• NEWS

    Bowie Council to meet May 30

    The Bowie City Council will meet at 5:15 p.m. on May 30 in a called session. In old business the council will review an updated version of an interlocal agreement between Montague County and the [...]
  • This Day In History

    1927 Last day of Model T production at Ford

    On this day in 1927, Henry Ford and his son Edsel drive the 15 millionth Model T Ford out of their factory, marking the famous automobile’s official last day of production. More than any other vehicle, the relatively affordable [...]
  • SPORTS

    Bowie players compete in all star game

    Two Bowie basketball players competed in the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches All Star game on May 18 in San Antonio. Kamryn Cantwell competed in her third all star game this spring while Kason Spikes [...]
  • SPORTS

    Basketball team receives rings

    Two months and 11 days after winning the 3A state championship in San Antonio, the Bowie Jackrabbit boy’s basketball team received their championship rings on Monday at the Bowie sports banquet. Almost immediately following the [...]
  • COUNTY LIFE

    Nocona readies Memorial Day service

    Montague County veterans will remember their fallen comrades this Memorial Day with special ceremonies at Nocona Cemetery. The program begins at 11 a.m. with the Nocona Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 8558 posting the [...]
  • SCHOOL NEWS

    Gold-Burg ISD to consider energy efficiency project

    Gold-Burg Independent School District Trustees learned at their Monday night meeting they could possibly save an estimated $17,000 in energy and operational savings if it undertakes an energy efficient building upgrade project. Entegral Solutions has [...]
  • SCHOOL NEWS

    County retired teachers present scholarships

    The four Montague County Retired School Personnel scholarship winners (left to right) are: Barrett Osteen, Forestburg; Kiley Jones, Gold-Burg; Sydney Howell, Bowie and Jodi Tolar, Bowie. Read the full story in the weekend News. (Courtesy [...]
  • COUNTY LIFE

    By DANI BLACKBURN When life gets tough, the tough get going, and no one proves that more than Bowie High School graduate Shelby Avara. The high school senior has traveled an obstacle-ridden road on her [...]
  • NEWS

    Several commercial projects in plan review

    By BARBARA GREEN More than $1 million in renovation and new construction projects are in the plan review stages with City of Bowie Code Enforcement. David Rainey, code officer, said the plans include an interior [...]
  • COUNTY LIFE

    Unnamed graves getting new stones

    Forty-five souls buried in the Nocona Cemetery are no longer nameless thanks to the hard work of Robert Terry, who began installing markers on unmarked graves earlier this month. The Nocona native began creating a [...]
  • NEWS

    Voter turnout tops 11.94% in county

    There was an 11.94 percent turnout in Tuesday’s party primary election runoffs in Montague County. Elections Administrator Ginger Wall reported 1,579 of the county’s 13,226 registered voters cast ballots Tuesday. There were only two county [...]
  • OBITUARIES

    Mary Jane Pitts

    Mary Jane Pitts September 12, 1942 – May 23, 2018 NOCONA – Mary Jane Pitts, 74, died on May 23, 2018 in Nocona, TX. The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. on May 25 at [...]
  • OBITUARIES

    Ruth Elizabeth Yates-Bloom

    Ruth Elizabeth Yates-Bloom October 26, 1926 – May 21, 2018 MONTAGUE – Ruth Elizabeth Yates-Bloom, 91, passed into God’s arms on May 21, 2018 in Montague, TX. The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm. [...]
  • COUNTY LIFE

    The history of Memorial Day

    Three years after the Civil War ended, on May 5, 1868, the head of an organization of Union veterans — the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) — established Decoration Day as a time for [...]
  • This Day In History

    1935 Babe Ruth hits last home run

    On May 25, 1935, at Forbes Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Babe Ruth hits his 714th home run, a record for career home runs that would stand for almost 40 years. This was one of Ruth’s last [...]

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Bowie players compete in all star game

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Two Bowie basketball players competed in the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches All Star game on May 18 in San Antonio. Kamryn Cantwell competed in her third all star game this spring while Kason Spikes […]

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