Lifestyle

Wed
01
Jan

CMA launches fifth year of music

A variety of music will fill the night when the Civic Music Association celebrates the close of 2013 and approaches new year activities. Clifton’s own Don Thoede’s clarinet will offer blues, jazz and classic selections. His expertise in judging UIL competitions and mentoring young instrumentalists keep him on the road most of the year so it will be an honor to have him back to perform.

 

Wed
25
Dec

Assurance Title returns to Meridian

By Simone Wichers-Voss.

For the past three years, Assurance Title Services was housed in Clifton, but as per December 2013, they are back where they were; back in Meridian. This move was celebrated with a festive ribbon cutting on Dec. 13, with Meridian Chamber of Commerce representatives, Main Street neighbors and friends present.
 
Wed
25
Dec

Civic Society presents at Rotary

By Carol Spicer.
 
Rotarian Dr. Shirley Dahl and Jean Ann Smith offered a program on the Clifton Civic Improvement Society at last week’s Rotary Club meeting, opening by saying that the recent Turkey Luncheon had served 405 guests. Dr. Dahl explained that the Civic Society had been the support of the Nellie Pederson Civic Library for 60 years, prior to turning it over to the City of Clifton two years ago.
 

 

Wed
18
Dec

Private applicator training offered in Waco

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be offering a Private Applicator Training during the annual B.I.G. Conference on Feb. 5, 2014 in Waco. This course is available to persons who need to use or supervise the use of restricted-use or state-limited-use pesticides or regulated herbicides to produce an agricultural commodity on: personally owned property; rented property; property owned by his or her employer; property under his or her general control or property of another person if applied without compensation, other than the trading of personal services between producers of agricultural commodities. An agricultural commodity is a plant or animal grown for sale, lease, barter, feed or human consumption and animals raised for farm or ranch work.
 
Wed
18
Dec

CMS hosts second annual science fair

Clifton Middle School hosted its second annual science fair on Tuesday, Dec. 10. Scientific processes could be seen in action as over 70 sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students presented their projects and displays to the visiting fourth and fifth graders as well as to the community. Participating students were given guidelines for the science fair in mid-September and were responsible for working on their projects outside of the regular school day.

 
Wed
11
Dec

Clifton High’s robotics team places at BEST event in Waco

Clifton High School’s robotics team recently competed in the regional BEST robotics competition in Waco. Over a six-week time the team designed and created a robot to compete with other schools in the Waco region. Each team’s robot was required to make a large number of maneuvers on a playing field to acquire points and have a chance to advance within the competition.
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Wed
11
Dec

Oh Christmas Tree

By Simone Wichers-Voss.

Meridian’s Santa elves descended on the Radde Tannenbaum Farm Dec. 4 to find the perfect tree. The elves were 44 Meridian Elementary School Kindergarten students in search of a tree for their classroom, as they do each year in the most fun and traditional field trip. The tallest child from each Kindergarten class holds up their hand as high as they can, so they can saw down the tallest and best possible tree.
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Tue
03
Dec

Bosque County 4-H in food challenge

Imagine putting a team of three – five youth on the set of TV show Chopped, and you have a pretty good idea of what went on at the 4-H food challenge contest. On Nov. 23, Bosque County 4-H hosted the County Food Challenge Contest. Each team of 4-H youth was given a set of ingredients and 40 minutes to create a dish and prepare a presentation for the panel of judges. During their presentation, the kids have to explain how they made their dish, the nutritional value of the ingredients, and the function of the nutrients. This contest is a great combination of cooking, nutrition knowledge, and presentation skills.
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Tue
03
Dec

G-W donates to Clifton Food Bank

By Carol Spicer.

Goodall-Witcher and Clifton Medical Clinic employees raised $2,550 for the Clifton Food Bank by paying $5 a person to wear blue jeans on Fridays from May to November. That donation was announced in the annual Food For Families story last week. However, prior to the check actually being presented, an anonymous donation that matched the money raised was presented to the GWHA.
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Tue
26
Nov

Christmas on the Bosque returns

By Simone Wichers-Voss.

Christmas on the Bosque is expanding; more and more activities are being planned in the weeks leading up to Christmas. On Saturday, December 7, the Christmas Market will be on the Courthouse Square. Vendor booths with one of a kind arts & crafts, baked goods and stocking stuffers for sale; will be set up between 10:00 am until 6:00 pm. There will be food and refreshments available. In addition to the Christmas Market, local merchants will also be open around town for your holiday shopping.
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