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Wed
26
Nov

Bikers for Santa

By Carol Spicer
 
Motorcycles cruised into Johnny’s Restaurant early Sunday morning for the start of the annual Bosque County CPS Toy Run. Lead by Dee Sharp and Don Bodoc and 000 and Esther Roper, chairman of the annual bike run, headed out with 10 bikes and 17 riders from Johnny’s about 9:30 to meet up with a gathering of motorcycles in McGregor.

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Wed
26
Nov

Country Christmas

By Carol Spicer
 
With Christmas warming the senses as folks fire up their fireplaces, warm up cocoa, and wrap early presents – everyone is looking forward to the 2014 annual Norwegian Country Christmas Tour which begins with the lighted Christmas Parade on Friday, Dec. 5, at 6:30 p.m. through downtown Clifton. Following the parade, both the Bosque Musuem and the Bosque Arts Center will open their doors for their annual gift to visitors and residents alike.

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Wed
26
Nov

Cycling Christmas

By Carol Spicer
 
Motorcycles cruised into Johnny’s Restaurant early Sunday morning for the start of the annual Bosque County CPS Toy Run. Lead by Dee Sharp and Don Bodoc and 000 and Esther Roper, chairman of the annual bike run, headed out with 10 bikes and 17 riders from Johnny’s about 9:30 to meet up with a gathering of motorcycles in McGregor. Dee Sharp, CPS Region 7 Delegate, who has never missed a toy run, was riding 10 days after a heart attack.

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Wed
26
Nov

Clifton ISD hosts public forum

By Carol Spicer
 
During regular session of the Clifton Independent School District Board of Trustees on Nov. 17, the board set a date for a public forum regarding the Elementary School Bond issue, noting that the consensus of the board is at all groups need to work together to reach a solution the situation and successful passage of a bond. It was noted that invitations will be sent out the the forum will be publicized. A motion by John Thiele was seconded by Alex Montes to host the Public Forum on the Elementary School Bond on Dec. 11 at 6 p.m. in Bettis Auditorium. The motion passed unanimously.

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Wed
19
Nov

Annual Smorgasbord offers good fellowship, Norwegian heritage

By Simone Wichers-Voss
 
Gud Velsigne deg – God Bless you. On the way to the 2014 Smorgasbord, the celebration Norwegian heritage by Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Norse and its annual fundraiser, thoughts of Norwegian delicacies like sild, sot suppe, kjattboller, rulepalse, .rodbette salat flat brad, mysmar, yett ost and the wonderful cookies cross your mind.
 
Wed
19
Nov

Roof repair

By Simone Wichers-Voss
 
Hail the size of golf pelted down on Bosque County on March 28, causing massive damage to cars, crops and roofs. All hail damage on other county buildings and vehicles already has been repaired and paid for, costing the county a $2,500 deductible.
 
Wed
19
Nov

Sweeping debate

By Simone Wichers-Voss
 
Congressional debate is an exciting new avenue in University Interscholastic League competition. This is the second year of this competition, and it is still in its pilot mode. On Nov. 12, a group of Meridian High School students traveled to Groesbeck with their sponsor Pam Avance to compete in the Region 12 competition of this new event. And they took to it like a fish to water, because they cleared out the awards board.
 
Wed
19
Nov

Saving shot

By Simone Wichers-Voss
 
A bunker in golf terms is a depression in bare ground that is usually covered with sand. It is also called a “sand trap,” and it is considered a hazard under the Rules of Golf. The Bosque Valley Golf Course is presently in a bunker, losing a significant amount per month in the past three years.
 
Wed
19
Nov

Postseason Pinnacle

Wed
19
Nov

Bosque County considering ESD

By Carol Spicer
 
During regular session of the Clifton City Council on Tuesday, Nov. 11, Mayor Richard Spitzer brought up support of a Bosque County Emergency Services District, noting that citizens in Clifton pay twice for ambulance service, from both city taxes and county taxes – and one half of the residents that don’t live in the cities are only taxed onece. Spitzer said he feels that equal support from across the county is needed.
 

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