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Clifton senior wins Burton Lawless Scholarship

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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 Scholarship. The scholarship is presented by the Heart of Texas chapter of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA). Former Dallas Cowboy Burton Lawless established the scholarship and was in attendance to speak with the winners.

COVID-19 wrecks Meridian’s chances against Hico Thurs.

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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 15, 2020 Coach Wade Morton was forced to postpone the Jackets game with Cross Plains due to one of his players testing positive for COVID-19.

Yellow Jackets schedule change

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The Meridian Yellow Jackets vs. Santo Wildcats game time has been moved back to Friday, October 29 in Meridian. The game is critical for both teams as they are both trying to make the playoffs. Santo comes into the game at 5-4 record while Meridian is 3-4, but Coach Wade Morton is confident his men can win this game.

AgriLife offers safety tips for a happy Halloween

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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 sidewalks and roadways. Motorists and pedestrians can take steps to make this year’s Halloween a safe one.

Trick or Treat with Main Street & more

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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.

COVID cases surpass 400 in Bosque County

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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. According to the TX DHHS data there are currently 44 active cases in the county.

DAR supports local law enforcement

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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.

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.