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Wed
22
Jun

Best of the best

Staff Report
Meridian Tribune

There’s nothing else quite like being named the best of the best among your peers and being called a “pro’s pro” in the process. But that’s exactly how The Clifton Record publisher Brett Voss was honored at the 137th Annual Texas Press Association Convention Saturday at La Torretta Lake Resort and Spa on Lake Conroe in Montgomery.

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Wed
22
Jun

Expansion

By Simone Wichers-Voss
Meridian Tribune

Clifton is adding yet another retail store to their town. Ranglers Convenience Stores is under contract to purchase the Highway 6 property on which currently Sulaks, former Hott Spot and Guys and Dolls barber shop are housed. The present buildings will be demolished. Ranglers owners Bradley and Brandon Haile introduced themselves at the Bosque County Commissioners’ Court June 13 and at Clifton City Council June 12.

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Wed
15
Jun

Color your world purple

By Simone Wichers-Voss
Meridian Tribune

It seems the word “Cancer” is heard much too often, and for those battling the disease of family supporting or remembering a loved one, it is good to know there are people doing something about it. At the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life event at the Cub Stadium in Clifton Saturday, purple was the color of hope, of celebration of life, of dear memories and of fighting back.

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Wed
15
Jun

Fun-Filled Festival

By Simone Wichers-Voss
Meridian Tribune

It was a great day for outdoor activities – there was a nice breeze, some cloud cover. Perfect for BosqueFest and all the other activities that went on in and around Meridian on Saturday. The day started at Bosque Bottoms with a dance demonstration by the Central Texas Academy for Performing Arts students, a dog pageant and a cake contest. There was a bounce castle, a dunking booth and a variation of vendors.

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Wed
15
Jun

Hank gets help

By Simone Wichers-Voss
Meridian Tribune

Hank the Cowdog, canine head of ranch security heard that kids lose reading skills during the carefree summer months, and he is on a mission to solve “The Mystery of Summer Reading loss.”

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Wed
15
Jun

A stitch in time

By Simone Wichers-Voss

Whether hand-stitched, appliquéd or machine-pieced, each and every one of the quilts in the 2016 Bosque Art Center Quilt Show were unique and exquisite in their own way. The colors, the fabrics, the designs, the craftsmanship all had visitors amazed and gave judges George Boutwell and Kathy Tate a very difficult task to fulfill to determine which of the 57 entries was worthy of special ribbon recognition.

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Wed
15
Jun

Each Day A Gift

By Simone Wichers-Voss

It seems the word “Cancer” is heard much too often, and for those battling the disease of family supporting or remembering a loved one, it is good to know there are people doing something about it. At the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life event at the Cub Stadium in Clifton Saturday, purple was the color of hope, of celebration of life, of dear memories and of fighting back

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Wed
15
Jun

Work hard, play hard

By Simone Wichers-Voss

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy, the old saying goes. At the annual 4-H awards banquet with the theme Family Game Night in the Clifton Civic Center Friday it was time to play and to give out awards to 4-H members who participated and excelled in the different projects and programs throughout the year.

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Wed
08
Jun

Officer cleared

It is the Meridian Police Department policy to hand over the investigation of an officer- involved shooting to the Texas Rangers. On March 22, MPD’s Sgt. Curtis Rust responded to Iredell to assist the Bosque County Sheriff ’s Office. Upon arrival the law enforcement officers were met in the front yard by a man with a rifle. The man raised the gun towards the officers several times and was shot once by Rust. The man was taken to the hospital for his wounds.

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Wed
08
Jun

Above & Beyond

By Simone Wichers-Voss

Coming back from the battlefield leaves wounds - some unseen, some minor, some major, some not physical. Being in a festive setting like a gala and to interact with these wounded warriors is a humbling experience. They sacrificed more than most in protecting freedom and democracy; society owes them big time. At the inaugural Combat Marine Outdoors gala over 15 of the nation’s combat wounded heroes were present at a benefit towards helping them rehabilitate.

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