The Rotary Club of Cleburne County presented special awards and  installed new officers for the year 2008-2009 Thursday evening June 26, 2008.
Dr. Bob Warner of Jonesboro, outgoing Governor of Rotary District 6150,  addressed the  Rotary membership and their spouses about all the good Rotary does in the world, including fresh water and scholarships and polio eradication efforts.
New officers installed are President –R. D. Wilkinson , President Elect—Bobby Hargis, Vice President –Howard Chapin, Secretary—Sherry Niehaus, Treasurer—Todd Brown, Sgt.. At Arms—Randy Grubbs
Director of Community Service –Bruce Ziegenbalg. Director of Club Service –Jimmy Wilkerson,Director of International and Vocational Service—Alex Aiken and Past President –Ben Traylor. Paul Roberts Assistant  Governor for District 6150 installed the new officers and Directors.
Rotarian of the Year was presented to R.D. Wilkinson. Also special recognition was given to Past President (1996) Dave Marshall and his wife June who are moving to Dallas.  Jack Barber was recognized for his years of service to the club.
The Rotary Club of Cleburne meets each Thursday at 7:00 AM at the Red Apple Inn. For Information contact R. D. Wilkinson at 501-362-9600.