The word is get out and VOTE! Early voting will end in Bosque County as of 5 p.m. on Friday, October 30. Television ads, elected officials, and this newspaper have been encouraging people to vote for quite some time. Things have been complicated by COVID-19 and the heavy work load created by…
W. Leon Smith, 67, of Clifton, Texas, died October 27, 2020, at his home after a lengthy illness. He was born May 29, 1953, in Gatesville, Texas. A 1971 graduate of Clifton High School, Leon was co-owner and publisher of The Clifton Record from 1979 until 2009. During his lifetime he also…
Carol Robinson Tonihka, age 47, of Arlington, Texas, passed away on Monday (October 26, 2020) at UT Southwestern Medical Center after battling a long illness. She was the beloved wife of Richard Tonihka. Carol was born in Greenville, Texas on September 11, 1973 and grew up in Greenville. She was…
Betty Laverne Erickson Odom went to her heavenly home on October 16, 2020, surrounded by her loving immediate and extended family. Celebration of life will be at 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, October 20, 2020, at First Baptist Church of Clifton. Visitation will be Monday, October 19, 5:00-7:00 P.M., at…
The members of the Bosque River Valley Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, support and encourage our Law Enforcement Officers. On October 13, they delivered a supply of Powerade and Bottled water to all nine Law Enforcement offices in Bosque County. The deliveries were…
According to the Texas Department of Health and Human Services, Bosque County experienced a significant increase to 405 COVID-19 cases as of October 26, 2020. This was an increase of 20 over the previous week and there was one additional death in the county, bringing total deaths to 11 since March…
Ghosts, goblins, and ghouls have a number of opportunities to get their trick or treating on this year. Clifton Main Street is holding its 25th annual Trick or Treat with Main Street as a drivethrough event, starting at 6 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 31 -- rain or shine. “Modifications have been made to…
Amazon delivered good economic news, announcing plans for a 700,000-squarefoot distribution center and warehouse in Waco. Gov. Greg Abbott and other state offcials heralded the plan to bring up to 1,000 workers to Central Texas at a starting wage of $15 an hour. The online retailing giant…
A year ago last December, Zack bought tickets for a Beach Boy’s concert at the Extraco Center in Waco--- the old Waco Coliseum. We couldn’t imagine such a big-ticket show being held in Waco. Maybe the loved/hated, now famous/ infamous Chip and Joanne put it on the map for things other than DIY.…
The Bosque River Valley Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, met on October 18 for their monthly meeting. Tanys James presented the program, “Domestic Violence Awareness”. James spoke about the seriousness of such situations and how essential it is for victims to seek…
Halloween is coming soon, and this year COVID-19 will surely make it different for many trick-or-treaters. While protection from the virus will be on most parents’ minds, if they are allowing children to go out to trick or treat it is also important to protect them as they walk or ride bicycles on…
The members of the Bosque River Valley Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American…
According to the Texas Department of Health and Human Services, Bosque County experienced a…
Ghosts, goblins, and ghouls have a number of opportunities to get their trick or treating on this…
The word is get out and VOTE! Early voting will end in Bosque County as of 5 p.m. on Friday, October 30.
• Brenda Chris Goodwin, 59, of Valley Mills, was arrested on October 17 for public intoxication. Lucinda Rose Lyon, • Lucinda Rose Lyon, 47, of Iredell, was…
Clifton High School senior Cameron Bateson was honored on October 21 at Columbus Avenue Baptist Church as one of the recipients of the Burton Lawless College…
During the last two weeks the Meridian Yellow Jackets have been put through the grinder, trying to play football with COVID-19 looming over. Thursday, October…
The Clifton Cubs traveled to Buffalo on Friday, Oct. 16, intending to knock off the Bison -- the only undefeated team in District 13-3A. That didn’t happen as…
The Morgan Eagles (1-0 district, 5-2 overall) soundly defeated the Cranfills Gap Lions (0-2 district, 1-5 overall) 52 to 6 during the Division 1A 6 man 2 high…
The Iredell Dragons take on the Walnut Springs Hornets at 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 23, at Dragon Stadium in Iredell. The Dragons are 1-3 overall this season as…

 

Members of the National Daughters of the American Revoluntion (NSDAR), Bosque River Valley Chapter last week showed the club’s support and appreciation of the…
Potato lunch benefit set A stuffed baked potato benefit lunch for George Smith will be held 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 18, at Meridian Livestock…
Volunteers with the Iredell Volunteer Fire Department visit with Iredell ISD students during Fire Prevention Week held earlier this month as part of National…