Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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Meridian VFD chili supper fundraiser tops record By Simone Wichers-Voss There are people out there who will enter an area hotter than an over, go where it is darker than midnight, control their fear to help a stranger and do all of that with over 35 pounds of gear – they are called... + continue reading
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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Meridian organizations ponder cattle drive marketing possibilities in April By Simone Wichers-Voss Research shows that small, rural towns need a “story,” an iconic image to attract business and tourism. Like Clifton’s “Norwegian Capital of Texas,” Meridian hopes to maximize on its Chisholm... + continue reading
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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Valentine’s for Vets honors area veterans By Simone Wichers-Voss When you ask area Vietnam veterans who their sweetheart is, many will answer Martha West. A kindergarten teacher at Kopperl Independent School District and wife of a Vietnam veteran, West has a remarkable enthusiasm, energy and... + continue reading
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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BARK Gala breaks attendance, fundraiser records By Nathan Diebenow The 1920 were called “roarin’”, but the gala for Bosque County’s abandoned dogs waiting for adoption was a barkin’ success. Many blessings rained on the Bosque Animal Rescue Kennels at the Bosque Arts Center on Saturday,... + continue reading
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
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Clifton boys place third at West Invitational By Brett Voss After wrapping up their regular season at the West Invitational Meet last Saturday, the Clifton Lady Cub powerlifting team found out that eight Lady Cub lifters have qualified for the Class 3A Regional Championships March 4 at Little... + continue reading

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02/21/2017
Local elections take shape By Simone Wichers-Voss Candidates expressing their candidacy for several open seats on the Meridian city council and Meridian Independent School District school board had until business closing on Friday to issue their applications. Barring last minute write-ins... + continue reading
02/21/2017
Solar energy company provides information for citizens By Simone Wichers-Voss The production of solar energy is ecofriendly – no emissions, no noise - with low impact on the land and is a high-technology operation. So when at the end of 2015, Solar Energy Company Cypress Creek Renewables... + continue reading

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02/14/2017
Meridian State Park host Sweetheart Dance prior to Valentine’s Day By Simone Wichers-Voss Sometimes bringing back things from the past can be a good thing. Over 150 people celebrated the history of Saturday night dances at the Meridian State Park refectory building with a Sweetheart dance... + continue reading
02/14/2017
Master gardener presents exhibit at museum By Simone Wichers-Voss Clifton resident of Norwegian descent and artist Gurine Nilsen was painting wildflowers long before Lady Bird Johnson brought the public’s attention to Texas wildflowers. The Bosque Museum opened a special exhibit about... + continue reading
02/14/2017
Preservation Luncheon honors early Bosque County female settlers By Nathan Diebenow You may have heard the line, “Ginger Rogers did everything Fred Astaire did, except backwards and in high heels.” Now, instead of a dancing machine, picture Fred as a pioneer traveling by horse-drawn wagon... + continue reading

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02/21/2017
Clifton boys place third at West Invitational By Brett Voss After wrapping up their regular season at the West Invitational Meet last Saturday, the Clifton Lady Cub powerlifting team found out... + continue reading

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02/21/2017
Solar energy company provides information for citizens By Simone Wichers-Voss The production of solar energy is ecofriendly – no emissions, no noise - with low impact on the land and is a high-... + continue reading

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02/21/2017
By Bartee Haile A masked mob dragged five suspected cattle thieves kicking and screaming from the Mason County jail on Feb. 18, 1875, lynched three of the terrified outlaws and touched off a nasty... + continue reading