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Wed
25
Jun

Commissioners approve new policy

By Simone Wichers-Voss.
 
Recently appointed Bosque County Auditor Ken Reeves and Judge Dewey Ratliff felt the necessity to formalize procedures surrounding departmental purchases and to increase efficiency and accountability. At the Bosque County Commissioners’ Court Monday, the commissioners approved the 16-page document, which included some new procedures.

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Wed
25
Jun

Investigations Underway

By Carol Spicer.
 
Prior to Friday, June 6, Clifton Police Department had been conducting an investigation into the use and distribution of narcotics, specifically methamphetamine, in the area. “During the course of our investigation, we were able to identify a source from Meridian,” said Chief Trace Hendricks. “Officers made contact with Meridian PD Chief Chris Blanton and Bosque County Sheriff Anthony Malott who assisted with the investigation.

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Wed
18
Jun

Working together to fight county crime

By Simone Wichers-Voss.

On June 6, Clifton Police Chief Hendricks contacted Meridian Police Chief Chris Blanton regarding the sale of methamphetamines at a Meridian residence. During the course of the investigation, with Ryka the Meridian’s canine alerting to an illegal substance in the car, Matt Lee, 32, was arrested in the Brookshire Brother’s parking lot that afternoon in Meridian and charged with delivery of a controlled substance.
 
Wed
18
Jun

Dedicated to history

Under clear blue skies with a brisk breeze blowing the six flags of Texas, a historic marker was unveiled by the three living fourth-generation Morgan grandchildren at the Fulton Cemetery June 7. In 2011, Fulton Cemetery, located between Walnut Springs and Iredell, was designated as a Historic Texas Cemetery.
 
Wed
18
Jun

Clifton city council seats new aldermen

By Carol Spicer.

On Tuesday, June 10, following the oath of office for new (and renewed) council members, Stacey Sadler and J.W. Thiele, the council approved the nomination of J.W. Thiele to continue as Mayor Protem. The council then immediately went into executive session to deliberate matters relating to the employment of the City Administrator, Sammy Ragsdale.
 
Wed
18
Jun

Police chief Hendricks offers Rotary program

By Carol Spicer.

An Thompson introduced Clifton Police Chief Trace Hendricks at last week’s Bosque County Rotary Club meeting as the program for the luncheon meeting. Hendricks noted that he is a native Cliftonite – born in 1968, in the old hospital where Citizen’s Bank is today.
 
Wed
11
Jun

Local Rotarians draw honors at conference

By Carol Spicer
 
The Clifton Record Rotary Assistant District Governor Mike Mabry honored both the Interact Club and a local Rotarian following his attendance at the May 17 District Rotary Conference. Mabry explained the different service awards and noted that the Clifton High School Interact Club had won the Presidential Award (out of 41 clubs in the district), saying that when it was presented it was said, “This is a prime example of how to do it right.”
 
Wed
11
Jun

Finish the Fight

By Carol Spicer
 
The Clifton Record The Saturday afternoon heat kept some survivors from attending the annual Relay for Life, and caused others to come, sign in, and leave – but despite it all, many people from across Bosque County turned out in support of the ACS “Finish the Fight” Relay for Life at Cub Stadium.
 
Wed
11
Jun

From name changes to breaking ground

By Simone Wichers-Voss.

A variety of items were discussed at the regular Bosque County Commissioners’ Court Monday. The agenda showed renaming of streets, adding streets to the county map, July 4 fireworks, update on the hail damage repairs, the Bosque County investment policy to entering the Texas New Mexico Power Energy Efficiency Program.
 
Wed
11
Jun

Lock, Stock & Barrel

By Simone Wichers-Voss.

Everything was available, even if it was on a smaller scale: antique guns, contemporary guns, assault rifles, tactical guns, sporting guns, hunting guns, pistols, revolvers, all manner of handguns and stun guns. The first-ever gun show at the Meridian Civic Center last weekend drew area residents to buy, sell and trade guns. Some just came in to have a look at the merchandise and be informed about the different types of guns on show.
 

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