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MISD reports 1st postive COVID case in student since August

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Meridian Independent School District Superintendent Kim Edwards posted a letter to MISD parents and staff on the school’s official Facebook page on Thursday, Oct. 15, reporting one student had tested positive for the Coronavirus (COVID- 19) earlier in the month.

An ounce of prevention...

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Earlier this year, health systems across the country suspended nearly all screening mammography due to COVID-19. While those services have now been rescheduled, some women are skipping their annual mammogram due to concerns about COVID-19.

Sunset Home opens to visitors for first time in 7 months

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Lutheran Sunset Ministries recently opened its facilities to visitors, allowing residents to have physical contact with their loved ones for the first time in seven months. Residents may designate up to two essential caregivers who may be family members, friends, or other individuals.

One killed in crash

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One died and three other were transported to hospitals in critical condition after a crash involving six motorcycles and a truck last weekend. Names have not been released as next of kin had not been notified as of Tuesday, Oct.

Local COVID-19 cases, deaths increasing

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As of 10 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 13, the Bosque County Emergency Management Office and officials with the Texas Department of State Health Services' Region 7 reported eight additional cases of Bosque County residents testing positive for COVID-19 and another fatality, as well.

What you’ll need to cast your vote

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Voters can check their registration status and view additional voting information online through the Texas Secretary of State’s ‘Am I Registered?’ tool. Voters may also contact their respective county elections offices directly for more information about their ballot and appropriate polling location.

Early voting extended, straight ticket option cut

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Early voting polls opened in Bosque County on Tuesday, Oct. 13 and will remain open through Friday, Oct. 30, giving voters a full six days more than is traditional to get their ballots in before Super Tuesday’s general election on Tuesday, Nov. 3.

SOS - Support Our Shelter

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Abused, neglected, abandoned, lost -- it doesn’t matter what a pup’s situation is, Bosque Animal Rescue Kennels (BARK) is there to help and the organization needs its community’s help to continue helping now more than ever.

Flu vaccines now available throughout Bosque County

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With the Coronavirus (COVID-19) virus cotinuing to circulate, getting vaccinated for the flu is more important than ever this season. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports influenza vaccinations can reduce frequency of the flu and can also reduce symptoms that might be confused with those of COVID-19.