Lifestyle

Wed
10
Feb

Puppy love

By Simone Wichers-Voss
 
It was all about dogs and denim and emptying your pockets. The annual Bosque Animal Rescue Kennel fundraiser’s theme was seen though out, in the assortment of silent auction items, the denim and doggie bone decorated cake for sale, in the attire of the 130 guests attending.

 

Wed
03
Feb

Bosque 4-H in Ft. Worth

By Marc Arnold

The Fort Worth Stock Show kicked off this past week and Bosque County 4-Hers were there. Bosque County was represented during the heifer show by three youth as well as one junior team in the Plant ID Contest. Maggie Chaffin was the first to show last Saturday. Maggie did very well as she competed in a very large Polled Hereford heifer class. Maggie walked out of the ring smiling with a sixth place finish.

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Wed
03
Feb

Congressman Roger Williams visits

Congressman Roger Williams visits with Wynn and Larry Loveless from Johnson County. His office assisted in securing correct immigration papers for their Chinese-born, adoptive 16-year old daughter Joy (top left); Miriam Wallace sings the Star Spangled Banner prior to the Republican candidate forum Jan. 28 at the Meridian Civic Center (top right); Mary Frances Cox speaks on the heritage of the Comanche Indian Chiefs of Quanah Parker and Quanah Parker Cox at the Bosque Museum Jan. 24 (far left); Texas District 58 candidate Philip Eby’s wife Logan speaks with Mark and Kathy Jackson after the Republican candidate forum Jan. 28 at the Meridian Civic Center (left); Weldon, Robert and Noah Bleything loved the old-style country the Janie Fricke concert presented Jan. 16 (below left); John and Sally Martin enjoy the Janie Fricke concert of the Bosque Arts Center Troubadour series Jan. 16 (below right ).

 

Wed
27
Jan

Clifton ISD

Clifton ISD school board members were honored for their services Jan. 19. From left, Trustee Alex Montes, Trustee Skylar Bizzell; Secretary John Thiele, President Greg Gloff, Vice-President Demaris Neelley, Trustee Bill Murdoch. Not pictured Trustee Julie New. 

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Wed
27
Jan

4-H outdoor challenge

By Marc Arnold 

The Outdoor Challenge is a two member team competition, consisting of ten events over a two day period.  Through the two days of competition each team will potentially earn points for their team in each event. At the end of the competition the lowest scoring event will be dropped from each team’s Outdoor Challenge total.

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Wed
20
Jan

Bosque Bravo & Bis

CMA presents 2nd Annual Showcase of Young Musicians

By Local Report 

The Civic Music Association of the Bosque Arts Center presents the Second Annual Showcase of Young Musicians. This showcase will offer an opportunity for talented young musicians who reside in Bosque County or attend a Bosque County School to share their musical talents with the Community.

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Wed
13
Jan

Living The Dream

BY SIMONE WICHERS-VOSS

All she ever wanted to do was sing. And with her singing she became a shining star on the country music scene in the late seventies, early eighties. Say the name Jane Fricke and country music lovers instantly know who she is and know her songs. Fricke, used to big crowds, is coming to the Bosque Arts Center with her four-man band, Jan. 16. Besides singing, Fricke will also play acoustic guitar.

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Wed
13
Jan

Local CASA receives TBF grant

Court Appointed Special Advocates volunteers, serving Bosque, Eastland, Erath and Hamilton Counties, are appointed by the presiding judge to advocate for children removed from their homes by Child Protective Services. This year, the Texas Bar Foundation awarded CASA for the Cross Timbers Area a $7,340 grant to help continue its mission.

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Wed
06
Jan

HSLR, Go Texas scholarship deadlines

Every year the Bosque County Area Go Texan Committee coordinates student Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo scholarship applications. The deadline for Bosque County High School Seniors to complete and submit the HLS&R scholarship applications is Feb.18, 2016.

 

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Wed
06
Jan

Bosque Animal Rescue Kennels

A Bosque Animal Rescue Kennels’ puppy finds tenderness in the arms of Camp Ailihpomeh’s Juan Carlos Hernandez (top left); Out the chute and into the arena they go in the Mutton Bustin’ event at the Clifton Rodeo in July (top right); The Clifton High School band advanced to the State Championship and captured the silver medal in San Antonio in November, photo courtesy of Allison Cox (middle); Clifton Chamber’s Paige Key gives it her best shot during the Bosque Museum sporting clays tournament fundraiser (left); Youth enjoy fishing for catfish during Fall Fest in October (below left); Mel Birdwell and Janet Jackson honor Bosque County veteran Paul David Charles at the Bosque County Republican Club fundraiser Nov. 19 (below right). 

 

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