, the tent, and the tables and chairs, the crew of firefighters, auxiliary and other volunteers were all ready to take their places early in the afternoon to spend the afternoon working in the heat and serving up with smiles.
 
Wed
03
Sep

Cancer focus group in Clifton

By Carol Spicer.

Ashley Thornton and Romona Curtis represented the Susan G. Komen© Central Texas group to hold four focus groups in Clifton on Wed., Aug. 27. The purpose of the focus groups were to gather ideas, views, and experiences regarding access to breast health and breast cancer services in Bosque County.
 
Wed
27
Aug

Freezing fundraiser

By Simone Wichers-Voss.
 
As the ALS – Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis – fundraiser challenge goes viral and has national celebrities dousing themselves with freezing water, Bosque County citizens and local celebrities also take up the gauntlet. Everybody is having fun with the unique challenge and all in the good cause take the public squealing and “bad word, bad word, bad word” moment with pleasure. Not wanting to be classified as being wimpy is probably another motivational factor.
 
Wed
27
Aug

Faith Serving

By Carol Spicer.

The youth of Trinity Lutheran church began their fundraising over the past weekend for their trip to the National Gathering in Detroit next July. On Saturday, the kids were selling snow cones downtown at Ms Behavin’ and a car wash at Leon’s Floor Covering. Picking it back up on Sunday, the youths helped serve lunch at Trinity with plates of homemade chicken tettrazini, salad, green beans, garlic break and a wide range of homemade desserts.
 
Wed
20
Aug

Classic gallery

By Simone Wichers-Voss.

The 29th Annual Bosque Art Classic, featuring realistic art with a Country and Western focus, is set. Judge Ron S. Riddick, CA, made his final selections and those pieces are now available for viewing online at the Bosque Art Classic Gallery. This year the Classic will have 157 pieces on display from 99 artists.
 

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