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Tue
29
Oct

Turkey luncheon by Civic Society

The Clifton Civic Improvement Society will meet Nov. 6, at the Civic Center at 2 p.m. We will be preparing for our annual turkey which will be held Nov. 7 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Hostesses for the meeting will be the fall dinner committee.

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Tue
29
Oct

Best of the best barbecue tradition

Clifton’s Randall Lyons assists the DW Bluesband on their live music set at the National Championship Barbecue Cook off last weekend.
By Simone Wichers-Voss
 
For the 26th time, Meridian was host to one of the largest barbecue competitions around, the National Championship Barbecue Cookoff on Oct. 25-26. Many competitors mentioned how they felt it was a great honor to be allowed to cook at the invitation-only event. “If you cook here, you’re one of the ‘best of the best,’” Bert Blaha from LaGrange said during the awards ceremony. “The ‘finest of the finest,’ that is what we call this cook off. It is one of the best organized. And thanks to the pit bosses. Y’all take care of us, absolutely.”

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Thu
24
Oct

County keeping up with technology

By Simone Wichers-Voss
 
The Bosque County Commissioners’ Court Oct. 15, showed a diversity of items to be discussed and decided upon. The topics ranged from approving pay claims to discussing computer software, the district attorney’s request for financial aid and grant applications. Much had to do with software and hardware in law enforcement and judiciary system. Software provider Netdata had offered the City of Clifton a software package to manage the Municipal Court data. This package would be on the Bosque County server.
 
Thu
24
Oct

Meridian High celebrates homecoming

MHS mascot Awesome’s young cousins Buzzy B and Ballerina B with their Pre-K and Kindergarten co-students show support at the Black and Gold pep rally last Friday
By Simone Wichers-Voss
 
Because of Columbus Day Oct. 14, it was a short school week for students, but it was brimming with school spirit. Prior to the Homecoming varsity football game Meridian Yellowjackets versus Dawson Bulldogs on Friday night, students at the Meridian school campuses were showing their support by dressing up in the day’s theme.
 
Thu
24
Oct

Vanacek steps down

Retiring Meridian Economic Development Corporation President Mike Vanecek and MEDC Director David Duke before a meeting.
By Simone Wichers-Voss
 
Meridian Economic Development Corporation President Mike Vanecek decided to retire his post. “After all the years I was on the EDC, I felt it was time for new leadership to step in,” Vanecek said. He served over seven years as the organization’s president. In October, MEDC officers are instated, which is why Vanecek’s decided to announce his retirement at this time.
 
Thu
24
Oct

Amendment election early voting opens

By Carol Spicer
 
The 2013 Amendment election opened early voting on Monday at the Bosque County Courthouse in the Commissioners’ courtroom. The last day for early voting is Friday, Nov. 1, prior to the Nov. 5 election. Many of the amendments have little connection to Bosque County; however, one that is catching everyone’s attention is Proposition 6 – which is the constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the State Water Implementation Fund for Texas and the State Water Implementation Revenue Fund for Texas to assist in the financing of priority projects in the state water plan to ensure the availability of adequate water resources.
 
Thu
24
Oct

Fall In The Air

Vendors at FallFest sold everything from home-canned goods to gourd art, and jewely to T-shirts. One could find gifts for the family and Christmas gifts in a wide assortment of items.
By Carol Spicer
 
Despite the cold winds blowing through Clifton on Saturday morning, runners turned out at Cub Stadium for the 1K and 5K runs sponsored by Goodall-Witcher Fitness and Wellness Center and classic cars started rolling into Clifton for the annual car show at the Clifton Classic Chassis Museum.
 
Thu
24
Oct

Archaeology day set at musuem

By Carol Spicer
 
Bosque Museum will host its annual Archeology Family Day on Sunday, Oct. 27, from 2-4:30 p.m. with information, education, and activities for the whole family, all for free. The event will feature the well known early American storytelling by Rick Pinner for everyone’s enjoyment.
 
Fri
04
Oct

DAR Contest promotes patriotism

The Bosque River Valley Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, like all DAR chapters, is dedicated to promoting patriotism, preserving American history, and securing America's future through better education for children.

Through a Constitution Week contest, the local DAR chapter hopes to reach and teach Bosque County elementary school children about the United States Constitution.

Thu
13
Jun

Imagination Factory

Imagination Factory opens June 24

 

By Carol Spicer

The Clifton Record

 

This summer at the Bosque Arts Center promises a lot of exciting activities for students, beginning in June.

Limited spots are available for the ever-popular Imagination Factory, which takes place June 24-27. This art camp is for children who have finished grades 1-5. Students will engage in fun art and crafts activities throughout the day. 

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