Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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By Simone Wichers-Voss. While rabies is not common, it remains prevalent in wildlife populations throughout central Texas, primarily in skunks, raccoons, bats, coyotes and foxes. Feral cats and stray dogs can also form a risk to humans. Hamsters, possums and squirrels can carry rabies, but... + continue reading
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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By Simone Wichers-Voss. “Two-oh-four, be advised a sawed-off shotgun was used,” dispatcher and TAC driving simulator specialist Don Courtney says to Meridian Reserve Police Officer James Burkman over the radio about an armed robbery of a convenience store. “A purple... + continue reading
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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By Simone Wichers-Voss.   Brookshire Brothers main slogan is “A celebration of family and community.” On Friday, they showed their commitment to the community in a big way and walked the walk going with the talk. They donated an entire pallet of water to the... + continue reading
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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By Carol Spicer.   A full-house was on hand at the Bosque Museum on Saturday for the special presentation of the DAR Distinguished Citizen Award honoring Specialist Justin Necessary, U.S. Army, for his service while serving in Afghanistan. The colors were presented by Ricky... + continue reading
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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U. S. Army Corp of Engineers stopped by the Nellie Pederson Civic Library’s summer reading program on Thursday, July 10, when Ranger Justyss Esquivel and her water dog “Bobber,” Ranger Lynden Wood, came by to instruct the children on proper use of life vests and water safety.... + continue reading

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07/23/2014
By Carol Spicer.   Friday evening brought the annual Clifton Chamber of Commerce Rodeo Parade through downtown, prior to the evening’s Thunder River Rodeo performances in the CHSA arena at the fairgrounds. The annual parade rolled down Main Street with sirens blaring and loads... + continue reading
07/23/2014
By Simone Wichers-Voss. It’s summer. School’s out. But the Meridian Independent School District administration and school board were all present at the Monday meeting to primarily discuss resignations and new hires in closed session. Hires that were officially approved were Kathryn... + continue reading

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07/23/2014
Bailey Bowers of Meridian also qualified for the Games of Texas TAAF State Track Meet in pole vault as well as the 48th USATF National Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships will be held at Turner Stadium in Humble July 26 To view more please log in or subscribe to the digital... + continue reading
07/23/2014
Dacey Dietiker (with Clifton track coach Brent Finney) finished third in the girls 12-and-under shot put with a throw of 24’5” to qualify for the Summer Games of Texas TAAF state track meet July 31-Aug. 2 in College Station To view more please log in or subscribe to the... + continue reading
07/16/2014
By Simone Wichers-Voss. Being at a crossroads of two mayor highways, Meridian sees its fair share of heavy trucks passing through; causing a fair share of citizens’ complaints. Fuel trucks, milk trucks, hay hauling trucks, oil industry pipe trucks, lime trucks, fracking sand trucks,... + continue reading
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Dacey Dietiker (with Clifton track coach Brent Finney) finished third in the girls 12-and-under shot put with a throw of 24’5” to qualify for the Summer Games of Texas TAAF state... + continue reading

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By Lee Hamilton.   We face complex problems. To find solutions, we must be willing to exercise the values of representative democracy: tolerance, mutual respect, accepting... + continue reading

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By Carol Spicer.   Friday evening brought the annual Clifton Chamber of Commerce Rodeo Parade through downtown, prior to the evening’s Thunder River Rodeo performances in the... + continue reading
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