September 11 Auctions, Dinner set in Support of Valley Mills PD, VFD

Local business owners behind downtown Shops of Mainstreet in Valley Mills are organzing a 9/11 Tribute Fundraiser, with all proceeds benefitting the Valley Mills Police Department and Valley Mills Volunteer Fire Department. The event will feature dinner, a live and silent auction, and fellowship from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, September 11. The venue will […]

Bosque County Genealogical Society to host DNA Workshop

Mark your calendars now for the upcoming Bosque County Genealogical Society DNA workshop to be held on August 21 at the Clifton Civic Center. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. Patti will begin with a quick review about DNA and how to use your DNA results from your testing site company. Then she will present […]

Bosque County Arrest Report: July 24-29


The Bosque County Arrest report for the dates of July 24 through July 29. Read on to find out more about arrests from the Bosque County Sheriff’s Office, as well as inmate transfers.

Healthy Kids Running Series Clifton Registration Open

The Healthy Kids Running Series in Clifton was recently approved by Clifton City Council for use of the local park along Riverside Drive. This time, the races are set for Sundays September 26, October 10, 17 and 24. The series is open to children that reside across Bosque County. Race days will start at 3 […]

In Memoriam: Laura (Snider) Leach

Laura Deloris Snider Leach was born on October 7, 1949 in Evant, TX to the late Jess and Gertrude Snider. She passed away July 29, 2021. A graveside service will be held at 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, August 3, 2021 at Turnersville Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the cemetery, […]

Smokin’ Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. at Foothills in Clifton

Foothills Restaurant and Bar will host Smokin’ Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today. Stop in for smoked ribs and chicken while the gettin’s good. And don’t forget about personal and large pizzas now offered by the restaurant. Later on in the evening, Ed Leonard will provide musical entertainment for the dancers and rest […]

BREAKING: Meridian State Park Lake Closed Until Further Notice

Out of an abundance of caution and per the recommendation of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) biologists and water quality officials, Meridian State Park lake is closed until further notice due to a presumed blue-green algae bloom in the lake. The lake will be closed to boating, swimming, and fishing. The park is still […]

Bosque Museum hosts Christmas in July complete with Cookies, Scavenger Hunt, and Santa

Although Santa couldn’t attend in person, he made a live appearance from the North Pole. The Bosque Museum recently hosted its Christmas in July event Sunday, July 25. As temperatures turned upwards and the chance of rain dissipated, the event couldn’t have been better timed. Snowflake-making, cookie crafting, and a scavenger hunt were available for […]

Clifton Tractor Pull draws Crowd, Enthusiasts, and 75 Hooks on the Drag

Editor’s Note: If you listened to the July 27, 2021 episode of the Bosque County Blast, Organizer Russell Necessary reported that 59 pulls were signed up. In the time between when we spoke and the end of the event, 16 more tractor hooks pulled the sled. After four years without an event due to rainouts […]

Bosque County Youth Football Fundraiser set for this weekend

The crew from last year’s car wash fundraiser. The Bosque County Youth Football Association will host their annual car wash and bake sale in front of Keith Ace Hardware in Meridian Saturday, July 31. The car wash starts at 8 a.m. and continues until noon.  The fundraiser directly supports the football program by providing gear, […]

Bosque Arts Center Auditioning for Fall Play this Weekend

By Deb Phinney The Tin Building Theatre announced today that auditions for their latest play, “Honky Tonky Hissy Fit” will be held Friday, July 31 at 4 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 1, at 3 p.m.  All female leads are being played by the previous actors as this play is the latest in the Texas Doublewide series by […]