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This Week in Texas History

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■ January 18, 1842 - Marshall University was chartered with a grant of four leagues of land. ■ January 19, 1839 - Waterloo (soon to be renamed Austin) was approved as the new capital of the Republic of Texas.

Meridian ISD renews superintendent’s contract

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The Meridian ISD school board went into executive session shortly before 8 p.m. Monday night to discuss the future of Superintendent Kim Edwards. This routine exercise on the part of the board resulted in Edwards contract being renewed with a 3% pay raise.

More vaccines are slowing coming to Bosque

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Bosque County Emergency Management Coordinator Chris Anderson spoke to the Commissioners Court Tuesday morning about the lack of Covid-19 vaccines in Bosque County. Anderson said on the state Texas DSHS website it said there were four places in Bosque County designated as vaccine distribution centers, Goodall-Witcher, Brookshire Bros Pharmacy, Albrecht’s Pharmacy and Brookshire’s Pharmacy. Some of the distribution centers are offering the opportunity to sign up on a wait list and others are not.

Council greenlights new airport gate

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Clifton Municipal Airport Manager Tim Talley updated the Clifton City Council on the status of a new automatic slider gate that would provide a needed layer of security for the airport. “We’ve had a real security problem with people driving in the airport right down the runway.

Bosque County Arrest Report

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• Michael Blake Green, of Meridian, was arrested on Jan. 8 for the possession of a controlled substance over one gram but under four grams with the intent to deliver, possession of a prohibited substance or item in a correctional or civil commitment facility, and a child support warrant.

Clifton Record looking to honor those lost to COVID-19

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The coronavirus pandemic has affected the lives of everyone, but none more so than those who lost a loved one to the deadly disease. 19 individuals in Bosque County have lost their lives to COVID-19, and The Clifton Record and Meridian Tribune would like to honor those lives in the next edition of Bosque River Run magazine.

School board recognizes Holdbrook

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Clifton ISD School Board recognized its staff members of the month for January during Monday night’s regular meeting, with Clifton High School science teacher and head girls’ basketball coach, Whitney Holdbrook, Clifton Middle School English teacher, Vikki Moore, and Clifton Elementary School ESL teacher, Mindy Davis taking home the honors.