News

Wed
25
Nov

New moves

By Simone Wichers-Voss
 
For a long time it seemed the land purchased by the Meridian Economic Development Corporation adjacent to Highway 174 would never find interest of prospective businesses wishing to locate in Meridian.
 
Wed
25
Nov

Setting things straight

By Simone Wichers-Voss
 
Over the past months, the City of Meridian has changed and adapted wording in different policies and ordinances, in an effort to eliminate discrepancies and tightening up the regulations. At the Meridian City Council meeting Nov. 16, several policies regarding the Meridian Police Department were scrutinized.
 
Wed
25
Nov

Moving forward

By Carol Spicer

It took quite a while, but Tractor Supply finally closed on the ALCO property. This was announced during a regular Clifton Economic Development Corporation Nov. 19. 

Wed
25
Nov

Freedom’s Call

By Brett Voss

For the love of country, the Bosque County Republican Party focuses on honoring our veterans at the fundraiser dinner held last Thursday night at the Bosque Arts Center. 

Wed
25
Nov

Earning a perfect score

By Carol Spicer

The purpose of the Texas Education Agency’s financial accountability rating system is to ensure that school districts are held accountable for the quality of their management practices and achieve improved performance in the management of the district’s resources. A public hearing on the 2015 annual Financial Accountability Management Report (FIRST) for fiscal year ending Aug. 2015, was held prior to the regular school board meeting on Nov. 16. The FIRST system currently has seven indicators which include specific disclosers about both the superintendent and members of the board of trustees. 

Wed
18
Nov

Food fight, 4-H style

By Elizabeth Devereaux
 
In the Food Network program “Chopped” competing chefs are expected to make delicious dishes for a panel of judges from a basket full of secret ingredients. In a county-wide food challenge Nov. 9 at Meridian Civic Center 22 4-H members, divided into Junior or Senior divisions and participated in the 4-H food challenge.
 
Wed
18
Nov

All options open

By Simone Wichers-Voss

Bosque County Judge Dewey Ratliff and the Commissioners’ Court started a series of workshops Oct. 21 to discuss the issues regarding the present jail and the options open to the county to solve the present problems such as under capacity, costly maintenance and inefficiency.  

 

Wed
18
Nov

Go big, Texan

By Melinda Routh
 
It might be deer season, but sometimes the big bucks come out of cover for a different reason. For example, on Saturday, the big bucks had purchased a meal ticket for the Go Texan Extravaganza, a scholarship fundraiser.
 
Wed
18
Nov

Sip, Savor & Shop

By Simone Wichers-Voss

The wind swirled, the rain swept, but in spite of the wet and dreary weather, and several other events going on, Clifton Main Street called their wine-tasting, downtown merchant event a success. The dark night actually added to the wintery feel of the evening. Usually the event which offers a progressive wine tasting of Texas wineries, local cuisine, food trucks and downtown merchant specials draws about 350 people.  

 

Wed
18
Nov

Keeping all options open

By Simone Wichers-Voss
 
Bosque County Judge Dewey Ratliff and the Commissioners’ Court started a series of workshops Oct. 21 to discuss the issues regarding the present jail and the options open to the county to solve the present problems such as under capacity, costly maintenance and inefficiency. The commissioners’ ultimate question at this time is whether the architect and the construction company can build a 65-bed jail including Sheriff ’s Office for a total budget of $6-8 million.
 

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