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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.
 
Wed
21
Jan

Conquered County

CLIFTON - In what often sounded like a political rally in the heat of an election campaign, Roger Williams, U.S. Representative for Texas’s 25th congressional district, made it clear that Republicans still had a lot of work to do as
the keynote speaker at the Bosque County Republican Club annual fundraiser held at the Bosque Arts Center Saturday night.
 
Wed
21
Jan

Dedication without pay

January is School Board recognition month, a time to thank the more than 7,300 locally elected leaders who deeply care about the success of all Texas children. Each year, the Texas Association of School Boards encourages education and
community leaders to show appreciation to these people for their unfailing commitment to the students in their charge.
 
Wed
21
Jan

Battleground Texas conquered

Lisa Payne, Miriam Wallace and Karen Thomasy, accompanied by Steve Watson on piano, deliver a rousing assortment of patriotic music at the Bosque County Republican Club annual fundraiser in the Bosque Arts Center last Saturday night.

By Brett Voss

 

In what often sounded like a political rally in the heat of an election campaign, Roger Williams, U.S. Representative for Texas’s 25th congressional district, made it clear that Republicans still had a lot of work to do as the keynote speaker at the Bosque County Republican Club annual fundraiser held at the Bosque Arts Center Saturday night. But then again, Republicans in Bosque County had plenty to celebrate about as well.
 
Wed
21
Jan

Harvey named to city post

Mayor Richard Spitzer congratulated the new City Administrator Pam Harvey during Tuesday’s City Council meeting.

By Carol Spicer

 

Following an executive session at the end of the Clifton City Council meeting Tuesday, Jan. 13, a motion was made to remove the “Interim” City Administrator title and name Pam Harvey as City Administrator and City Secretary as of Feb.1, 2015, with a salary of $55,000. The motion was unanimously approved. During a discussion on authorizing a submission of the 2015-16 Texas Community Development Block Grant Program Application, Mayor Richard Spitzer said that if the city received any grant money it could be used for a number of things, including the possible use for water tower improvements as discussed, or for other water system improvements which may be needed.
 

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