Lifestyle

Wed
19
Feb

Starting new

By Simone Wichers -Voss.

At the monthly Meridian Chamber of Commerce luncheon, President Miriam Wallace was pleased to introduce three new businesses to Meridian. They were John Savely from Skeeter Creek Gun Repair, Harry Patel from American Inn Motel and KC Shane and Laurell Galindo from Assurance Title Service. “We are very glad you’re here, very glad,” Wallace said to Patel on taking over management of the motel in Meridian.
 
Wed
19
Feb

DAR Good Citizens honors local students

DAR Good Citizens and the welcome of new members were the highlights of the Jan. 26 meeting of the Bosque River Valley Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. Bosque River Valley Chapter is very proud of the DAR Good Citizens, who are high school seniors. These are outstanding young people who exhibit the qualities of good citizenship in their homes, schools and communities.
 
Wed
12
Feb

CHS advances CX debate to state

Clifton High School has qualified four students for the 2013-14 University Interscholastic League State Cross-Examination Debate Meet to be held March 10-15 at The University of Texas in Austin. Qualifiers include: Riley Katzer and Cassidy Malone who finished the district meet in second place, and Shelden Dowden and Zach Nichols who finished in first place.
 
Wed
12
Feb

Two & two headed to state

By Simone Wichers-Voss
 
Cross Debate is about presenting arguments well, and countering your opponent’s arguments efficiently using the knowledge on a certain subject. Apparently, Bosque County students master the art of stylized arguing well, because two Cranfills Gap and two Meridian students are advancing to the University Interscholastic League State meet in Austin.
 
Tue
04
Feb

Good citizens

By Simone Wichers-Voss.

DAR Good Citizens and the welcome of new members were the highlights of the January 26 meeting of the Bosque River Valley Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. The Bosque River Valley Chapter is very proud of the DAR Good Citizens, who are high school seniors. These are outstanding young people who exhibit the qualities of good citizenship in their homes, schools and communities. The DAR Good Citizens in attendance for recognition by the chapter were Kenneth Wiese - Cranfills Gap High School, Julianne Hodges - Clifton High School, Claudia Escamilla - Morgan High School and Katelyn Wallace - Meridian High School.
 
Tue
04
Feb

In The Line of Duty

By 1st Lt. Marco Kilongkilong.
 
Forward Operating Base Apache, Afghanistan – On Dec. 17, 2013, an American UH-60 Black Hawk crashed in Zabul province, killing six service members and severely injuring one other. The Department of Defense later acknowledged that the aircraft was brought down by enemy forces. That night, the 2nd Battalion 2nd Infantry Regiment of 3rd Brigade 1st Infantry Division Combined Task Force Duke reacted swiftly and secured the crash site of the fallen heroes.

 

Wed
29
Jan

Meridian campuses say ‘thank you’

By Simone Wichers-Voss.
 
They offer their public service selflessly, for the good and benefit of the Meridian Independent School District’s students. They spend countless hours listening to parents, teachers and students and go to training sessions to be able to assist the school administrators to the best of their ability. They have a great responsibility when it comes to finances and spending taxpayers money. And they, members of the school board, do it without any pay.
 

 

Wed
29
Jan

Airport continues growth

By Carol Spicer.
 
The Clifton Airport continues to grow with the new expansion and renovations at the north hanger. The old unit has been renovated with new siding and refurbished rollers and guides on all the doors. Two new stalls have also been added on the south end of the hanger. “We still have some finish work to do before they are usable,” said Tim Talley, showing the concrete slab of the hangers and the outside pavement. “We will be putting asphalt in level with the hanger base.
 

 

Wed
22
Jan

Wiederaenders celebrate 100th

Ruth Emilie Pauline Kunkel Wiederaenders celebrated her 100th birthday with her family at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Clifton, last weekend. The program began and ended with prayer. The family sang Ruth’s favorite hymns, and shared their favorite recollections of her impact on their lives.

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Wed
22
Jan

MEDC gives red light to request

By Simone Wichers-Voss

Meridian resident Stephen Barnett has been in the planning stage for six months and is chomping at the bit to start his new business, Dos Burros Products and Services. He had requested a $100,000 start-up loan from the Meridian Economic Development Corporation. At the MEDC meeting Jan. 15, board members unanimously denied his request.

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