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01
Apr

Busy As A Bee

By Carol Spicer
 
During a recent Rotary Club program, beekeeper Virgil Curtis gave an in-depth introduction to beekeeping and the history of honey bees. He explained that he has only been a beekeeper for a couple of years after taking a course on bees at a club in Glen Rose.
 

 

Wed
01
Apr

Dealing with miscellaneous matters

By Simone Wichers-Voss
 
Sometimes one specific issue at the Bosque County Commissioners Court takes front stage, but sometimes, like Monday, a whole list of issues were discussed and approved.
 

 

Wed
25
Mar

MHS One-Act Play dress rehearsal for classmates

Irony usually signals a difference between the appearance of things and reality. Friday, the Meridian High School theatre class performed a dress rehearsal of their 2015 One Act Play, Gloria Mundi by Patricia Brown. “Give your fellow students a vote of confidence before their competition,” Meridian High School Principal Verl O’Bryant requested from the audience.

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Wed
25
Mar

Who’s Cuckoo? Simone

Gloria Mundi Sanatorium residents Bailey Jay, Amberrae Hodges and William Edwards (above); “I don’t run this place, it runs me,” Dr. Jerred Childers says to new “nurse” Darcy Wyatt. Or is she a new sanatorium patient? (below left

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Wed
25
Mar

Miscellaneous Monday matters

By Simone Wichers -Voss Meridian Tribune Sometimes one specific issue  at the Bosque County Commissioners Court takes front stage, but sometimes, like Monday, a whole list of issues were discussed and approved. When discussing the payment of bills, Commissioner Ronnie Liardon had some questions about building costs at the county jail. They are working hard on maintenance and getting the jail up to full capacity, mainly to keep costs down for placing inmates in out-of-county jails.

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Wed
25
Mar

Shopping around for EMS services

By Simone Wichers-Voss
 
Last fall, Bosque County Judge Dewey Ratliff and the counties mayors met regarding subsidies for the county’s emergency medical services. In the meetings several mayors expressed the wish to solicit proposals from other emergency medical services.
 
Wed
25
Mar

CISD urged to inform public on bond election

Jerry Golden addressed the CISD school board about the need to inform the community about all the details of the upcoming bond election.
By Carol Spicer
 
During public comment at the Clifton Independent School District Board of Trustees meeting on Monday, March 16, Jerry Golden addressed the board about the need to inform the community about all the details of the upcoming bond election. “You need to get all the right information out to everyone – the design, materials, location, and costs of the project.”
 
Wed
25
Mar

First-Rate Response

Pipes spill from a train car at the site of a train derailment in Valley Mills Saturday.
In the past decade, nine train derailments have taken place in Bosque County. On Saturday, March 21, it was the first time a hazmat team was called out to assess any possible danger due to chemical leakage. At approximately 5:05 p.m., a report came in from Burlington Northn Santa Fe that a train had derailed approximately one mile north of Valley Mills just northwest of Hwy. 6.
 
Wed
18
Mar

Makeover Meridian

By Simone Wichers-Voss

For group of 80 people in Meridian, spring break was all about helping others, in a very special way. The day started with breakfast at 6 a.m., working construction all day, a quick shower and change of clothes to end the day with a dinner and an evening worship.
 
Wed
18
Mar

Local Red Cross volunteer honored

By Simone Wichers-Voss

March is Red Cross month. And Red Cross Volunteer Beverly Dull had been asked to be present at the Bosque County Commissioners Court meeting March 9 for a presentation by the Red Cross District Program Manager Curtis Eckman. Much to her surprise she saw her friends and family there too.
 

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