Lifestyle

Wed
06
May

The marina area

The marina area was set up for a celebration of the grand opening of Uncle Gus’s Marina on April 18, with kids’ activities treats, and lots of new boats to view (top); The Meridian Chamber of Commerce was on hand for a ribbon cutting (bottom). 

 

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Wed
29
Apr

‘Greater Tuna’ continues run through May 9

‘Greater Tuna,” the Texas comedy classic which has entertained audiences for more than 30 years, continues for four performances at the Bosque Arts Center Tin Building Theatre beginning this weekend and ending May 9. Tickets are still available for all performances. Three regular performances of the play will be presented on Saturday, May 2 at 7 p.m.; Sunday, May 3 , at 2 p.m.; and Friday, May 8, at 7 p.m.. Reservations are also encouraged for those performances
 
Wed
29
Apr

An Most Elegant Affair Historic Ringness Houses hosts lunch, show

The soft spring breeze blew the thin white cotton curtains into the room with tables decked elegantly with delicate table linens, cut glass goblets, porcelain coffee cups and silverware. At the tables Saturday, were ladies doing lunch, conversing quietly among each other, tasting the delicious menu dishes prepared by hostess Betty Tindall and her crew.
 
Wed
29
Apr

Paleoamerican Puzzle Pieces

The Horn Shelter on the west bank of the Brazos River in Bosque County is one of the most significant Paleoamerican sites in America and is only one of three discovered sites containing skeletal remains with burial goods. Smithsonian’s Dr. Margaret (Pegi) Jodry, principal researcher on the Horn Shelter burial goods and co-author of Chapter 30 in the new book “Kennewick Man”, returned to the Bosque Museum Saturday, giving a lecture about her most recent findings, shedding new light on the mysteries of the Horn Shelter Double Burial.
 
Wed
22
Apr

Hardcastle wins library rifle raffle

The Meridian Public Library is a jewel in the heart of Bosque County, and it offers more than just books to borrow. This unique establishment survives solely through grants and donations from generous agencies and individuals. Because donations and sponsorships were down last year, the library’s board added  a new fundraising activity.In a typically Texan trade off, the library offered the chance to win a 30-06 matte black Remington 770 Sportsman rifle with scope. 

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Wed
22
Apr

Main Street hosts appreciation dinner

Saturday night Clifton Main Street hosted a barbecue dinner at the Armory in City Park for the many volunteers who support the Main Street program on a day-to-day basis. Dinner was cooked up and served by Roddy and Lorraine Qualls and family members, serving up brisket, sausage and pulled pork, and all the fixings
 
Wed
15
Apr

DAR receives multiple awards

The program for the March 15 meeting of the Bosque River Valley Chapter, NSDAR, was a commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War. The Chapter honored the memory of two young men who did not come home. Tom Ralph was killed in actionMay 17, 1968. Tom was 27 years old.  

 

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Wed
15
Apr

Improvement Society inducts officers

Wed
08
Apr

Gardening for health & 4-H photo workshop

This week, I have been out in my yard every chance I can get to work in the yard and enjoy the nice weather. One of my neighbors accused me of having spring

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Wed
08
Apr

‘Greater Tuna’ opens at BAC

Greater Tuna, the Texas comedy classic which has entertained audiences for more than 30 years, opens for five performances at the Bosque Arts Center Tin Building Theatre beginning April 18 and ending May 9. Greater Tuna is the first of four comedic satires on small-town life which made its debut in Austin in 1981.
 

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