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Regular Episodes

Introducing the Bosque County Blast, a twice-weekly news blast podcast all about living in Bosque County.

In this episode, we discuss Clifton Main Street, a farewell to students and round it off with news from around the county. 

We’ve put together an episode featuring residents across Bosque County on how they battled the winter storm. For our feature stories today, you’ll hear from Iredell residents that worked hard to band togther and overcome adversity during the Snowpocalypse. We’ve got a special segment on Carter BloodCare in Clifton, and how giving blood can land you free tickets to the Cliftex Theatre. We talk to Brett Voss of Meridian Parks & Recreation about the upcoming Chili Cookoff in Meridian. Last, you’ll heartwarming stories of families that weathered the storm at Uncle Gus’ Marina and Resor, and  the extreme generosity they experience during their uplanned stays. Listen in for local events, your arrest report from the Bosque County Sheriff’s Office, and local specials. 

In this episode, we talk National Domestic Violenc Awareness month with the co-founder of a local women’s shelter in Bosque, Sarina Ozuna. We talk about the recent case of Brian Laundrie and Gabby Petito that swept the nation, how to identify toxic and potentially abusive relationships, and how you can find local support. You’ll hear the local weather report, and even local sports schedules. Listen in for the weekend edition of the Bosque County Blast. 

In this episode, we’re back to the music with the 8th Annual Texas Troubadour Songwriter Classic at the Bosque Arts Center. Here’s a mashup of the performances Saturday evening from the five troubadours that joined in this year. You’ll hear Amy Taylor, Blake Dagley, Sadie Self, Zac Clifton, and Bill Sibley. We also caught with Paige Key of the Clifton Chamber of Commerce about upcoming events. We discussed the Norwegian Country Christmas Tour, the Chamber Membership Drive, and the 28th ornament that features a bit of Bosque County history. You’ll hear a fresh round of news briefs before the local arrest report. 

In this episode, you’ll hear from Mayor Josh Thayer of Valley Mills about an investigation into financial misappropriation at city hall. We also caught up with Shasta Casey of the Grind Coffee House, and of course, sampled the brew. You’ll hear news briefs from across the county, including the Healthy Kids Running Series in Clifton, a fundraiser benefit for the Meridian VFD assistant fire chief that was recently hospitalized, youth baseball announcements, and more. 

Special Episodes

From election coverage to special highlights of the Central Texas Youth Fair, we covered a bit of it all. Click below to listen: 

The Mountain-Ear Podcast