The National Championship Barbeque Cookoff hosted its annual auction and BBQ dinner Saturday evening where guests bid on items in the silent auction, enjoyed a delicious BBQ dinner, and participated in a live auction afterwards. Proceeds from the fundraiser went to the Meridian Parks and Recreation…
Bosque County reported 324 positive cases of COVID-19 this week, which is an increase of 30 over the same report last week. Bosque County has tested 3282 with 324 positive tests, 245 recoveries, 63 active cases and six fatalities. There were no new fatalities in the county during the past three…
Lutheran Sunset Ministries released a statement on Facebook Sunday informing the community of the death of a 98-year-old female resident who previously tested positive for COVID-19. “Our hearts go out to the family and friends of our resident as well as our employees who provided he their care,”…
The Clifton Study Guild, founded in 1953, met for their final meeting September 16, 2020. It was on November 2, 1953, when a group of vocational women of Trinity Lutheran Church gathered in the home of Ada Marie Polk to discuss forming an auxiliary in the church to be known as the “Business &…
Bosque County commissioners recently passed the budget and tax rate for next year, causing a grumble heard throughout the community. Although the tax rate will not change from the previous year, residents can expect their annual property tax bill to rise in order to keep funds coming into the…
When it rains, it pours. Literally. The day before the trench was to be dug--- to run the wire to our ancient windmill--- in a perfect example of Murphy’s Law of Coincidence--- the forty-year-old pump for the sucker rod assembly gave out with no notice whatsoever. It just quietly burned up and died…
Texas’ first- and third-largest cities could be in daily commuting distance from each other via the high-speed Texas Central Railroad. Proponents of the proposed bullet train hailed two historic milestones last week: The Federal Railroad Administration released its rules of the road for the…
Meridian’s school board held a nice, easy meeting full of positivity last Thursday, which isn’t always how these meetings flow. Administrator Jami Edwards updated the board on the finances, explaining most of the accounts were at normal levels and the budget is about where the school hoped it…
The National Championship Barbeque Cookoff hosted its annual auction and BBQ dinner this past Saturday in Meridian. There was an assortment of items guests bid on in the silent auction, including gift certificates, a pizza party pack from Simple Simon’s and a COVID-19 Survival kit that featured a…
The young man from Meridian stood in the doorway of the English professor’s office and eagerly awaited the assessment of his treasures by the esteemed master. His “treasures” were a bundle of folk songs written on scratch pads, backs of envelopes and pieces of cardboard. He had come to Austin with…
Helen Freyer Outlaw passed away on August 20, 2020, at Goodall Witcher Hospital. A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 P.M. on October 3rd at Blossom Shoppe etc. Annex at 215 North Avenue D, Clifton, TX. She is survived by husband, Tek Outlaw; daughters, Theresa Yelverton, Wanda Brown, and…
Lutheran Sunset Ministries released a statement on Facebook Sunday informing the community of the…
The Clifton Study Guild, founded in 1953, met for their final meeting September 16, 2020. It was…
Bosque County commissioners recently passed the budget and tax rate for next year, causing a…
The National Championship Barbeque Cookoff hosted its annual auction and BBQ dinner Saturday evening where guests bid on items in the silent auction, enjoyed a delicious BBQ dinner, and participated in a live auction afterwards. Proceeds from the fundraiser went to the Meridian Parks and Recreation Department. Turn to Page 3 for more!
Tracy William Bodiford, 46, of Clifton, was arrested on September 18 for the possession of a controlled substance less than or equal to one gram. Jeanna Lynn…
Bosque County reported 324 positive cases of COVID-19 this week, which is an increase of 30 over the same report last week. Bosque County has tested 3282 with…
Reese Errington is the recipient of the Sue & Sherrod Fielden Scholarship, in the amount of $1,000, awarded by Bosque River Valley Chapter, National…
The Meridian Yellow Jackets knew they would need every player if they had a chance to beat the undefeated Hubbard Jaguars last Friday on the road. The Jackets…
The Clifton Cubs staged a terrific comeback Friday night at Cub Stadium to beat a talented Tenaha team which had jumped out to a 20-7 first half lead on…
RIGHT, 2020 Meridian Homecoming Queen Norah Lira with her mother Samantha Alvarado and grandfather John Lira Photos by Kelli Purcell BELOW, 2020 Meridian…

 

Goodall-Witcher Hospital CEO Adam Willman spoke to the Bosque County Commissioners Court Monday morning offering an update on how the hospital was handling the…
Your 2020 Cranfills Gap Homecoming Court is (Front to Back) Stormey Ivers, Halie Patrick, Holli Henslee, Haleigh Biera, Jonna McCameron, Teryn Senn. Cranfills…
The young man from Meridian stood in the doorway of the English professor’s office and eagerly awaited the assessment of his treasures by the esteemed master.…