Texas grew as an immigration destination; Galveston, Texas was Texas’ Port of Immigration from 1845 through the early 1900s.

Simone Wichers-Voss / Meridian Tribune

Even with the many livestock ranches in Bosque County, not many people know what sort of work the ranch hands and cowboys are required to do on an everyday basis.


Smell The Grass

Exactly a year ago to the day, what began as a friendly baseball practice turned into a terrifying shooting.

Just advancing to the Class 3A State Championship Tournament made school history, but the Clifton Cub baseball team wasn’t done yet.

Columns & Opinions

Texas Tales

Unless You’re 65 or more, you’ve probably never heard of Burma-Shave from days of yore.


I was chatting with a group of students the other day when one of them looked me in the eye and commented, “You’re very tough on journalists.” I had to plead guilty.

Capitol Highlights

AUSTIN — A panel of Texas Senate members on June 11 and 12 received input about ways to improve security on public school campuses.


Library summer reading

Children and their pets are always adorable.


Milton Ray Grimland, a life-long resident of Bosque County, living in the Norse-Clifton area, went to be with his heavenly father on June 7, 2018, at the age of 89 years, 11 months, and seven days.

Ralph Sidney Hudgens, age 90 of Stockdale, passed away on May 23, 2018. Graveside services and interment were held May 26,.

Larry Byron Ward was born on March 3, 1954 to Lillian and Ronald Ward in Waco, TX. He spent his public school years in Waco, moving to California in his late teens.

Bosque County Today

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