Lifestyle

Lettuce losses could cause shortage across U.S.

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Lettuce crop losses in California could affect availability and prices at Texas grocery stores and restaurants and highlights the fragility of the nation’s food supply chain, said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts.

Hendricks awarded NSDAR Distinguished Citizen Medal

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Clifton Police Chief and Bosque County Sheriffelect 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.

Help beautify our parks

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Under the motto “Our Town, Our Tomorrow” the Meridian Parks and Recreation Committee is making Meridian more attractive, one step at a time. A huge step in the Master Parks Plan was the completion of the John A. Lomax Amphitheater. Directly surrounding the amphitheater and in the Meridian Park area, the Beautification Committee has researched and sourced several items to enhance the area.

Caritas of Waco offers services for local vets

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Caritas of Waco has received a grant from the Texas Veterans Commission (TVC) for their Veterans Outreach Program for low income veterans in McLennan County and five other outlying counties, including Bosque County.

A tribute to our heroes

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Our National Treasure 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.

WSHA dedicates Veterans Memorial

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

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 Bruce Greene and Martin Grelle (pictured top left), both members of the Cowboy Artists of America, hold this event every year at different locations throughout Bosque County. Courtesy Photos

Judge Pool signs proclamation honoring National American Indian Heritage Month

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On November 4, Bosque County Judge Don Pool signed a proclamation to honor National American Indian Heritage Month during the month of November. The history and culture of our great nation have been significantly influenced by Native American Indians and their contributions have enhanced the freedom, prosperity and greatness of America today.

Gap AA still meeting despite COVID

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Many organizations have seen a slow-down in participation because of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the Cranfills Gap AA group is no different. AA provides an important service to the community, and Mike P.

Helping Hands food drive under way

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North Bosque Helping Hands in Meridian is collecting non-perishable food items for the annual Food for Families food drive this month. People can donate all month long, but their big collection day is Friday, Nov. 20.