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Everyone Can Help Stop the Spread of COVID-19, Here’s How

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As businesses and services reopen nationwide, the death toll from COVID-19 continues to rise, and experts warn that Americans must continue taking precautions to help stop the spread of the virus. “In states across the country, the spread of COVID-19 is staggering and concerning.

Bosque sees first COVID-19 fatalities

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Bosque County reported 25 new coronavirus cases in the past week and the first fatalities. Two Bosque residents have died from the coronavirus according to the Texas Department of Health and Human Services.

Commissioners play fix it

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Bosque County Commissioner approved emergency budget transfers, investment policy and the air-conditioning to be fixed at the courthouse at Monday’s meeting. Commissioners made a $20,000 emergency budget amendment submitted made by Ronnie Laramen for road repairs and maintenance.

ARREST REPORTS

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•Abrinay Vela, 17, was arrested on July 17 for unauthorized use of a vehicle. •Altonae Raycine Ashante Brown, 17, was arrested on July 17 for unauthorized use of a vehicle.

INDICTMENTS

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•Jade Everette Holt, 24, was indicted by grand jury on July 31 for the unauthorized use of a vehicle..

Great Online Content Can Let You ‘Visit’ a Museum This Summer

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If you are looking for new things to this summer do while staying home or social distancing, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian has you covered. The museum has lots of free content available for both adults and kids, including digital learning tools for students of all ages and online versions of many of its most popular exhibitions.

City approves improvement plans for roads

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Main Street Manager Angela Smith presented a resolution that authorized the award of professional service provider contracts for the 2020 Capital Fund Downtown Revitalization/Main Street Fund Project of the Texas Community Development Block Grant (TxCD-BG) Program at the July 7 Clifton City Council meeting.

Schools adjust to pandemic conditions

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Most Bosque schools will be starting lessons in less than a month, but this year’s opening day will be far from any other. With the continued threat of coronavirus pandemic, local schools have been forced to take extra precautions to keep students as safe as possible.