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Dec

Going success

By Carol Spicer
 
The Fifth Annual Bosque County Go Texan Extravaganza was held on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at the Armory in Clifton according to Juanita Miller, Bosque County Go Texan Ambassador of Morgan. “The goal of the extravaganza was to raise funds to provide scholarships for high school seniors in each of the eight school districts in Bosque County and we are pleased to report, that we met our goal,” said Miller.

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03
Dec

Womack Tradition

By Carol Spicer
 
Once again, the annual Sausage Supper at Womack brought hundreds out to work and to enjoy the fellowship of serving a wonderful meal to people from all over Central Texas. Since the beginning, 400 tickets have been sold, and over 100 folks have put it all together. For 54 years, the community of Zion United Church have come together to keep their heritage and their traditions alive. In August 1961, a committee made up of Fritz Lee Thiele, David Conrad and Herbert Reichert worked on the idea of a hosting a sausage supper on Dec. 6.

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03
Dec

Nicotre joins team at Clifton Livestock Commission

By Carol Spicer
 
Kaki Nicotre, DVM recently joined the team at the Clifton Livestock Commission in the position of full-time veterinarian. She helped host a special meeting on Nov. 20, to discuss cattle health and vaccines with the ranchers in the community. “We discussed vaccines that could benefit one’s herd, and those that likely won’t help cattle health in this part of Texas,” said Nicotre. “Then, Dr. Davidson with Boehringer Ingelheim gave a talk on preparing calves’ immunity and parasite control.

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Wed
26
Nov

Sharing thanks

In the week leading up to the traditional American holiday and feast of Thanksgiving, many schools commemorated the upcoming celebration with a turkey and “all the fixin’s” meal. At the Bosque County Education Cooperation for special needs students, the Clifton Masonic Lodge # 360 served lunch for 65 people – staff and students – in the school’s cafeteria on Nov. 19. The lodge has been doing this for about 12 years now.

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Wed
26
Nov

Season Security

By Simone Wichers-Voss
 
Each Friday before Thanksgiving, the Food For Families food drive helps fill food pantry shelves in Central Texas. The red-eye shift at 6 a.m. may have been a bit slow for Margory and Terry Flory at the North Bosque Helping Hands food pantry during the 25th Food for Families food drive Nov. 21, but by 11 a.m. large donations from local schools and churches had been brought in.

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Wed
26
Nov

Bikers for Santa

By Carol Spicer
 
Motorcycles cruised into Johnny’s Restaurant early Sunday morning for the start of the annual Bosque County CPS Toy Run. Lead by Dee Sharp and Don Bodoc and 000 and Esther Roper, chairman of the annual bike run, headed out with 10 bikes and 17 riders from Johnny’s about 9:30 to meet up with a gathering of motorcycles in McGregor.

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Wed
26
Nov

Country Christmas

By Carol Spicer
 
With Christmas warming the senses as folks fire up their fireplaces, warm up cocoa, and wrap early presents – everyone is looking forward to the 2014 annual Norwegian Country Christmas Tour which begins with the lighted Christmas Parade on Friday, Dec. 5, at 6:30 p.m. through downtown Clifton. Following the parade, both the Bosque Musuem and the Bosque Arts Center will open their doors for their annual gift to visitors and residents alike.

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Wed
26
Nov

Cycling Christmas

By Carol Spicer
 
Motorcycles cruised into Johnny’s Restaurant early Sunday morning for the start of the annual Bosque County CPS Toy Run. Lead by Dee Sharp and Don Bodoc and 000 and Esther Roper, chairman of the annual bike run, headed out with 10 bikes and 17 riders from Johnny’s about 9:30 to meet up with a gathering of motorcycles in McGregor. Dee Sharp, CPS Region 7 Delegate, who has never missed a toy run, was riding 10 days after a heart attack.

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26
Nov

Clifton ISD hosts public forum

By Carol Spicer
 
During regular session of the Clifton Independent School District Board of Trustees on Nov. 17, the board set a date for a public forum regarding the Elementary School Bond issue, noting that the consensus of the board is at all groups need to work together to reach a solution the situation and successful passage of a bond. It was noted that invitations will be sent out the the forum will be publicized. A motion by John Thiele was seconded by Alex Montes to host the Public Forum on the Elementary School Bond on Dec. 11 at 6 p.m. in Bettis Auditorium. The motion passed unanimously.

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Wed
19
Nov

Annual Smorgasbord offers good fellowship, Norwegian heritage

By Simone Wichers-Voss
 
Gud Velsigne deg – God Bless you. On the way to the 2014 Smorgasbord, the celebration Norwegian heritage by Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Norse and its annual fundraiser, thoughts of Norwegian delicacies like sild, sot suppe, kjattboller, rulepalse, .rodbette salat flat brad, mysmar, yett ost and the wonderful cookies cross your mind.
 

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