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Tue
23
Jun

Commissioners discuss road and bridge budget

By Simone Wichers-Voss
A fundamental difference to the Bosque County budget workshops and establishing next fiscal year’s budget this year is relating expenses to revenue. In other words, you can’t spend money you don’t have. According to Bosque County Judge Dewey Ratliff, this principal will be applied to all departments.  
 
Tue
23
Jun

Swearing in to serve

By Simone Wichers-Voss
After pledging to uphold their offices to the best of their abilities Sidney Carlisle, Anita Diebenow and Larry Denman conducted the first meeting of the newly appointed Emergency Service District no. 1 Board June 18 at the Bosque County Commissioners Courtroom. The first order of business was to appoint the board’s officers: Carlisle accepted the role of board president, Denman ice president and Diebenow secretary. In his absence, Melvin Musgrove was made treasurer.
 
Wed
17
Jun

Hawaiian theme highlights banquet

By Carol Spicer
Meridian Tribune
The annual Bosque County 4-H Banquet, held at the Clifton Olsen Park swimming pool, was a relaxed picnic- style event with a program and swimming on Friday evening. Dustin Gant opened the program by introducing the incoming officers of all the Clubs saying, “I hope you succeed in your quest to ‘Make the Best Better’ as you fulfill yourduties.”

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Wed
17
Jun

Practicing all the pieces for readiness

Staff Report
Meridian Tribune
“Press briefing at 11 a.m.,” Bosque County Emergency Coordinator Tim Jeske said to Meridian Tribune news editor Simone Wichers- Voss handing her a PIO vest. “You’ll get your talking points a little beforehand.” PIO stands for public information officer. The Bosque County Emergency Operations Center had sent out a Level 1 maximum readiness– emergency conditions alert at 8:04 a.m. on June 11. But it also said, “This is an exercise!  o action required.”

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Wed
17
Jun

Guns galore

By Zach Nichols
Meridian Tribune
Hundreds flooded into the Civic Center on Saturday and Sunday for the annual Meridian Gun Show. The event was hosted by Whipp Farm Productions.  “People come from all over,” Whipp Farm co-owner Charles Montgomery said. “The vendors have stuff youcan’t get anywhere else.”

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Wed
10
Jun

Eclectic fabric

BY CAROL SPICER
Bosque Museum opened its new exhibition on Saturday with an eclectic collection of fabric art hangings from all around Texas and beyond. Dr. Cheryl Christian of Hutto, editor of Needle Arts put the show together for the Museum. She said that she knew most of the artists hanging in the show, but she put out word for a collection that would fit the museum.  
 
Wed
10
Jun

Dangerous drift

BY SIMONE WICHERS-VOSS
Cluelessness, queen mattresses and flood waters do not mix. In fact they might be a recipe for danger, as four young women in their twenties found out June 3 when they clambered – without life vests - onto an inflatable mattress and into the Bosque River. Around 5:45 p.m., the Bosque County dispatch at the Sheriff ’s Office received a call from someone who was concerned her friends were lost on the Bosque River.   
 
Wed
10
Jun

Commissioners form county’s rst ESD

BY SIMONE WICHERS-VOSS
Sixty-two percent of Bosque County voters voted to create an Emergency Services District in the recent special elections May 9. At the Bosque County Commissioners Court Monday, the commissioners officially approved the order to form the Emergency Services District #1, a new taxing entity. “I am so glad the voters overwhelmingly agreed to create the ESD,” Bosque County Judge Dewey Ratliff said. “is is a long term, stable way to ensure medical services in the county in the future. It will also free up general funds for the county and the cities.” 
 
Wed
10
Jun

Unique fabric art decorates museum

By Carol Spicer
 
Bosque Museum opened its new exhibition on Saturday with an eclectic collection of fabric art hangings from all around Texas and beyond. Dr. Cheryl Christian of Hutto, editor of Needle Arts put the show together for the Museum. She said that she knew most of the artists hanging in the show, but she put out word for a collection that would fit the museum.
 

 

Wed
10
Jun

Securing emergency services funds

By Simone Wichers-Voss
 
Sixty-two percent of Bosque County voters voted to create an Emergency Services District in the recent special elections May 9. At the Bosque County Commissioners Court Monday, the commissioners officially approved the order to form the Emergency Services District #1, a new taxing entity.
 

 

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