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Wed
14
Oct

Hunting & fishing Bosque County-style

Special section previews fall

After last year’s Fall Edition of Bosque County Publishing’s Hunting and Fishing special section served as the featured publication at the grand opening of Cabela’s in Waco last November, the 2015 edition will be distributed there next week. But Bosque County readers get an advance copy of the edition in this week’s issues of The Clifton Record and Meridian Tribune. 

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Wed
14
Oct

Onto the airwaves

Hank FM partners with 3rd Annual Texas Troubadour Songwriter Classic
 

The Bosque Arts Center and Hank FM (92.1) are partnering to bring a fantastic evening on Saturday, October 24, when Hal Ketchum headlines the 3rd Annual Texas Troubadour Songwriter Classic at the BAC. Doors open at 4 p.m., and quarter-pound all-beef hotdogs, chili dogs, frito pies, and beer/wine/soft drinks will be for sale. Performances begin at 5; Hal Ketchum and trio take the stage following judging and awards.

Wed
14
Oct

Pumpkin Patch

Goodall-Witcher Health Fair ushers in Autumn

By Carol Spicer

The annual Pumpkin Patch and Health Fair at Goodall-Witcher Hospital drew large crowds to the parking lots of the clinic for flu shots, the hospital for health screenings and information, and to the lower lawn area by the nursing facility for the pumpkin patch and bake sale. It was reported that over 110 adult flu shots were given and about 33 kids were given flu shots in the Clifton Medical Clinic.

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Wed
14
Oct

Cattle & Conservation

Soil and Water Conservation District holds annual meeting

By Elizabeth Devereaux

Besides their regular annual business meeting, the Central Texas Association of Soil and Water Conservation District offered a special tour on a Bosque County ranch known and awarded for their conservation efforts. Fifty conservation districts were represented and over 75 landowners, ranchers, managers and state or federal personnel showed up for information impacting their way of life in Meridian hosted the annual meeting Oct. 5.

Wed
07
Oct

Interesting developments

By Simone Wichers-Voss
 
After several years of standing empty and forlorn along Highway 6, the Walls outlet site in Clifton seems to have gotten some interest. Retailer Shopko has the site under contract, and when all the details are ironed out, they intend to demolish the old building to create a new 25,000 square foot store on the top spot.
 
Wed
07
Oct

Beautiful Birthday

By Melinda Routh
 
Meridian State Park open house activites enjoyed
 
It was the perfect day for a birthday picnic, with welcomed cooler temperatures, nice calm breezes. The Meridian State Park gatekeeper’s clicker read up to 400 to gather for the park’s annual open house and its 81st birthday.
 
Wed
07
Oct

Night Out against crime

By Elizabeth Devereaux
 
The Bosque County courthouse square was cordoned off, but not for the reasons we might expect, like a crime scene. In fact, the Meridian Police Department hosted the first annual Night Out Against Crime on Thursday. Over a hundred people to meet and greet those who uphold the law, enforce the law and agencies who help pick up the pieces after calamity has struck.
 
Wed
07
Oct

Record fails

By Carol Spicer

Chair exercise draws crowd

Despite the drive by Lutheran Sunset Ministries to try and break a Guinness World Record in the number of people participating in chair exercises, the numbers fell short – but everyone seemed to enjoy the coming together.

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Wed
07
Oct

Birthday bash

By Melinda Routh

Meridian State Park celebrates

It was the perfect day for a birthday picnic, with welcomed cooler temperatures, nice calm breezes. The Meridian State Park gatekeeper’s clicker read up to 400 to gather for the park’s annual open house and its 81st birthday.

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Wed
07
Oct

Interesting developments

By Simone Simone Wichers-Voss

Commissioners field tax abatement questions from Clifton

After several years of standing empty and forlorn along Highway 6, the Walls outlet site in Clifton seems to have gotten some interest. Retailer Shopko has the site under contract, and when all the details are ironed out, they intend to demolish the old building to create a new 25,000 square foot store on the top spot.

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