Lifestyle

Wed
08
Oct

Coopers: Sharing a lifetime together

Kenneth and Betsy Cooper celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary quietly at home on Sept. 3. Both are lifelong residents of Bosque County. Before Kenneth suffered a severe stroke Oct. 12, 2013, they were enjoying his retirement, traveling around the nation in their motor home.
 
Wed
24
Sep

Knudson reunion at Rock Church

The Rock Church/Gathering Place was where 70 descendants gathered for the George Knudson Reunion on Saturday, Sept. 6th. Descendants from all across the state and as far away as North Carolina were in attendance. Hosts for the reunion were Mark and Jan Wallace, Matt and Miriam Wallace, Jake Wallace and Tira Lee Epley Menger.

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Wed
24
Sep

Art Classically shines

By Carol Spicer
 
The 29th Annual Art Classic drew a record number of guests to the Patron and Artist reception on Friday and the glittering Saturday evening dinner for artists, patrons and guests along with the awards presentation. The prestigious John Steven Jones Purchase Award was presented by Joyce and Roland Jones to Jim House of Tullahoma, TN for “Cold Dark Marking at the Cottonwood,” a 18” x 24” oil painting.
 
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.
 

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