Lifestyle

Tue
22
Mar

Spotlights

By Simone Wichers-Voss

Meridian theater arts students are perpetuating their success on stage this year. The group participated in a University Interscholastic League District One Act Play competition against five other schools on March 17 at the Cultural Activities Center in Temple. They performed well in their comedy “Sylvia,” had the judges laughing and were able to advance to the district competition.

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Tue
22
Mar

Welcome Home

By Simone Wichers-Voss

The nation’s Vietnam War Commemoration gives citizens the opportunity to recognize, honor and thank the Vietnam Veterans and their families for their service and sacrifices during the Vietnam War from Nov. 1 1955-May 15, 1975. The anniversary of the last day U.S. Troops were on the ground in Vietnam has been proclaimed as “Welcome Home Vietnam War Veterans Day” in Bosque County.

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Wed
16
Mar

Finding treasures

By Kate Whitney

It’s that time of year. Spring is in the air, which means we are getting close to the County-Wide Garage Sale. The garage sale will be held Friday and Saturday, April 15-16, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. This is a great community event that brings in visitors from all over the state to shop at garage sales throughout the county.

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Wed
16
Mar

BC Genealogical Society hosts UNT Portal to Texas history speaker

The Bosque County Genealogical Society is setting the pace in learning about new (and not so new) technologies available to genealogists and researchers, and presenting this state of the art information to members and the general public alike. Jake Mangum, Project Development Librarian for the Portal to Texas History at the University of North Texas Libraries will be at the Clifton Civic Center at 1:30 p.m., on March 24to bring researchers up to date on the latest digital projects and services.

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Wed
09
Mar

A Friend Indeed

Central Texas Lost & Found Pets donation is a group on Facebook that helps reunite lost pets to their owners. They also help shelter dogs with placement into foster homes and FurEver homes. On Sunday, they brought a surprise donation to the Bosque Animal Rescue Kennel.
 
Wed
02
Mar

Unburied Treasure

By Melinda Routh

The saying “many hands make light work” holds true when it came to unearthing and excavating the Ovee Colwick and Cleng Peerson’s Farmstead remains. The excavation and research revealed many historic Bosque County’s facts on the early Norwegian settlers. The Texas Historic Commission and the Texas Archaeological Stewards Network were invited to assess the property for eligibility into the National Register of Historic Places in 2014.

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Wed
02
Mar

State historian O’Neal to speak at museum

The Bosque Museum is pleased to announce that State Historian Bill O’Neal will speak at the Bosque Museum on March 6, at 2 p.m.. O’Neal will premiere his latest book, Sam Houston, A Study in Leadership. Sam Houston is well known by students of Texas History, but sometimes his significance during the early establishment of the state is forgotten. 

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Wed
24
Feb

Meet The Candidate

Assistant District Attorney Adam Sibley has formally announced that he is seeking the Republican nomination for District Attorney of the 220th Judicial District. The 220th Judicial District includes Bosque, Comanche, and Hamilton counties. Sibley has served as Assistant District Attorney for District Attorney BJ Shepherd for the past four years. During this time he has successfully prosecuted over 1,500 felony criminal cases, including child abuse, violent crimes, homicides, narcotics, and property crimes. 

Wed
24
Feb

Visitors making a final selection of Valentine chocolates

Visitors making a final selection of Valentine chocolates at the Laguna Park Library fundraiser Feb. 13 (top left); Lakeside Village Ladies VFD auxiliary hosted a spaghetti supper on Feb. 13 at the fire hall. Pictured are members; Annette Brooks, Machelle Glass, JoAnne Arnold, Lynda Bomar LVLVFDA, guests Edith Mattox, Pat Ford, John Ford, Clara Sullivan, and Elizabeth Bolton (top right); During the annual Bosque Animal Rescue Kennel fundraiser, country singer Miranda Lambert donated her brand wines and a Texas Monthly Edition featuring the singer – all items were autographed. Pictured is the lucky bidder Jaimie Blanek (R) pictured with BARK Gala Chair Jackie Murski (above left); On Feb. 17, proprietors, employees, chamber members, city representatives, family and friends attended a ribbon cutting at the Silver Bucket Sports Bar in Clifton. The bar is situated on 120-A North Ave.

Wed
17
Feb

Offering helping hands to homeowners

Mission Meridian is a community improvement and outreach project spearheaded by the First Baptist Church Meridian, that was started last year, and it is all about giving a hand to those who need help, During Spring Break 2015, approximately 50 adults and students did exterior renovations on 3 local houses.

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