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Wed
04
Feb

Costly county considerations

By Simone Wichers-Voss
The order of approving or disapproving to pay claims, salaries and wages against county funds is a standard item on the  osque County Commissioners’ Court agenda. The commissioners review the payments planned for the coming weeks and sometimes have questions concerning an item here or there. On Jan. 26, Commissioner Sammy Leach opened up a  discussion regarding a line item for jail costs.
 
Wed
04
Feb

Being prepared

Following a major disaster, first responders who provide fire and medical services  may not be able to meet theincreased  demand for these services. People will have to rely on each other to meet the immediate life-saving and life-sustaining  eeds, particularly  in isolated neighborhoods that may be cut off from the main roads for a period of  time.
 
Wed
04
Feb

Milken the Moment

By Carol Spicer
 
Samantha Morgan, a fifth grade Language Arts teacher at Clifton Elementary School was honored on Tuesday morning, Feb. 3, with the Milken Family Foundation Educator Award during a surprise assembly.
 

 

Wed
04
Feb

Costly relocation discussed

By Simone Wichers-Voss
 
The order of approving or disapproving to pay claims, salaries and wages against county funds is a standard item on the Bosque County Commissioners’ Court agenda. The commissioners review the payments planned for the coming weeks and sometimes have questions concerning an item here or there.
 

 

Wed
28
Jan

Fighting cancer

The Meridian Yellow Jackets and Lady Jackets Coaches versus Cancer night will be held in conjunction with the spaghetti dinner from 4-7 p.m. on Jan. 30 at the Meridian High School to benefit the American Cancer Society.
 
Wed
28
Jan

Taking Texas oath of office

AUSTIN - State Representative DeWayne Burns took the Oath of Office on Jan. 13 when the Texas Legislature convened for the 84th regular session and immediately began working on behalf of the citizens of District 58.
 
Wed
28
Jan

Storm Spotter Training Program

By Simone Wichers

By North and Central Texas standards, 2014 was an extremely quiet severe weather season. For the second time in three years, April 3 was the big day, with tornadoes and extremely large hail from Denton to near Sulphur Springs causing over 500 million dollars’ worth of damage.
 
Wed
28
Jan

Bankhead to Bosque

By Carol Spicer
 
Dan Smith, the author of Bankhead Highway in Texas, was introduced by George Boutwell at the weekly Bosque County Rotary meeting in Clifton last week to speak about the history of the Bankhead Highway.
 
Wed
28
Jan

Local relief from war zone

By Simone Wichers-Voss
 
In an effort to reach local warzone veterans and their families, Bosque County Service Officer Jody Crawford has organized the Vet Center program’s mobile unit. The mobile unit will be located across from the court house in Meridian on the pharmacy parking lot on Feb 9, from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

 

Wed
21
Jan

Texan trade off

The Meridian Public Library is a jewel in the heart of Bosque County. And it survives solely through grants and donations
from generous agencies and individuals. Because donations and sponsorships were down last year, the library’s board
added a new fundraising activity recently.
 

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