The Clifton Record (Clifton, Tex.), Vol. 101, No. 20, Ed. 1 Wednesday, March 13, 1996 Page: 3 of 14
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The Clifton Record
MERIDIAN — The Bo*que County
Historical Commission will hold its
eighth annual Preservation Award Lun-
cheon on Saturday, March 16, at 12
noon. The luncheon will be held in the
Clifton Civic Center.
Houses, buildings, and bams from
across the county, as selected by the
commission, will be honored for style
of architecture, state of preservation,
and historical significance. Persons who
have made outstanding contributions
in preserving the county’s history will
also be honored.
Glen Rose Expo Center To Hold Dances, Fair
GLEN ROSE — During the months
of March and April the Glen Rose Expo
Center will hold a variety of festivities
including the senior dances that will be
held every Thursday in March at 7 p.m.
in the Exhibit Hall.
A youth fair will be held Thursday*
through Sunday, March 21-24, at the
; center. The days will be busy with
showing and judging, and on Sunday a
horse show will be held in the Main
The Hill College Rodeo is scheduled
for Thursday through Saturday, March
28-30, at 7:30 p.m. There will be three
nights of a winning tradition as Hill
College and nine to 10 other colleges
bring their best cowboys and cowgirls
to the Somervell County Expo Center
Main Arena to compete in the N1RA
On Saturday, March 30, at 8 a.m.,
the Texas Palomino Show will be held
at the center and on Saturday and Sun-
; day, April 6-7, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
each day, a miniature horse show is
being sponsored by the Southwest Min-
iature Horse Association. The minia-
tures will be showing in the showbarn.
Concerts Set At
Old Rock Church
NORSE — Inspirational concerts by
Bob Sawyer will be held by St. Olafs
Lutheran Church at the old rock church
in Norse. Two concerts are planned on
Saturday, April 13, at 4 and 7 p.m. The
Iredell balladeer and folk singer will
perform special folk music and gospel
Admission is free, but a free-will do-
nation will be accepted, going to the
upkeep of the historic church. This year
marks 110 years of worship through the
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“We need your support to make this
luncheon a big success,” said Elizabeth
Torreftce, chairman of the commission.
The luncheon is the only fundraiser
each year that beneifts the Bosque
County Collection, housed on the third
flooi o the Bosque County Courthouse.
The Lumpkin Building in downtown
Meridian is under renovation, and is the
future home of the collection. The
building was honored aty the first lun-
cheon in 1989.
“If we do not have time to mail your
tickets back to you, they can be picked
up in the entry hall of the Civic Center,
along with your name tags, the day of
the luncheon,” Torrence concluded.
Double Nickel Club
Dance Is March 22
CLIFTON — A dance in the Clifton
Civic Center will be held Friday, March
22, from 7 to 10 p.m. The Double Nickel
Club is sponsoring the dance.
All Clifton residents and those of sur-
rounding areas are invited to dance to
the music of The Country Sounds.
Club members request that persons
attending bring finger foods to share
during intermission. The club will fur-
nish coffee, tea, and paper goods.
CLIFTON — The Bosque County Re-
peater Association will hold its first
monthly meeting on Saturday, March
23, at 7 p.m., in the Clifton Civic Cen-
The association was formed in re-
sponse to the installation of the county’s
first 2-meter radio repeater near Clif-
“The repeater is available for two-
way communications by all amateur
radio operators (with a technical or
above rating), and is available for moni-
toring by anyone with a scanner,” said
Lynn Tharp of Valley Mills.
“With the spring storms approaching,
this can provide an immediate, dra-
matic improvement in warning lead-
time for the entire Central Texas area,”
said Jim Miller of Waco.
Amateur radio operators provide
many services to the public, including
reliable communications assistance for
marathons, fun runs, bike rides, balloon
festivals, parades, and more. They also
serve as area-wide and worldwide com-
municators in times of emergencies and
A specially trained group of Ham
Radio operators report local weather
conditions on Skywam networks dur-
ing severe weather. The networks are
monitored by the National Weather
Service, local law enforcement and fire
department members, and citizens with
k_ The Bosque County repeater is cur-
Jkrently operating on 147.380 megahertz,
&1 but will permanently change to
r:j;J 147.180 megahertz on March 30.
“The Bosque County Repeater Asso
ttd ciation is not just for Hams,” said Tharp.
“Reliable communications is the
common ‘connection,’ helping all of us
to better serve and protect the public.
Please join us on March 23 to get more
information — for yourself, and for
your neighbor,” Tharp concluded.
Kerrville Folk Festival
To Celebrate 25 Years
KERRVILLE — The 2Sth annual
Kerrville Folk Festival kicks off the
festival’s Silver Anniversary Year with
an expanded festival schedule of 25
days, May 23-June 16.
According to Rod Kennedy, founder/
producer, the 25 day schedule includes
a May 23 opening night by six of the
original 1972 performers and a cake
cutting ceremony. Many county, state,
and Kerrville officials will be on hand
for the cake cutting ceremony accom-
panied by Native American flute music
and a presentation of commemorative
momentos to the six original perform-
The final night’s conceit will include
a fish fry with music by Trout Fishing
in America and a memorial concert by
the 20 member Festival Orchestra with
soloists including Cheryl Wheeler,
David Broza, Tish Hinojosa, Jimmy
LaFave, Susan Werner, Christine Albert,
and conductor David Amram, among
More thah 150 singer-songwriters,
including many surprise guests will be
playing the four weekend festival. For
more information on the event indud
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schedule, call 1-800-435-8429 during
weekday business hours.
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Stilt Photo By Carol Moulton
Sale Slated This Saturday
CLIFTON—The Bosque County Con- popular art deco objects," said Barbara the conservatory, 1701 West 9th Streei
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to 4 p.m. Donations are still being ac- ing Theatre located at the west end of p.m.
cepted for the sale.
Some of the items collected so far
include electric smoker grills, golf clubs,
adding machines, travel clocks, games,
wine racks, wooden school desks,
chairs, tables, ceramics, small appli-
ances, new (still in box) car speakers
and stereo, jewelry, and “those ever
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Smith, W. Leon. The Clifton Record (Clifton, Tex.), Vol. 101, No. 20, Ed. 1 Wednesday, March 13, 1996, newspaper, March 13, 1996; Clifton, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth788472/m1/3/: accessed September 26, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Nellie Pederson Civic Library.