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Wed
25
May

Early voting wins

By Simone Wichers-Voss

Those in favor of the bond propositions paving the way to building a new Clifton Elementary School made sure their vote was in prior to Election Day. The nay-sayers on the other hand came out strong on election day. This became evident when the votes were canvassed at the May 16 Clifton Independent School board meeting. 

 

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Wed
25
May

Future of flying

By Simone Wichers-Voss

According to the Texas Department of Transportation, the presence of a high quality network of publicly accessible airports supporting general aviation activities in Texas has never been more important to the state’s economy. With that in mind, representatives of the Clifton Municipal Airport – Isenhower Field presented their Aviation Capital Improvement Project to Clifton City Council and the Clifton Economic Development Corporation. 

 

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Wed
18
May

Educational essays enlight

By Simone Wichers-Voss

For more than a century, the members of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution have dedicated themselves to historical preservation, promotion of education, and encouragement of patriotic endeavor. These goals are as relevant in today’s society as they were when the organization was founded in 1890. Showing their dedication to the promotion of education, an important focus of the local Bosque River Valley DAR chapter May meeting Sunday was the announcement of the 2016 scholarship recipients and the winners of the American History essay contest.

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Wed
18
May

Under question

By Simone Wichers-Voss

Every loan, grant or agreement to financial assistance made by the Meridian Economic Development Corporation is subject to approval by the meridian City Council. Usually MEDC recommendations are easily approved without discussion. At the Meridian City Council meeting May 10, a $15,000 grant to the Meridian Youth Baseball and Softball Association caused extra discussion.

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Wed
18
May

Homegrown & Healthy

By Simone Wichers-Voss

Having a farmer’s market in a rural community just seems to make sense. The shorter the road between the producer and the consumer, the fresher the produce, and supporting local small scale farmers boosts the local economy. Starting May 7, the Bosque Farmers’ Market – a new initiative from the Bosque County AgriLife Extension Office and Stephanie Coughlin – is a fact. Every Saturday from May – October from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. people can expect vendors at the south end of the Courthouse Square with goods ranging from pastured poultry, eggs, to seasonal vegetables, strawberries, body butter and music.

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Wed
18
May

Driving for dollars

By Simone Wichers-Voss

It was not about winning. For 16 teams participating in the Bosque Valley Golf Course fundraising tournament Saturday, it was all about raising funds to keep their conveniently close course operating healthily. Yeah, right. Golfers are notoriously competitive. Each “ugh,” “oh no,” and “yuck,” at tee-off displayed a player’s dismay at their shot.

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Wed
18
May

Crack down on

By Simone Wichers-Voss

The battle on drugs in Bosque County is an ongoing one. In the crack down on especially methamphetamine manufacture and distribution, after extensive investigations, local law enforcement regularly executes search warrants. On May 12, Bosque County Sheriff Anthony Malott and members of the Bosque County Special Response Team, Bosque County Narcotics Unit, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Game Wardens Matt Bridgefarmer and Dayton Isaac’s, Constable Precinct 1 Scott Ferguson and Clifton Chief of Police Trace Hendricks executed a.

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Wed
18
May

Sinful Slapstick

By Simone Wichers-Voss

A farce is a comic play that uses highly improbable situations, stereotyped characters, extravagant exaggeration and slapstick to move its audience to chuckles and laughter. The Bosque Arts Center Tin Building Theatre kicked off the final show of its 34th season May 7 with the hilarious two-act farce, “Drinking Habits.” 

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Wed
18
May

Worth the wait

By Simone Wichers-Voss

Getting money for a project is always a difficult task. Getting money from the federal government is a slow one on top of that. At the May 9 Bosque County Commissioners’ Court, Bosque County Emergency Management Coordinator Time Jeske presented a report regarding applying for and receiving federal funding for the significant damage to county roads in the May and October 2015 storms. 

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Wed
11
May

Spring fever

By Simone Wichers-Voss

In the winter months we concentrate activities inward with celebrations within the home. Spring on the other hand we focus our activities outward; out towards the budding trees, to the song of courting birds to the soft breeze and gentle sunshine. But before we take that longed-for motorcycle ride, nature hike or day of fishing, we feel the need to open the windows, let the fresh air in and do a good spring clean, preparing the home for the summer months.

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