News

Business drops at Doggie Drop Inn

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The Doggie Drop Inn, a boarding facility that caters to dogs, sits on a quiet county road just 4 miles outside of Clifton. This time of year, reservations are usually booked up, but this year Helen Hubler and Lynne Dahl have seen a lull in business due to COVID-19.

Arrest Reports

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•Robert Eugene Rowe, 33, was arrested on July 31 for the manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance of more than 4 grams but less than 200 grams. •David King, 31, was arrested on August 3 for unauthorized use of a vehicle.

Golf Boom!

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There have been many quiet fields of grass un-played due to the coronavirus pandemic. Many baseball and softbal fields are seeing little or no action, no stadium lights for games lighting up the outskirts of Bosque towns.

Council helps barbecue cook-off committee keep their hopes alive

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Staff Reports Covid-19 continues to create havoc even in Bosque County. Now, due to government guidelines and restrictions, Meridian may miss out on its biggest event of the year as the National Championship Barbecue Cook-off (NCBC) may not be held on the last Thursday in October.

Meridian staff gets COVID-19

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Bosque County reported 34 new coronavirus cases in the past week, the single highest week to date. COVID-19 cases have been reported at Goodall-Witcher Hospital, county courthouse and more recently in a nursing home and school.

School deals with bussing in pandemic

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Meridian ISD plans to have regular bus routes for the school year. If a child will be riding the bus or other school transportation, parents and students will need to be aware of new procedures.

Bosque Commissioners play fix it

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Bosque County Commissioner approved emergency budget transfers, investment policy and the air-conditioning to be fixed at the courthouse at Monday’s meeting. Commissioners made a $20,000 emergency budget amendment submitted made by Ronnie Laramen for road repairs and maintenance.

ARREST REPORTS

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•Abrinay Vela, 17, was arrested on July 17 for unauthorized use of a vehicle. •Altonae Raycine Ashante Brown, 17, was arrested on July 17 for unauthorized use of a vehicle.

INDICTMENTS

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•Jade Everette Holt, 24, was indicted by grand jury on July 31 for the unauthorized use of a vehicle..