Bosque County, TX

Old Settlers Spring Festival

The Bosque County Cowboy Church held their first ever Old Settlers Spring Festival at the Bosque Bottoms in Meridian. Kicking off Friday morning and ending Sunday afternoon, the event hosted over 30 vendors from near and far with unique, handcrafted items such as quilts, baked goods, household décor, jewelry, Native American décor and jewelry, and purses. Fair-style booths were set up for kids…
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Fire marshal presents awards at appreciation cookout

Bosque County Fire Marshal Kirk Turner presented awards to the county’s volunteer fire departments and its firefighters in an act of comradeship and gratitude during the appreciation dinner held for firefighters earlier this month. While some awards were lighthearted inside jokes between the fire marshal and departments, others came from a place rooted in appreciation. “It’s been a heck of a…
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Missing man last seen in Bosque County

BOSQUE COUNTY, Texas (KWTX) - The Bosque County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a man’s disappearance. Jeremy Stith, 45, has been reported missing. His family says he was last seen on May 8 in Morgan. Sheriff Trace Hendricks told KWTX Saturday they have the case and they’re looking into...
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Commissioners hear more on solar

‘Elevated fire danger’ expected to remain through mid-week. On Monday, May 16 Bosque County Commissioners called to order a regular session meeting. During announcements Kevin King said construction is being done on the Dileo Hickerson solar project near FM 708 where excavators have been out driving some type of beam into the ground. The beams were being driven into the ground on the opposite side of the creek than what was sketched on the plans,…


Doyle Lee Cox passed from his earthly life to heaven on May 14, 2022, at the age of 91 years. Doyle was born on March 1, 1931, and raised by his parents, Joseph and Freddie Cox near the community of Mosheim. He loved and attended Lanes Chapel, just down the road from his home. His youthful years were spent on the family farm, where he learned all aspects of carpentry, electrical, and mechanical skills from his father. After graduation from high school, he attended Clifton Lutheran College, where he met Margie Pederson. They were married and Doyle was promptly drafted to serve in the U.S. Army. Due to spending his youth hunting squirrels on Hogg Creek, he proved to be an excellent marksman and was sent to Korea, where he earned the Combat Infantry Badge.

Sigler saga drones on

County treasurer denies allegations in petition to remover her from office. In answer to a petition through the District Court of Bosque County to remove County Treasurer Carla Sigler from elected office, Carla Sigler has denied each and every allegation of the petition and has demanded proof of the accusations against her. Bosque County resident Tonya Fossett filed a petition with the court in April, claiming Sigler had “failed and refused to complete the continuing…

Second case of Avian Flu discovered in Bosque County

AUSTIN / BOSQUE COUNTY, Texas (FOX 44) – The National Veterinary Services Laboratories (NVSL) has confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in a bald eagle in Bosque County. This is the second confirmed case in a wild bird in Texas. The bald eagle, which was symptomatic,...

Thank You for All You Do

Bosque County residents donate over $69k in emergency relief funds at volunteer fire fighter appreciation dinner. Mike Domel, along with Chris Sanders and First Security State Bank, sponsored an appreciation dinner for Bosque County fire fighters and their spouses Friday evening where Domel presented the Bosque County Fire Association with a check for over $69,000 with more pledged. The donation is meant to go into a separate account that the Fire Association will have control over but will be reserved only…


Myrtice Irene Larson, 100, passed away on Wednesday, April 27, 2022. Funeral services took place at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, May 3, 2022, at the Rock Church. Visitation took place one hour before the service at the church with burial following the service at the Rock Church Cemetery. Myrtice was born...

Elections Saturday

Early voting has ended and normal polling locations have been consolidated in Bosque County for the Saturday, May 7th City and School and Constitutional Amendment Election. Pct. 1 – Iredell (Pct. 1) and Walnut Springs (Pct. 2): Iredell City Hall, 218 South Eastland Street, Iredell. Pct. 2 – Meridian (Pct. 3): Meridian Civic Center, 309 West River Street, Meridian. Pct. 3 – Meridian (Pct. 4),…

Early voting underway as May 7 election nears

Early voting began Monday for the Saturday, May 7 Uniform Election. On the ballots will be city and school district elections, as well as Texas Constitutional Amendments. The last day of early voting is Tuesday, May 3. During early voting, voters may vote at the Bosque County Courthouse in Meridian. Normal polling locations have been consolidated in Bosque County for the May 7th City and School…

Meridian Elementary holds Game night for students and families

Meridian Elementary School held a family game night, GAMES – Goals and Motivation Equal Success, encouraging students and their families to spend time together. A healthy turnout of parents and students came ready to play Thursday evening as the hallways of the elementary school were transformed into a giant gameboard. Meridian Superintendent Kim Edwards said a group of teachers at the…

Local DAR chapter donates to Bosque County libraries

Bosque River Valley Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, has donated the children’s book, The Revolutionary John Adams, to all school and public libraries in Bosque County. Deliveries were made this past week by Chapter Regent Sue Fielden and Chapter Librarian Susan Ferguson. Chapter Chaplain Therissa Young participated on Thursday with the book deliveries…

VFD emergency fund needs donations

Thank you steak dinner set for firefighters and spouses May 6. Because of recent fires in Bosque County and the surrounding area, and with the potential for more widespread fires in the coming months, a fund has been set up benefitting all Bosque County volunteer fire departments. Meridian resident Mike Domel said his goal is to raise at least $100,000 in emergency funds to help cover the cost of fuel and other expenses. Bradley Fletcher, head fire chief of…

Commissioners hear more on solar panels

Open comments, presentations made for both sides in commissioners court. On Monday, April 11 Bosque County Commissioners called to order a regular session meeting. During announcements and comments Charles Prause spoke to commissioners about the solar industrial complexes trying to come into the county. Prause said his ranch borders the proposed Angus Solar proposal on County Road 3545. He said other residents have come before commissioners and expressed their…