Lifestyle

Texas Safari Ranch welcomes mother-to-be

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There’s a new girl in town and she brought an exciting gift with her. Giraffe Annabelle made the 30-hour trip from a zoo in Michigan to her new home at Texas Safari Ranch in Clifton last week and is expecting her first calf in March.

Pancake supper a flippin’ success

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West Third Street in Clifton was full of hungry families sitting in their cars last Thursday waiting for their frest hot pancakes, served Lions Club style. Covid-19 forced the Lions to go with the curbside delivery system, but from the look of the long line of cars it was a great success..

Hendricks awarded NSDAR Distinguished Citizen Medal

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Clifton Police Chief and Bosque County Sheriff-elect Trace Hendricks is the recipient of the second DAR Distinguished Citizen Medal, awarded for the year 2020 by the Bosque River Valley Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.

A tribute to our heroes

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The sun was shining down on Cranfills Gap last Wednesday as the community came together to dedicate the newly erected Veterans Memorial in Wade Lee City Park. Reverend Brian Barrett started the ceremony with prayer and a song about what it means to wear the uniform before inviting the crowd to recite the Pledge of Allegiance.

Clifton Veterans Day Luncheon

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Veterans were honored with a luncheon last Wednesday with a luncheon and presentation in front of the Clifton High School. Clifton resident and local quiltmaker Debbie Stubbs presented one of her Quilts of Valor at the Veterans Day Luncheon to Army Veteran Jim Babb, who served in Vietnam from March 1967 to July 1968.

WSHA dedicates Veterans Memorial

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Military veterans Jenny Campbell, David Grenier, Larry Ayers, John Moore, and Thomas Weir stand behind the newly dedicated Veterans Memorial in Walnut Springs. The Walnut Springs Historical Association sponsored the memorial dedicated on Veterans Day as part of their service projects in the community. Jessica Brown

Clifton Food Bank readies for food drive

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Clifton Food Bank Coordinator and Pastor of the First United Methodist Church, Mary Gean Cope is asking you to help feed the hungry by donating non-perishable food items during the annual Food for Families food drive on Nov. 20, 2020.

Clifton Chamber mixes business with pleasure

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The Clifton Chamber of Commerce met at Olaf’s Restaurant and Bar last Thursday for appetizers and drinks with a little bit of business on the side. Pictured from left to right are Ed Rieser, Stephanie Cobb, Phyllis Rieser, Tai Klam, Erin Shields, and Nena Rieser. Ashley Barner

Gap taking donations for Wreaths Across America

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For the third year in a row the Cranfills Gap cemeteries will be part of the Wreaths Across America program. Last year, thanks to your generosity, we were able to lay a Christmas wreath on each of over 290 veteran’s graves at Cranfills Gap, Boggy and Rock Church cemeteries. No one was left out; each veteran was honored, and we would love to be able to do the same this year.

BAC hosts Bosque Duo workshop

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The Bosque Arts Center hosted its 29th Annual Bosque Duo earlier this month in the Norse area. Local resident artists Martin Grelle and Bruce Greene (pictured above), both members of the Cowboy Artists of America, hold this event every year at different locations throughout Bosque County. Courtesy Photos