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Wed
01
Oct

Extravaganza

The Fifth Annual Bosque County Go Texan Extravaganza will be held at the Armory in Clifton on Saturday, Nov. 8, according to Juanita Miller of Morgan, Ambassador of the Bosque County Go Texan Committee. The goal of the Bosque County Go Texan Committee is to support the youths of Bosque County by providing a $1,000 scholarship to a high school senior in each of the eight school districts in Bosque County.
 
Wed
01
Oct

Founding Families

By Carol Spicer
 
With family members of the founders of Goodall-Witcher Hospital on hand Thursday afternoon under the big tent, CEO Adam Willmann welcomed a large gathering on hand to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the hospital. The hospital was started in 1939 by Dr. V.C. Goodall and Dr. S.L. Witcher, when they decided that Clifton and the surrounding communities needed healthcare. Family members present on Thursday included their children, Susan Witcher Thomas and Dr. Seth Witcher, along with Van Goodall, who have all been active in celebrating the growth of the hospital over the years.
 
Wed
01
Oct

Fairview celebrates 125th anniversary

By Carol Spicer
 
Fairview Baptist Church will celebrate its 125th anniversary on Sunday, Oct. 5, beginning at 10 a.m. The celebration will feature a lot of special music, a display of antiques, and dinner on the grounds.
 
Wed
24
Sep

Interim adminstrator named

By Carol Spicer
 
Clifton City Council met in a called session on Tuesday to seat City Secretary as interim City Administrator for three months, following a recommendation by Mayor Richard Spitzer. Alderman Raymond Zuehlke made the motion to name Harvey as interim City Administrator, effective immediately. The motion passed unanimously.

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Wed
24
Sep

Fire & Brimstone

By Carol Spicer
 
Pastor Rafael Cruz, the father of Sen. Ted Cruz, offered a strong program at the Bosque County Republican Club dinner meeting at the Bosque Arts Center last Tuesday.

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Wed
24
Sep

Bosque County continues Patriot Day Memorial event in Meridian

By Simone Wichers-Voss
 
Last year a lone white dove sat on the courthouse ledge during the solemn Bosque County tradition to remember those first responders and innocents fallen during the brutal Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. This year two mourning doves flew towards the courthouse as the flag was being lowered and settled on a ledge.

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Wed
24
Sep

Smooth sailing on final leg

By Simone Wichers-Voss
 
During last year’s public hearings regarding the Bosque County budget and the tax rate, the Commissioners’ Court was filled to the brim with members of the public asking questions and requesting explanations regarding decisions made on the county budget and subsequent tax rate.
 
Wed
24
Sep

Ground To Glass

By Simone Wichers-Voss
 
The Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT®) representatives were present during Bosque County’s Red Caboose Winery annual grape stomp harvest celebration to present owner Gary McKibben and vineyard manager Ewan McKibben with the 2014 bronze medal in BRIT’s 2014 International Award of Excellence in sustainable winegrowing.
 
Wed
24
Sep

Sheriffs in Bosque, Hill join forces to make arrests

A joint investigation by the Bosque County Sheriff ’s office and Hill County Sheriff ’s office CID units has resulted in the arrest and clearance of numerous burglaries and thefts in Hill and Bosque counties. Investigators recovered stolen property and vehicles during a course of the three week investigation and a total of six people have been arrested and charged in this current investigation.
 
Wed
17
Sep

To never forget those lost

By Simone Wichers-Voss
 
Last year, a lone white dove sat on the courthouse ledge during the solemn Bosque County tradition to remember those first responders and innocents fallen during the brutal Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. This year two mourning doves flew towards the courthouse as the flag was being lowered and settled on a ledge.
 

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