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Wed
21
Oct

Hallmark honored

By Simone Wichers-Voss

In 2014, Joshua Independent School District created a Joshua ISD Wall of Fame. This Wall of Fame recognizes and honors former Joshua ISD students who have achieved a significant degree of success in their pursuits of higher education and or their professional careers.

 

Wed
21
Oct

Serving warm bowl of thanks

By Simone Wichers-Voss

Every year in the fall, as the temperatures get cooler, the Meridian Public Library offers a warm thanks to loyal patrons and supporters with a hot chili supper. This year’s supper is on Oct. 27, at the Memorial Library Building on Main Street from 5 – 7 p.m., or until the chili runs out, and that happens regularly.

 

Wed
21
Oct

Flourishing FallFest

By Simone Wichers-Voss

The success ingredients for a street festival are a variety of vendors, a good measure of civic organizations mixed in, a mélange of kid’s activities, lots of good weather and masses of people just wanting to mosey along and soak in the day. Clifton’s Fall Fest last Saturday had the perfect mix of all of those ingredients.

 

Wed
21
Oct

Getting the word out

By Simone Wichers-Voss

During an emergency, severe weather, flood warnings or evacuation scenarios, it is important to notify the citizens directly involved. Bosque County has had an emergency notification system for nearly a decade. The existing system can call all landline phones and cell phones if the owner has opted in to the database.

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Wed
21
Oct

Quilting for cash

By Elizabeth Devereaux

Borders, block patterns, batting and bloodlines vied for the attention. Held in conjunction with downtown Clifton’s annual Fall Fest Oct.17 was the 24th annual Lutheran Sunset Quilt auction. Visitors and bidders filled the Clifton Armory. 

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Wed
21
Oct

Road with no end

By Simone Wichers-Voss

There are many contradicting stories about Cleng Peerson. Was he a pathfinder or just a vagabond? Did he have an active role in bringing Norwegians to the United States in the early 1800s or was he just riding an immigration wave? 

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Wed
21
Oct

Clifton packed with visitors for outdoor activities

By Simone Wichers-Voss

The success ingredients for a street festival are a variety of vendors, a good measure of civic  organizations mixed in, a mélange of kid’s activities, lots of good weather and masses of people just wanting to mosey along and soak in the day.

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Wed
14
Oct

Better safe than sorry

MISD in lock down after phone threat
 
By Simone Wichers-Voss
 
To avoid panic during a disaster or when under threat, having drills and procedures in place is very important. When an anonymous phone threat was made to the Meridian High School Thursday at 8:30 a.m., the campuses immediately went into lock down, aimed at keeping the students as safe as possible.
 
Wed
14
Oct

Planting seeds for tomorrow

FUMC raises funds for charities
 
By Elizabe th Devereaux
 
“Kids Closet,” Helping Hands Food Bank, Hilltop on Main Nursing Home, Volunteer Fire Department, Child Protective Services Board, and so many other organizations depend on charity to be able to continue the good work they do. “The list seemed endless when we looked at it,” said Our Lord’s Harvest Chairman Weldon Hamilton. “We are very grateful that this year’s proceeds are up from last year.
 
Wed
14
Oct

Crack down continues

Local law enforcement execute new drug-related arrests
 
By Simone Wichers-Voss
 
In a continued effort in the war against drug abuse and drug-related crime, local law enforcement made several arrests last week. Drugs are related to crime in multiple ways. Most directly, it is a crime to use, possess, manufacture, or distribute drugs classified as having a potential for abuse - such as cocaine, heroin, marijuana, and amphetamines.
 

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