• This Day In History

    British settlement begins in Australia

    On January 26, 1788, Captain Arthur Phillip guides a fleet of 11 British ships carrying convicts to the colony of New South Wales, effectively founding Australia. After overcoming a period of hardship, the fledgling colony [...]
  • OBITUARIES

    Wanda Ruth (Hoover) Cundiff

    August 22, 1949 – January 22, 2021SAINT JO – Wanda Ruth (Hoover) Cundiff, 71, died Jan. 22, 2021.A funeral service for Wanda Ruth (Hoover) Cundiff will be at 3 p.m. on Jan. 27 at the [...]
  • OBITUARIES

    Kenneth Ribble Smith

    January 3, 1939 – January 23, 2021BOWIE – Kenneth Ribble Smith, 82, died Jan. 23, 2021 in Bowie, TX.A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. on Jan. 27 at Elmwood Cemetery in Bowie with [...]
  • This Day In History

    World’s largest diamond found

    On January 25, 1905, at the Premier Mine in Pretoria, South Africa, a 3,106-carat diamond is discovered during a routine inspection by the mine’s superintendent. Weighing 1.33 pounds, and christened the “Cullinan,” it was the [...]
  • NEWS

    Spiller, Carter head to runoff

    According to the Texas Secretary of State’s election results report, David Spiller and Craig Carter will head to a runoff in the District 68 as no candidate got 50 percent. Republicans David Spiller got 43.88 [...]
  • COUNTY LIFE

    Dad/daughter dance coming Jan. 30

    Freedom Life Church and the Bowie Community Center present the 9th annual Father/Daughter Dance on Jan. 30.Theme for this year’s dance is “Under the Big Top Circus Night.” The dance will be from 7 to [...]
  • SPORTS

    Basketball Roundup

    Prairie Valley vs Bellevue girlsThe Bellevue Lady Eagles beat Prairie Valley at home on Tuesday in the Lady Bulldogs first game back in more than a week.The Lady Eagles won with little drama 69-31 as [...]
  • SPORTS

    Dansby is new Bowie softball coach

    As January ends, softball practices have started for Bowie, with the first scrimmage scheduled for the end of the month.Lost in the fog of the start of sports in early August was the hiring of [...]
  • SPORTS

    Lady Rabbits win 62-32 against Breckenridge

    The Bowie Lady Rabbits had a happy senior night with a blowout win against Breckenridge on Tuesday.The Lady Rabbits won 62-32 thanks in large part to a big third quarter.Bowie started off the game well [...]
  • NEWS

    Election day is Jan. 23

    Just a reminder that Jan. 23 is election day in Texas House District 68 which includes Montague County.Voters will select from four Republicans and one Democrat to fill the vacancy after Drew Springer was elected [...]
  • SPORTS

    Jackrabbits bounce back with 63-40 win

    The Bowie Jackrabbits picked up a good win at home against Breckenridge on Tuesday.The Jackrabbits won the game with little drama 63-40 thanks to some lock down defense at one point.Bowie started off the game [...]
  • NEWS

    Tax deadline nears on Jan. 31

    Property owners have one week left to pay their county, city and school taxes for 2020 before any penalty and interest begins to accumulate.Officials at the Montague County Tax Assessor’s office and the Montague County [...]
  • NEWS

    Court may have to fill JP1 temporarily

    Due to COVID-19 issues, Montague County Commissioners will need to consider hiring a person to temporarily handle the duties of justice of the peace one.County Judge Kevin Benton said Judge David Allen is in the [...]

Sports

SPORTS

Basketball Roundup

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Prairie Valley vs Bellevue girlsThe Bellevue Lady Eagles beat Prairie Valley at home on Tuesday in the Lady Bulldogs first game back in more than a week.The Lady Eagles won with little drama 69-31 as […]

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