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Dec

West Shore Santa

Bosque Resort was one of the participants in the West Shore Civic Association’s Santa’s Angels Tree Project this Christmas Season, helping provide gifts and food to local children. The owners of Bosque Resort were involved in the whole process and look forward to future projects to support the community.

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Wed
31
Dec

Decorating democracy

State Representative Rob Orr (R-Burleson) is proud to announce that Betty Graham of Clifton has designed the District 58 Christmas ornament that will hang on the 2014 Christmas tree in the House of Representatives at the Texas Capitol in Austin. “I am so pleased that Mrs. Graham was able to assist us with this annual project,” Rep. Orr said. “Her ornament features two historic churches that serve the residents of Bosque and Johnson Counties.”

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Wed
31
Dec

Stille Nacht

By Carol Spicer
 
Zion United Church at Womack hosted the perfect Christmas Eve service with music, Communion and a Candlelight closing which was led by J.W. Thiele singing the first verse of Silent Night ( Stille Nacht) in German. The church filled with the community who enjoyed the opening special music of O Holy Night and O Come, O Come Emmanuel sung by MacKenzie Malone.

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Wed
31
Dec

A bunch of nuts

By Simone Wichers-Voss
 
Pecan shows are one of the best teaching tools available. They render a real service to the pecan industry. These shows help pecan growers grade and evaluate their standard varieties and the shows acquaint growers with new varieties and the numerous pecan hybrids being developed. In Meridian, the first Pecan Show organized by the Bosque County AgriLife Extension Office was held on Dec. 18 in the Memorial Library Building, to focus attention on the pecan – an important Texas export - and to help promote consumer interest in this product.

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Wed
24
Dec

Gifts of time shown appreciation

By Simone Wichers-Voss
 
Communities, especially rural communities like in Bosque County, cannot do without the gifts of time, devotion of the hundreds of volunteers committed to one cause or another. Each year the Bosque County Commissioners’ Court, the Leadership Advisory Board and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service selects and puts a spotlight on individuals from different categories who they feel should be recognized for their selflessness and being examples of helpfulness.
 
Wed
24
Dec

Bosque Chorale delivers Christmas spirit

By Simone Wichers-Voss
 
“Magnificat,” is the song of Mary from the gospel of Luke. Its name comes from the first line of its text in Latin “Magnificat anima mea Dominum” translated in “My Soul Doth Magnify the Lord” – the name of Bosque Chorale’s Christmas concert. In the Magnificat, Mary proclaims the Lord’s greatness with humility and grace.
 
Wed
24
Dec

Lucy delivers sunshine, happiness to Sunset

Sitting with Lois Stelwagen in the dining room of the Sunset Home, she spoke of a new friend she had made. She described this new acquaintance as lovable, friendly and caring. “She looks into your eyes and really listens. She brings lots of smiles wherever she goes,” said Ms. Stelwagen. “When she comes to visit me, she’s always wagging her tail and putting her head in my lap.” Although this behavior may sound a little odd, it’s perfectly acceptable when it’s Lucy, Sunset Home Administrator Lance Allen’s 6-year-old chocolate Labrador retriever.
 
Wed
17
Dec

Freeze gets cold shoulder

By Simone Wichers-Voss
 
Just when everything at the Bosque County Commissioners’’ Court was winding down to the last item, things became heated regarding a temporary hiring freeze for the Bosque County treasurer’s office. The motion for a freeze by Bosque County Commissioner Sammy Leach died, for lack of a second.

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Wed
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Dec

Magnificent Magnificat

Wed
17
Dec

County volunteers recognized with awards and luncheon

By Simone Wichers-Voss
 
Communities, especially rural communities like in Bosque County, cannot do without the gifts of time, devotion of the hundreds of volunteers committed to one cause or another. Each year the Bosque County Commissioners’ Court, the Leadership Advisory Board and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service selects and puts a spotlight on individuals from different categories who they feel should be recognized for their selflessness and being examples of helpfulness.

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