The word is get out and VOTE! Early voting will end in Bosque County as of 5 p.m. on Friday, October 30. Television ads, elected officials, and this newspaper have been encouraging people to vote for quite some time. Things have been complicated by COVID-19 and the heavy work load created by…
Carol Robinson Tonihka, age 47, of Arlington, Texas, passed away on Monday (October 26, 2020) at UT Southwestern Medical Center after battling a long illness. She was the beloved wife of Richard Tonihka. Carol was born in Greenville, Texas on September 11, 1973 and grew up in Greenville. She was…
W. Leon Smith, 67, of Clifton, Texas, died October 27, 2020, at his home after a lengthy illness. He was born May 29, 1953, in Gatesville, Texas. A 1971 graduate of Clifton High School, Leon was co-owner and publisher of The Clifton Record from 1979 until 2009. During his lifetime he also…
Betty Laverne Erickson Odom went to her heavenly home on October 16, 2020, surrounded by her loving immediate and extended family. Celebration of life will be at 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, October 20, 2020, at First Baptist Church of Clifton. Visitation will be Monday, October 19, 5:00-7:00 P.M., at…
W. Leon Smith, of Clifton, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, in his home.  Smith was the former owner and publisher of The Clifton Record, served five as mayor of Clifton, owned and operated the Cliftex Theatre, and founded BARK among many other endeavors. Smith was an integral member of the…
The members of the Bosque River Valley Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, support and encourage our Law Enforcement Officers. On October 13, they delivered a supply of Powerade and Bottled water to all nine Law Enforcement offices in Bosque County. The deliveries were…
According to the Texas Department of Health and Human Services, Bosque County experienced a significant increase to 405 COVID-19 cases as of October 26, 2020. This was an increase of 20 over the previous week and there was one additional death in the county, bringing total deaths to 11 since March…
Ghosts, goblins, and ghouls have a number of opportunities to get their trick or treating on this year. Clifton Main Street is holding its 25th annual Trick or Treat with Main Street as a drivethrough event, starting at 6 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 31 -- rain or shine. “Modifications have been “…
Amazon delivered good economic news, announcing plans for a 700,000-square-foot distribution center and warehouse in Waco. Gov. Greg Abbott and other state officials heralded the plan to bring up to 1,000 workers to Central Texas at a starting wage of $15 an hour. The online retailing giant…
A year ago last December, Zack bought tickets for a Beach Boy’s concert at the Extraco Center in Waco--- the old Waco Coliseum. We couldn’t imagine such a big-ticket show being held in Waco. Maybe the loved/hated, now famous/infamous Chip and Joanne put it on the map for things other than DIY.…
Halloween is coming soon, and this year COVID-19 will surely make it different for many trick-or-treaters. While protection from the virus will be on most parents’ minds, if they are allowing children to go out to trick or treat it is also important to protect them as they walk or ride bicycles on…
The members of the Bosque River Valley Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American…
Ghosts, goblins, and ghouls have a number of opportunities to get their trick or treating on this…
Clifton law enforcement were busy last week as they made two arrests in seperate incidents.…
The word is get out and VOTE! Early voting will end in Bosque County as of 5 p.m. on Friday, October 30.
As the world’s population increases, scientists and agriculturalists face a growing challenge to produce more, higher quality food for consumers while using…
Each year, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Bosque County and the Commissioner’s Court host a Volunteer Recognition Banquet to recognize…
Results of the 42 annual Bosque County Hay Show are in and entries of Improved Bermudagrass and Sudan garnered top results. Hosted by the Bosque County Hay…
The Clifton Cubs traveled to Buffalo last Friday intending to knock off the only undefeated team in DISTRICT 13-3A, the Bison. For a half it looked like an…
•October 25 - No rifle practice •October 26 - Major Show Lamb/Goat and Heife Validation @ Meridian Ag Farm, 4 p.m. •October 26 - Club meetings and officer…
The Morgan Eagles (1-0 district, 5-2 overall) soundly defeated the Cranfills Gap Lions (0-2 district, 1-5 overall) 52 to 6 during the Division 1A 6 man 2 high…

 

 

The Nellie Pederson Civic Library is set to reopen to the public on November 2 with new hours of operation. The library will be open Monday through Friday from…
Halloween is coming soon, and this year COVID-19 will surely make it different for many trick-or-treaters. While protection from the virus will be on most…
Clifton resident Clara Dee Bronstad was awarded the Daughter’s of the American Revolution (DAR) Distinguished Citizen Award and Medal by Sue Fielden, Chapter…