• This Day In History

    1884 First roller coaster in America opens

    On this day in 1884, the first roller coaster in America opens at Coney Island, in Brooklyn, New York. Known as a switchback railway, it was the brainchild of LaMarcus Thompson, traveled approximately six miles per [...]
  • SPORTS

    Johnny Sauter claims 5th NASCAR truck win

    Johnny Sauter continued his uncanny mastery of Texas Motor Speedway Friday night, holding off Stewart Friesen on a three-lap shootout to win the 22nd annual PPG 400 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race. The series [...]
  • SPORTS

    JBD Youth Rodeo set for June 26-27

    The Jim Bowie Days Youth Rodeo is set for 7 p.m. on June 26-27 at the Bowie Rodeo Association Arena. Mutton bustin’ will be available both nights. A limit of 10 contestants per night will [...]
  • SPORTS

    Nocona football plans tougher schedule

    Even with a strong senior class graduated, the Nocona Indian football team feels like they have the players in their program to challenge themselves more than they have the past few seasons. Specifically, the Indians [...]
  • SCHOOL NEWS

    Nocona ISD Trustees to meet

    Nocona School Board Trustees will discuss Superintendent Dr. David Waters’ contract and compensation when it meets at 6 p.m. on June 18. A decision on his contract will be made after an evaluation conducted in [...]
  • NEWS

    Honoring the modern day father

    In the weekend News reporter Dani Blackburn looks back on the 1950s’ father and how it has evolved to meet the challenging demands of today’s family and society. Enjoy her column, “It’s Just My Life,” [...]
  • SCHOOL NEWS

    Bowie School Board meets on Monday

    The Bowie Independent School District’s Board of Trustees will meet at 5:30 p.m. on June 18 with numerous summertime programs and test results leading the agenda. Superintendent Steven Monkres will discuss future meeting days for [...]
  • SCHOOL NEWS

    Gold-Burg Trustees to consider energy project

    Gold-Burg Independent School District Trustees will meet at 7 p.m. on June 18. The board will make a decision on selecting a design-build firm based on its request for qualification for the district’s energy efficiency [...]
  • SPORTS

    Sears wins U.S. field archery title

    A local compound archer won the U.S. National Field Archery Championship in the junior men’s division and earned a spot as team captain of his division for Team USA as he competed June 8-10 at [...]
  • COUNTY LIFE

    By BARBARA GREEN “We don’t meet people by accident. They are meant to cross our path for a reason.” (Unknown author) Melissa Sillivent calls the young man who crossed her path on the worst day [...]
  • NEWS

    MCTAD budgets rise just under 5.5% for 2019

    By BARBARA GREEN The Montague County Tax Appraisal District received its first approval of the 2018-19 proposed budgets from the commissioner’s court Monday, and they will not fan out to the other 13 entities that [...]
  • NEWS

    Thirteen enter guilty pleas in 97th

    Thirteen people entered guilty pleas in 97th District Court on May 29 with the final dispositions as follows reported District Attorney Casey Polhemus. Read the full list in your weekend News.  
  • NEWS

    Ultimate Stop robbed

    On June 14, 2018 around 9:30 p.m. the Montague County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to StateHwy 59, South of Montague, to the Ultimate Stop / Quick Way #7 for a robbery that had just occurred. If [...]

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SPORTS

Johnny Sauter claims 5th NASCAR truck win

06/16/2018 0

Johnny Sauter continued his uncanny mastery of Texas Motor Speedway Friday night, holding off Stewart Friesen on a three-lap shootout to win the 22nd annual PPG 400 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race. The series […]

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