By Simone Wichers-Voss / The Clifton Record

Every two years, the Texas Legislature convenes for a 140-day regular legislative session. The 86th Legislative session convened on Jan. 8, 2019.

Residents living along Highway 6 between Meridian and Iredell must have wondered what was going on.

By Wendy Orozco / The Clifton Record

The home decorated in seasonal items, Christmas cookies and candy up for grabs, the smell of fir trees and baked apples – the holidays are the time for traditions.


Just when they needed to most, the Meridian Lady Jacket girls basketball team rose to the occasion.

Just when it seemed as if the Clifton Lady Cub girls basketball squad might be hitting their stride, they ran into a wall in the form of the Grandview Lady Zebras.

Due to the holidays, results and details from the NTCT Tournament were not available at press time, but will be published in next week’s edition.

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The office of the presidency is known for wearing down the mere mortals who hold it.


It was a great way to start the New Year. Resolutions of moving more, eating less and spending more time away from TV, phone and computer screens all came together in one activity.


26•Bosque County Commissioner’s Court, Bosque County Courthouse, 201 Main, 9 AM, 254-435-2382

Early this month, we each found our own ways of memorializing the loss of our 41st President, George H.W. Bush. Governor Greg Abbot had proclaimed Dec. 5 as a statewide day of mourning.


Catherine Louise Porterfield Locke went home to the Lord Jesus on Jan. 2, 2019. Funeral services were Jan. 8 at the Lake Whitney Baptist Church. Family visitation was Jan.

Keith Alan Hilderbrand, 66, of Meridian passed away in the early morning hours of Dec. 7, 2018 surrounded by loved ones.

Trent Hartman Knudson, 90, of Clifton, passed away peacefully at home Dec.11, 2018. Graveside services were held at 10 a.m., Dec. 14, , at the Rock Church Cemetery. Visitation was held Dec.

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