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Wed
20
May

Pump Them Pedals

By Simone Wichers-Voss
The Clifton Record The weather forecast has already caused the tractor  ull in Clifton and the volunteer work day at Camp John Marc to be cancelled. But it did not deter 190 cycling enthusiasts in the fourth annual Bosque Tour de Norway Saturday, asthey leaned over their handlebars, shifted down or rose up on their pedals when climbing a leg-burning hill. As it turned out, it was perfect weather for cycling fanatics; there might have been a constant drizzle in the early morning, keeping temperatures low, but no severe weather. 
 
Wed
20
May

Zuehlke steps down from council

By Carol Spicer
The Clifton Record During last week’s city council meeting, Mayor Richard Spitzer presented a plaque to Alderman Raymond Zuehlke, and expressed his appreciation for his many years serving the City of Clifton and especially forhis help in recent years helping to straighten out the budger. Zuehlke, said that he was glad to have helped the city, and expressed his deep appreciation for the city employees who, for a time, had to work short-handed. “We straightened the budget out on the backs of our employees,” said Zuehlke. “We as a council appreciate what you have done.” With only one item on the consent agenda, the Hamburger Cook-off, entitled Bugers, Blues and Brews, festival planned for Sept. 19, from 3-11 p.m., sponsored by the Clifton Chamber of Commerce was approved.  
 
Wed
20
May

Spring into action

By Simone Wichers-Voss
The Clifton Record Most people know emergency management is on scene at a disaster or during severe weather conditions. But recovery tasks after a disaster or storm are also an important part of their job, including rebuilding, financing, legal mattersand resource management. Following the May 10 severe weather, Bosque County Emergency Management assessed the damages and requested a State of Disaster declaration from the Governor’s office   
 
Wed
13
May

Niki’s de Mayo

By Philip Hendrix
Not even severe weather could dampen the spirit of “Niki’s de Mayo” held at the Horny Toad at Cranfill’s Gap last Saturday.
The annual event celebrates the life and giving nature of Niki Carlson who died of a tragic carbon monoxide poisoning accident in March 2010.
 
Wed
13
May

Wet & Windy

Heading towards hole seven pin in the wind and rain Saturday at the 30th Annual Jack Russell Rotary Scholarship Fundraising Golf Tournement (above); Zach Voss from Team Bosque County Publishing tees off (below right).
 
Wed
13
May

County speaks, Unit Road System fails

By Brett Voss & Simone Wichers-Voss
While some things change, others remain the same. And in Bosque County, the voters definitively spoke during a special election last Saturday. After a heavily debated effort to consider implementing a County Unit Road System, Proposition 2 failed convincingly. On the other hand, Proposition 1 dealing with the establishment of an Emergency Services 
District passed by a similar margin.
 
Wed
13
May

Storm Warning

Around Bosque County Sunday afternoon, tornado watch sirens started going off at approximately 4:35 p.m., warning citizens to find shelter inside and close off windows. In the ensuing hours, Bosque County received several inches of rain Sunday evening from a tornadic super cell that went from Cranfills Gap across to Laguna Park.
 
Wed
06
May

Citizens urged to vote in local election

By Carol Spicer

The Clifton Independent School District closed early voting yesterday for two seats on the school board as election day voting will take place Saturday, May 9 with six people on the ballot, Kent Harbison, Greg Gloff, Kenneth Lowrance, Bill Murdoch and Julie Tremillo.
 
 
Wed
06
May

Emergency management featured topic at Rotary

By Carol Spicer

Bosque County Emergency Coordinator Tim Jeske was the speaker at last week’s Rotary Club meeting in Clifton opened the program by saying, “Emergency management is about preventing, preparing, responding and recovery from all hazards
– whether it is a fire, a tornado, or a train wreck.”
 
Wed
06
May

Photography shows draw atrium full house

By Carol Spicer

The annual Bosque Arts Center Photography Guild student and Bosque County Photo Shows drew a large number of visitors for the opening of the shows, and the awards ceremony on Saturday afternoon. Opening the student contest results program, Jean Ann Smith noted that the 2015 show only had about 110 entries – about half as many as last year’s show.
She commented that she would like to see more of the schools encourage students to enter the show.
 

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