Lifestyle

Tue
29
Nov

Going Downtown Clifton

By Simone Wichers-Voss

Part of the third grade Social Studies focus is community life. During a field trip to down town Clifton Friday, Clifton Elementary School third-graders experienced community life first hand. They participated in a mock city council meeting, learned the importance of local businesses and organizations for the community and learned the role of the local police department.

 

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Tue
29
Nov

Power reading funds

Nathan Diebenow

The Nellie Pederson Civic Library in Clifton recently received a grant from the Texas-New Mexico Power Fund for children’s books. The $4,000 grant awarded last month is for the purchase of 150 books and 30 audio books for juvenile-age readers and young children in the Clifton area. Raymond Zuehlke, president of the Nellie Pederson Civic Library’s advisory board, thanked the Power Fund for helping expand the library’s services to the next generation of readers.

 

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Wed
23
Nov

Food For Families

By Simone Wichers-Voss

Many schools, churches, businesses and individuals came forward with cans and cash for the North Bosque County Helping Hands food pantry. Once more, Bosque County citizens, and Meridian residents in particular, proved their generosity and compassionate nature during the nine- county central Texas Food for Families food drive Nov. 18.

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Wed
23
Nov

Partners In Wine

By Nathan Diebenow

Christmas shoppers had more than one Riesling to stroll through historic downtown Clifton on Saturday, November 12. It was the Clifton Main Street program’s annual Clifton Swirl.

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Tue
15
Nov

Calling all gardeners

By Chelsea Dorward

 

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office of Bosque County, along with the Hill County Extension Office, will be offering a Master Gardener Training starting in February 2017. If you are an avid gardener or someone who enjoys learning about horticulture this is a great opportunity. Training topics will include in-depth classes on plant diseases, soil fertility, trees, grasses, vegetable production, irrigation, organic gardening, entomology and more

 

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Tue
15
Nov

TRYPTOPHAN FANS

By Nathan Diebenow

 

The rain was once again no match for the Clifton Civic Society’s annual Turkey Luncheon at the Clifton Civic Center on Thursday, November 3. The first rush of vehicles parked parallel up and down North Avenue E and West 3rd Street well before the meal’s 11 a.m. start time. Thirty of the 397 ticket- buyers had come early to queue up for all the turkey, dressing, and socializing their stomachs could enjoy.

 

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Tue
08
Nov

The West Begins Here

By Simone Wichers-Voss

For lovers of fine art embodying the spirit of the West, the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City is the place to be. And Cowboy Crossings - one of the most significant happenings to hit the world of fine art - is why they want to be there. This year’s Cowboy Crossings Oct. 13- 15 combined the 51st annual Cowboy Artists of America 51st Annual Sale and Exhibition and the 18th annual Traditional Cowboy Arts Association Exhibition and Sale.

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Tue
08
Nov

Get out & stay out

By Simone Wichers-Voss

National Fire Prevention Week has been observed since 1922 on the Sunday through Saturday period in which October 9 falls, to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. And every year, the Meridian Volunteer Fire Department teaches fire prevention at the Meridian Elementary School.

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Wed
02
Nov

CES second graders study role of news media

In their classes focusing on Current Events, a group of Clifton Elementary School Second graders discussed the role of news media in getting information to the public. To offer some additional information on the subject Teacher Melissa Christensen invited The Clifton Record News Editor Simone Wichers- Voss to speak to the class.  

 

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Wed
02
Nov

Area 4-H gathers food

By Ryann Fisher

 

On Oct. 24, the area 4-H youth gathered for their monthly meeting. Part of the meeting was to collect non-perishable canned goods to collect for community service. The group also discussed this past months activities, such as veterinary science, food challenge, junior/master gardener, archery, shotgun and more  

 

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