November 24, 2015

The Cleburne News

New park dedicated to ‘Deacon’

The sun shone over the city of Heflin’s new playground Wednesday and children occupied the swings, slid down the slide and walked with their arms spread across the lightning bolt-shaped balance beam.

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  • Outside funding to replace several bridges

    Cleburne County commissioners heard Monday that at least six of the 12 bridges approved for state and federal funding likely will be replaced …

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  • Final qualifiers for primary

    Qualifying closed on Friday and the last group of qualifiers for Cleburne County seats were again all Republicans meaning the primary election…

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Climate change is biggest threat? Really?

In January 2014, answering a question about what kind of strategic threat ISIS posed, President Obama said, “The analogy we use around here sometimes, and I think is accurate, is if a J.V. team puts on Lakers uniforms, that doesn’t make them Kobe Bryant.” Coincidently, the “J.V. team” captured Falluja and parts of Ramadi that same month.


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