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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.
 
Wed
04
Jun

Presenting...

By Simone Wichers-Voss.

Meridian Independent School District Superintendent Dr. John Horak and the school board wasted no time filling two crucial spots in the MISD administration. At a specially called school board meeting Monday, the board approved hire of new Athletic Director Chris Roberts. New Meridian High School Principal Verl O’Bryant was also present. He had his first workday under his belt.

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Wed
04
Jun

The Next Chapter

By Simone Wichers-Voss.

Especially in smaller schools, the bond between schoolmates is stronger, their loyalties lay deeper, and their sense of camaraderie is greater. Many of the 32 graduating seniors at Meridian High School commencement ceremonies last Friday, spent most of their school lives together, walking the halls, hanging out together, participating in extra-curricular activities.

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Wed
04
Jun

CHS graduates 70 students

By Carol Spicer.
 
With the CHS Band playing the processional, seventy students along with administrators and teachers stepped into the filled gymnasium for the 2014 commencement Friday evening. The welcome was offered by Arlene Olson, who introduced Julianne Hodges for the invocation. Olson then had all the students stand who would be attending schools of higher learning, then she also recognized those who had already signed into military service.
 
Wed
04
Jun

Burns defeats Clifton’s Eby in runoff election

By Brett Voss.
 
The political race to determine the Republican candidate to fill the seat vacated by State Representative Rob Orr finally came to an end May 27. And once the dust settled on an often ugly and long battle, Cleburne resident DeWayne Burns defeated Clifton resident Philip Eby in the Texas District 58 runoff election. To win the right to face Crowley resident and Democratic candidate Greg Kauffman in November’s general election, Burns received 5,141 votes (53.4 percent) to Eby’s 4,481 (46.6 percent), a difference of only 660 votes.
 

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