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11
Apr

Charming country poet

Ray Wylie Hubbard show delivers at Tin Building Theatre

By Nathan Diebenow

One does not simply experience a Ray Wylie Hubbard concert.

Yet, the souls who crammed the Tin Building Theatre in Clifton on Friday, April 7, to hear Wimberley’s wordsmith did so with “Hold my beer” enthusiasm.

The audience undeniably witnessed the bard’s entire life story condensed into two 45-minute acts with a 15-minute breather.

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Tue
04
Apr

Sincere salute to Vietnam vets

Bosque County shows gratitude to local veterans on national honor day

By Simone Wichers-Voss

National Vietnam War Veterans Day honors the men and women who served and sacrificed during the longest conflict in United States history. In 2017, U.S. Sens. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., and Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., introduced legislation to honor Vietnam Veterans with a day on the anniversary of the withdrawal of military units from South Vietnam.

President Donald Trump signed the Vietnam War Veterans Day Act on March 28, 2017, calling for U.S. flags to be flown on March 29 for those who served.

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Tue
04
Apr

Passing the torch

Bosque Collection’s Crawford retires, Calhoon hired to replace

By Simone Wichers-Voss

Not on one, but on three occasions Bosque Collection Manager Ruth Crawford was fêted in the last week before her retirement.

As a county employee for over 18 years, she was recognized during Bosque County Commissioners’ Court March 27, there was a retirement party the next day from the county, and because she is the archivist for the Bosque County Historical Commission, there was another retirement party with cake on March 30.

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Tue
04
Apr

Come Together

Hardin receives Chamber’s lifetime achievement award

By Simone Wichers-Voss

This year, the Meridian Chamber of Commerce opted to call their annual fundraiser banquet a gathering.

And the spirit of the affair was indeed more of a gathering - a social assembly held for a specific purpose.

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Tue
04
Apr

Playing with passion

Young musicians display talents at BCMA Showcase

By Nathan Diebenow

On his piano keyboard, Ludwig van Beethoven let his fingers do the talking, and when he stopped for air, he offered advice for young musicians.

“To play a wrong note is insignificant; to play without passion is inexcusable!” the late great composer is quoted as saying.

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Tue
04
Apr

Sincere Gratitude

County celebrates local Vietnam War veterans

By Simone Wichers-Voss

National Vietnam War Veterans Day honors the men and women who served and sacrificed during the longest conflict in United States history. In 2017, U.S. Sens. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., and Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., introduced legislation to honor Vietnam Veterans with a day on the anniversary of the withdrawal of military units from South Vietnam.

President Donald Trump signed the Vietnam War Veterans Day Act on March 28, 2017, calling for U.S. flags to be flown on March 29 for those who served.

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Tue
04
Apr

Liquid treasure

CES student 3rd in statewide contest

By Nathan Diebenow

What does it take to make water safe? That was the theme of the 2017 Texas Water Utilities Association Poster/Essay Contest.

With his translation of the theme Clifton Elementary School fourth grader Jacob Nickel received third place for his poster. He was awarded his white ribbon and a $50 check during a student assembly in Bettis Auditorium on Friday, March 31.

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Tue
28
Mar

Silver shining

By Simone Wichers-Voss News Editor

Academic University Interscholastic League sponsor Linda Brigham took several Meridian High School students to Hico for the Conference 2A, District 10 competition.

Two Meridian teams placed first – Literary Criticism and Number Sense and will be advancing to regional competition in Denison on April 7-8. The top three individuals of the teams will be competing as well. In total Meridian is sending 12 students to regional competition. As a whole, Meridian placed second with 299 points behind Goldthwaite with 413 points. Hamilton followed with 266 points and Hico with 251 points. Other schools in the same district are DeLeon, Santo and Ranger.

 

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Tue
28
Mar

Keeping Bosque County safe

By Simone Wichers-Voss News Editor

Keeping Bosque County citizens safe is a major focus for many agencies in the county, like the Sheriff ’s Office, local law enforcement, the district attorney’s office and emergency management. All these agencies were on hand at the March 21 Bosque County Republican Club meeting at the Clifton Civic

Center to discuss “The state of Bosque County safety” to a group of about 75 people. “Be appreciative of living in a safe Bosque County,” BCRC Vice President Robert Pollan said in his introductory speech. “This safety comes at a price. Please take the opportunity to talk to local law enforcement men and women and thank them for the peace we enjoy in Bosque County.”

 

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Tue
28
Mar

Resources?

By Simone Wichers-Voss News Editor

Besides regular meetings, the Meridian Independent School District school board is convening for special meetings to interview candidates for the open superintendent’s position with Dr. John Horak resigning.

The board hopes to make their choice April 27. During the regular board meeting March 20, a few resigning or retiring teachers were announced. At the high school Art and yearbook teacher and coach Kathy Finstad, Special Ed teacher and coach Eric Harper and Science teacher and coach Darrel Selke resigned, and special ed teacher Dawn Higgins and fifth grade science teacher Staci Garriott at the elementary school.

 

 

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