Lifestyle

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.
 
Wed
01
Apr

Donations for Community Clean-up Day

By Simone WicherS-VoSS
The public is asked to donate unwanted, surplus shovels, digging forks, any gardening tools, work gloves, wheel barrows,
paint brushes, rollers, scrapers, sand paper, hand towels, water hoses, trashcans and such. And they are asked to volunteer
their services. 
 

 

Wed
01
Apr

Riding with the best

Meridian’s Danny and Dakota Cassidy grew up around horses. They’ve been riding since the ages of three and four, and have been on the rodeo trail ever since. They both are members of the Central Texas Youth Rodeo Association out of McGregor and the Texas Junior High Rodeo Association out of Hamilton and are ranked in the top ten.
 
Wed
01
Apr

Musical enrichment

By Simone Wichers-Voss
 
Flushed faces, muffled horn scales coming from the linen room, a final practice on the piano and another quick glance at the program to see when they perform. This was the scene in the Tin Building Theatre Green Room March 26, around 6:30 p.m.
 

 

Wed
25
Mar

AgriLife hosts private applicators pesticide training

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Mc- Lennan County, will be hosting a Private Applicators Pesticide training on Wednesday, April 22,  2015 at the Extension office, 420 North 6th Streetin Waco, Texas. The training will begin at 8 a.m. and continue until 11:30 am.  The training is open to the public. The cost ofthe class is $60. A Laws and Regulation Manual and a Private Applicator Study guide is mandatory, and included in the class cost. It is recommended that the manuals and study guide be picked up at the McLennan County Extension Office, 420 North 6th Street, Waco, TX, prior to the training. To preregister or if you need more information, please call the McLennan County Extension Office at (254) 757-5180. Individuals with disabilities

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Wed
25
Mar

Sunset artists fill Bosque Art Center

Saturday afternoon, March 21, the Bosque Arts Center atrium filled with the very special artwork conceived by residents at Lutheran Sunset Ministries, and all the people who attended this unique show. Sunset CEO Rodney Rueter explained that the art classes at Sunset have been taught in conjuction with Arts Center instructors, and when some of the art work was shown at the BAC, he was surprised when they suggested hosting a show.
 
Wed
25
Mar

Annual Gap City Clean-Up set March 28

Sponsored by the Cranfills Gap Chamber of Commerce, the annual Gap City Cleanup is set for March 28, from 8 a.m. to 2 pm.., at the dumpsters at Gap Tractor Parts on Hwy. 219. Gap City residents will need to bring a water bill stub to show proof of living in the city to dump for no charge. Out of city limits may dump in a pick-up load at $10 or with a 16 foot trailer for $20.
 
Wed
18
Mar

Hope springs eternal with love

By Simone Wichers-Voss

People always hope for the best, even in the face of adversity. In Meridian, it is not just the direct family that is hoping for the best for four-year-old Madison Burt, but the whole school and community is rooting for her in her battle with a brain tumor.
 
Wed
18
Mar

DeVinci Revisited

By Carol Spicer
 
Dr. Don Locke and his wife, Mariyln, showed his quilt based on Leonardo De Vinci’s the Last Supper painting this weekend at the Bosque Arts Center. Dr. Locke gave some of the history of his quilting and the work that his wife, “affectionately called the Thing.”

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