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Thanks for life-saving work

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Ashley Barner Reporter Clifton resident Debbie Reagan and her husband, David, took the time to say thank you to Randall Bostick, a Family Nurse Practitioner at Goodall-Witcher Hospital, for saving her life on August 1. Debbie had no idea she was having a heart attack when she entered the emergency room.

Be my Pen Pal

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Lutheran Sunset Ministries recently reached out to Bosque County residents through Facebook asking for pen pals for their residents. The Sunset Home Sunshine Pen Pal Program collects and distributes letters from the community to Lutheran Sunset Ministries residents to help combat the loneliness and isolation felt from being separated from their loved ones.

COVID-19 cases mostly in Clifton

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About 60 percent of coronavirus cases have been in Clifton according to Bosque County officials Monday. “Most people of the cases have been in Clifton just due to with population and size,” said Bosque County Emergency Coordinator Chris Anderson Monday.

ARREST REPORTS

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■Justin Cole Sweet, 32, of Temple, was arrested on August 24 for the possession of a controlled substance of one gram or more but less than four grams. ■Scott Ashby Henderson, 63, of China Spring, was arrested on August 24 for driving while intoxicated, third or more IAT.

Educational Toys to Support At-Home Learning

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This fall semester is unlike any experienced in recent history, with some students learning at home, and teachers facing new challenges to keep students engaged. For this reason, many parents are looking for extra support at home.

CISD lowers tax rate

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The proposed budget and tax rate for the 2020-2021 school year was approved by the CISD school board at Monday night’s meeting. Maintenance and operations (M&O) will see a .94% increase over last year’s budget even though the M&O tax rate will be lowered, while the debt service budget will remain the same.

Keith Ace Hardware moving up in Clifton

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Keith Ace Hardware is doubling down on Clifton, buying the former Shopko Hometown Clifton building north on Highway 6, with plans to move in around the first of next year. Manager Larry Musselman said they had a lot they wanted to do to the building before they were ready to move in, and much of that would depend on getting contractors lined up and different projects completed.